Opra Names Kaltimex Energy As Distribution, Service Partner

Company will distribute, service turbines in Indonesia, the Philippines and Bangladesh

Gas turbine manufacturer Opra Turbines announced that Singapore-based Kaltimex Energy will be an official distributor, service partner and packager in Indonesia, the Philippines and Bangladesh.

The Kaltimex team has a proven track record in the energy market and will help Opra to further strengthen and develop growth in Asia-Pacific, the company said.

“With more than 1800 MW of installed power and a product range which is complementing Opra’s value proposition, having Kaltimex as our partner will significantly increase our ability to service our customers in the APAC region,” said Juha van Riet, CEO at OPRA Turbines. “At Opra, we look forward to a long working relationship together and many future successes.”

K.K. Ralhan, Group chairman at Kaltimex, said the company is pleased to offer Opra’s robust turbines to the two most populous countries of ASEAN, Indonesia and the Philippines.

“Addition of Bangladesh demonstrates our confidence in the quality and performance of these turbines,” Ralhan said. “The fact that these turbines take on even low calorific value fuels, make them unique. They provide an ideal solution for CHP. Opra’s eye on taking on hydrogen, the fuel of the future, shows that its research and developmentD is strong and ready to provide smart solutions. Our experience in dealing with similar equipment gives us a distinct advantage to market and sell them in these countries. We are quite confident of achieving success.”

Incorporated in 1996 in Indonesia, Kaltimex operates in Singapore, Bangladesh, the Philippines and Myanmar. Its business model remains in EPC, IPP and representing power companies like Dresser-Rand (Siemens owned), MWM (Caterpillar owned), HTT, Viessmann Boilers, Wabio, Voltas and now Opra Turbines.

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