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Mar 30, 2015, 12:44 ET

Federal Hydropower Agreement a Positive Sign for America's Largest Source of Renewable Energy

The Departments of Interior and Energy, along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works division, announced last week they have extended...

Mar 30, 2015, 11:10 ET
Cornelius Weitzmann is to be appointed as Managing Director of the Power, Oil & Gas business division at Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG., effective April 1, 2015.

Cornelius Weitzmann to become new Managing Director of the Power, Oil & Gas Division at Voith Turbo

 Cornelius Weitzmann is to be appointed as Managing Director of the Power, Oil & Gas business division at Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG.,...

Feb 12, 2015, 13:45 ET

Voith Turbo announces new Vice President Americas for Power, Oil, and Gas -- Marine

 Voith Turbo has announced that Javier Suarez will be the new Vice President Americas for the Power, Oil, and Gas division's Marine group....

Feb 10, 2015, 16:39 ET

El Presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, celebra el inicio de la construcción de nueve remolcadores Voith Water Tractor

 En el marco del acuerdo firmado para la renovación de la flota menor de la compañía petrolera estatal Pemex, se...

Feb 10, 2015, 16:12 ET
Building Director Admiral Jose A. Sierra shows to Mexican President Pena Nieto how the Voith Schneider Propeller works in a Voith Water Tractor tugboat, during the keel laying ceremony, celebrated January 2nd in the Shipyard ASTIMAR 20.

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto commemorates start of construction for nine Voith-propelled tugboats

Under an agreement signed with Pemex, Mexico's petroleum company, nine Voith Water Tractors will be built for use at Oil and Gas Maritime Terminals...

Feb 05, 2015, 12:26 ET

Voith Linear Jet - The New Standard in Propulsion Efficiency and On-Board Comfort

 At the end of 2014 the first vessel driven by the new Voith Linear Jet (VLJ) propulsion system was successfully tested outside the Isle of...

Dec 29, 2014, 12:39 ET

Voith Hydro Closes out another Successful Year

 As 2014 comes to a close, Voith Hydro is celebrating a strong year that included many new contracts for new generating equipment and...

Dec 10, 2014, 12:01 ET

Voith Constantly Driving Change

 In a market and competitive environment that remained very challenging, Voith made visible progress in the 2013/14 fiscal year with its...

Dec 04, 2014, 05:00 ET

Voith adquire 25,1% da KUKA

A Voith GmbH comunica a aquisição de 25,1% das ações com direito a voto na empresa KUKA AG. A operação foi...

Dec 03, 2014, 13:36 ET

Voith acquires 25.1 percent of KUKA

Strategic investment in Industry 4.0 megatrend Voith GmbH today notified KUKA Aktiengesellschaft that, by way of shares as well as financial...

Oct 13, 2014, 10:41 ET

Voith DIWA.6 Transmission: The Clear Choice for CNG Buses

 Voith's New Advanced DIWA.6 Automatic Transmission is proving to be the clear choice for CNG Applications in North American transit vehicles....

Oct 10, 2014, 11:06 ET

Voith's two-stage air compressors - increased power and reduced fuel consumption

 Voith's two-stage air compressors offer a range of benefits to commercial vehicle operators including a high degree of energy efficiency,...

Sep 30, 2014, 10:46 ET
Initial rendering of the Keeyask Generating Station in Manitoba, Canada. Voith Hydro will design, supply, and install seven new hydroelectric vertical propeller turbine generator units at the station. (Picture Source: Manitoba Hydro) (PRNewsFoto/Voith)

Voith awarded contract to equip the Keeyask Generating Station in the Canadian province of Manitoba

 Voith has been awarded a contract by the Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro to equip the Keeyask Generating Station located in Northern Manitoba,...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:29 ET
Voith has been awarded the contract to upgrade and rehabilitate 10 turbines at Grant County PUD's Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River. (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith Awarded Contract for Upgrading Priest Rapids Dam in Washington

 Voith Hydro has been awarded the contract to rehabilitate and upgrade the turbines in the 10-unit powerhouse at Grant County (Washington)...

Aug 13, 2014, 15:49 ET
Voith Hydro's Director of Sales and Marketing Carl Atkinson participates in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project located at the Lake Red Rock Dam near Pella, IA. (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith congratulates Missouri River Energy Services for breaking ground on the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project

 Ground was officially broken on the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project (RRHP) today, which will retrofit the Lake Red Rock Dam near Pella, IA to...

Aug 11, 2014, 09:31 ET

Voith's DIWA.5 automatic transmissions will be used in York, Ontario transit system buses

New Flyer Industries is equipping its 34 York, Ontario-bound buses with Voith Turbo's DIWA.5 automatic transmissions. These clean diesel buses...

Aug 06, 2014, 10:39 ET

Voith strengthens Automotive business in North American growth market

 As part of its Voith 150+ strategy, Voith is acquiring Helix Systems Inc., a USA-based industrial services company located in Bessemer,...

Jul 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Voith São Paulo: uma cidade dentro da cidade

Em agosto deste ano, a Voith comemora 50 anos em solo brasileiro. A trajetória da empresa alemã, nos mercados de energia, petróleo e...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

Com 50 anos de atuação no Brasil, Grupo Voith comemora 10 anos de vida da divisão Voith Serviços Industriais

Em 2014, o Grupo Voith celebra 50 anos desde sua fundação no Brasil, onde instalou sua primeira e maior filial fora da Europa. E a Voith...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:59 ET
Voith Hydro will rehabilitate three units at the Army Corps of Engineers' Center Hill Dam Powerhouse in Lancaster, Tennessee. HydroVision International, the world's largest hydropower conference, is taking place this week in Nashville. (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith Highlights Innovation in Small Hydro and Environmentally-Friendly Technologies at HydroVision International 2014

 Voith Hydro will exhibit a variety of environmentally-friendly hydropower technologies, including the innovative small hydro StreamDiver and...