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Jun 30, 2015, 10:52 ET
Shawn Calhoun is Voith Turbo's New Vice President of Sales for Oil & Gas

Shawn Calhoun Joins Voith Turbo's New Power, Oil & Gas Division Headquarters in Houston as Vice President of Sales - Oil and Gas

Shawn Calhoun has joined Voith Turbo's expanding Power, Oil & Gas Division as Vice President of Sales – Oil and Gas. An experienced sales...

Jun 24, 2015, 12:38 ET
Stephan Schaller will join the Shareholders' Committee and the Supervisory Board of Voith GmbH on October 1, 2015.

Planned change in the supervisory bodies of Voith GmbH

 Stephan Schaller, director of the global motorcycle division of the BMW Group, will join the Shareholders' Committee and the Supervisory Board...

Jun 23, 2015, 11:12 ET
Employees in Voith's new Houston Headquarters for the Power, Oil & Gas Division.

Voith Opens New Power, Oil & Gas Division Headquarters in Houston

Voith Turbo, a specialist for intelligent drive systems and solutions in the oil and gas sector, announced the opening of the company's new...

Jun 22, 2015, 13:46 ET
The Riel electrical station is located at the junction of major high voltage power lines. Its synchronous condensers will stabilize the grid. (Source: Voith)

Voith to Supply Synchronous Condensers to Manitoba Hydro's Riel Project

Voith Hydro and its consortium partner were officially awarded the contract for the Riel Synchronous Condensers project by Manitoba Hydro. This...

Jun 18, 2015, 11:18 ET
Novelis's Oswego manufacturing plant

Two Voith SafeSet Couplings to be Installed at Novelis Facility in Oswego, New York

Two Voith SafeSet Couplings (Model SR-PC 870) are scheduled for installation at Novelis's recently-expanded Oswego, New York facility later in...

Jun 12, 2015, 11:41 ET
(Source: Columbia Power Corp.) The Waneta Expansion Project powers about 60,000 homes per year through clean, renewable hydroelectric power.

Waneta Expansion Project is Now Generating Clean, Renewable and Cost Effective Power

The Waneta Expansion Limited Partnership (WELP), between Fortis Inc., Columbia Power Corporation and Columbia Basin Trust, has connected the Waneta...

May 29, 2015, 16:13 ET

Voith Group reports robust business development - "Voith 150+" success program produces results

The Voith Group's business has stabilized noticeably in the first six months of the 2014/15 fiscal year in an environment which remains...

May 29, 2015, 15:33 ET

Voith Receives Order for High-Volume Production of CFRP Components for Future Audi Model

 Audi AG has placed an order with Voith for the high-volume production of a CFRP component for a future Audi model. Voith and Audi will jointly...

Apr 28, 2015, 12:27 ET

Voith Hails Hydro's Progress, Future at Annual NHA Conference

 As the National Hydropower Association's annual conference continues in Washington, DC, Voith is excited about the future of hydropower and...

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....