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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...

Jul 21, 2014, 11:29 ET
60 Port Authority of Allegheny County buses to be equipped with Voith DIWA.5 transmissions later this year. (PRNewsFoto/Voith Turbo)

Voith Supplies 60 Fuel-Efficient DIWA.5 Automatic Transmissions for Pittsburgh, PA Transit System Buses

 Voith Turbo Inc. will deliver 60 DIWA.5 automatic transmissions to Gillig, LLC this summer, which will be used in clean diesel buses bound for...

Jun 26, 2014, 16:12 ET

Voith Turbo Reaches 1,000 Days without a Lost Time Accident

 Voith Turbo North America has been recognized by its parent company, Voith GmbH, for reaching 1,000 days without a lost time accident, based...

Jun 16, 2014, 13:17 ET
Voith stators and distributors being shipped from Hannibal, Ohio and bound for the Smithland Hydroelectric Project in Kentucky (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith Ships Stators and Distributors to the Smithland Hydroelectric Project in Kentucky

 Voith Hydro has continued its manufacturing role in American Municipal Power's Ohio River projects through its recent shipment of three...

Jun 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

Voith celebra 50 anos no Brasil

Fundada em 1964, a Voith Brasil é a unidade do Grupo Voith mais antiga fora da Europa e hoje, considera-se uma empresa brasileira com...

Jun 05, 2014, 13:17 ET

4,000 Voith DIWA Automatic Transmissions in the Main Host Cities of the FIFA World Cup 2014

In preparation of the Soccer World Cup 2014, Brazil has substantially expanded its public transport systems. With over 4,000 DIWA automatic...

Jun 05, 2014, 10:00 ET

Fundação Voith Brasil comemora uma década de atuação

A Fundação Voith Brasil, entidade sem fins lucrativos e a única do gênero do Grupo Voith fora da Alemanha, tem inúmeros...

Jun 02, 2014, 10:00 ET

Voith Brasil lança site comemorativo com histórias de voithianos

A Voith completa, em julho deste ano, cinco décadas de atuação em solo brasileiro. Como parte das ações de...

May 14, 2014, 11:57 ET

Voith Celebrates Dedication of Badger Hydro Plant

 Voith participated in Kaukauna Utilities Badger Hydro Plant's formal dedication yesterday in Kaukauna, Wisconsin. The Badger Hydro Plant...

May 08, 2014, 10:36 ET

Voith awarded service contract for hydropower generator modernization project in the Canadian province of Manitoba

 Voith has been awarded a services contract for the extensive modernization of three hydropower generators at the Kettle Generating Station in...

Jan 07, 2014, 13:51 ET
A Kaplan turbine manufactured at Voith Hydro's facility in York, PA, which is now in use at the Holtwood Hydroelectric Facility on the Susquehanna River.  (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith's Fish-Friendly Turbines Installed at Holtwood Hydroelectric Facility

 Voith Hydro proudly celebrated the recent completion of PPL Generation's expansion of the Holtwood Hydroelectric facility on the nearby...

Dec 11, 2013, 11:23 ET

In 2013 Voith Is Setting the Course for the Group's Future Development

The Voith Group has continued its stable development under challenging conditions in fiscal 2012/13 (to September 30). Despite structural changes...

Oct 22, 2013, 10:51 ET

Voith Supplies Fuel-Efficient Transmissions for Portland, Oregon Transit System Buses

Voith Turbo Inc. recently supplied Gillig LLC with 70 DIWA.5 automatic transmissions for buses being delivered to Portland TriMet, which is...

Sep 04, 2013, 11:47 ET
Expansion is nearly complete at the Holtwood Hydroelectric Plant, which is using two Kaplan Turbines Manufactured by Voith. The Kaplan Turbine was patented 100 years ago this summer. Viktor Kaplan - the inventor of the Kaplan Turbine - was closely associated with Voith.  (PRNewsFoto/Voith)

The Kaplan Turbine -- a Hydropower Innovation Celebrates its 100th Birthday: Great-Grandson of the Inventor Visits Voith in Heidenheim

 History unites: on 7 August 1913, Viktor Kaplan registered the patent for the Kaplan turbine in Austria. And 100 years later his...

Aug 16, 2013, 10:24 ET

Hydropower Heading for New Dimensions

- Most powerful generator-turbine unit in the history of Voith enters service in China - Total output of Voith units is comparable to...