Voith Opens New Power, Oil & Gas Division Headquarters in Houston
Jun 23, 2015, 11:12 ET
HOUSTON, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Turbo, a specialist for intelligent drive systems and solutions in the oil and gas sector, announced the opening of the company's new Houston, Texas headquarters for the Power, Oil & Gas Division for the region Americas. Located in the heart of Houston's Energy Corridor, the new office furthers Voith Turbo's commitment to expanding its presence in North America and supporting its oil and gas customers.
"Opening a beautiful new location in the heart of Houston's Energy Corridor shows our commitment to the oil and gas sector," said Ron Wilson, President Americas of Voith Turbo's Power, Oil & Gas Division. "Houston is a worldwide hub for the oil and gas industry, and many of our global customers are located in or frequently do business in the area. With the oil and gas market forecasted to remain a strong and attractive business sector into the future, Voith is committed to providing better support for our customers with expanded sales, application engineering, and project management services."
The new Houston location, off Interstate 10 near Beltway 8, includes a business development and R&D center focused on problem solving and product development. Voith invests approximately four percent of its total annual revenue in research and development.
"Innovation is an integral part of Voith Turbo's growth, and Houston is where new ideas in the energy sector are generated and brought to life," Wilson continued. "Expanding our presence in Houston will allow us to hire and retain the area's top business and engineering talent, placing Voith Turbo at the center of the oil and gas sector both locally and globally."
The address of the new office is:
11700 Katy Freeway
Energy Tower, Suite 250
Houston, TX 77079
Voith Turbo, a Group Division of Voith GmbH, is a specialist for intelligent drive solutions and systems. Customers from diverse industries such as oil and gas, energy, mining and metal processing, mechanical engineering, ship technology, rail and commercial vehicles rely on advanced technologies from Voith Turbo.
Voith sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs more than 39,000 people, generates €5.3 billion in sales, operates in over 50 countries around the world and is today one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.
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