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Moventas opens multi-brand service workshop in St Paul, Minnesota

Moventas, one of the world’s leading wind gear manufacturers and service providers, today opens a wind gearbox service workshop in St Paul, Minnesota, answering the growing demand for multi-brand expert wind drivetrain service in the midwestern United States.

Moventas is expanding its network of high quality wind gearbox service centers in North America by opening a service workshop in St Paul, Minnesota.  With the addition of St Paul, Moventas is now within a day drive from nearly all of the installed North America fleet with locations in Oregon, Texas, Canada and now Minnesota. 

“Our four existing service and manufacturing facilities in North America are all located in the main wind energy corridors to offer our customers fast and responsive services,” said Mike Grunow, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Moventas Americas. “We are now excited to be investing in the Midwest with our St. Paul facility, where we are now local and able to apply our 35 years of experience as a leading wind industry service provider.”

The investment is part of Moventas’ service strategy, aiming to localize its operations and minimize wind farm owner lifecycle costs.  Moventas services its own brand as well as most gearbox brands in the market and will be able to serve clientele in the rapidly growing Midwest area with full capability.

Plans for an open house and customer tours of the new facility are scheduled for the summertime.  In addition to its workshop service capability, Moventas plans to co-locate a custom Mobile Service Unit in the Midwest to carry out cost efficient up-tower field repairs. The self-contained, climate-controlled mobile service units are available for field work including full helical and planetary replacements with specially fabricated Moventas tooling.

A Mobile Service unit will be on display at the AWEA Windpower 2015 show in Orlando on 18-21 May, 2015 on Moventas’ booth 2841.

More information & Picture requests:

Mike Grunow, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Americas Service
- Please schedule interviews with Kelly Rucker, Marketing Manager, tel. +1 312 618 3482 / kelly.rucker@moventas.com


Moventas North America is a pioneering multi-brand wind drivetrain service company with over 35 years of wind turbine gearbox design, manufacturing and service experience. Our comprehensive suite of wind drivetrain services covers over 85% of the installed wind fleet with shop repair, less expensive up-tower repair along with the monitoring and inspection services to lower our customers’ cost of electricity. Our service and manufacturing facilities in North America are all located in the main wind energy corridors and offer fast and responsive services. For all of your wind drivetrain service needs, call 844-GEARFIX (844-432-7349). 

About Moventas

Moventas is a wind gearbox technology expert and service provider. Moventas’ technology strives for lowering the cost of energy across the lifecycle of wind energy generation, from superior gearbox design and manufacture to extensive multi-brand service for 20 different turbine brands' gearboxes globally.