MDS to Design and Supply Swedish Industrial Gas Turbine Test Facility

Posted on January 13, 2011

Ottawa, January 12, 2011 – MDS has been awarded a contract to design and supply an Industrial Gas Turbine Test Facility for Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB.

The test facility will be used for both production and development testing of Siemens’ current and future gas turbine products.

The new facility is to be built in Finspong, Sweden, 200 kilometres southwest of Stockholm.  Finspong has been designated as a growth site within the Siemens organization.

MDS is responsible for the conceptual design of the test facility, as well as for the provision of civil building specifications and construction site management services.

MDS also is responsible for the turnkey design and supply of key test systems.  These include the Inlet System, Exhaust System, Engine Handling System, Driveline, and Engine Adapters.

Construction of the test facility has just begun and it will be fully operational by January 2012.

For more than 25 years MDS has been a world leading supplier of turnkey test facilities and test systems for the aviation, industrial, and marine gas turbine engine community.  The company sustains an unwavering commitment to provide its clients with superior products and services.  MDS products and services range from comprehensive turnkey facilities to long term maintenance and operational support.

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“MDS is proud to be partnering with Siemens on this project.  It represents a great opportunity for MDS to prove our expertise to a new division within the Siemens organization.”

Kevin Fitzgerald, P.Eng., MDS President and CEO

Quick Facts:

  • MDS is designing and supplying an Industrial Gas Turbine Test Facility for Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB.   
  • The test facility in Finspong, Sweden will be used for both production and development testing of Siemens’ current and future gas turbine products.

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Contact: marketing@mdsaero.com