Tognum America Changes Its Name to MTU America Inc.
Name change aligns corporate name with primary product brands MTU and MTU
Onsite Energy; German holding company Tognum AG renamed Rolls-Royce Power
NOVI, Mich. -- January 9, 2014
Effective immediately, Tognum America Inc. has changed its name to MTU America
Inc. Based in Novi, Mich., the company is responsible for the manufacture,
development, sales and service of MTU engines, propulsion and drive systems
and MTU Onsite Energy distributed energy systems in North and Latin America.
The company also maintains manufacturing facilities in Aiken, S.C. and
Mankato, Minn. The corporate name change aligns the company more closely with
its manufacturing facilities and sales offices located throughout North
America. MTUAmerica’s holding company, the former Tognum AG, has also been
renamed Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG.
Since March 2013, the Friedrichshafen, Germany-based specialist for large
engines, propulsion systems and distributed energy systems has been a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce plc and Daimler AG, each of which has a
50 percent shareholding in the company via a joint venture. The group of
companies including MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH has been consolidated in the
Rolls-Royce Group’s results since the beginning of 2013.
Also effective immediately, the regional headquarters in Asia, formerly known
as Tognum Asia Pte Ltd, will operate under the new name MTU Asia Pte Ltd.
About MTU America Inc.
MTU America Inc. based in Novi, Michigan, is the American regional
headquarters of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG. It is responsible for the
manufacture, development, sales and service of MTU and MTU Onsite Energy
branded products in North and Latin America. Production facilities are located
in Aiken, South Carolina and Mankato, Minnesota.
Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, based in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is a
world-leading provider of high- and medium-speed diesel and gas engines, drive
systems, distributed energy systems and fuel injection systems for the most
demanding requirements. The product portfolio includes MTU-branded high-speed
engines and drive systems for ships, heavy land, rail and defense vehicles and
for the oil and gas industry. Under the MTU Onsite Energy brand, the company
sells diesel and gas-based power system solutions: from mission-critical to
standby power to continuous power, heating and cooling. The Norwegian
subsidiary Bergen Engines AS manufactures medium-speed engines for ships and
power plants. L'Orange completes the portfolio with injection systems for
Rolls-Royce plc and Daimler AG each has a 50 percent shareholding in the
company via a joint venture–Rolls-Royce Power Systems Holding GmbH. The
company, which employs over 10,000 people, has been fully consolidated in the
results of Rolls-Royce plc since January 2013. www.mtu-online.com
MTU America Inc.
Phone: +1 248 560 8480
Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG
Phone: +49 7541 90-4741
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