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Company Overview of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG

Company Overview

Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG manufactures and sells engines, propulsion systems, drive systems, industrial drives, and onsite energy systems worldwide. It offers marine engines, propulsion plants, and automation systems for marine industry; and drive systems for mainline and multipurpose locomotives, and railcars, as well as for various industrial applications, such as construction equipment, mining vehicles, mobile cranes, port and dock handling units, special-purpose vehicles, and agricultural machinery. The company also provides power units for gensets, fire-fighting pumps, drilling mud pumps, drilling plants, winch drives, and frac units, as well as supplies documentation, conducts commi...

Maybachplatz 1

Friedrichshafen,  88045


Founded in 1909

10,479 Employees


49 7541 9091


49 7541 90 5000

Key Executives for Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG

Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 63
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Executive Board
Age: 53
Head of the Application Center for Gas Engine Systems
Head of Human Resources
Member of Executive Board and Chief Sales Officer
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG Key Developments

Rolls-Royce Enters into Long-Term Partnership with Hitachi Rail Europe for MTU Drive Systems and Maintenance Operations

Rolls-Royce is to supply additional Series 1600 MTU PowerPacks to Hitachi Rail Europe, and will assume responsibility for their maintenance from 2017. The length of the maintenance contract runs for the 27.5 year lifetime of Hitachi's service and maintenance contract for the Intercity Express Programme (IEP). The MTU brand is part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems.

Rolls-Royce Supplies 36 Gas Gensets for Power Plant in Ghana

Rolls-Royce has delivered 36 MTU Onsite Energy brand natural-gas-powered gensets for a gas power plant in Accra, Ghana. The Type 16V 4000 L32 gensets produce 1,560 kW of electric power and will feed 56 MW into the countrys public grid. The VRA Tema Thermal Power Plant was built and is operated by the VPower Group. The power plant is scheduled to go into operation from May 2016 and is expected to play a significant role in stabilizing the country’s power supply network. The high-speed gas engines will be serviced by MTU Asia in cooperation with MTU South Africa.

Rolls-Royce to Supply 160 MTU Onsite Energy Gensets to Vpower Group

Rolls-Royce and the VPower Group have signed a strategic agreement that strengthens their partnership in power generation markets across China and the rest of Asia. A framework agreement for 2016 was also signed for the supply of 160 MTU Onsite Energy gas gensets based on 16V 4000 L32 units, each with 1,560 kW electrical power output. These agreements cement a long-lasting collaboration between MTU Onsite Energy and VPower. By signing the framework agreement, VPower is able to secure production capacity within MTU Onsite Energy enabling it to meet the needs of its customers at short notice. The MTU Onsite Energy brand is part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems.

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