About Wärtsilä in Peru
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2010, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with more than 17,500 employees. The company has operations in 160 locations in 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.
In 1988 Wärtsilä was established in Peru in western South America. Peru is the third biggest country in this area with a population of 29.4 millions and extends for nearly 1,500 mi (2,414 km) along the Pacific Ocean. Five-sixths the size of Alaska, Peru is divided by the Andes Mountains with peaks over 20,000 ft (6,096 m). Peru's rich and varied heritage includes the ancient Incan capital of Cuzco and the lost city of Machu Picchu. Also, it is rich in copper, silver, lead, zinc, oil and gold.
Until today Wärtsilä in Peru is operating in Lima, the capital of Peru, with 16 professionals performing Power Plants and technical services in diesel, HFO, crude oil and gas engines in Power Plants and vessels.