Wärtsilä acquires propeller repair business in the UK

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release 4 May 2007 at 11:00 UTC+2

Wärtsilä has acquired the UK-based propeller repair company McCall Propellers Ltd. The company’s net sales are GBP 6.4 million (EUR 9.4 million) and number of personnel 33.

McCall Propellers is the largest marine propulsion support services company based in the UK specializing in emergency repair of propeller equipment.

“We are very pleased to add McCall Propellers to the Wärtsilä organization,” says Tage Blomberg, Group Vice President, Services at Wärtsilä. “The knowledge and experience in propeller repair that McCall Propellers brings to Wärtsilä further broadens our comprehensive propulsion services offering globally.”

The acquired company has purpose-built repair facilities next to Glasgow Airport, and work is carried out either in the workshop or on site anywhere in the world.

For additional information please contact Mr Tage Blomberg, Group Vice President, Services, tel. +358 10 709 2425.

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