Wärtsilä establishes subsidiary to trade parts for classic engines

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 9 July 2015 at 10:30 UTC+2
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Wärtsilä has established a subsidiary to trade spare parts for classic 4-stroke Wärtsilä engines. QuantiParts, fully owned by Wärtsilä, operates from the Netherlands and serves customers in the marine, locomotive and power plant industries worldwide.

QuantiParts (TM) trades OEM (Original Engine Manufacturer) spare parts for selected mature Wärtsilä medium- and high-speed 4-stroke engines, such as Deutz, Stork, Bolnes, Sulzer A/S, Poyaud, SACM and Crepelle. The new company is based in Zwolle, the Netherlands, where its spare parts are traded from. The company’s stock consists of nearly 5.5 million components for more than 40 different engine types.

Due to a convincing technical product and application know-how, establishing QuantiParts means stronger presence in this specific market segment for Wärtsilä. The product portfolio of QuantiParts, consisting of classic engines whose production may have been discontinued, benefits from a lean operating model suited for the market segment in question.

QuantiParts employs about 70 people in Zwolle and in France. All employees are former Wärtsilä employees who bring the Wärtsilä legacy and expertise with them. QuantiParts serves its customers worldwide.

“Establishing QuantiParts fits very well with Wärtsilä Services strategy of aligning its organisation in order to ensure tailor-made services for its customers. QuantiParts is a “new business creature” where our OEM knowledge, competence and quality are merged and enhanced by speed, flexibility and exceptionally close cooperation with customers. We want to satisfy our customers by offering something new and outstanding,” says Guido Barbazza, Vice President of Emerging Businesses within Wärtsilä Services.

“We are very excited about our new company,” says Michel Kubbinga, Managing Director of QuantiParts. “We want to make sure that our customers can continue to care of their mature engines and receive the necessary spare parts quickly and flexibly.”

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More information:

Michel Kubbinga
Managing Director, QuantiParts
Tel. +31 (0) 88 980 2501

Hanna Viita
Director, Marketing
Wärtsilä Services
Tel: +358 40 167 1755

Wärtsilä Services in brief

Wärtsilä Services creates lifecycle services for its customers, enhancing their business – whenever, wherever. We provide industry’s broadest range of services for both shipping and power generation. Our solutions range from spare parts and basic support for ensuring maximised lifetime, increased efficiency and guaranteed performance of customer’s equipment or installation – in a safe, reliable, and environmentally sustainable way.

QuantiParts in brief

QuantiParts trades high-quality OEM spare parts for classic Wärtsilä engines, offering customised service and the best know-how. We provide original spare parts for Bolnes, Deutz, Stork, Sulzer A/S, Poyaud, SACM and Crepelle engines. Our headquarters are in Zwolle, the Netherlands. Our 70 experts know your engine inside and out, and are at your service worldwide. QuantiParts™ is a Wärtsilä company, and our technological heritage of 180 years helps us understand what you need and when. We are the solution for you and your engine.

Wärtsilä in brief

Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2014, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 17,700 employees. The company has operations in more than 200 locations in nearly 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.