Ciserv organization to be integrated within Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 26 April 2006 at 15:00 UTC+2

Wärtsilä Services – worldwide service for customers under one brand –  Wärtsilä

Ciserv, the group of service companies owned by Wärtsilä, will be integrated within Wärtsilä’s service organization with effect from 1 May 2006. Operating under the new name Wärtsilä Services, the business will be one of the largest worldwide service organizations in the power and marine industries.

“At the same time as we broaden our range of services, we are also focusing them under one brand. With the recent acquisition of companies specializing in automation and other services, we have further strengthened our ship power and power plant service portfolio in terms of products and lifecycle service support,” says Tage Blomberg, Group Vice President & Head of Wärtsilä Services.

Ciserv, with operations in ten countries, has supported Wärtsilä’s growth in new market segments. The Ciserv products and specialist services will now be integrated with Wärtsilä’s existing portfolio to give customers the most comprehensive range of services available.

Customers are offered a complete range of services under the Wärtsilä brand:
- Engine Services
- Automation Services
- Reconditioning Services
- Propulsion Services
- Training Services
- Ship Services
- Operations & Management Services
- Power & Industrial Services.

The Wärtsilä Services organization of 7200 professionals provides service in 130 Wärtsilä locations in over 60 countries around the world.

For further information please call Mr Tage Blomberg, Group Vice President & Head of Wärtsilä Services, tel. +358 10 709 2425

Notes to the editor:
Wärtsilä enhances the business of its customers by providing them with complete lifecycle power solutions. When creating better and environmentally compatible technologies, Wärtsilä focuses on the marine and energy markets with products and solutions as well as services. Through innovative products and services, Wärtsilä sets out to be the most valued business partner of all its customers. This is achieved by the dedication of more than 12,000 professionals manning 130 Wärtsilä offices in over 60 countries around the world.