B&W Diesel Acquired By American M.A.N.

American M.A.N. Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Augsburg, West Germany, has acquired B&W Diesel Inc., New York, a wholly-owned subsidiary of B&W Diesel A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The acquisition consolidates and strengthens the marketing, sales and service of M.A.N.—B&W Diesel in the United States.-M.A.N.— B&W Diesel was formed in 1981, after Burmeister & Wain was acquired by M.A.N.

Claus Windelev, formerly president of B&W Diesel, Inc., has been appointed executive vice president of American M.A.N.

Corporation and will be responsible for its Diesel Group.

M.A.N.—B&W produces medium and slow-speed diesel engines for marine propulsion, power generation and industrial applications in Augsburg, West Germany, and Copenhagen, Holeby and Frederikshavn, Denmark. The engines cover a wide power range from 500 to 56,160 bhp.

American M.A.N. Corporation has offices in New York, San Francisco, Houston and Miami. In addition to diesel engines, American M.A.N. Corporation markets large steam turbine generators, steel foundations, axial, centrifugal and screw compressors, materials handling equipment, specialized equipment for coal and oil gasification, chemical waste destruction, and waste heat boilers.

Also, M.A.N, high-speed diesel engines from 50 to 700 hp and M.A.N.-SWF hoists are distributed through dealers and OEMs.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 21,  Oct 15, 1983 V. 22

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