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New Chinese Wärtsilä Factory Inaugurated

Posted on June 30, 2005

Wärtsilä recently inaugurated its new production plant in Wuxi, PR China. The new factory, Wärtsilä Propulsion (Wuxi) Co Ltd., is Wärtsilä's first wholly-owned production venture in China and is focusing on the manufacture of Lips-brand Transverse Thrusters. The new factory is located about 100 km west of Shanghai and will serve the global shipbuilding market bringing the thruster manufacture closer to the major shipbuilding areas in East Asia. The factory represents an investment of US$7.9 million.

For more information: www.wartsila.com

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