Switching on frequently 02/2017

Backing the visionaries for our future

When The Switch was founded, we based our entire business idea on the fact that we wanted to help people change how they use electricity and choose how electricity is produced.

Now more than a decade later, we can see that energy consumption simply needs to become more efficient and production more distributed in order to make the big switch.

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We’ll be attending the following events and we’d be happy to meet with you there.

NEVA 2017 China WindPower 2017 Arctic Shipping
When: September 19–22, 2017 October 17–19, 2017 October 30 – November 1, 2017
Where: St. Petersburg, Russia Beijing, China Montreal, Canada

 

NEWS

Special visit from a magnet enthusiast

June 14, 2017 – The Switch in Lappeenranta was pleased to host a very special visitor, Jamie Hyneman. Unknown to many, one of Jamie’s great interests include magnets, which is why The Switch was a great choice for an informative visit.

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Rocking the boat at Electric & Hybrid 2017

June 6–8, 2017 – The Switch had a very prominent position at the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam. This highly specialized event, arranged for the fourth time in the Netherlands, is dedicated to emerging and hybrid propulsion technologies. And the main focus was on showcasing the very latest hybrid marine propulsion technologies capable of reducing emissions.

“In just a short time, the interest in electric and hybrid solutions has increased tremendously. It’s clear that shipowners and operators are under more pressure to meet regulations.”
Mika Koli, Business Development Manager, The Switch.

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The Switch PMG for the world’s most powerful turbine

MHI Vestas to launch its V164-9.5 MW turbine, pushing the boundaries of offshore wind again.

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Latest eye-opening propulsion news

May 31, 2017 – During the Nor-Shipping exhibition in Oslo, The Switch and Steerprop invited customers, journalists and other friends to attend a morning wake-up Power Boost event that presented a new joint eco-friendly solution. The integrated motor and propulsor save space, reduce lifetime costs and offer exceptional efficiency.

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The Switch to participate in EnergySpin

EnergySpin is a Vaasa-based energy solutions business accelerator program for global business.  It is a 10-week patch program for the companies from all over the world, seeking rapid growth and interested in building international business. Are you there. too?

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The Switch brings its power to Nor-Shipping 2017

May 30 to June 2, 2017 – Presenting shiny new one-ton Power Drive, The Switch participated at the Nor-Shipping exhibition, which brought together maritime experts from around the world to attend conferences, visit company stands and network.

“Now people are starting to realize that by being a good global citizen can also lead to economic benefits.”
Mika Koli, Business Development Manager, The Switch.

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SPS IPC Drives in Italy

May 23–25, 2017 – The Switch participated at SPS IPC Drives 2017, the biggest industrial automation fair in Italy for the second year in a row to present its complete turbo drive package and take part in a steadily growing event.

And, hey, have you ever wondered where the show gets its name?

“SPS Parma was a great opportunity to present our technology. It also provides a nice way to develop synergy within the entire Yaskawa organization and to showcase our high-speed technology for specialized applications.”
Giulio Martorelli, Gluobal Key Account Manager, The Switch.

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