Electrifying the world with game-changing green technologies

The Switch is an agile product supplier that provides special electric machines and high-power converters to system integrators (SIs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). We are on a mission to electrify the world with game-changing green technologies. Our products accelerate the switch toward net zero emissions in marine, wind and industrial applications.

We want to grow together with customers who find our innovative technologies and optimized products key to their success. Today, we have delivered nearly 24 GW of megawatt-class environmental energy technology throughout the world.

  • >24 GW
    of megawatt-class technology installed

  • Since 2024 part of BEMAC Group

  • Focus application areas marine, industry and wind

Join us on our mission to generate and use electricity cost efficiently and lower emissions

Latest news

  • Charting a sustainable course – permanent magnet electric propulsion for vessels

    It will soon be 10 years since we delivered the world’s first megawatt-class permanent magnet (PM) shaft generators. Using PM shaft generators instead of auxiliary gensets can significantly reduce fuel consumption. This also leads to lower emissions since less fuel needs to be burned. Due to recently tightened emission regulations with the ultimate goal for…

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  • First months as a BEMAC Group company

    The Switch has already been part of BEMAC Group for a couple of months. During this time, several people from BEMAC have visited The Switch and some of our customers. Both BEMAC and Mitsui are dedicated to developing and growing our business over the long run. This has been clearly visible and appreciated by our…

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  • A great kickoff in Japan: BEMAC introduces The Switch at Sea Japan exhibition

    At this year’s Sea Japan 2024 exhibition in early April, our new majority shareholder BEMAC introduced The Switch to the greater Japanese shipping industry. Sea Japan is one of the key maritime exhibitions worldwide. This high-level international conference and exhibition takes place every other year and showcases the very latest marine advancements in fuel efficiency,…

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  • Our robust electric machines backed by in-depth performance engineering

    Looking for high-speed electric or large permanent magnet machines with top performance reliability? You can count on The Switch. Robust performance is our top priority. Our permanent magnet machines weigh up to more than 50 metric tons. Torques in our large shaft generators and propulsion motors can reach more than one million newton-meters, equal to…

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