The Switch Engineering Oy, Finland-based special electric machine and high-power converter product supplier, is excited to announce that majority shareholder Japanese marine electrical machinery supplier BEMAC Corporation, in partnership with global trading and investment company Mitsui & Co., Ltd., has acquired 100% of the shares in The Switch. The Switch is well known for its…
The Switch permanent magnet generators are featured in a video showing Japan’s integrated center of the offshore wind power industry in the Hibikinada area of Kitakyushu City.
This July, we will be delivering our 500th medium-speed permanent magnet generator for wind. This special milestone PMM 1500 generator will be heading to an offshore location where the wind is plentiful.
During 2011, permanent magnet machine manufacturers experienced moments of fear. The prices for rare earth materials were spiraling upwards uncontrollably. Since then, the situation has stabilized to a level slightly higher than before the crisis. But what’s the overall situation right now?