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Pumping and Service Solutions

Sulzer, headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834, is specialized in pumping solutions, rotating equipment maintenance and services as well as separation, reaction, and mixing technology.

Neuwiesenstrasse 15,
8401 Winterthur,

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Sulzer, headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834, is specialized in pumping solutions, rotating equipment maintenance and services as well as separation, reaction, and mixing technology. The company is a leading provider in its key markets: oil and gas, power, and water.

Sulzer serves clients worldwide through a network of over 150 production and service sites and has a strong footprint in emerging markets. We support customers in all sectors of power generation – both conventional and renewable. Innovative power plant concepts need to be able to rely on efficient and sustainable solutions. High performance, high availability and innovative technology support the requirements of operational safety and long lifecycle.

Pumping solutions

As a global leader in designing and manufacturing engineered pumps, Sulzer is recognized for delivering the excellent product quality and performance reliability required for a wide range of applications in the power generation industry. Our know-how and competitiveness is based on many years of experience in the manufacturing of pumps.

Sulzer offers products for all types of power plants:

  • Nuclear – nuclear island, turbine island
  • Fossil-fuel fired – steam (coal), combined cycle (gas)
  • Renewables – solar, biomass, geothermal and hydro
  • Carbon capture and storage

Customized pumps for power generation

The reliability of your pumping solution depends on the right selection, proper product design, precise manufacturing, timely delivery process, efficient aftermarket service and all associated support. Sulzer manufactures pre-engineered and engineered products for applications with special requirements. The products are known for their innovative and sturdy design. Drawing on our extensive portfolio of products and services, we will work with you to select and customize pumps to comply with your requirements.

Pumping equipment for solar plants and nuclear islands

With Sulzer, you have the single-supplier advantage of our comprehensive portfolio, which supports all power generation operations, including the leading solar technologies and all major processes in a concentrated solar plant.

We supply pumping equipment for nuclear island applications as well as all types of boiler feed, cooling water, condensate extraction pumps and pumps for auxiliary services for conventional islands.

Service solutions

Sulzer provides cutting-edge services and solutions for rotating equipment dedicated to improving customers’ processes and business performance. When pumps, turbines, generators, compressors, and motors are essential to operations, customers need a service partner they can trust. With our technically advanced and innovative solutions, we give our customers the assurance they need to focus on their operations. Our customized solutions help to reduce maintenance time and cost.

  • Value: by maximizing repair opportunities and minimizing spare parts replacements we provide better value for service budgets
  • Time: you can rely on a response on a 24/7 basis
  • Technology: technology builds the back drop of our activities. All of our service solutions are technically sound and reliable
  • Innovation: we are a leader in the development and application of new repair technologies and solutions that meet our customers’ needs even better
  • Customer Partnership: stable and reliable relationships with our customers are key in our work; we are accountable to them

We work together with our customers to help maintain power generation plants with the best service solutions. We service rotating equipment in:

  • Conventional power generation
  • Hydro power generation
  • Geothermal power generation
  • Combined heat and power generation
  • Wind power generation
  • Waste-to-energy and biomass power generation
  • Solar thermal power generation

Our customers benefit from:

  • High reliability and lower operational cost
  • Generations of experience and innovation on a wide base of technologies
  • Repair rather than replace: life extension and improvements
  • Superior turnaround speed: flexibility of production
  • Transparency and partnership

Quality and sustainability

We are committed to providing our customers with the best products and services at the highest quality standards in the industry. At all our manufacturing locations and service centers worldwide, we implement certified quality management systems according to ISO 9001:2000 standard, as well as ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

Health and safety is a top priority for Sulzer, in our own operations and our work with you. We document and evaluate safety performance indicators, including accident frequency and severity, at all sites. Any accident is one too many. Across the company our long-term goal is to reduce the number of occupational accidents and illnesses to zero.

Sulzer believes in sustainable development and we pursue a goal to minimize the environmental impact of our operations. In addition, using our products and services helps customers reduce the environmental impact of their operations.

GSG Diffuser Barrel Pump

The GSG is a BB5-type pump intended for feed water applications in fossil, industrial, and large biomass-fired power plants.

SJD (CEP) Vertical Multi-Stage Can Pump

SJD (CEP) pumps are specified wherever inadequate NPSH is obtainable, either due to system restraints or liquids functioning close to their vapour pressure.

SJT / SJM CWP Vertical Pump

The SJT / SJM CWP are made to order single-stage mixed-flow vertical pumps, with semi-open impellers offered in 750mm (30in) impeller diameter and nq 90 (Ns 4639).

MD High-Pressure Stage Casing Pump

Both investment and lifecycle expenditures are taken into consideration when constructing the best possible pump, as an enhanced hydraulic design guarantees maximum effectiveness.

Pumps for Renewable Power Generation

Worldwide, countries have made commitments to significantly increase their share of electricity generated from renewable sources by 2020.

Boguchany Hydroelectric Plant

The Boguchany hydroelectric scheme (Boguchany HPP), which is situated on the Angara River in Kodinsk, Russia, has a long history of stopping and starting.

KivuWatt Project, Lake Kivu, Kibuye

The KivuWatt Project involves the construction of an integrated methane gas extraction facility and independent power plant in two phases.

Deriner Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant (HEPP)

Deriner Dam is the highest dam in Turkey, with a height of 249m. The double-curvature concrete arch dam is located on the Coruh River near Artvin province in the north-eastern part of Turkey.

Lochay Power Station Refurbishment Increases Output

After nearly 60 years of service, the hydro generator at Lochay Power Station was scheduled for refurbishment and the project was awarded to Sulzer, which has a distinguished history in high-voltage generator refurbishment.

Sulzer Develop New Recirculation Pump

Sulzer's new pump series is developed for the pumping and recirculation of activated sludge in wastewater treatment plants during the nitrification and denitrification process

Sulzer Wins Contract with Metsä Group

Sulzer has won a contract to deliver an extensive process pump package to Metsä Group's next-generation bio product mill in Äänekoski, Finland.

Sulzer’s Service Centre Continues to Invest in Apprentices

Sulzer's Birmingham Service Centre is tackling a local skills shortage by continuing to invest in apprentices that are keen to learn new skills, as well as working towards full-time employment in a vibrant and challenging industry.

Greg Poux-Guillaume Appointed as New Sulzer CEO

The Board of Directors of Sulzer has appointed Greg Poux-Guillaume, until now President and CEO of Alstom Grid, a world leader in power transmission, as Sulzer's new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 December, 2015. Frenchman Greg Poux-Guillaume, 45 years old, was also a member of Alstom's Executive Committee. He has extensive global experience in many of Sulzer's key markets, particularly the oil and gas and power markets, and a strong track record of leading restructurings and building global businesses.

Sulzer Management Ltd

Neuwiesenstrasse 15

8401 Winterthur