L-3 MAPPS’s Power Systems and Simulation Business Celebrates 40 Years of Leadership

L-3 MAPPS is celebrating its 40th anniversary in the power plant simulation business. To commemorate this important milestone, L-3 MAPPS has released a limited edition, 112-page book for its employees and customers, entitled ‘The First 40 Remarkable Years of L-3 MAPPS Power Plant Simulation Leadership’.

The book chronicles how four decades of innovation and solid customer partnerships have resulted in the company’s emergence as a market leader.

"From our beginnings as a Canadian start-up in 1973 to our current leadership position in global power plant simulation, our success has been made possible by our esteemed customers and end users," said Michael Chatlani, vice president of marketing and sales for L-3 MAPPS Power Systems and Simulation.

"They have empowered us to push technological boundaries and seek state-of-the-art solutions for their most challenging requirements.

"It is thanks to them that we are who we are today, a company of people committed to creating value through innovation, working hard to provide high-fidelity simulators that improve the safety of power plants around the world."

L-3 MAPPS’s many years of pioneering simulation technologies have led to its industry-leading suite of Orchid® software tools, which are widely recognised for their robustness, ease of use and interoperability.

In addition, L-3 MAPPS has supplied its state-of-the-art full scope simulators, classroom simulators, part-task trainers, engineering simulators, simulator Digital Control System (DCS) implementations, advanced model upgrades and rehosts to numerous satisfied customers over the past 40 years. It has built simulators for plants of various designs, North American, European and Chinese, which are installed worldwide.

L-3 MAPPS, a division of L-3 Marine & Power Systems, has more than 30 years’ experience in pioneering technological advances in the marine automation field and over 40 years of experience in delivering high-fidelity power plant simulation to leading utilities worldwide. In addition, the company has more than four decades of expertise in supplying plant computer systems for Canadian heavy water reactors. L-3 MAPPS also provides targeted controls and simulation solutions to the space sector.

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