News: Denmark Caterpillar Inc. and Vestas Wind Systems agree to remanufacture wind turbine components.
Vestas is the worlds leading wind turbine manufacturer, with an installed base of 44,500 turbines. It has chosen to enter this 10-year, global agreement to ensure remanufacturing services of high quality and at a competitive price for its customers.
Tuesday, 20th March 2012
With the agreement, Caterpillar will supply Vestas with cost-competitive remanufacturing services that will enable its components to meet the highest quality and reliability standards, while at the same time reducing the impact on the environment. The relationship with Caterpillar will be managed by Vestas Spare Parts & Repair Business Unit and will cover the remanufacture of minor components and sub-component repair in support of Vestas internal repair sites. Caterpillar is a global leader in remanufacturing, and were excited to be providing those services to Vestas, said Greg Folley, Caterpillar vice president with responsibility for the Remanufacturing & Components Division. Our tradition of quality and continuous improvement will serve Vestas customers well. This agreement is also an example of Caterpillars focus on sustainable development: by applying our technology and innovation to other products, we use our resources more efficiently, have less impact on the environment and support our customers at the same time. For more details, please go to external weblink.
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