Economy & Market
Siemens bags huge order for gear units
The Siemens Drive Technologies Division will be supplying large gear units and gear components for vertical mills to Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). Since India´s demand for energy is growing rapidly, coal-fired power plants are constantly being built and expanded. The Flender gear units from Siemens are deployed in vertical mills with an output of 800 and 1000 kW, which are used for coal grinding in the power plants. Due to their rugged design, these powerful and reliable drives are ideal for the harsh conditions in power plants and permit smooth operation. The value of the order is in the (Euro) double-digit million range.