Vericor Power Systems

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Vericor Power Systems is a manufacturer of aeroderivative marine and industrial gas turbines based in Alpharetta, Georgia, United States.[2] Vericor is a wholly owned subsidiary of German-based MTU Aero Engines.

Vericor Power Systems
Gas turbine engine manufacturer
IndustryMarine and defense
Founded2000
HeadquartersAlpharetta, Georgia
Key people
Richard S. Clinton, president & CEO[1]
ProductsGas turbine engines
ParentMTU Aero Engines
Websitehttp://www.vericor.com

HistoryEdit

Vericor's history began in the late 1960s with Avco Lycoming. Lycoming developed its Lycoming T55 aircraft turboshaft into the TF-40 marine gas turbine for the United States Navy's Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assault transport hovercraft.

In 1994, the Lycoming Turbine Engine Division was acquired to AlliedSignal, becoming part of AlliedSignal Aerospace, and Honeywell Aerospace in 1999.[3]

In 1999, AlliedSignal/Honeywell formed a joint venture with MTU Aero Engines called Vericor Power Systems LLC to manage its marine and industrial gas turbine products. In June 2002, MTU acquired full ownership of Vericor, which became a wholly owned subsidiary.

ProductsEdit

Marine Propulsion
Power generation
  • VPS3M (TF40)
  • VPS4M (TF50)
  • VPS1 (ASE8)
  • VPS3 (ASE40)
  • VPS4 (ASE50)
Oil and gas mechanical drive
  • VPS1 (ASE8)
  • VPS3 (ASE40)
  • VPS4 (ASE50)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BloombergBusiness Executive Profile: Richard S. Clinton". bloomberg.com. BloombergBusiness. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  2. ^ Vericor history page Archived June 28, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Leyes, p. 725

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