ANDRITZ HYDRO Brasil Limitada, São Paulo, Brazil
ANDRITZ HYDRO is one of the leading global suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants. ANDRITZ HYDRO has been operating in the hydraulic power generation sector for more than 170 years. Special application pumps and turbo generators are further fields of activity.
ANDRITZ HYDRO Brasil Limitada, headquartered in the city of Barueri, state of São Paulo, and a member of the ANDRITZ GROUP, manufactures turbines for hydropower generation. The company has developed the technology to produce all types of Francis, Kaplan, Pelton, bulb and tubular S-turbines in turn-key design and also to provide solutions for electrical and mechanical auxiliary equipment, automation, control and protection, voltage and speed control, and hydro-mechanical equipment.
In 2008, ANDRITZ HYDRO Inepar do Brasil S/A (AHI) was formed following the acquisition by ANDRITZ of GE Brasil’s majority interest in the GE Hydro Inepar do Brasil S/A joint venture. AHI is a worldwide reference in hydropower generation, and its industrial site, located in the city of Araraquara, São Paulo, with its large, modern and fully equipped facilities, is currently one of the major units in Latin America producing generators, hydraulic turbines, hydro-mechanical equipment, and other associated equipment.