ANDRITZ HYDRO Ltd, which head office is located in Graz, Austria, is the Swiss leader and one of the worldwide leaders in the field of equipment and services for hydro power plants. The company employs around 500 co-workers on its setups located in Kriens, Vevey and Jonschwil.
The site of Kriens with its manufacturing workshop is the company’s Swiss head office and is mainly centred on service and rehabilitation of hydro power plants for the home market. Since last year, the service for generators completes our offer and allows us therewith to propose henceforth the whole range of products “from water to wire”.
Vevey setup is specialised in the renovation and modernisation of existent power plants for the international market principally based in French-speaking Africa, South America and Southeast Asia.
The activities of Research & Development on the Vevey site by the intermediate notably of its hydraulic laboratory brings support the whole ANDRITZ HYDRO group present on different markets all over the world especially in the field of Pelton turbines.
The site of Jonschwil is specialised in the manufacture of “Compact” type turbines for low falls and in run-of-river power plants.
ANDRITZ HYDRO can claim today having more than 170 years of experience in the production of hydraulic energy with more than 30’000 turbines and 400’000 MW installed worldwide.