Bachmann expands its retrofit capabilities with team acquisition


Bachmann electronic, an industry leader in wind automation solutions, recently strengthened its significant expertise by acquiring a team of 10 wind-energy experts.

With more than 20 years’ experience in turbine control technology, the new team in Rendsburg/Büdelsdorf, Germany, will concentrate on the global turbine retrofit market. Their target is to provide turbine Life Time Extention (LTE), optimized efficiency, and support wind farms in delivering affordable energy.

Bachmann retrofitted turbines are now compliant with advancing technical requirements with increased cyber security and optimized operator safety. The Bachmann M1 automation system offers a wide variety of software components to older turbines. Components such as WTT (Wind Turbine Template), WPS (Wind Power SCADA), SPPC (Smart Power Plant Controller), Condition Monitoring Systems (CMS), and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) update and standardize technology to meet international standards. Bachmann wind-energy customers increase their farm’s efficiency, lower costs, and maximize performance.

The Bachmann team in Rendsburg will aid in retrofits to extend turbine lifetimes. (Courtesy: Bachmann)

“We are very excited to be joining Bachmann,” said Martin von Mutius, head of the new retrofit team. “We want to grant independence to our customers, giving them the most from their turbines. This means durable, long-lasting automation solutions ensuring continuous productivity throughout turbine lifetimes; exactly what Bachmann provides.”

Bachmann electronic, a global automation company with headquarters based in Feldkirch, Austria, has been optimizing customer productivity and profit for 50 years. With more than 20 years’ experience in the wind market and as the leader in wind-energy automation, Bachmann provides the highest quality, durability, and reliability to one in three turbines worldwide.

Open and flexible communication standards, integrated machine health monitoring and web-based visualization are just part of the total solution Bachmann offers its customers. Continuous innovation and accumulated engineering know-how safeguard success and build trusted partnerships between Bachmann and its customers for generations to come.