GE Renewable Energy completes acquisition of WMC wind turbine blade test center in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands

Source: LM Wind Power

Transaction to acquire facility to test rotor hubs for GE blades and offer a range of testing services to other industry partners is formally closed.

WMC wind turbine blades and rotor test facility

Facility will test rotor hubs for GE blades and offer a range of testing services to other industry partners

GE Renewable Energy Business, LM Wind Power announced today the planned acquisition of the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands announced July 18, 2018 has been formally closed.

The facility will provide rotor hub testing for new GE turbines and also continue to offer blade and other testing, digital tools, research and similar services to the wider wind industry in Netherlands and elsewhere.

LM Wind Power plans to expand and develop the facility over time. The 23 current employees comprise highly-qualified experts in composites and rotor blade testing. All will be retained to help grow the business.

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