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FG Wilson

FG Wilson (Engineering) Ltd h as since June 1999 been a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Incorporated.  The company produce a wide range of generating sets with power outputs covering from 6 to 6,500 kVA and control 23.3% of the global market, worth an estimated £2.7 billion. FG Wilson is the largest diesel generating set manufacturer in Europe and third largest in the world, with Year 2007 sales expected to exceed £700 million.  The company is one of the largest employers and exporters in Northern Ireland with a workforce of over 3,155 and yearly sales in excess of 70,000 generating sets, which are exported to more than 170 countries worldwide. 

At anyone time the product development group are working on the introduction of up to 40 new products across the entire product portfolio. These new products are being introduced to cover either new legislation (emissions, noise) or to improve the current product range. In the last few years FG Wilson have invested heavily in a state-of-the-art Hemi-Anechoic chamber (32m x 26m x 12.5m) and reverberation room for noise certification of products and to support the ever increasing need for Research and Development, ensuring that they retain and increase market share in a highly competitive market.