Fairbanks Morse and MAN Diesel & Turbo launch gas engine initiative

Special to The Freeman

July 7, 2014

BELOIT – Fairbanks Morse, a Beloit-based engine maker, and MAN Diesel & Turbo have finalized an agreement to cooperate in the U.S. power market for gas and dual-fuel engines.

According to a statement, the five-year agreement expands business opportunities in the power generation market for Fairbanks. MAN Diesel & Turbo of Germany makes engines used in ships and power plants.

The two companies already have a long history of cooperation, according to a statement. Fairbanks Morse has been a licensee of MAN marine engines since 1995.

“Our companies have been working together successfully for almost two decades,” said Marvin Riley, president of Fairbanks Morse.