Voith St. Pölten to Open its Doors for "Long Night of Research"
Future Technologies for Power Generation
Voith Hydro, one of the world's leading suppliers of equipment and services for hydro power, will show to interested visitors, how clean energy comes straight from the socket. In a spectacular 3-D presentation, visitors will get an opportunity to float through a turbine as a water particle. At its St. Pölten plant, Voith Hydro will show three Pelton runners for a power station in Russia, including peripheral equipment. The 4.2-meter runners, each weighing 23 tons, are exhibited in the production hall. One of Voith's principal goals is to promote innovation in the field of energy generation. Alongside its hydro power activities, the company therefore also develops technologies for power generation from ocean energies.
Innovations for Optimizing the Paper Production Process
Voith Paper will inform visitors on the subject "Paper - a Sustainable Product" and demonstrate with a paper machine, a roll, various dissolved substances, as well as waste paper and pulp cubes how paper is made. Through ongoing innovation regarding the efficient utilization of electricity, water and fiber, Voith is continuously optimizing the paper production process.
Voith Turbo: Efficient Products for Reduced Energy Consumption
Voith Turbo gives priority to innovative and efficient products for transport purposes and delivers electro-mechanical drive components for rail vehicles - from pantograph down to the wheels. Visitors of the "Long Night of Research" will be able to get behind the steering wheel of a tram at a simulator and learn how the energy consumption of a rail vehicle can be increased or reduced through different ways of driving.
About the Voith Group
Voith sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs almost 40,000 people, generates € 5.6 billion in sales, operates in about 50 countries around the world and is today one of the biggest family-owned companies in Europe.