Voith in Africa
Voith has had a presence in Africa since the 1930s though liaison offices, distributors and several agents. Our first African subsidiary was established in South Africa in 1982. The Voith Moroccan and Algerian subsidiaries were founded in 2003 and 2005, respectively. In May 2018, Voith opened its East African Hydropower Hub in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa.
For more than 80 years, Voith Hydro has been a regular supplier of equipment to the hydropower industry on the African continent, not least through the successful implementation of projects in more than 25 countries. Today, about 25 percent of the currently installed turbine capacity in Africa has been supplied by Voith.
Voith manages important projects in various industries such as power generation, oil & gas, mining and public transport throughout Africa, thus supporting the sustainable economic growth and social improvement of the region. One of our latest contracts for the modernization of the public transport system in Casablanca, Morocco, epitomizes this commitment in Africa: 500 Euro 6 city buses with DIWA.6 automatic transmissions will enable efficient service with low pollutants and CO2 emissions.
The divisions Voith Hydro, Voith Paper and Voith Turbo operate at our African locations.
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive.
As a globally active and networked company, Voith supports its customers locally with experience and competence - for a successful cooperation and an optimal result.
The Group Division Voith Hydro is part of the Voith Group and a leading full-line supplier as well as trusted partner for equipping hydropower plants. Voith develops customized, long-term solutions and services for large and small hydro plants all over the world. Its portfolio of products and services covers the entire life cycle and all major components for large and small hydro plants, from generators, turbines, pumps and automation systems, right through to spare parts, maintenance and training services, and digital solutions for intelligent hydropower.Voith Hydro in Africa
The Group Division Voith Paper is part of the Voith Group. As the full-line supplier to the paper industry, it provides the largest range of technologies, services, components and products on the market and offers paper manufacturers solutions from one single source. The company's continuous stream of innovations takes papermaking to the next level and facilitates resource-conserving production. With its Servolution concept, Voith offers its customers tailored service solutions for all sections of the production process. Voith Papermaking 4.0 ensures that equipment is optimally connected, while the secure use of generated data enables paper manufacturers to improve plant availability and efficiency.
The Group Division Voith Turbo is part of the Voith Group and a specialist for intelligent drive technology, systems as well as tailor-made services. With its innovative and smart products, Voith offers highest efficiency and reliability. Customers from highly diverse industries such as oil and gas, energy, mining and mechanical engineering, ship technology, rail and commercial vehicles rely on the advanced technologies and digital applications of Voith.
Locations in Africa
About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has locations all over the world and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.
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