About Titan Wind

 

Generel
Our factory is located in Varde, Denmark, just 19 kilometers from the port of Esbjerg (please see map at the bottom of the page). The transport conditions between the factory and the harbor fulfills future needs – diameter up to Ø 6,5m. The factory grounds covers a total of 57.610 m2, on this, buildings cover a total of 13.173 m2 and outside storage area of 18.400 m2. All machines and buildings have been maintained during the years and all presents in excellent condition.

 

Factory capability

Longest processing length/single section

~ 42 m

Heaviest processing weight/single section

~ 120 ton

Max plate thickness for pre-bending

120 mm

Section max diameter

~ 5.5 m (potential 6,5m)

Yearly production

~ 1100 sections

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Factory history

2018: The new business setup and strategy rolled out.
2018: Titan Operational Support acquired Global Welding Control, to extend the service in certification and inspection.
2017: Titan Operational Support was established and started to provide services such as on-site inspection and repair, consultancy of production an project management.
2014: Titan Wind Energy (Europe) A/S acquired the surface treatment facility at Esbjerg from Gardit A/S.
2013: The prototype of the first Vestas V164 tower was delivered from Titan Wind Energy (Europe) A/S.
2012: Titan Wind Energy, Singapore acquires the factory. Same year the first towers are produced with Titan Wind Energy (Europe) A/S as owner.
2011: Tower section no. 13.371 was produced for Vestas WTGs.
1997: The factory turns into a 100% wind focused organization.
1996: Vestas acquires the factory from Vølund, mainly to support with welded components, as well as in-house towers manufacturing.
1993: The first tubular tower was produced, in the following years; the factory delivers to Nordtank, Bonus (Siemens), Vestas etc.
1974: The factory was taken over by Vølund, focusing on production of boilers and chimneys.
1968: The factory is established by Falkenberg as a boiler and chimney factory,

 

Employees and skills - The value of the organization

Focus areas
The European Titan organization is based of the many years (more than 25 years) of tower production on the premises. We have proven that we can continue the historical high quality level and furthermore show flexibility and agility. We deliver the best quality for all customers and all projects.

Customers
A variatioen of key customers within the wind power industry, power distributions and related businesses.  

Capability of the employees
Over the years the employees have supported the development of several tower producers by sending out supervisors and process instructors. The staff in Varde, possess the best set of skills to teach others how to make high quality towers in a fast and efficient manner. The companies assisted are among others:

Vestas Towers (USA), CS Wind (Vietnam, China and Canada), CEOLE (France), Ganomagoga (Spain), Siag (Czech Republic) and Titan (China).

Besides the supervisor tasks, the employees have been through a Lean and 5S transformation changing the factory from traditional “black smith” culture to a high performance factory. The average seniority of the production employees is approximately 12 years!

 


 

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