Wabtec Corporation acquires Napier for undisclosed fee

Napier Turbochargers has been sold to Wabtec Corporation for an undisclosed fee.

Napier is one of the largest independent manufacturers in the world of large axial turbochargers for use in the marine and power generation industries.

It manufactures turbochargers for diesel, heavy-fuel, dual-fuel and gas engines in the 0.5–20MW power range as well as providing related spares and aftermarket services to its substantial installed base.

From its own manufacturing facility in Lincoln, Napier services a worldwide customer base of leading engine manufacturers and independent service centres.

Napier employs more than 150 staff and generates turnover of £35m.

Napier was acquired by Primary from Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Limited, a subsidiary of Siemens AG in 2008.