Visit of GE Grid Solutions Representative
On 18 August 2016, Dr. Steffen Breuer, Commercial Director Eastern Central Europe, Central Europe Region, GE Grid Solutions visited Izolyator.
GE Grid Solutions is serving customers globally with over 20,000 employees in approximately 80 countries. GE Grid Solutions helps enable utilities and industry to effectively manage electricity from the point of generation to the point of consumption, helping to maximize the reliability, efficiency and resiliency of the grid.
The visitor was received by Alexander Slavinsky, Chairman of the Board of Directors and his colleagues Vladimir Ustinov, Deputy Quality Director, Natalya Mazova, International BDM and Yaroslav Sedov, BDM.
The sides exchanged opinions about the regional power equipment markets condition, trends and development forecasts agreeing that the main direction of corporate development in modern conditions is a long term partnership on the basis of joint activities to introduce and implement innovative technical and engineering solutions in power industry.
On the eve of the 46th Session of the International Council on Large Electric Systems — CIGRE — a special focus in the talks was given to interaction between GE and Izolyator within this largest international non-governmental and non-commercial organization in power industry. Alexander Slavinsky represents Russia in the Study Committee CIGRE SC D1 and leads the Subcommittee D1 of the Russian National Committee in CIGRE (RNC CIGRE) “Materials and development of new test methods and means of diagnostics”. Izolyator is a member organization of RNC CIGRE with a status of the Leading science and engineering partner of RNC CIGRE.
The visit agenda included a tour of Izolyator plant that familiarized Steffen Breuer with the design and modern production technologies of high-voltage RIP bushings. Dmitry Ivanov, Head of Test Center at Izolyator showed the guest the test facility equipment and its capabilities.
Steffen Breuer praised innovative technical solutions, advanced equipment and production potential of Izolyator as meeting the most modern perceptions of high-tech power equipment OEM with global operations.
Examining assembly station of 220–1150 kV bushings, L-R: Steffen Breuer, Alexander Slavinsky, Yaroslav Sedov, Natalia Mazova and Vladimir Ustinov