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GE Announces New Participant in Gas Compression Power Packager Program

June 04, 2015
  • Compass Compression is Announced as a New Platinum Level Participant
  • Services Enhancement Program Designed to Meet the Changing Needs of Customers in Gas Compression Applications
  • Program Seeks to Give End Users in Gas Compression Applications Greater Access to Genuine Waukesha Parts and Expert Service Technicians

WAUKESHA, WIS.-June 2, 2015-GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) has expanded its new Gas Compression Power Packager program by adding Compass Compression Services Ltd (Compass Compression) as a new participant at the Platinum Level. The program is designed to provide customers in gas compression applications with enhanced access to genuine Waukesha parts and skilled service technicians.

The program increases the opportunity for end users to access expert Waukesha gas engine service technicians in growing oil and gas spaces through increased GE training to participating packaging companies. End users in these spaces can benefit from reduced engine life cycle costs through increased access to proven, genuine Waukesha parts. As a Platinum Level participant, Compass Compression can purchase genuine Waukesha parts and services directly from GE.

“Professionals active in the gas compression segment are the winners here,” said Darryl Wilson, chief commercial officer for GE’s Distributed Power business. “By welcoming a trusted company like Compass to our program, we can offer Waukesha end users in gas compression applications faster access to genuine training and service products to keep their operations running as cost-effectively as possible.”

Compass Compression is a prominent gas compression packaging company with headquarters in Calgary, Alberta and 16 sales and service locations. Founded in 2001, Compass has expanded its parts and services division to 70 skilled personal to support an installed fleet of over 700 compressor packages.

“We are excited to provide our Waukesha end users with enhanced access to genuine GE training and products,” said John Forgeron, president of Compass Compression Ltd. “Our participation in GE’s Gas Compression Power Packager Program will help create an opportunity for our gas compression customers to reduce their engine life cycle costs through this new partnership-a serious advantage during changing economic conditions in the oil and gas industry.”

About Compass Compression Ltd.

Compass Compression is a growth oriented company focused on capability, response and partnership. Their highly technical team and significantly expanded packaging capabilities bring in-depth industry knowledge and hands on experience to any compression project. Compass Compression offers standard and custom screw, reciprocating and vane compressor packages between 5 and 8,000 HP, and also provides comprehensive field services, compressor package rentals and a dedicated retrofit team.

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About GE’s Distributed Power Business

GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business is a leading provider of power equipment, engines and services focused on power generation at or near the point of use. Distributed Power’s product portfolio includes highly efficient industrial reciprocating engines and aeroderivative gas turbines that generate 100 kW to 115 MW of power for numerous industries globally. In addition, Distributed Power offers life cycle services and support for more than 38,000 distributed power products worldwide to help customers meet their business challenges-anywhere and anytime.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Distributed Power employs about 5,000 people around the world.

About GE

GE (NYSE: GE) imagines things others don’t, builds things others can’t and delivers outcomes that make the world work better. GE brings together the physical and digital worlds in ways no other company can. In its labs and factories and on the ground with customers, GE is inventing the next industrial era to move, power, build and cure the world.


For more information, contact:

John Blomberg    
GE’s Distributed Power  
+1 262 409 5841          
[email protected]                                 

Susanne Reichelt
GE’s Distributed Power            
T: +43 5244 600 2382  
M: +43 664 80833 2382
[email protected]           

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