TPI Composites of US forms wind blade joint-venture in Turkey

TPI Composites supplies to the likes of GE and Mitsubishi

TPI Composites supplies to the likes of GE and Mitsubishi

US wind turbine blade-manufacturer TPI Composites has formed a joint venture with Alke – one of Turkey’s biggest construction groups.

The jointly-owned company, named TPI Kompozit, will produce large composite blades at a former steel container plant owned by Alke in the port city of Izmir, western Turkey.

The partners say: “With convenient access to both land and water transportation, the facility is located to serve the Turkish wind market and to cost-effectively export blades to southern and eastern Europe and northern Africa.”

Arizona-based TPI Composites – which names GE and Mitsubishi among its customer base – will manage the day-to-day operation of the new venture, which will employ an initial Log in to read complete article.

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