Czech Republic - Velká Bíteš

PBS Turbo s.r.o. is a precision engineering and manufacturing company of turbochargers for marine, power, locomotive and other applications based in Velká Bíteš, Czech Republic.

 

In 1997, Czech turbocharger manufacturer PBS Turbo joined the MAN family and is today an affiliate within MAN Energy Solutions with approximately 200 employees. PBS Turbo s.r.o. is gradually becoming an important supplier of turbochargers for engines with outputs ranging  from 390 kW up to 2700 kW per turbocharger.

 

PBS Turbo s.r.o. is a precision engineering and manufacturing company of turbochargers for marine, power, locomotive and other applications based in Velká Bíteš, Czech Republic. In 1997, Czech turbocharger manufacturer PBS Turbo joined the MAN family and is today an affiliate within MAN ES with approximately 200 employees. PBS Turbo s.r.o. is gradually becoming an important supplier of turbochargers for engines with outputs ranging  from 390 kW up to 2700 kW per turbocharger.

Milestones

1950 – First factory hall built in Velká Bíteš

1957 – Start of production of PDH 16 exhaust turbochargers at PBS own design

1973 - Start of production of PTD exhaust turbochargers

1992 – Manufacture of the 100.000th PBS turbocharger

1994 - Start of production of PTR exhaust turbochargers

1997 - Founding of PBS Turbo s.r.o., as a joint venture of PBS Velká Bíteš a.s. with a strong investor MAN B&W Diesel AG Diesel AG start of production of turbochargers NR/S under license of MAN B&W Diesel AG Augsburg, Germany and continuing in tradition of manufacturing of PBS turbochargers

1998 - Start of NR turbochargers production 2000 - MAN acquired the majority

2002 - Start of common development of TCR turbochargers

2005 - MAN acquired 100 %

2006 - Start of serial production of TCR turbochargers

2007 - 110.000th turbocharger built in Velká Bíteš

2009 – Start of 2 stage turbocharging development, TCR with VTA

2013 - First delivery of ETB

2014 - First delivery of TCR with VTA

2015 - Start of Loco applications deliveries

2016 - 125.000th turbocharger built in Velká Bíteš

2017 – Start of Mining applications deliveries, 60th anniversary of start of production of exhaust turbochargers at PBS;

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