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National Group Honors PPG Tech

Sam Mathias’ training and experience go a long way to explain why he’s often requested to tackle some of our more complicated power generation projects. But it’s Sam’s attention to detail and serving the customer that sets him apart. It also honored Sam as a finalist for the Electrical Generating Systems Association’s […]

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PPG, MTU Power New WETA Ferries

The San Francisco Bay Area’s Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which is facing massive ridership increases, is relying on our marine team to design, install and maintain the propulsion systems for its newest ferries. The three new ferries that will go into service next year are part of WETA’s larger plan to expand […]

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Sea Bear Owner Impressed With Volvo Penta Repower

Brian Wier ended his 15-year boat ownership drought when he acquired the 32-foot-long Sea Bear and began a repower that transformed this boat into something truly exceptional. PPG got to go along for the ride and helped guide Brian through his decisions regarding the Sea Bear’s propulsion system. Brian ultimately chose Volvo […]

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PPG Keeps Greyhound and Bolt Buses On Schedule

When you’ve got a fleet of buses that will travel 1.5 million miles in a lifetime, uptime is a premium. You need those buses working and keeping your passengers safe. For Greyhound’s fleet in the Pacific Northwest, that means trusting their repair and maintenance work with us. Well, specifically with Pat Ryan’s […]

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PPG Outfits New Tug Project With Volvo Penta Engine

Tomco Marine Group’s newest project, the Waypoint 36, allows the LaConner, Washington, boat builder to experience a new power system – Volvo Penta diesel inboard engines supplied by Pacific Power Group. The Waypoint is based on the fiberglass construction of Tomco’s 365 hull and deck. The overall design is meant to deliver […]

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Dispelling Generator Misconceptions

Generators, despite what some might think, are not plug and play. It’s true that most manufacturers follow international rating standards as it pertains to a generator’s performance parameters. Small variations by manufacturers, however, can cause confusion and ultimately an underperforming generator. These three areas need to be carefully understood as you consider […]

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New Seattle Metro Ferries Powered by Pacific Power Group

If you take a ride on a new Washington State Ferry, it’s likely your vessel’s onboard power is provided by three Volvo Penta generators from Pacific Power Group. Volvo Penta diesel generators have been selected to power two new ferries for the Washington State fleet, including the Chimacum, which was recently delivered, […]

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