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Custom Design Solves Hospital’s Power Generation Needs

The third time proved to be the winner for Dmitry Kraskovsky when he suggested a unique solution to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center’s generation needs. The first two bids for improving the generators at the hospital in Auburn, Washington, didn’t quite meet the facility’s needs. Then, Dmitry came up with a hybrid paralleling […]

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Iconic Macy’s Building Challenged Power Generation Team

Macy’s department store in downtown Seattle occupies a prominent corner in the city’s bustling landscape. This iconic and historic building has undergone dramatic changes in the past few years as the retail footprint has shrunk and Amazon has taken up residence in the top six floors in the eight-story building. The transformation […]

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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 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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PPG’s Anchorage Team Helps Longtime Customer Keep Cruise Schedule

A dedicated team of techs from Pacific Power Group’s Anchorage office were deep into preseason engine maintenance on one of two day-cruise vessels Phillips Cruises & Tours operates out of Whittier, Alaska, when the M/V Klondike Express returned to port with a faulty injector. The Klondike Express had finished the first cruise […]

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NYPD RB-M C new patrol boat

New NYPD Response Boat to be Powered by Volvo Penta

The newest response boat commissioned for the New York Police Department is the first for the organization that will be powered by Volvo Penta diesel inboard engines from Pacific Power Group. The Project The fifth Response Boat – Medium C (RB-M C) built by Oregon’s Vigor Industrial will join the fleet of […]

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Signet Maritime Tug Project Marries Uptime with Power and Maneuverability

Pacific Power Group’s Marine team has recently provided Houston-based Signet Maritime with power systems and engineering support to help make their new tugboat one of the best on the water. Pacific Power Group was presented with a unique opportunity outside our standard territory to help supply a MTU marine power system for […]

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Cutting Edge Military Patrol Boats Rely on Power Supplied by PPG & MTU

Throughout the past several years, SAFE Boats International has been working on a contract for the U.S. Navy Coastal Riverine Force for their next generation patrol boat, the Mk VI. Part of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) fleet of combatant craft, the Mk (or “Mark”) VI PB’s mission is to provide […]

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Thanks to PPG Marine and Volvo Penta, There Can Be Only One Highlander

Customer Bay Welding has finished a new custom 44 x 14 gill-netter, the Highlander, a Cook Inlet Stern Picker/Longliner combo vessel that was designed for high speed and comfort while fishing. And thanks to twin Volvo Penta D11 625 hp engines from Pacific Power Group’s Marine team and dealer In-Demand Marine, the Highlanderis a unique, powerful, and fuel-efficient project made possible.

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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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How to Power an Unforgettable Tour Experience

Adventure Bound Alaska has created memorable tours throughout the waters of Juneau, Alaska for decades – taking adventurers to see the Sawyer Glacier, Tracy Arm Fjord and numerous other breathtaking Alaskan sights.

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Reaching Great Heights: Repowering One of the Largest Yarder Towers in the World

What piece of equipment is possibly strong enough to haul a five-ton tree through the dense forests of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula? Capable of pulling heavy logged trees from more than 5000 feet away, the Berger Yarder Tower is a true force in the forest, making logging and timber transportation easier for Dahlgren Logging Co. in the heavily wooded forests of Forks, Wash.

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Emergency Power Generation System Helps Critical Data Center Achieve 100% Uptime

Pacific Power Group, an authorized MTU Onsite Energy distributor and service provider for all generator brands, has commissioned the last three MTU Onsite Energy generators at Infomart’s Portland, Ore., data center.

Founded in 2006, Infomart is a leader in building, owning and operating wholesale data centers. Their 345,000 sq. ft. Portland data center is critically important to ensuring constant connectivity for vital web and cloud-based services around the country.

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An Engine Worth its Weight in Gold

Originally founded in the 1890’s, the town of Republic, Washington, is one of the original gold mining towns in the Pacific Northwest – second only to Yosemite in California during the 1850’s Gold Rush. In Republic, it is safe…

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American Agriculture Done the Right Way

As a trusted manufacturer from Klamath Falls, Ore., Sunny D Manufacturing has been revolutionizing the agricultural machinery industry since 1968. Specializing in manufacturing Hay Squeezes for farming applications, Sunny D’s equipment take on farming challenges that require some of the most reliable machinery in the field. So reliable in fact, that the first model that Sunny D manufactured in ’68 can still be found baling hay today.

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Alaskan Charter Sport Fishing Boat Powers Up with Volvo Penta and Pacific Power Group

A new charter fishing boat built by ACI Boats and recently delivered to Puffin Fishing Charters will be taking fishermen on more thrilling fishing adventures with its new Volvo Penta engines from Pacific Power Group.

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Reliable Power Partnership for Harley Marine’s Tank Barges

As one of the leading marine transportation service providers in the U.S., Harley Marine’s excellent customer service and powerful barges are key in moving petroleum from port to port on the East and West Coasts.

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Setting Sail with Ranger Tugs

Since 1958 Ranger Tugs has been crafting leisure tug boats that have offered riders relaxing getaways out on water across the U.S. With a focus on in-house design, testing and manufacturing Ranger Tugs…

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Launching Adventure: PPG Provides National Geographic Expedition Vessels with MTU engines

The wilderness is waiting out there, and the National Geographic Lindblad Expeditions’ tour vessels are designed to take passengers into the wild to experience adventure first-hand.

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No Speed Limits – MTU Engine Powers Competitive Racing Truck

Start your engines! Each year at Speed Week in the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, the fastest vehicles in the world compete to see who the fastest truck on the salt is. Famous around the world, the salt flats are one the best…

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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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