Company Overview

Broadwind Energy. Solutions for the energy needs of the future.

Broadwind Energy (NASDAQ: BWEN) applies decades of deep industrial expertise to provide components and in-field services for customers in the energy and infrastructure markets.


Components and In-Field Services for Energy and Industrial Applications

From gears and gearboxes for applications in oil and gas, mining and steel to wind turbine towers, to comprehensive remanufacturing of wind gearboxes and blades, to construction and labor support, we have solutions for the energy needs of the future—today. With facilities throughout the U.S., Broadwind Energy's talented team of 800 employees is committed to helping customers maximize performance of their investments—quicker, easier and smarter.


Towers and Fabrications

Broadwind Energy specializes in the production of wind turbine towers and fabrications for oil and gas, mining and other industrial applications. With production facilities located in Manitowoc, WI and Abilene, TX, Broadwind is situated in close proximity to the primary U.S. domestic energy and equipment manufacturing locations. Highly regarded by customers for flexibility and adaptability, Broadwind specializes in the fabrication of heavier next generation wind towers that are larger, more technically advanced and designed for multi-megawatt (“MW”) and larger wind turbines.


Precision Gearing and Gearboxes

Broadwind’s Brad Foote Gear Works, Inc. subsidiary engineers, builds and repairs precision gears and gearboxes for wind, oil and gas, mining and other industrial applications. With a heritage of gearing experience and ingenuity dating to 1924, and unique expertise in tight-tolerance gearing, Brad Foote is focused on the manufacture of custom engineered gearing systems and gearboxes. From its plants in Cicero, IL and Pittsburgh, PA, Brad Foote offers its global customers unmatched high-quality gearing solutions—every day.


In-Field Services

Broadwind helps owners and operators maximize their wind turbine investments and lower the cost of energy with a robust set of unplanned drivetrain and blade maintenance services for both kilowatt (KW) and MW wind turbines. Having produced more than 2,700 gear sets for wind customers—coupled with almost 90 years of precision gearing expertise—Broadwind offers the U.S. wind industry comprehensive repair and testing of gearboxes in its state-of-the-art drivetrain service centers in Abilene, TX and Howard, SD. With experience installing, repairing or improving nearly 10,000 wind turbine blades across the U.S., Broadwind has extensive blade repair, quality control, field service, and research and development expertise.


Financials (2013)

  • Sales: $215.7 million
  • NASDAQ: BWEN

Executive Management Team

  • President and Chief Executive Officer: Peter C. Duprey
  • EVP and Chief Financial Officer: Stephanie K. Kushner

Sales Contacts

Wind Energy

Towers: alison.wroblewski@bwen.com
Services: james.bezner@bwen.com


Industrial

Steel Fabrications: david.langley@bwen.com
Precision Gearing: ed.rusnak@bwen.com
 

Company Summary
Name
Broadwind Energy
Number of Employees
500 or more
Website
Phone
(708) 780-4800
Location
3240 S Central Ave
Cicero, IL
60804-3939