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Meggitt receives Excellence in Performance Award from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas

February 2018: International aerospace, defense and energy engineering group, Meggitt, has received the “2017 Excellence in Performance Award” from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPS Americas). The award is given to the supplier who demonstrates superior operational performance and commitment to exceptional quality and logistics.

Meggitt’s Sensing Systems division was chosen from a short list of more than 100 suppliers in recognition of their outstanding achievements in:

  • quality of products and services
  • meeting delivery commitments
  • process improvement initiatives
  • customer support and project management.

MHPS Americas use Meggitt’s Vibro-Meter® combustion monitoring system to optimise their leading-edge gas turbines. Paola Benavides, Global Sourcing Specialist at MHPS Americas, said: “we value Meggitt’s contributions for enhancing our turbine technology, enabling us to implement world class thermal generation projects in the Americas. Meggitt’s strong collaboration has helped ensure that our products exceed performance requirements.”

Richard Coughlin, Vice-President of Energy Sales, commented: “we are deeply honoured by this award. We consider it a recognition of our continuous focus on excellent operational performance and customer support, in particular our efforts to develop personal relationships with our customers in order to exceed their expectations.”

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For further information contact:

Marc Nikles, Global Marketing Manager (Energy), Meggitt SA. Tel: + 41 26 407 16 82. Email:


About Meggitt PLC

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, this international group operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defence and energy. Meggitt employs approximately 11,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.


Meggitt Sensing Systems

One of five Meggitt divisions, Meggitt Sensing Systems is one of the world’s leading providers of high performance sensing, monitoring, power and motion systems. It has operated through its antecedents — ECET, Endevco, Ferroperm Piezoceramics, Lodge Ignition, Negretti & Zambra, Sensorex and Vibro-Meter — since 1852.

At the forefront of sensing and monitoring solutions for more than 60 years, Meggitt has the most comprehensive range of customised monitoring systems for extreme temperature, pressure and vibration environments, including the piezoelectric sensors electronics, software and hardware, for multiple industries.


About Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Hitachi, Ltd. integrating their operations in thermal power generation systems and other related businesses and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. MHPS manufactures the world’s most efficient Advanced Class Gas Turbines and is leading the development of the digital power plant of the future through its digital solutions, MHPS-TOMONI™, providing real-time adaptive control and actionable knowledge to optimize power plant performance and significantly improve reliability. MHPS has an extensive network of manufacturing, service, remote monitoring and O&M support facilities located throughout the World. Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL, MHPS Americas, Inc. employs more than 2,000 people who design, build, install, monitor and service gas, steam and geothermal turbines; boilers and environmental control systems in the Americas.
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