CICERO, Ill., June 25, 2015 -- Broadwind Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:BWEN) today announced $50 million in new tower orders from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. Broadwind will produce these towers in both its Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Abilene, Texas facilities for 2016 delivery.
Broadwind President and CEO Peter Duprey stated, "With the extension of the production tax credit at the end of 2014, demand for wind towers in 2016 is strong. This is a good start to filling out our capacity for 2016 and we are currently in active discussions on additional orders for 2016 and 2017 production volume."
About Broadwind Energy, Inc.
Broadwind Energy (Nasdaq:BWEN) applies decades of deep industrial expertise to innovate integrated solutions for customers in the energy and infrastructure markets. From gears and gearing systems for wind, oil and gas and mining applications, to wind towers and specialty weldments, to comprehensive remanufacturing of gearboxes and blades, to operations and maintenance services, we have solutions for the energy needs of the future. With facilities throughout the U.S., Broadwind Energy's talented team of nearly 800 employees is committed to helping customers maximize performance of their investments—quicker, easier and smarter. Find out more at www.bwen.com