Case studies old

Case studies old

Electric Power


Case study: UZA Antwerp hospital

Emergency power system to maintain supply at UZA Antwerp hosptial

UZA is a leading centre for patient friendly clinical care, high quality academic education and ground breaking scientific research with a major international element.

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Case study: Binus University

4000 Series provides results

Indonesia’s Binus University is a private learning and research institute which was founded in Jakarta in 1981.

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Case study: Rice-Totten Stadium

4000 Series provides results

Mississippi Valley State University (MSVU) is a small university in Itta Bena, Mississippi, with a history of accomplishments that would be the envy of much larger institutions.

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Case study: Andean gold and silver flowing

1100 and 1000 Series provides results

The Peruvian Andes are the world’s highest mountains outside of Asia. They also were the source of much of the gold and silver for which the Incan empire was so famous.

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Case study: Salesforce tower

4016 Series provides results

Combining luxury with environmental sustainability, Salesforce Tower (formerly known as The Heron Tower) incorporates extensive open plan office space and two premium restaurants.

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Case study: Tahrir Square

4000 Series provides results

In 2013 it was calculated that of the 6.6 million registered cars in Egypt, more than 2 million occupy road-space in the country’s capital, Cairo.


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Case study: Forward operating base Delaram

4012 Series prime power

Forward Operating Base (FOB) Delaram is a key location in the effort to maintain stability in this area of Afghanistan, a task made possible with the use of six Perkins® 4012 engines for prime power generation on the site.

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Case study: Indaver Waste-to-Energy Plant

4012 Series standby power

Ireland’s first waste-to-energy plant in County Meath, around 40 kilometres north of Dublin, began contributing to the national grid in January 2012. The €140 million development creates enough electricity to power more than 20,000 households.

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Case study: NATO's HQ

4016 Series standby power

The headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Brussels, Belgium is the permanent home of the senior political decision-making body as well as its administrative centre.



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Case study: Indiabulls finance centre

4016 Series standby power

Indiabulls finance centre is situated in the heart of Mumbai’s business district. Six Perkins® 4016-61TRG2 have proven invaluable from the building’s construction to present day.

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Agricultural


Case study: Cleaner harvest

Cleaner harvest, cleaner engines - case study

French viticulture machinery specialist, Pellenc, was looking to build a machine that set new standards in crop quality, respect for the environment, profitability and ease of use.

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Case study: UK farmer

Emissions technologies get thumbs up from UK farmer

When Devon beef and sheep farmer Andrew Kneebone replaced his previous Landini tractors with two new models, he was understandably concerned about saying goodbye to his faithful workhorses.

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Case study: Lindner

Over 50 years of peak performance

Long-lasting relationships and a collaborative way of working are at the heart of the Perkins approach. Its 52 year relationship with Lindner, the Austrian manufacturer of specialist tractors, demonstrates this ethos in every respect.

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Gas


Case study: Mont St Guibert

Mont St Guibert

Mont St Guibert, Belgium, is one of Europe’s biggest waste-to-energy installations. Biogas produced from the landfill site is used to power over 20,000 homes in the Brabant Wallon region

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Case study: Persoon

Persoon

Located at Stekene, between Ghent and Antwerp, tomato grower Persoon has 10,500 square metres of greenhouses where the popular vine tomato variety Flandria Princess is cultivated.

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Case study: BioGas Oberhesse

BioGas Oberhesse

District utility Biogas Oberhessen GmbH & Co, a subsidiary of Ovag Energie AG, issued a tender for the construction of a new biogas installation near the town of Wölfersheim, north of Frankfurt.

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Case study: Euro pool system

Europe’s largest logistical service provider for returnable and reusable packaging

Euro Pool System (EPS) is Europe’s largest logistical service provider for returnable and reusable packaging. The company effectively rents out trays and containers for the transport of meat, fruit and vegetables.

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Case study: Azores pig farm

Azores pig farm

Two Perkins 4000 Series gas engines have been selected to provide power to a three acre pig farm in the Azores in addition to supporting the power requirements of the national grid.

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Case study: BioGas Wrohm

BioGas Wrohm

The Perkins 4008-30TRS2 engine has been chosen to convert biogas into electric energy, which is then fed into the electric grid in accordance with the German renewable energy law.

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Industrial


Case study: Kalmar rough terrain

Rough terrain handler

Perkins Pacific, a leading distributor of Perkins engines and engineering solutions provider, worked closely with Kalmar Rough Terrain Center to power the Kalmar RT022.

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Material Handling


Case study: Nexen

Engine collaboration gives Nexen a lift

Since 2003, UK-based forklift truck manufacturer, Nexen, has been producing its range of 1.6 to 5 tonne trucks driven by an ethos of innovation.

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Marine


Case study: Croatian water taxi

Perkins M185C engines power the water taxi operating between the island of Rab, the mainland port of Jablanac and the islands of Krk and Pag in Croatia. The 6 cylinder, 6 litre Perkins marine engines have proven to be highly reliable, have a low cost of ownership, operate with low emissions and with low noise and vibration.

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Case study: Power of choice

Perkins has completed the re-power of Ganesh, a Wauiquiez 43, through their distributor Parts & Power Ltd in Tortola. Cruising World Editor-At-Large, Gary “Capt’n Fatty” Goodlander, has replaced the 30+ year old Perkins 4.154 with a new Perkins M92B.

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Case study: Scotland shellfish

A two-man shellfish catching business, operating off the north coast of Scotland, uses the Perkins M185C engine. Perkins marine worked closely with the customer to de-rate the engine from the standard 190 hp at 2100 rpm to a more economic 160 hp at 1850 rpm.

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Case study: Kingfisher fishing

For 45 years Kingfisher Fishing has been one of the leading leisure deep sea fishing charter companies in Kenya. In 2010 Angus Paul, son of the founder contacted his long term supplier D.B. Marine based in Cookham-on-Thames for a pair of replacement engines for his aging Sabre engines.

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Aftermarket


Case study: Telecoms operators

Perkins new Diesel Engine Oil (DEO) has proved its worth in recent trials in the telecoms industry. Prior to its launch at the Middle East Electricity exhibition in March, the engine oil, a specially formulated lubricant for Perkins off-road diesel engines, underwent extensive trials with major telecommunication companies in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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