Continuous improvement is a way of life at American Hydro. Our employees stay at the top of their profession by participating in continuous improvement learning experiences such as welder training for Open Root Welding. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding or GTAW is one of the more advanced welding procedures required of our American Hydro artisans. #renewableenergy #smartenergy #americanmanufacturing #wartsila #hydropower... Read More
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The backbone of American Hydro is our team of dedicated employees. In 2020, American Hydro has 22 employees who will celebrate 30+ years of service to our organization. Congrats to our team of dedicated employees: Terry Bailey, Tim Bowers, Matt Chronister, Chuck Frantz, Chris Hake, Galen Hake, Mike King, Mike Little, Dan Livingston, Charlie Mason,... Read More
From our family to yours, American Hydro remembers the brave sacrifice of the men and women of the United States of America. We thank you for your family’s sacrifice and may the memory of your loved ones always be honored.
American Hydro, a Wärtsilä Company, completed manufacturing on its newest hydro turbine solution. The Francis turbine runner will begin its 3,380 km journey to California, USA. At roughly 6.8 T and a 2.4m diameter, this hydro turbine runner will maximize the efficiency, increase operating range, and optimize water flow. American Hydro’s state-of-the-art turbine runner will... Read More
Question and Answer with American Hydro How did American Hydro get its start? (History of where it began, location, etc.) American Hydro was founded in York, Pennsylvania, USA, in 1986 by four engineers, Selim Chacour, Dr. William Colwill, John Degnan, and James Nolt, who recognized that the hydropower industry lacked a manufacturer who specialized in... Read More
The first thing you’ll notice about Alan Maciejewski is his last name. Pronounced Maw-chee-S-Key or as his customers call him, Magic, is quite literally one of the nicest people a person could ever meet. What sets him apart from other people in the project management field is how much he cares for his projects and... Read More
Wärtsilä Company American Hydro to increase efficiency and production capacity of John W. Keys III pump-generating plant in Washington, USA The technology group Wärtsilä and American Hydro – a Wärtsilä Company since 2016 − are together increasing the efficiency, flexibility and hydropower production capacity of the John W. Keys III pump generating plant. The work... Read More