Manufacturing

    One team, one process, one blade

    One of our core values as an organization is working as one team. This value is truly reflected in our blades. Irrespective of where our blades are produced, the philosophy, the process and quality are the same.

    At the very core of our manufacturing operations around the world is LM Production Systems (LMPS). LMPS takes its cue from LEAN manufacturing and is customized to our organization of factories, our people and our processes.

    Uniformity in our production processes becomes even more important because of our global manufacturing footprint - across 14 locations and 4 continents. We are present where our customers want us to be! The value proposition to our customers includes delivering the same superior quality, irrespective of where the blade is produced. Along with identical production processes and systems, our seamless transfer of technology between factories guarantees the same product regardless of whether the delivery is from our factory in India, China, Spain, the USA, Canada, Denmark or Poland.

    The process of technology transfer draws on experts from existing factories who know everything from factory design, equipment, tests and production processes to quality control and testing. Management and staff are trained in all stages of production, and working methods are adapted to local conditions. Finally, the processes and products are always fully compliant with LM Wind Power’s quality and Health, Safety and Environment standards.

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    Manufacturing

    It's quality, rest assured

    Our ISO certified Quality Assurance (QA) system ensures that there are no loose ends with the checks our blades undergo. We use Non-destructive Testing (NDT) methods to ensure that even underlying imperfections don’t go unaddressed.

    When the quality is right, the rest will follow!

    Culture & values

    We lean on LMPS

     By continuously training our people to think and apply the LMPS principles, we build trust and respect  and work as one team, while encouraging them to actively take ownership for products and processes. Each year their suggestions  lead to innovation,  excellence and thousands of improvements. Our values drive safety, quality and productivity to a higher level, to better support our customers and market. 

    Sustainability

    Working closely with suppliers

    We buy specific performance characteristics from our suppliers. The requirements we present in relation to specially-developed raw materials escalate in step with our own technological development and demands for greater integration between design, materials and processes.

    Building a reliable blade

    Testing

    Performance and reliability through rigorous testing.

    We are the only wind turbine blade manufacturer to have our very own wind tunnel and in-house testing facilities for full scale blade tests.

    Building a reliable blade

    Design

    Everything we do is by design.

    LM Wind Power has perfected the art of blade design over the past three decades. While the digital age has changed the way we generate our designs, the balance between key properties and fundamental blade concepts continue to form the basis of our designs.

    Building a reliable blade

    Materials

    The optimal balance between price and performance.

    Via smart engineering, we 'stretch' what our materials are capable of and continually expand the envelope of what can be achieved.