WinGD Company Overview

Powering merchant shipping since 1898.

Today our innovative technology is behind the propulsion power of all types of deep-sea ships world-wide, such as oil and product tankers, bulk carriers, car carriers, general cargo ships and container ships. WinGD continues the tradition of the Sulzer diesel engine  and the Wärtsilä two-stroke engine as a leading developer of low-speed gas and diesel engines.

Headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, the largest team of WinGD employees, located there, contribute to  all aspects of research and development (R&D), design, operational and manufacturing support, marketing and sales.

In Switzerland, WinGD also hosts an extensive state-of-the-art research and training facility at its Swiss Engine Research & Innovation Centre.

With offices and operations worldwide, WinGD employees represent over 25 different nationalities.  This diverse culture provides rich innovation and progressive thinking.


Powering transformation for a sustainable future. 


Driving innovation together to deliver smart power solutions.

Quality, Environment, Health & Safety

WinGD seeks to ensure safe and healthy working conditions for its
employees while reducing the environmental impact of its operations.
WinGD is committed to:

• Quality and innovation in developing two-stroke low-speed engines

• Improving the environmental impact of WinGD engines through the reduction of emissions and overall fuel consumption.

• Ensure safe and healthy working conditions of all employees, students, guests, visitors, suppliers and contractors.

• Maintaining legal compliance with all applicable quality, environmental, health and safety (QEHS) regulations and standards.