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 Diesel Technology Centre.

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


We are inspired people providing innovative technologies that power the heart of the marine industry. We go the extra mile to add value to our customers' business.​


WinGD creates customer value through technical leadership, excellent customer care including the use of latest technologies and tools available.  WinGD fosters a culture where people are empowered to take responsibility, an environment that stimulates innovation and creativity.

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.