TPI Composites, Inc., one of the largest U.S.-based independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Gamesa to supply wind blades from its new manufacturing facility in Turkey through to 2022.
TPI has reserved two mold slots and expects to commence manufacturing for Gamesa from one line in early 2018, with the second line under an option agreement through September 30, 2017.
“We are pleased that Gamesa has chosen to expand its business relationship with us in Turkey and outsource blade production for the EMEA region,” said Steve Lockard, TPI’s President and CEO.
TPI has been building wind blades for Gamesa in Mexico since 2014 under a long-term supply agreement.
“We look forward to delivering high-quality, cost-competitive wind blades to Gamesa in the EMEA region,” added Senol Bircan, TPI’s Vice President – EMEA Operations.