Visit to FG Wilson, Newberry

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Technical Visit
14 October 2011 10:00 - 12:00
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A visit has been arranged to FG Wilson, in Newberry, South Carolina with Sam Kirkpatrick CEng FIMechE, the General Manager.  FG Wilson is a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar.  Detailed company information and directions can be obtained from either  or

This visit is intended for IMechE members, however if you wish to bring a guest, please advise me with brief particulars, to see if they can be accommodated.  Young engineers in training are also invited.  We need 15 or more participants to make this visit viable.

The basic agenda is intended to cover the morning of Friday October 14:

We’ll start at 10:00am with a factory tour, then have a short presentation on CAT and on the plans for the facility in Newberry. Following will be brief career bios from IMechE Members.

Please let me know by Friday October 7 at the latest if you wish to attend.

This visit is approved by IMechE through International Development Executive Rachel Leech.
If you did not receive an email with this notice, please contact me at with your email address.
Please address any questions to me.  As a courtesy I have included Sam Kirkpatrick's details and the facility address below.

Sam Kirkpatrick
General Manager, Newberry Facility
Electric Power Division
Newberry, SC
Office Phone:    803-405-8300


FG Wilson
284 Mawsons Way

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