People + Places

Western New York employees “Adopt a Highway”

Across the U.S., thousands of groups and organizations commit to keeping America beautiful by adopting portions of highway and pledging to keep them clean. This year, a team of 11 Olean Operations-based employees adopted a one-mile stretch of Interstate Route 86 as part of the ISO 14001 and OHSAS initiatives. On Earth Day (April 22, […]

Duisburg, Germany: where the Ruhr meets the Rhine

Editor’s Note: Over the years, Siemens has acquired several well-known suppliers in the compressor segment, including Mannesmann Demag, Demag Delaval, Delaval-Stork, Delaval, Kühnle, Kopp & Kausch (KK&K), PGW Turbo, and most recently, Dresser-Rand. Today, the Duisburg, Germany site is a major operation within the Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power and Gas Division. Chimneys, industrial […]

Cyclists raise money to help MS

The BP MS 150 bike ride organized by the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society is the largest event of its kind. It attracts approximately 13,000 cyclists, 3,500 volunteers and countless spectators. Typically, the race begins in Houston and ends in Austin. Unfortunately, severe thunderstorms rolled through Texas during this year’s race weekend (April 16-17, 2016), […]

Technology should never replace the work and ingenuity of people

Editor’s Note: Karen Florschuetz, formerly of Siemens AG, Power and Gas, was named Vice President and General Manager, Americas Operations for the Dresser-Rand business in 2015. In this role, she manages operations in Olean and Painted Post, New York; Burlington, Iowa; and India. She is also responsible for the former Siemens compressor business operations in […]

Turbo bikers top 100,000 Euros for charities

Despite the dust, sweat and heat, the Siemens Turbo Bikers displayed nothing but sheer joy after collecting more than 17,000 euros ($18,097) for charity during this year’s event. This brought the team’s combined total collected for various children’s and youth charities to more than 100,000 euros ($106,453)! For the past seven years, the Turbo Bikers […]

The First 40 Years are the Hardest

At 85 years old, Dave Morse is still moving and shaking in the compressor business. Those who know Dave Morse might imagine his office as an archive of compression history. It’s true. Dave’s office is full of old technical manuals, text books, price books, early compressor photographs, and D-R and its competitors’ history and literature. […]

Making Best Use of the Tools At Hand

In Ernest Hemingway’s, The Old Man and the Sea, the aging fisherman, Santiago, would say to himself, “Now is no time to think of what you donot have. Think of what you can do with what there is.” Perhaps this phrase helps describe the work mindset of Berenice Flores, a key client manager for a […]

Service Contract Manager Not Unlike a Maestro

“I always wanted to be a doctor, because I wanted to help people and have a positive impact each day,” says Danielle Guccione. “But then I visited my older sister Leia, who was taking summer classes at Iowa State, and was introduced to her mechanical engineering advisor. Her advisor talked to me about engineering and everything you could do with […]

Fellowship Program Welcomes Lucas and Moll

Hiring and retaining top-notch technical talent is essential to maintaining market leadership. Dresser-Rand established the Global Engineering Fellowship Program to honor employees who have attained the highest level of distinction through significant engineering achievements. A Dresser-Rand Engineering Fellowship is a tribute to employees who have been practicing engineers for 20 or more years and whose work has provided competitive advantages in the energy markets. Honorees are also recognized as industry experts in […]

Be The Change You Want To See In the World

Strengthening the communities in which we operate is an important aspect of our Company’s values. The Company and its employees recognize that strong communities are advantageous for growth and prosperity. Worldwide, our employees look for ways to give back, strengthen community programs and support worthwhile causes. ESA Sales and Service Meeting Attendees Open Hearts…and Wallets Attendees of the annual European Served Areas […]