At the heart of Iraq's largest commercial complex

16 Jan 2018

A 13,000 kVA power plant has just been installed at the Baghdad Mall, the largest commercial complex ever constructed in Iraq. Iraq's largest mall has just opened its doors, powered by a KOHLER-SDMO plant. Composed of 4 x 3,300 kVA generating sets, the installation is the fruit of a collaboration between personnel from SDMO Industries and its local distributor, EREL. Located in the centre of Baghdad, the capital city of Iraq, the Baghdad Mall project covers some 80,000m². It incorporates:... Read news

Pro Com navigates a route for KOHLER-SDMO gensets

20 Nov 2017

Our distributor Pro Com employed significant resources to deliver generating sets to one of the islands off the coast of Trinidad. Trinidad is an island in the South Caribbean close to Venezuela. With the neighbouring island of Tobago, it forms the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The country's largest island is also home to the capital city, Port of Spain. To the west of Port of Spain is Monos, one of the "Bocas Islands" between Trinidad and Venezuela.  It's in this isolated and diff... Read news

Congratulations and welcome to the first Master Service Distributor

14 Nov 2017

The KD Tour made a stopover in Argentina in late October. It was an opportunity to hand over to Alto Energy the box symbolising its status as Master Service Distributor. As already mentioned in a previous article, the KD Tour made a stopover in Argentina on 28 October. Alto Energy, our local distributor, took the opportunity of hosting an audience of customers, specifiers, contractors and neighbouring distributors in order to present the new range of industrial generating sets fitted with KD ... Read news

The KD Tour is invited to Argentina

9 Nov 2017

On 28 October 2017 the KD Tour made a stopover in Argentina at our local distributor, ALTO ENERGY de TCL SA. It was a day full of discussion and information. The KD Tour continued its world tour with a stopover in Argentina on 18 October. Our distributor, ALTO ENERGY de TCL SA, hosted some 120 people in Buenos Aires to present the products from the KD Series, the new range of KOHLER-SDMO industrial generating sets fitted with KOHLER engines. Composed of distributors and clients from Argentina... Read news

SATEMA and KOHLER SDMO, experts in the aquaculture market

13 Sep 2017

Our distributor SATEMA attended the AQUANOR exhibition in Norway between 15 and 18 August, dedicated to the aquaculture industry. In mid-August in Trondheim, Norway, the AQUANOR exhibition took place - the world's largest exhibition for the aquaculture sector. Our local distributor, SATEMA, was also in attendance and exhibited two KOHLER SDMO gensets on its stand: an R44C3 and a PERFORM 4500 XL. SATEMA sells and installs medium-power industrial gensets, notably to the aquaculture industry. KOH... Read news

KOHLER SDMO supports the ODYSSEA association

12 Sep 2017

The annual ODYSSEA race took place in Brest on Sunday 10 September. For the first time SDMO Industries put together a KOHLER SDMO team. All the funds raised will be donated to the fight against breast cancer. Supported by friends and family, some thirty SDMO Industries employees were on the start line for the ODYSSEA race on Sunday 10 September, taking part in walks and races of 5km and 9km. A partner of the event since its creation by lending out generating sets, this year SDMO Industries d... Read news

SDMO Industries and ISO 14001 certification

6 Sep 2017

One year ago SDMO Industries obtained ISO 14001 certification, crowning 2 years' work and, above all, reflecting the commitment to a process commenced many years earlier. The roots of the initiative lay in the need to meet the requirements of the ICPE environmental legislation at the Kergaradec site. Provisions had already been made when the plant was built in 1995 and during the extension 17 years later. More recent installations such as the compactors, bunds for liquid pollutants and the r... Read news

Brest moves to the American beat

31 Jul 2017

On Thursday 22 June, an official ceremony was held in Brest to commemorate the disembarkation of US troops 100 years ago. A symbolic moment for KOHLER SDMO.  100 years ago, US troops disembarked in Brest to support the allies during World War One. Alongside St Nazaire, one of the 2 disembarkation ports in Europe, the Breton city remains deeply affected by the episode. In memory of this momentous period of history, a ceremony was held at the foot of the American Monument on Thursday 22 J... Read news

KOHLER SDMO on the move in Romania

27 Jun 2017

On 19 May this year our Romanian distributor, Best Tools, hosted over 80 participants at a meeting covering the KD Series. At the Stejarii Country Club in Bucharest on 19 May, Stefan Blaer and the Best Tools team hosted existing and potential clients, supported by its contacts from SDMO Industries. Organised at the initiative of our Romanian distributor, the theme of the meeting was our new product range, the KD Series. In late afternoon, our representatives Yann Tanguy and Denis Calvez pres... Read news

KOHLER SDMO in Norway's colours

20 Jun 2017

On 8 June this year, KOHLER SDMO donned the colours of Norway. In front of an enthusiastic audience, supported by personnel from Brest, our local distributor, SATEMA, presented KOHLER SDMO solutions, including the new KD Series product range. On 8 June 2017 in the UBC conference centre in Oslo, our local distributor, SATEMA, held an information day focussing on generating sets, notably the KD engines. 45 people from a variety of very different sectors attended the event. The day began ... Read news


15 Jun 2017

In April, the Training department ran multiple courses in a number of different locations. Feedback from three highly varied and successful sessions. April 2017 was especially intense for the KOHLER SDMO Training Department. Notably featuring on the schedule were 3 courses in 3 locations covering 3 different subjects.  At one of the sites of our UK subsidiary in the town of Middlewich, our Portable Power After-sales Manager, Hervé Kerguiduff, gave a course on technical assistance ... Read news

Welcome to the new head office!

28 Mar 2017

The head office of SDMO Industries has moved, taking up its new location in February this year right next to the KERGARADEC plant. Farewell to the ageing head office in Rue de la Villeneuve, welcome to the newly renovated buildings in Rue de Kerervern! Located alongside the Kergaradec plant, since February the new premises have been home to all Sales, HR, Accounts and senior management personnel, quickly followed by Marketing. After getting their bearings, the comfort and brightness of ... Read news

SELECT and SDMO Industries: a partnership based on trust

30 Jan 2017

On 22 January 2017, SDMO Industries and SELECT jointly organised a seminar in Djibouti on custom-designed installations, culminating with a visit to a newly installed power plant. On the morning of Sunday 22 January, our distributor in Djibouti, SELECT, hosted some fifty people at the Sheraton hotel for a seminar dedicated to the KOHLER SDMO brand. The audience included representatives from the French armed forces in Djibouti, the US army, Port of Djibouti management, the CCI and local and i... Read news

Kohler Power Systems and SDMO Industries meet in Strasbourg to make a historic announcement

28 Nov 2016

Between 17 and 20 October this year the Global Power Event took place in Strasbourg, bringing together distributors of Kohler Power Systems and SDMO for a major announcement: completion of Project Liberty. A summary of the four days packed with announcements and news. 8:30, Monday 17 October 2016. The press conference kicks off in the meeting rooms of the Strasbourg Hilton to give the journalists a preview of the thrust of the four days to follow: arrival of the KD Series within the range of ... Read news

Production: tablets to improve the final inspection

16 Jun 2016

Before the summer of 2016, tablets will have replaced paper for the final inspection. Julien Rousic, Production Quality Technician, tells us about this very modern and ambitious project which offers multiple benefits. Can you tell us what this project is all about? The project began around 18 months ago. The objective was to introduce a new final inspection system in the production units, namely via touchscreen tablet, replacing the old paper inspection report. What were the reasons for thi... Read news

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