about us

Broadwind Energy. Solutions for the energy needs of the future.

Helping to foster energy independence in America, Broadwind Energy (NASDAQ: BWEN) applies decades of deep industrial expertise to provide components and gearing for customers in the energy and infrastructure markets.

Components & Gearing for Energy and Industrial Applications

From wind tower manufacturing, to gears and gearbox replacement parts for applications in wind, oil and gas, mining and steel, to natural gas compression for fleet, we have solutions for the energy needs of the future—today. With facilities throughout the U.S., Broadwind Energy's talented team of 650 employees is committed to helping customers maximize performance of their investments—quicker, easier and smarter.

Towers and Fabrications

Broadwind Energy specializes in the production of wind turbine towers and fabrications for oil and gas, mining and other industrial applications. With production facilities located in Manitowoc, WI and Abilene, TX, Broadwind is situated in close proximity to the primary U.S. domestic energy and equipment manufacturing locations. Highly regarded by customers for flexibility and adaptability, Broadwind specializes in the fabrication of heavier next generation wind towers that are larger, more technically advanced and designed for multi-megawatt (“MW”) and larger wind turbines.

Precision Gearing and Gearboxes

Broadwind’s Brad Foote Gear Works, Inc. subsidiary engineers, builds and repairs precision gears and gearboxes for wind, oil and gas, mining and other industrial applications. With a heritage of gearing experience and ingenuity dating to 1924, and unique expertise in tight-tolerance gearing, Brad Foote has produced over 4,500 MW of wind gearing and is focused on the manufacture of custom engineered gearing systems and gearboxes. From its plants in Cicero, IL and Pittsburgh, PA, Brad Foote offers its global customers unmatched high-quality gearing solutions—every day.

Compression Solutions for Natural Gas Fleet Vehicles

Broadwind | SAFE have partnered together to deliver turn-key compression packages, solutions, and technical support nationwide.  Our partnership with SAFE SpA, a world leader in compression products since 1975, with an installed base of over 3,500 compression systems world wide, allows us to offer complete, engineered solutions for any type or size of CNG station or fleet vehicle application.  From design to delivery, SAFE SpA is recognized for innovation and reliability.  


  • Sales:  $199 million (2015), down 12% from 2014
  • Sales:  $241.3 million (2014), up 12% from 2013
  • Sales: $215.7 million (2013)

Executive Management Team

• President and Chief Executive Officer:  Stephanie K. Kushner 

Sales Contacts

Wind Energy

Towers Manufacturing: alison.wroblewski@bwen.com

Wind Gearing / Brad Foote:  joseph.reisinger@bwen.com


Steel Fabrications:  gil.mayo@bwen.com 

Precision Industrial Gearing / Brad Foote: sergio.gamboa@bwen.com

Compression Solutions

CNG:  joseph.reisinger@bwen.com or david.walters@bwen.com