Geared for success: An overview of integrally geared compressors


Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
Time: 8:00am – 9:00am Central Standard Time

Integrally Geared Compressors (IGC), often referred to as multi-shaft compressors, are a type of compressor used across various industries for high capacity applications. These compressors are capable of delivering exceptional energy efficiency even under part load, all in a compact, flexible design.

In this webinar, our experts will discuss the wide application range of integrally geared compressors across various industries and explore unique design characteristics, highlighting the key differences between integrally geared and single shaft compressors.

Join the webinar to learn more.

Our speakers at a glance

Marcel Husmann

Product Strategy Lead Integrally Geared Compressor (IGC) | Siemens Energy

Marcel Husmann is an accomplished Product Strategy Lead with extensive expertise in integrally geared compressors. With over 15 years of experience in working with rotating equipment, including 9 years dedicated to decarbonized markets, Marcel possesses a profound understanding of the industry and how to align industry expectations with the most appropriate IGC portfolio. His educational background includes a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering and a Bachelor's degree in Applied IT, which has equipped him with a strong foundation in engineering principles, economic requirements, and the demands of a digital future. Marcel's deep industry knowledge and technical acumen make him an invaluable asset to any organization seeking to optimize their operations and meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving marketplace.

Lukas Biyikli

R&D Portfolio Manager | Siemens Energy

Lukas Biyikli currently serves as the R&D Portfolio Manager for Integrally Geared Compressors, CCUS, and Heat Pumps. Lukas has previously worked in Business Development and Sales for emerging compression technologies and applications, including hydrogen, clean fuels, heat pumps, steam compression, and CCUS. He has pioneered innovative approaches to integrate turbo and reciprocating compressors into process applications and developed a technique that couples a CO2 compressor with the LP steam provision for amine-based carbon capture systems. Lukas’ vast experience and expertise in emerging compression technologies, coupled with his a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Hochschule Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences, make him an invaluable member to the Siemens Energy team.

Balbino Arevalo

Marketing and Strategy Americas | Siemens Energy

Balbino is a seasoned professional with over 13 years of experience at Siemens Energy. His diverse roles have included Manufacturing & Operations, Aftermarket and New Equipment Sales, Commercialization of new technologies, Strategy, and currently Marketing and Business Development. He has a wealth of experience in Energy Solutions and Decarbonization, and has been instrumental in driving growth and innovation across the company. Balbino holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, graduating Summa Cum Laude.