Centrax Limited is a privately owned company based in Newton Abbot, Devon in the South West of England. The company was founded in 1946 by Richard H H Barr OBE and the late Geoffrey R White after both worked with Sir Frank Whittle in the Power Jets Design Team during the 1940's - pioneering the use of the gas turbine for use in aircraft propulsion.

Centrax Gas Turbines specializes in the manufacture and service of gas turbine powered generator sets ranging from 3.9 MW to 66 MW that use core engines from Siemens.  The generator sets are used mainly for combined heat and power but also in base load, simple cycle and standby applications.  Centrax Gas Turbines is a global company, with a broad customer base throughout the world and employs approximately 250 people.    

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