Originally a family-owned business formed over 40 years ago and now a wholly owned subsidiary of the global Caterpillar group, FG Wilson is Europe’s largest diesel generating set manufacturer.
FG Wilson has been providing people and businesses around the world with a reliable power supply since 1966, by manufacturing and installing over 300,000 high quality generating sets for prime and standby power applications. Now part of Caterpillar’s Electric Power Division since 2005, our mission is to provide high quality, reliable and efficient electric power solutions to customers all over the world.
With production facilities in Northern Ireland, Brazil, China, India and the USA, FG Wilson sits comfortably within the UK’s top 100 exporters and holds numerous prestigious accolades and recognitions. These include the esteemed Queen’s Award for Enterprise and the Investors in People Award.
As one of Northern Ireland’s largest employers FG Wilson is committed to being a responsible employer. Corporate social responsibility plays an important role in all business decisions and is central to the Company’s ethos and strategy.
The company’s people strategy focuses on increasing employee engagement through enabling employees to achieve a worklife balance, placing an emphasis on learning and development and providing an injury free workplace.
FG Wilson is part of the multinational Caterpillar Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of construction equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. The company is a technology leader in transportation, mining, forestry, energy, logistics, electronics, financing and the electric power generation.
As part of the Caterpillar group, employees have the opportunity to be part of a truly global team. With offices in over 50 countries around the globe, Caterpillar delivers products, services and technologies in three principal lines of business: Machinery, Engines and Financial Products. Caterpillar is a leader in building the world’s infrastructure and in enabling progress for millions of people around the globe.