Tour: 9 October, 2015 @ 2:30pm - Sulzer Pumps

About the Company

Sulzer was founded in 1775 in the city of Winterthur in Switzerland. One of their most famous employees was Rudolf Diesel - inventor of the Diesel engine.

The company is divided in three main divisions:

  • Pumps Equipment - Pumping systems (It produces centrifugal pumps and agitators/mixers for the Oil, Hydrocarbon, Paper, Power Generation, Water, Food, Metals and Fertilizer industries at a global scale)
  • Rotating Equipment Services - Service and repair of thermal turbomachinery, also manufactures spares for turbines and rotating electrical equipment.
  • Chemtech - Components and services for separation columns and static mixing


The tour will take place at 2:30pm on Friday the 9th of October.  The tour will be conducted by H. Sam Samarasekera, Manager of Nuclear Engineering at Sulzer.

He will take the students for a tour of the company, and then for a question and answer session. The tour will conclude at about 3.30pm.

Please arrive about 5 minutes early. When you arrive, go to the reception desk and ask for Sam.


Sulzer is located at 4129 Lozells Av., Burnaby - the office is a short walk from Production Way Skytrain Station (on the Millennium Line). Click here to see travel instructions.

The host company is expecting a small group of up to 5 students, as well as an instructor/guide from LSI. Experience Education will remind the host about the tour a day in advance.