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We have synchronized performance
for increased efficiency and productivity.
Just when you needed it.

Weir Oil & Gas and MTU have come together to create EPIX, answering the industry’s need for greater efficiency in harsher environments and continuous 24-hour operations.

Our initial response to meet this need is the first fully integrated power system purpose-built for hydraulic fracturing. With engine, transmission, and pump components designed to work together mechanically and electronically, the system optimizes longevity and performance, while lowering total cost of ownership for operators during the well-completion stage of shale oil and gas projects. These efficiency solutions are driven by the Weir technical sales team.

One stop shop.

Our partnership, operating as EPIX, also allows for a seamless, one-stop customer experience, supported by full-system warranties. Weir’s global service network manages all aspects of maintenance and service.


Leadership Aligned For Your Success

At EPIX, we are completely committed to helping you meet your operational and financial challenges.

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Douglas Schwedland

Chief Executive Officer

Douglas Schwedland brings over two decades of experience in diesel engine and systems business to his role as CEO of EPIX. After graduating from Michigan State University with a BA in Business Administration in 1993, Douglas has worked for Detroit Diesel Corporation, MTU Detroit Diesel, Tognum AG and Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG. He was Director of Business Development and Sales Administration at MTU Detroit Diesel and then Regional Director for North America at Tognum America. Most recently, he served in a dual role as CEO of MTU Middle East FZE and Business Development Director for Middle East, Africa and Central Asia. Douglas also served on the Board of Directors for Royce Power Systems company-owned subsidiaries in Turkey and South Africa.

Douglas excels at creating strategy, building teams and delivering results. Early in his career, he demonstrated a special aptitude for working with diverse partners, beginning with Volvo Penta in Sweden, followed by a year in residence at MTU in Germany. After spending nearly 10 years in sales, Douglas acquired a passion for working with the distribution network to bring together entrepreneurial spirit and corporate strategy to enhance businesses dedicated to retaining both. Douglas’ work with distribution provided the opportunity to oversee and manage change with every assignment, often working to integrate sales and service networks between multiple manufacturers.