About Swiss Diesel

Swiss Diesel Inc. was founded in 2000 by President, Michael A. Jetzer.

Michael was born in California to Swiss parents. As a young boy he moved to the German speaking region on the Lake of Konstanz in Switzerland. He later moved back to the US and worked in the automotive industry and then as an engineer with Wartsila NA and New Sulzer Diesel New York.

Trained by Sulzer In the early 1990’s Michael was promoted to Senior Service Engineer in 1995. Michael has extensive experience in servicing Sulzer brand engines on vessels and in power stations.

Michael now resides in the Piedmont region of North Carolina with his wife and two boys.

With over two decades of experience with Sulzer engines, Swiss Diesel, Inc. provides troubleshooting, performance problems and control systems, break down repairs, general inspections, overhauls and all other repairs.

We are America’s representation for

Cross Head Engines

For Sulzer and Wartsila type main engines we stock and supply engine parts suitable for the following types: 

  • RT FLEX 
  • RTA 
  • RL A/ B 
  • RND (M) 
  • RD 

Together with our success of manufacturing and supplying SULZER spare parts, Damen Schelde Marine Services is now doing the same with MAN B&W type spares parts for selective engines. For our B&W type spare parts Damen Schelde Marine Services maintain the same procedures in manufacturing, and keep the same strict quality control just like as with our other spare parts. With stock availability of all common wear and tear parts, together with our inhouse forwarding department, urgent deliveries can be arranged immediately. Supply is from our warehouses in Vlissingen (the Netherlands), Shanghai (China) and Singapore. 

Our supply scope for B&W main engine type parts is suitable for the following engine types:

  • 50MC 
  • 60MC 
  • 50MC-C 
  • 60MC-C 
  • 50ME 
  • 60ME

Trunk Piston Engines

A continually increasing scope of spare parts for 4-stroke diesel engines (generators/auxiallery, propulsion) are available from stock. With almost 100% coverage of most wear parts for the popular engine types, and with our in-house forwarding department, urgent deliveries can be arranged immediately. For the Daihatsu and Yanmar engine bearings, both white metal and aluminum type are in stock, manufactured by Daido.

Our auxiliary engine supply scope covers the following types:

Yanmar type engine parts suitable for:

  • N21
  • N18

Daihatsu type engine parts suitable for:

  • DK-20
  • DC-17(A)

B&W type engine parts suitable for;

  • 16/24
  • 23/30(H)
  • 28/32(H)
  • 27/38
  • 32/40

Sulzer type engine parts suitable for:

  • S20 (U/H/UH)
  • AL (ATL/ASL)

Pneumatic Control Systems

In our warehouse we stock repair kits and valves commonly found on Sulzer and MAN B&W engines.

Our work scope also included overhauling the complete pneumatic control systems.

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EMAIL: info@swissdiesel.com

PHONE: +1 (828) 478-4005

FAX: (828) 478-4006

Swiss Diesel Inc.
PO Box 337
Sherrills Ford, NC 28673