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Frequently Asked Questions - About Westerbeke

Westerbeke manufactures and markets marine diesel and gasoline generators, marine diesel engines, industrial diesel engines, and air-conditioning units. The Company markets these products under the brand names of Westerbeke®, Universal®, and Rotary Aire®.
The Company is headquartered in Taunton, MA which is in the southeast part of the state, about halfway between Providence, RI and Boston, MA.
The Company was founded in 1937.
The Company offers 9 models of non-marine generator sets ranging from 5.5 to 26.0 kW (60 hertz), all of which can be operated at 50 hertz (lower ratings).
The Company's marine generator product line consists of numerous 50 cycle and 60 cycle models that range from 3.5 to 33.0 kW.
The Company's marine engine product line consists of numerous Westerbeke and Universal-brand diesel inboard propulsion engines that range from 12 to 66 HP.