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Troubled blade business ready with world's longest test blade

Denmark's SSP Technology worked on the world's largest test blade for 18 months. But while the wing is now ready for delivery, the company is fighting for its own survival after equity funds have backed out.

Three years ago, SSP Technology broke the record at the time by building an 83-meter blade, which is pictured here in transit from the factory. | Photo: SSP Technology

Turbine blade manufacturer SSP Technology in Denmark is currently in the midst of a severe financial battle.

"We have 60 competent employees and vast unique knowledge which could go to waste if we have to shut down," said managing director of SSP Technology, Flemming Sørensen, last week.

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