Gustav Pielstick, born in 1890, was a German engineer who invented several new techniques that changed the motors of the world.
He started his career at MAN. After the Second World War he left to France and worked for the Société d'étude des machines thermiques (SEMT).
SEMT Pielstick is a French producer of diesel engines with German roots and it is nowadays part of the German company MAN Diesel.
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