Hire of power generators and chiller with Aggreko

Confidence built through experience

Aggreko was founded in 1962 in the Netherlands.  Over the last 45 years the company has gone from strength to strength, to where it is today with a presence in 29 countries and employing more than 2,200 people. 

Our History

    1962 Founded in the Netherlands
    1973 UK business established in Scotland
    1984 Aggreko became a wholly-owned subsidiary of publicly traded Salvesen Group
    1986 Entered U.S. Power rental through acquisition of Electric Rental Systems Inc.
    1987 Entered the temperature control rental business through the acquisition of Mobile Air and Pierce Industrial in the US
    1989 Entry into the Asia Pacific region with acquisition of Yeow Kong Electrical Company in Singapore
    1990 Aggreko opened first permanent facility in Middle East
    1997 De-merged from the Salvesen Group to become a separately quoted plc on the London Stock Exchange
    2002 Aggreko is the official Temporary Power Generation and Distribution Services Supplier for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games
    2004 Aggreko established national and regional customer service centres for the US, UK, South and Central Europe
    2005 major contract in Uganda to supply 50 MW of power
    2006 Major contract in Kenya to supply 100 MW of power
    2006 Aggreko acquires GE Energy Rentals
    2007 100 MW contract in Yemen
    2007 Opening depot locations in Shanghai (China), Edmonton (Canada), Padova (Italy)
    2008 Acquisition of Power Plus Rentals Ltd, Canada
    2008 Beijing Olympic Games, China
    2009 Acquisition of Cummins, India
    2009 Power solutions for the Presidential Debates and Inauguration Ceremony
    2009 Depot openings in Pune (India), Dalian (China), Johannesburg (South Africa)
    2009 115 MW contract in Sultanate of Oman
    2010 100 MW support power to Panamanian National Grid
    2010 90 MW of power and temperature control at the Vancouver Winter Olympics
    2010 200 MW Utility Support Power, Bangladesh
    2010 70 MW FIFA World Cup, South Africa
    2011 Super Bowl Championship Game, Dallas Texas
    2011 Acquisition of N. Z. Generator Hire Limited, New Zealand & Pacific Islands

    2012 London olympic games

    2013 Superbowl, New Orleans, Louisiana

    2013 Harley Davidson 110th birthday, Rome, Italy








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