Aggreko have a first-class reputation for delivering reliable power

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 more than 100 countries and employing more than 4,000 people. 

Milestones in our History

1962           Founded in the Netherlands

1973           Inicio de actividades en Reino Unido, con sede en Escocia

1984           Aggreko es aquirida por el grupo Salvesen

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

1991           Aggreko opened first permanent facility in Middle East. Started Temperature Control Applications in Europe

1996           Launch of Oil Free Air Compressor Rental in North America

1997           De-merged from the Salvesen Group to become a separately quoted plc on the London Stock Exchange

1998           Aggreko International Projects (AIP) was created to coordinate power projects, based in Jebel Ali, Dubai

2000           Temperature Control Services was launched in Middle East

2001           Aggreko opens its first operation in South America, through Uruguay

2002           Starts operations in Brazil and opens its first Depot in Macaé

2003           First AIP Project in South America - Venezuela

2004           Aggreko established in Tunis, Nigeria and China

2005           Launch of Gas Power generators   

2006           Aggreko Internacional breaks record on hiring 1270 of 1250 kVA’s generators. Aggreko acquires GE Energy Rentals and opens Manaus Depot in Brazil    

2007           New Depots in Santiago de Chile and Campinas, Brazil were opened

2008           Starts Operations in Argentina. Beijing 2008 Temporary Power and Temperature Control Exclusive Supplier

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