Aggreko Australia History

Aggreko Australia History

Excellence in Product and Service built through Experience

Aggreko's success spans 50 years. In Australia and the Pacific, Aggreko has existed since 1988.

Some of our key milestones are:

  • 1962 Generator rental business founded in Groot Ammers,The Netherlands by Luc Koopman.
  • 1973 UK business established in Scotland, UK.
  • 1984 Aggreko is acquired by Salvesen Group.
  • 1986 Aggreko enters the North American market through acquisition.
  • 1989 New depot opens in Singapore to enter the South East Asian market.
  • 1990 Further extension of the business with a new depot in Australia.
  • 1991 Growth allows new opening to enter the Middle East market. Temperature control introduced into the European market.
  • 1997 Aggreko emerges on the London Stock Exchange separated from Salvesen Group.
  • 2000 Temperature Control introduced in Middle East.
  • 2002 Entry into the Brazilian markets.
  • 2006 Aggreko enters the Chinese market through opening a new depot in Shanghai.
  • 2007 Aggreko exceeds USD 1 billion annual revenue, excluding fuel.
  • 2008 Exclusive supplier for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
  • 2010 Power provided to the FIFA World Cup in South Africa
  • 2011 Aggreko acquires NZ Generator Hire business
  • 2012 London 2012 Olympic Games plugs in Aggreko

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