Aggreko was founded in 1962 in the Netherlands. Over the last 45 years the company has gone from strength to strength. Aggreko also provides energy for the major countries of the region: Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Argentina, Peru and Colombia.
In 2010, Aggreko entered into the Peruvian Market and 3 months later a new depot was inaugurated in the capital city, Lima.
1962 Aggreko was established in the Netherlands.
1973 Started activities in the UK, with Headquarters set up in Glasgow, Scotland.
1984 Aggreko became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Salvesen Group
1986 The Company enters the US market through the acquisition of Electric Rental Systems Inc.
1987 Entered the Temperature Control Rental Business with the acquisition of Mobile Air and Pierce Industrial in the US.
1989 Enters 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
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 Aggreko International Project (AIP) in South America – Venezuela
2004 Aggreko established national and regional customer service centres for the US, UK, South and Central Europe
2006 The Company enters into the Utility Business through the acquisition of Energy Rental Division
2007 New Depots in Santiago, Chile and Campinas, Brazil opened.
2008 Enters into Argentinean Market
2010 A new Depot opens in Buenos Aires. Aggreko played a crucial role supplying the energy for the World Cup in South Africa.
2011 New depots open in Peru and Colombia