Facts and figures

100%

With (sales) engineers, technicians, and the entire production force combined at one location, ESCO Couplings is not only able to manufacture and deliver your couplings but also determine and build the specific coupling for your particular project, in one or thousands of exemplars. This is our 100% tailor-made service.

50 M EUR

In 2016, ESCO’s annual turnover reached Euro 50 million.

150,000 couplings

To date, thanks to privileged partnerships with major international groups, more than 150,000 Escogear traction couplings, the FTRN, have been installed in numerous trains, tramways and metros around the world.

200 people

ESCO employs 200 people in its European and Asian subsidiaries. More than one hundred of them are located in Belgium.

ISO 9001

Since 1995 ESCO Couplings has benefited from ISO9001 certification, the certificate of quality management.

6,000 rpm

ESCO Couplings equips the fastest trains. For example, the ICE 3, a high-speed train in Germany, uses our couplings which rotate at a speed of 6,000 revolutions per minute, are exposed to a wide range of loads and movements and have an angular misalignment of up to 2 x 7°.

4 manufacturing units

Constantly in search of improvement, willing to reduce delivery times and production costs, ESCO has developed 2 manufacturing units in China and India to complement the two existing in Belgium.

35 locations

ESCO has a global presence. Primarily through its European subsidiaries established in 5 European countries: Belgium, Germany, France, The Netherlands and Poland, as well as its Asian subsidiaries in China and India. But also through its close relations with numerous distributor partners throughout the rest of the world.

70 years

With more than 70 years of experience in supplying and manufacturing hydraulic, mechanical and electronic drive systems, and with over 45 years’ experience in developing, designing, manufacturing and selling couplings, ESCO is the ideal partner for all your projects. Whatever the industry, whatever the application, working hand in hand with you, our engineering and sales teams join forces to find the best solution in order to always satisfy your highest expectations.

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%

50
M EUR

150,000
couplings

200
people

ISO
9001

6000
rpm

4
manufacturing units

35
locations

70
years