Peter Richards appointed as Chair.
Ian Testrow appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.
Emeco exited Indonesia.
New global business strategy implemented.
Emeco now operating in Australia, Canada and Chile and focused on providing safe, reliable and maintained rental equipment to the global mining industry.
Ken Lewsey appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.
Operations established in Chile.
2010 & 2011
Global strategic review and closure of under-performing assets.
2007 & 2008
A number of acquisitions of independent earthmoving equipment rental, sales and parts companies took place in Europe, Australia and the United States.
Emeco listed on the Australian Securities Exchange as ASX code EHL. PEP and Archer exited their interest in the Emeco Group.
Two Australian private equity firms, Pacific Equity Partners and Archer Capital bought Emeco from Darr Equipment Company. Emeco acquired businesses in Canada and Europe and significantly expanded its activities in the United States.
Established operations in Netherlands.
Established US operations in Houston, Texas.
Established operations in Indonesia as Prima Traktor IndoNusa, trading as Emeco.
Darr Equipment Company, a US equipment and forklift company based in Texas, acquired Emeco in 1997.
Emeco had established operations across Australia by 1992.
New South Wales business established.
Emeco (EarthMoving Equipment COmpany) founded as a local equipment supplier to the West Australian market.