David Brown Santasalo Gears Oy

David Brown Santasalo Gears Oy

A global gear engineering brand. With more than 1,000 employees, 7 major manufacturing plants and 23 service centres across 6 continents, David Brown Santasalo is ideally equipped to serve its customer base in commodities, marine, defence, power, industrial and consumer end markets. With full in-house gear design and manufacturing across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America, as well as wholly owned service network, we ensure our customers receive gear systems that add value to their processes as well as industry-leading customer support. Our manufacturing facilities are ISO 9001 accredited and we have highly qualified service experts ready to support you wherever you are and whenever you need us.

Company details

P.O. Box 1001‚ Vesangantie 1 , Jyväskylä , FI-40101 Finland
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Industry Type:
Manufacturing, Other
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
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This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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David Brown Santasalo is founded on delivering proven gear systems for critical industrial processes worldwide. With teams of design, application and service engineers based across the globe – we can engineer, manufacture and support industrial gearboxes for a variety of industries including:

  • Cement
  • Defence
  • Oil & Gas
  • Marine & Port Operations
  • Mining & Minerals
  • Paper, Tissue & Fibre
  • Power Generation
  • Rail
  • Sugar Processing
  • Specialist Applications
  • Water & Wastewater


In 2016, David Brown and Santasalo merged to create one of the world’s leading mechanical power transmission brands. As a new, truly global force in the gear industry, David Brown Santasalo now operates 7 major manufacturing plants and 23 service centres across 6 continents.

With almost 300 years of combined gear engineering leadership and substantial geographic expansion over the last decade into high growth countries such as China, India, Indonesia and the Philippines, we are well positioned to serve our customers, wherever they are and whenever they need us.

A Rich Heritage of Engineering Brands

At the heart of our business is a rich gear engineering heritage encompassing many well-known brand names. These brands have given David Brown Santasalo the experience and knowledge that we use to drive value into our customers’ processes today.

As highly experienced gearbox suppliers, we can provide gearbox service, repair and upgrades for all David Brown Santasalo heritage brands: