Edbro PLC.

Edbro are the number one manufacturer of hydraulic truck tipping hoists and waste management equipment in the world. With over 90 years of experience, the company has developed a range of products that offer high levels of safety and efficiency to customers worldwide. Latest tipping cylinders provide reduced weight and faster operation than other systems available, improving profits through greater load carrying capacity and increased number of deliveries. With an extensive network of offices and distributors, Edbro can provide standard or custom solutions for any application, to anywhere in the world.

Company details

Nelson Street , Bolton , Lancashire BL3 2JJ United Kingdom

Locations Served

Business Type:
Industry Type:
Waste and Recycling - Waste Management
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:

Edbro have been leading the market with product developments ever since 1916 when the company’s founder Maurice Edwards developed the first ever hoist to be powered by a truck engine. Based on a long-standing tradition of cutting-edge innovation and with over 90 years of industry expertise behind them, Edbro products remain at the forefront of the tipping market, increasing payloads, reducing tipping times and providing “fit and forget” solutions. Located in the UK in the north-west town of Bolton since its very beginnings, Edbro considers its local roots very important. However, with over 75% of cylinders exported around the world, Edbro’s global reputation is unrivalled.

Customer Support
All Edbro products are designed and built to optimise customer benefits.

  • Lightweight equipment increases operator payload and profitability.
  • The Edbro “fit & forget” promise minimises downtime and increases product durability for extra productivity.
  • The extensive network of specialist spare parts and service agents provide after-sales peace of mind worldwide.
  • Safety comes first in the design of Edbro products, ensuring an optimised working environment with reduced risk of accident.

State of the Art Technology
From cylinder design, using the latest 3D modeling and finite element analysis techniques, to a unique laser welding process used during manufacture, Edbro’s long-standing reputation for innovation ensures the optimum solution to all your cylinder needs.

Unrivalled Quality
Extensive on-line quality control systems are employed throughout the manufacturing process to ensure a “fit & forget” cylinder is produced every time.
Every Edbro cylinder is subjected to a final production test at 150% of maximum pressures.

Engineering Excellence
At Edbro we offer unrivalled application engineering support and in-depth product knowledge that only comes from decades of industry experience.
Our highly skilled engineers can offer the optimum product for your application to maximise operating payload and ensure ultimate safety in operation.
Extensive research combined with testing in the most arduous environments ensures the best on the market for reliability and performance in any situation.