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David Brown Santasalo is a world-leading producer of mechanical power transmission solutions to a wide, diversified range of industrial end markets, including minerals & mining, oil & gas, land and marine defence, pulp & paper, power and general industrial.

David Brown Santasalo was created on 1 June 2016 by the merger of David Brown Gear Systems and Santasalo, two existing CBC portfolio companies with over 150 years of industrial gearing heritage. The merged group has over 1,000 employees, seven major manufacturing sites and an unrivalled network of 23 service centres across six continents, serving a global customer base of over 5,000.

David Brown Santasalo combines extensive sales and service presence in all geographical regions with a world-class engineering and manufacturing capability. The group’s core differentiator is its fundamental capability to design and engineer gear systems for the world’s most demanding industrial applications, coupled with its ability to be ever more local to its diversified customer base through its expanding global service centre network.