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DBS opens new industrial gearbox service centre in Peru

24th March 2017

With one of the largest service networks in the gear industry, David Brown Santasalo (DBS) have further enhanced their global presence with a new industrial gearbox service and repair centre in Peru.

The 1,600m² facility has approximately 1,000m² workshop space, including 20 tonne main cranage capacity and a 5 tonne auxiliary crane. The workshop is fully fitted with machine tools and equipment necessary to carry out a wide range of gearbox repairs.

Located in Arequipa at the heart of Peru’s copper mining industry, the new service centre is close to many key  DBS customers, enabling them to deliver rapid gearbox service, repair and upgrade for all mining applications including conveyors and mills.

The Peru service centre was officially opened with a celebratory event attended by employees, customers and industry guests.