David Brown Santasalo Australia extend partnership with the ZOLLERN Group


David Brown Santasalo (DBS) is pleased to announce we have extended our current Service Partner Agreement with the ZOLLERN Group until 2029. The five-year extension is a testament to the strong partnership built between both parties since the initial agreement was signed in 2020.

Our specialist team of fitters have been approved, trained and certified by the ZOLLERN Group to execute inspections, maintenance, and repairs and testing for all ZOLLERN equipment from our three key workshop locations in Bulli, Mackay and Perth. DBS provide support to a wide range of critical industries including the mining industry for both fixed plant and mobile mining, as well as sugar, marine and ports, cranes, drilling and tunnel boring, and concrete pump industries. 

Philipp Mayer, Head of Customer Service Drive Technology - ZOLLERN GmbH & Co.KG said “We have built a strong and successful partnership with David Brown Santasalo Australia over the past four years, enabling us to serve our customers across Australia from a more localised setting and adding further value to the service we provide them. It is a great pleasure to extend our partnership for a further five years and we look forward to continuing this journey with the team at DBS.”

DBS will continue to have 24-hour support from ZOLLERN’s German headquarters allowing us access to technical manuals and drawings, along with supplying their genuine OEM spares and parts for servicing, repairs and maintenance.

Jason Barton, Regional Sales Director for DBS Australia said, “It is fantastic to announce the extension of our contract with the ZOLLERN Group following such a successful partnership with the group over the last few years. We are proud to support their customers right across Australia and look forward to continuing to strengthen this relationship over the next three years.”

About the ZOLLERN Group

ZOLLERN has over 300 years of tradition and is known as one of the pioneers of the metals industry. As a major OEM and world leader for gearboxes and winches, they design, produce, sell and service a product range of innovative metal products at 7 production facilities and 6 subsidiaries in Europe, America and Asia.

With its four business areas and nine product divisions, ZOLLERN stands for high quality, innovative technologies and reliable service - worldwide.

Pronounced expertise and perfection in implementation characterise the custom products and solutions that are used in industries such as the automotive industry, construction machine industry, maritime industry, energy technology, mechanical engineering and medical technology to shredding technology.

About David Brown Santasalo

David Brown Santasalo is a global operation with locations spanning six continents, and a long-standing heritage. DBS can trace its roots back to 1860 when David Brown in the UK commenced cast gear manufacturing.  In 2016, David Brown joined forces with Santasalo to become one of the world’s leading mechanical power transmission brands; David Brown Santasalo.

David Brown Santasalo is a leading manufacturer of industrial gearboxes for process industries worldwide and provides full lifecycle support for David Brown, Santasalo and heritage gearboxes, along with all third-party gears regardless of the make or model. With almost three centuries of gear engineering expertise, a strong track record for reliable performance coupled with a rich brand heritage and proven application experience, David Brown Santasalo’s innovative power transmission solutions keep industrial processes running at optimal levels.

David Brown Santasalo has a proven gear engineering history and as a result we are the experts in providing reliable, durable, and efficient mechanical power transmission solutions for a wide range of industries.

 Please contact the team at David Brown Santasalo Australia for all your ZOLLERN equipment, spares and maintenance requirements at australia@dbsantasalo.com.


Photo description: R-L - Jason Barton, Regional Sales Director, David Brown Santasalo, Philipp Mayer, Head of Customer Service Drive Technology - ZOLLERN GmbH & Co.KG, and Johannes Weiland, Director Sales & Service Drive Technology - ZOLLERN GmbH & Co.KG was taken at Australia’s largest coal port next to a ZOLLERN Slew Drive.

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