David Brown Gear Systems, a supplier of industrial gearboxes and aftermarket services for applications in the world’s core industrial sectors, announced the opening of its new industrial gearbox service and repair facility in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines.
David Brown Gear Systems (Philippines), Inc. is located in the heart of the region’s growing industrial sectors and is fully equipped with state-of-the-art gearbox strip, condition assessment, repair, rebuild, assembly and test facilities.
Utilizing more than 150 years of gear engineering and service experience, David Brown’s new service center will repair and upgrade gearboxes in industrial applications including mines, power stations, cement and sugar processing plants as well as oil and gas facilities and marine vessels.
"David Brown works in industries where maximum process availability is critical and we are proud to be the only industrial gearbox OEM operating a dedicated service centre in the Philippines," said Scott Gilmour, general manager of David Brown Asia. "Our new service centre in Subic Bay brings us even closer to our valued customers and is a major milestone in the company’s plan to deliver premium gear engineering expertise throughout Asia.”
British Ambassador to the Philippines, Asif Ahmad welcomed David Brown’s investment in Subic Bay.
“It is good to see another world-leading British company choosing the Philippines for its operations in this fast growing region," said Ahmad. "Filipino businesses in industries such as mining, energy and construction will benefit from David Brown’s experience and expertise. With more than 150 years in the business, David Brown offers top-notch specialist transmission engineering and repair services and adheres to the highest global quality assurance standards. I am also impressed by David Brown’s commitment to transfer technology for the Philippines; particularly to new employees the company will be recruiting.”