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About Algeco

ALGECO is a reliable supplier of modular constructions and a responsible partner for hundreds of satisfied customers. Apart from Residential containers and Storage containers, we also supply complete Modular constructions of company or school facilities. Office spaces, Storage containers, Construction sites equipment and complex service for Events. An integral part of our portfolio is also the complex 360° Service.

Overview

algeco advance plus 001Algeco offers space rental solutions throughout 22 countries, including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirate and the United Kingdom. Algeco serves more than 31,000 customers in the areas of construction and infrastructure, industry, services and administration. Its fleet of approximately 235,000 modular space and storage units is leased through a network of more than 150 locations.

Algeco is a part of Algeco Scotsman, a leading global business services provider focused on modular space and secure storage solutions. Operating as Algeco in continental Europe, Elliott in the United Kingdom and Williams Scotsman in North America, the group manages a fleet of more than 320,000 units with operations in 26 countries throughout Europe, Middle East, China and North America. The company’s legacy is grounded in its reputation for exceptional customer service, effective management of business operations and consistent product innovation. Algeco Scotsman’s global presence combined with its local market expertise provides exemplary service tailored to meet the unique needs of customers throughout the world.


History


Algeco ownership historical data:

  • TUI acquired 66,98% of the capital of Algeco in 1965 (there was another shareholder at this time which was minority).
  • This minority yielded its participation in 1996 to TUI (which thus held nearly 100% of Algeco for 9 months)
  • TUI introduced this minority interest on the second Parisian market in 1997
  • TDR acquired TUI in 2004
  • TDR launched a guarantee and carried out a Public Offer of Withdrawal in 2004


Algeco acquisitions data:

  • Acquisition of 2 assembly sites in France - Sarrade et Galtier and Sogemi Fillod in 1989
  • Acquisition of MBM in Germany in 1990
  • Acquisition of Locabrie assembly line in France in 1993
  • Acquisition of HADA in Germany in 1996
  • Acquisition of Home-system plant in France in 1997
  • Acquisition of EC factory in Italy in 2002
  • Acquisition of Elliott in the UK in 2005
  • Acquisition of Wraith and Toilet Hire UK in 2007
  • Acquisition of GE modular space Europe in 2007
  • Combination with Williams Scotsman in 2007
  • Acquisition of Cabin Centre in the UK in 2010
  • Acquisition of l’Yvelinoise de materiel in France in 2010
  • Acquisition of Logimobile in France in 2010
  • Acquisition of Caltin Containers in the UK in 2011
  • Acquisition of RB Farquhar in the UK in 2011
  • Acquisition of Glasfryn in the UK in 2011
  • Acquisition of Speedy Space in the UK in 2011
  • Acquisition of A1 Container in 2011

 

Why Algeco?                                                                                                           

Combination of Local Presence with Global Scale
Algeco recognizes that the operability of mobile space solutions is mission critical for the thousands of organizations that rely on them. To that end, Algeco makes outstanding service a company imperative. In fact, most of the company’s 3,000 employees are dedicated exclusively to servicing products. Services the company provides include: installation and site work; delivery and set-up; relocation ; refurbishment ; extended warranties ; and design and CADD (computer-aided design and drafting).

 

Breadth of Services
Algeco understands that its customers rely on the company to deliver the right product/service for any space need precisely at the moment it is required. The quality, breadth and depth of the company’s fleet are intrinsically linked to its ability to maintain customer relationships. Algeco invests significantly each year in the expansion and enhancement of its services fleet. Units are maintained in refurbishment centers operated in various parts of EMEA. Algeco also offers a diverse service portfolio, from a small construction office or secure storage container to a multi-storey high-tech medical services building. In many instances, customers enjoy the efficiency of “one-stop shopping” that only Algeco can provide.

 

Sustained Market Leadership
At every level of the company, Algeco is committed to delivering innovative space solutions. Algeco may offer a wide array of services, but its focus has always been solving unique space needs for private and public sector organizations of all sizes.

 

The following assets contribute to the leadership of Algeco in the mobile and modular space categories:

  • Longest company track record, dating back more than five decades
  • International footprint and service offering yield best value for customers
  • Superior customer repeat business and share of customer
  • Catalyst for new product innovation throughout the sector
  • Strong management team with considerable tenure and domain expertise
  • Service excellence maintained with employee training and incentives

 

 

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