David Brown Gear Systems Limited | NDI member | EEF

David Brown Gear Systems Limited

David Brown has two major manufacturing, design, sales and service facilities one based in Huddersfield, UK and the other Thann, France. These facilities are complemented by two further established service centres in Dunkirk, France and Birmingham, UK.

The 37,000sqm UK manufacturing site has been established for more than 100 years and is David Brown’s centre of excellence for the Defence industry. With proven expertise in delivering gearing solutions for some of the most critical applications in industries including oil and gas, defence, rail, metals processing and power generation the team is also now leading the way in developing the gearing technology for the next generation of offshore wind turbines. The site has full in house manufacturing, hardening and load testing facilities as well as gear grinding capability to a maximum diameter of 4750mm, pitch 40 module and face width of 1600 spur. A new state of the art facility is being built nearby to house a gearing centre of excellence and wind innovation centre and the relocation will commence in 2013.

David Brown – Weco in France 9,300sqm of manufacturing space as well as design and recently renovated service and support capabilities. The team has a wealth of experience in developing and delivering gearing solutions for the rubber and hydro industries.

The service centres in Huddersfield, Birmingham, Thann and Dunkirk have proven expertise in the fully equipped with strip, assembly and test capability offers repair, service and upgrade of geared transmissions as well as spares, drop in replacements and total asset management and has the capability to re-engineer and upgrade any make or model of gearbox. The Birmingham service centre is renowned for its expertise in servicing gearboxes specifically for the power generation industry. The region is supported by a dedicated team of experienced field service engineers using state of the art equipment to provide repair services on site as well as a gearbox collection service.


Park Road


+44 (0) 1484 465500


Oil and Gas
Power Generation

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