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Full-Scale in Brazil


New Productions In Sâo Paulo, BRAZIL

Tuesday 1st September 2015 is the official start date for Svendborg Brakes productions in Brazil. Impressive full-scale manufacturing facilities are ready to handle all customer requests and customize brake solutions - all projects are customized to comply with every operation and environment.

Svendborg Brakes Brazil

Decades of R&D investment and accumulated know-how certifies the new full scale production in Brazil. The facilities are fully equipped to carry on a long reign of producing superior braking systems. 

Svendborg Brakes in Brazil will initially focus on customers in the Wind segment, but the long term plan is also to serve customers in other industries such as oil & gas, offshore, mining etc.


Optimized systems solutions is always a priority - and all brakes are a result of second to none testing in a unique start of the art test center in Denmark - with the ability to simulate real life situations. Through ongoing investments in test facilities - Svendborg Brakes can proudly boast of having the most tested and certified products in the world! 

Local & Global 

Manufacturing facilities in 3 countries and offices in 12 countries – ensures a close coherence to customers – Svendborg Brakes is a local company providing global solutions!”

Worldwide locations and contact details. Please do not hesitate to contact any of us for more information.


Altra Brasil



About Svendborg Brakes

Svendborg Brakes is the preferred and trusted provider of intelligent braking solutions. Our commitment to unmatched quality in design, products, testing, supply chain and after sales support makes us Global Leading Experts 



1884: “Maskinfabrikken Svendborg” (Tool Engineering) was founded, Svendborg, Denmark 
1990: “Maskinfabrikken Svendborg” acquires the rights to produce hydraulic brakes from Hägglunds Drives, Sweden
1990: “Maskinfabrikken Svendborg” changes the name to Svendborg Brakes A/S

1991: Svendborg Brakes starts in the wind business 
1995: Boom in the wind business
1999: Svendborg Brakes Germany is founded

2000: Svendborg Brakes Spain is founded
2001: Svendborg Brakes Czech Republic is established
2002: Svendborg Brakes USA, Inc. is founded
2003: Svendborg Brakes is split into two individual divisions; Wind & Non-Wind (Mining, Oil & Gas, Marine & others)

2004: New sales office in Denver, USA, is established
2007: Production facilities in China is established
2008: Doughty Hanson acquires Svendborg Brakes
2009: Svendborg Brakes and LM Windpower merged

2010: Australia and Korea offices are established
2012: Chile office is established
2012: Svendborg Brakes Training Academy opens in Denmark

2013: Svendborg Brakes becomes part of Altra Industrial Motion Group
2014: Brazil office established
2015: Production facilities in Brazil is established