Founded in 1947, AMECO has become a recognized industry leader supporting construction projects around the world for more than 70 years. The timeline below shows our key historical milestones through present day.
- 1947: Founded in Greenville, SC as the equipment and tool division of Daniel Construction Company
- 1972: Incorporated as American Equipment Company in order to expand sales outside of Daniel
- 1977: Acquired by Fluor Corporation as a part of the Daniel Construction acquisition
- The 1990s: Expansion begins outside of the US, including Puerto Rico, Canada, Latin America, and Asia Pacific
- 1997: Acquisition of MAPSA, which would lead to Mexico Distribution service offering
- 1999: Rebrands as AMECO, offering new name and new logo
- 2000: Introduces two main business lines: Site ServicesSM and Fleet OutsourcingSM.
- 2005: Reorganization into three main global regions to reemphasis local content and the importance of having local “boots on the ground” to meet Client needs: Africa/Middle East, Latin America, and North America/Caribbean
- 2006: Begins operating in Peru with a local company – Choice EyS – paving the way for AMECO’s expansion in the region
- 2012: Marks milestone safety record, achieving over 40 million safe work hours, globally, without a lost time incident. To date, AMECO’s safety rating is still significantly lower than the industry average.
- 2012: Acquires ServiTrade, a family-owned equipment company in Mozambique, establishing AMECO’s footprint in the East African marketplace with considerable LNG and mining opportunities
- 2013: Expands into Colombia with a joint venture partnership with Mitsui
- 2013: Breaks ground on a new, state of the art, global headquarters to be built on the same property that had served as AMECO’s home since 1969.
- 2014: New global headquarters officially opens in October.
- 2015: Rebranded service offerings as Construction Site ServicesSM and Operations Support Services