Engines & Generators
Kohler Family of Businesses
Since the early 1920s, Kohler has established a reputation for providing dependable power endurance under adverse conditions in several different industries on a global basis. Today, the Kohler Global Power Group encompasses engines, generators and rental power.
Kohler Co.’s engine division, in operation since the 1920s, manufactures air- and liquid-cooled, four-cycle gasoline engines in the 4- to 41-horsepower range, and diesel engines from 5- to 65-horsepower. Kohler® engines are supplied to equipment manufacturers worldwide in the lawn and garden, commercial and industrial, agricultural and construction markets. Kohler manufactures its engines from three North American facilities, three Europe facilities and one as part of a joint-venture agreement in China.
Lombardini Srl, headquartered in Reggio Emilia, Italy, manufactures small diesel, gas, and petrol engines for the industrial, transportation, agriculture, marine and light-construction industries. The Lombardini diesel and gasoline engine lines range from 3- to 72-horsepower. Kohler Co. acquired Lombardini in June 2007 to complement the existing KOHLER engine business by adding a complete diesel engine line to serve the needs of commercial and consumer customers worldwide.
Providing power solutions to the industrial, mobile, residential and marine markets, Kohler Power Systems is an established generator manufacturer respected worldwide. KOHLER® generator sets are available in models ranging from 4 kW marine generators to 3250 kW industrial generators. KOHLER generators manage the electrical requirements of homeowners, hospitals, boaters, semi trucks, cellular phone towers and other facilities in critical situations. As part of its complete power solutions offerings, Kohler Power Systems also provides automatic transfer switches, switchgear, monitoring controls and accessories.
Founded in 1966, SDMO is a premium manufacturer of industrial generators up to 2800 kW for production and standby use and gasoline- and diesel-powered portable consumer generator sets. SDMO supports various mission-critical industries including telecommunications, the military, manufacturing, healthcare and offshore purposes. SDMO was acquired by Kohler Co. in 2005.
BES (Béalas Energie Services, SA) is a leader in generator set maintenance throughout France, providing 24/7 coverage from its eight branch offices.
From its two plants in France, SOREEL manufactures electrical control panels and automation consoles for the Generator market, as well as for Transport, OEM and Water treatment segments.
Kohler Rental, which provides temporary power, climate control and luxury restrooms to the industrial, commercial, disaster recovery and event markets throughout the U.S., has six offices and more than 80 service locations throughout the U.S.
Please visit our Kohler Global Power Group Website for more detailed information about our brands and products.