the 3 entities of the Kohler group

Kohler Co Group

Kohler began as a tiny machine shop and foundry in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States.

For the past 150 years, this American family business has been growing in three different fields:

  • Kitchen & Bath

  • Energy

  • Hospitality

KOHLER Power Control & Distribution has been a part of the KOHLER Energy branch since 2005.

Kohler Energy

From the early 1920s, KOHLER started to be considered as an energy supplier for different industries across the globe.

In 2022, KOHLER gathered all its energy businesses under a single name : KOHLER Energy.

KOHLER is now a major worldwide energy supplier.

Today, KOHLER Energy comprises industrial, home and powertrain generating sets, but also switchboards and switchgears.

Located in Brest : factory and headquarter

Kohler Power Systems EMEA, the European leader in generator sets

First established in 1966 as SDMO Industries, Kohler Power Systems EMEA is a key player within the Kohler group and stands as one of the leading manufacturers in the global generating set market.

Kohler Power Systems, headquartered in Guipavas, near Brest, operates in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

We are specialized in designing, manufacturing, and installing reliable and innovative generating sets for a diverse range of critical applications, including industry, healthcare, construction, and the rapidly expanding data center sector.

High-performance facilities and operations

Kohler's EMEA business, which designs, manufactures and installs generator sets from 2 to 4,500 kVA for industrial, commercial and residential applications, is managed from Brest.

  • Our facilities represent 42,800 M², including production areas, warehouses and headquarters.

  • Our plant includes high-quality assembly lines, test benches, a Research & Development unit, an ISO17025-accredited laboratory and a training center.

  • 35,000 industrial and portable generators leave the Kohler factory every year.

International coverage

In Europe, Middle East & Africa, you can always count on Kohler Power Systems :

  • 1 headquarter

  • 2 manufacturing sites

  • 3 subsidiaries: Germany, Spain and Great Britain

  • 6 representative offices (Schoten, Johannesburg, Algiers, Dubai, Cairo, Lomé)

  • 4 warehousing platforms (Miami, Le Havre, Lomé, Dubai).

  • In France: 15 sales agencies close to customers

  • +50 distributors in EMEA

  • A distribution network present in over 150 countries

This proximity, combined with an acute sense of service, guarantees greater responsiveness throughout the zone.

Our Distribution Network

Kohler relies on a network of over 50 distributors in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

technicians service france intervenes in critical situations

Our Direct Service Offer in France

Our 15 Kohler Service agencies throughout France offer all our clients 24/7 round the clock support, to ensure the reliability of your installations no matter where you are in France.

  • 110 specialized technicians

  • 15 service centers in France

  • Multi-brand maintenance specialist

Kohler Service offers services to meet all your needs: advice, maintenance, repairs, renovation.

Kohler technician meeting customer

Kohler Power Systems susbsidiaries

Whether you're looking for power solutions for residential, industrial or rental projects, Kohler subsidiaries are there to support you as closely as possible to you and your projects.

Sales, engineering, manufacturing, Service... Our 3 subsidiaries in Germany, Spain and the UK are at your service to meet all your needs.