HISTORY



  • 1962

    Crosland Técnica S.A. is incorporated on 15 January, called after its founder Charles Crosland. The company started out as a representative of brands of engineering products, through its association with the British firm Parson & Crosland Limited, and the Peruvian company Perú Mercantil S.A.

    Crosland represented the UK-based Rolls Royce Limited for the sale of power plants, marine engines, and stationary motors for the fishing industry.

    Crosland was also involved in the sale of steel for high-tonnage vessels, manufactured by SIMA Callao.

    CHARLES CROSLAND

  • 1972

    Crosland founds the company Alternadores y Grupos Electrógenos S.A. (ALGESA), engaged in the manufacture of alternators, power generators, and hydraulic turbines. This company was taken over by Crosland Técnica S.A. in 1995. In 2014, it formed an alliance with the company  CT Power, to which it assigned responsibility for power plant sales.

    HYDRAULIC TURBINES

  • 1976

    Crosland is appointed distributor of the then General Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD) for the sale of diesel-electric locomotives and the provision of related services. All new locomotives that have entered Peru since that time have been of the EMD brand.

    EMD LOCIMOTIVES

  • 1978

    Crosland enters the power plant rental business. Subsequently, it added its lighting tower and earthworks equipment rental lines. In 2013 it formed a partnership with the Spanish-based General de Maquinarias (GAM), which transferred its assets to GAM Perú. This business is managed by GAM, while Crosland holds a minority stake in the new company.

    POWER PLANTS

  • 1990

    Crosland enters the seaweed exportation business. Crossland's executives were involved in this line of business when it was expropriated by the Peruvian state during the military regime. The assets of this line were transferred to ALGAEX SA in 2016.

    SEAWEED

  • 1991

    Crosland assumes representation of the Bajaj brand in Peru. After 25 years of efforts, it has become the leading brand of two- and three-wheelers in Peru.

    BAJAJ

  • 1995

    Crosland assumes representation of the Kawasaki brand in Peru.

    MOTO KAWASAKI

  • 2007

    Crosland founded Inca Rail, beginning operations in 2009 along the Cusco – Machu Picchu route. In 2016, the Carlyle Group joined the group of Inca Rail shareholders. Crosland continues to hold shares in the company.

    INCA RAIL

  • 2009

    Administrative Services is created in order to provide administrative and storage support services to the business group.

    ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

  • 2014

    Crosland formally enters the real estate business.

    CROSLAND BUILDINGS