Contact Orscheln Europe
Unit 1 Pelham Road
Rugby, CV23 0PB
Phone: +44 (0) 1788 561400
Fax: +44 (0) 1788 567555
Orscheln Europe is located in Rugby just off Junction 1 of the M6 Motorway, a prime location in the Midlands area of the UK. The facility manufactures Orscheln Products’ line of motion control systems and supplies OEM’s and distributors throughout Europe. Orscheln Europe manages and supports many F.A.S.T.® distributor cable assembly locations.
The market focus is on commercial heavy-duty trucks, buses, and Off-Highway equipment. All Orscheln products are available through the Rugby site, with a focus on Electronic Foot Throttle Pedals, Twist2Lock Dipsticks (Fluid Level Indicators), Shifters and Control Cables. Orscheln Europe is an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified operating facility.
Orscheln Products supplies the world with innovative solutions. Established in 1946, Orscheln Products has built a reputation as the leading global supplier of motion control systems. This recognition comes from a continuous commitment to manufacturing quality, leading-edge products and providing superior service.
Orscheln’s family of products has grown to include Park Brake Systems, Control Cables, Dipsticks (Fluid Level Indicators), Electronic Throttle Controls and Electronic Shift Controls. Orscheln Products also produces the Felsted™ line of heavy duty Mechanical Cables, Foot Pedals and Shifters. To further increase service to customers, Orscheln Products has a distributor cable assembly program, called F.A.S.T. ®, with over 100 locations worldwide. This program allows customers to receive Orscheln quality products in low volumes with a quick turnaround.
Orscheln Products customer groups include the On-Highway, Off-Highway, Aerospace, Defense, Marine and specialty markets. Manufacturing and sales are headquartered in Moberly, MO. Orscheln Products is an ISO 9001: 2008 certified operating facility. Global manufacturing and sales facilities are located in Rugby, England, Chennai, India and Shanghai, China.
It all Began
Ed Orscheln returns from WW I and begins farming with his four brothers.
Bill and Ed opens a dance hall near Sturgeon in 1921 and called it "Orscheln Heights".
The invention of the jukebox in the mid-1930s was the death knell for live entertainment dance halls, and in 1936, Orscheln Heights was closed.
Designed and patented the 1st “over center” parking brake lever.
Orscheln Brake Lever Mfg. Co. incorporated.
The Orscheln brake lever became optional equipment for several major manufacturers.
Brake Lever's first big order came in the late 1960s, when American Motors added the Orscheln brake lever as standard equipment on the Dodge truck.
The family business included Orscheln Truck Lines, Orscheln Brake Lever, Orscheln Motors & Equipment, Orscheln Real Estate, and Orscheln Farm and Home.
Orbseal Inc. begins, an automotive sealants and adhesives manufacturer.
Acquires Richland Products, Mansfield ,OH
Acquires Felsted Products, Holmesville, OH
Acquires ACCO Industrial Products, Milan, TN
Establishes Orscheln Europe facility. Rugby, United Kingdom
Divests Orbseal Inc.
Establishes a Trading Company Office in Shanghai, China
Establishes Orscheln India facility, Chennai, India.
Acquires QUEST Rail, Wellington, MO
Acquires Glendinning Marine Controls, Conway, SC
Focus on diversified transportation markets and Electronic and mechanical controls solutions.
Celebrating 100 years of business