Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, ESCO Corporation (“ESCO”) is the leading global designer and manufacturer of highly engineered wear and replacement products essential to the performance of equipment used in the mining, construction, and oil and gas industries. After more than a century of operating as a leading private company in the Pacific Northwest, ESCO continues to create premium products for a global customer base with its proprietary metallurgical know-how and commitment to excellence and innovation. ESCO operates in 28 countries on six continents.
In 2018, ESCO and Endeavour were approached by the Weir Group, a strategic buyer for ESCO with a uniquely similar culture and investment philosophy. After many months of getting to know one another, the shareholders of ESCO decided to pursue a combination with Weir.