UMEB started its activity on the 7th of November 1948.
The company became in 1990 a trading company, by taking over the whole state patrimony. In time, our company has been a real “factory-school” for the students of Bucharest Polytechnic University.
2005 represented the year of major changes for us. Our desire of strengthening the present market place, together with that of becoming more competitive and efficient, made us enrich our activity and optimize our technological flow.
We moved into a new and modern location situated in an industrial area, not far away from the present location. New Century Holdings, the main stockholder, allocated 10.5 million Euro for the headquarters building and 1 million Euro as investment for renewing the equipment.
We benefited from a new company design, geared on cost-cutting and competitivity, but most of all, on adapting quickly to the customer's needs. We can say without being modest, that the motors and gensets we manufacture can go head to head with those of companies that have world-wide recognition.
We don't stop at explosion-proof motors, we also assess every opportunity that presents itself. We have assimilated the electric motors for rail and road vehicles and took advantage of the trend of switching from DC motors to converter-fed AC motors for public transport vehicles. As a result, we have retrofitted Romanian trolleybuses and trams by cooperating with a local converter manufacturer, when we were presented with the opportunity.
We celebrate 70 years of existence. UMEB strengthens its roots. Together we ensure the stability, continuity and development of UMEB.
We export over 60% of the engine production to Italy, Germany, Finland, Spain, England etc. We are one of the main suppliers of engines in the domestic market. We produce electric motors for important companies of the Romanian economy, from the food industry, textile, chemical, metallurgical, construction materials, wood exploitation and processing, etc..