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Providing World-Class Elastomer Solutions Since 1951

History

  • 1951

    Ebco was founded in Chicago, IL as an Industrial Sales Representative Company.

     
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    1950s


    Ebco quickly found a market selling tires used on the iconic Radio Flyer Wagon.
     

  • 1960s

    Ebco became a contract manufacturer in an effort to expand their industry presence.

     
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    1975

    Ebco acquired Nye Rubber and became the largest supplier of toy tires in the US.

  • Late 1970s

    Ebco shifted their product focus toward engineered products, specifically vibration isolators.

     
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    1994

    Ebco expanded by moving to Elk Grove Village, IL, thus allowing Ebco to stock inventory, perform value added operations, and improve quality.

  • 2000

    Ebco became ISO 9001 Certified.

     
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    2006

    Ebco expanded distribution in the US and Europe to serve an increasing customer base. Ebco opened distribution facilities in Knoxville, TN and Galway, Ireland (ERL).

  • 2009

    Ebco became ISO 14001 Certified.

     
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    2010

    Ebco established a joint venture in Xiamen to increase control of manufacturing and product quality.

  • 2011

    Ebco relocated headquarters to Elgin, IL, and formed an exclusive partnership with MBR Distributors in order to better service lower volume customers.


    MBR Distributors
     

     
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    Dublin, Ireland

    2014

    Ebco’s European distributor, ERL, moved their operations from Galway to Dublin, Ireland to improve transit times and costs for many customers.

  • Hong Kong2015

    Ebco added a distribution facility in Hong Kong to better serve their growing Asian customer base.