Company Profile


Ries Engineering S. Co. (RESCO) is a privately owned and managed Ethiopian firm specialized in equipment dealership and provision of a set of product support services to a broad spectrum of construction, agriculture, transportation, energy and industrial facilities and infrastructure development sectors in particular. RESCO was founded in 1965 as independent legal entity, four years after forming Engineering Department of Paul Ries (Ethiopia) Limited, one of its sister companies charged with export and automotive dealership services.

Since its establishment, RESCO has grown into the largest and most experienced equipment supplier, after-sales and machinery rental service provider firm of the country. The company reliably represents global leading construction, earth moving, agricultural, automotive, trucking, power generating, material handling and mining products and solutions. Among others, it has been privileged to represent the products of Caterpillar (Cat), Massey Ferguson, Challenger, Ford, Agco, FG Wilson, McCloskey, SEM and Perkins to name the major brands.

Ries Engineering S. Co. also provides unparalleled parts sales, maintenance and technical support including training services related to the various equipment and machineries it solely deals with in Ethiopia.

Today, RESCO’s permanent staff members exceed 300, with a professional product support staff of over 130. The company’s employee base covers the full range of technical and support related disciplines required to reliably provide the varying services that the company engages in providing.

Located in the Southern outskirt of Addis Ababa, its 28,000 m2 wide Head Quarters based facility is equipped with the most up-to-date and complete instrumentation that makes RESCO a preferred partner and a one-stop-shop to the requirements of its ranging customers. Regional customer care is centered on four branch offices located at Dire Dawa, Bahir Dar, Mekelle and Hawassa as well as agents appointed at Nazareth (Adama), Assela and Humera towns.
RESCO envisaged to be the total solution provider to its customers in the construction, mining, energy and agriculture sectors and to be the preferred partner in their journey to success. It operates with the mission of offering reliable and quality products to its customers through maintaining motivated, skilled and best product support team that is capable of providing unparalleled after-sales support. By doing so, it aims at generating reasonable profit to its shareholders thereby continue playing active role in the country’s infrastructure and overall development efforts.