Today, Ermewa is one the leading European freight wagon rental companies, operating in 14 countries through 18 offices.
It offers its customers a fleet of over 45,000 wagons covering all sectors of activity. Each year, its investment plan includes more than 3,000 new wagons.
The company’s strategy is focused on safety, innovation and sustainable development in order to improve its customers’ performance. Ermewa has been ECM (Entity in Charge of Maintenance) certified since 2010.
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Creation of Ermewa in Switzerland, dedicated to the transport of wine by rail
Acquisition of LEDUC SA (transport, transit, storage of wine products)
Opening of the first representative office in Paris
Acquisition of a fleet of 1,000 industrial wagons in France
Takeover of the SATI group (10,000 tank wagons)
Acquisition of 1,100 wagons from the ARBEL fleet and 2,500 wagons from the Deutsche Reichsbahn (dry bulk transport)
SNCF acquires a 10% stake in Ermewa France
Acquisition of Compagnie Auxiliaire du Midi (grain and sugar wagons, tank containers and port facilities)
Acquisition of the TMF fleet (grain and sugar) from the Brambles Group
Ermewa is certified ISO 9001
SNCF increases its stake to 33%
SNCF takes a 45% stake in the Ermewa Switzerland Holding Company
SNCF owns 100% of Ermewa Group
Takeover of the France Wagons fleet (37,000 wagons)
ECM certification (Entity in Charge of Maintenance)
The Wagons Business Unit is reorganised under a single brand Ermewa
The CTC (grain) and SGW (aggregates) fleets are integrated into the Ermewa SA entity (+ 7,000 wagons)
Acquisition of + 600 container wagons from the Macquarie European Rail fleet
Acquisition of 127 coils wagons (Express Group) and 155 container wagons (Roscoe)
EcoVadis Silver Medal (assessment of our CSR performance)
DWS and CDPQ hold 100% of Ermewa Group
Ermewa/Lineas: sale-and-leaseback of 4,000 wagons
EcoVadis Gold Medal (assessment of our CSR performance)
Renewal of our EcoVadis Gold Medal (assessment of our CSR performance)
Ermewa Group becomes Streem. The name of the brand “Ermewa SA” remains unchanged.