World Rugby has announced the appointment of Aggreko as an official supplier for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan.

A global leader in mobile, modular power, heating, cooling and energy services, Aggreko will supply the power to the 12 match venues across the length and breadth of Japan, as well as the International Broadcast Centre that will provide television and digital coverage to a record global audience.

World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont said: "We are delighted to welcome Aggreko as a supplier for Rugby World Cup 2019.

"The appointment of company with a proven track record in major events delivery to the tournament commercial family will further broaden the reach and profile of what is shaping-up to be the most popular Rugby World Cup ever with record ticket demand and the biggest-ever broadcast and digital media footprint."

Aggreko Events Services Managing Director Robert Wells added: “Aggreko are proud to be chosen to provide our critical services to such a global and prestigious event as Rugby World Cup 2019. We have ample experience handling the world's biggest events, and the 2019 Rugby World Cup certainly falls under that category."

Rugby World Cup 2019 is on track to be the event to attend in 2019 with unprecedented ticketing demand during the priority and public phases to date. Fans interested in attending Asia's first Rugby World Cup can find out more via the official website at www.rugbyworldcup.com/tickets, where tickets are currently on sale. The site also contains details of the official supporter tour and hospitality programmes.

The Rugby World Cup 2019 commercial programme features a full inventory of six Worldwide Partners: Emirates, Heineken, Land Rover, Mastercard, Société Générale and DHL. Canon, TOTO Ltd, SECOM, Taisho Pharmaceutical, Mitsubishi Estate and NEC as Official Sponsors and Gilbert, TUDOR, Toppan Printing, Canterbury, NTT DOCOMO, EY, a conglomerate of newspaper companies, Suntory Holdings Limited and Aggreko as Tournament Suppliers.