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Wednesday, 17 March 2021 06:49

Komatsu Celebrates 100 Years in 2021 Featured

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May 13th will be a day of celebration for Komatsu and our global family of owners, distributors, corporate partners and employees as we commemorate its 100th anniversary.

Komatsu has a rich history that dates back to 1917 when Takeuchi Mining Industry established Komatsu Iron Works to manufacture machine tools

and mining equipment for in-house use. Four years later Komatsu Ltd was formed and by 1931 had produced Japan's first crawler-type farm tractor.

In 1953 Komatsu began production of forklift trucks, dump trucks and special purpose vehicles and two years on exported its first production equipment - to Argentina. From the opening of our first overseas office in India in 1964 - the same year the first forklift was presented in Australia - our exclusive distributorship began. Komatsu is now a major international player in the manufacture and sale of construction and mining equipment, utilities and industrial machinery.


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