|KOMATSU UK LTD
Town Chester le Street
County Co Durham
Phone +44 (0)191 4103155
Fax +44 (0)191 4108156
Having pioneered the introduction of the hydraulic excavator in 1968, Komatsu are now world leaders in the production, development and sale of excavators. Our product range is designed and built for local needs to global quality standards.
We rely on localisation of management, research, development and production to make some of the world's most powerful construction equipment. In 1967, Komatsu established it's sales, marketing and service support centre in Brussels. Later as part of a worldwide localisation programme, production and design centres were established throughout Europe. Now 90% of all Komatsu products sold in Europe are manufactured in Europe.
Komatsu UK Ltd was established in 1985. A design and development centre was constructed in 1992. Komatsu UK is now Europe's premier manufacturer of crawler and wheeled excavators.
Some international companies work from the top down. Komatsu on the other hand draw local inspiration for innovative local operations.
PEOPLE AND TECHNOLOGY IN PARTNERSHIP
At Komatsu UK, high standards begin with our own highly-trained people and suppliers, who in partnership with state-of-the-art technology manufacture products that pioneer the frontiers of technology and quality to meet local customer requirements.
-Supplier support programmes
-Career development programmes
-Open learning facilities
-Single status contracts
-Transfer of technology
-On-going world-wide R&D investment (4% sales)
-Product diversification, robotics, electronics
WORK FOR THE WORLD. CARE FOR THE COMMUNITY
Our motto is more than pretty words. It is the fabric of our business.
We make advanced construction equipment, presses, lasers and robots. Intelligent machines for enlightened users. Komatsu technology is designed to meet local needs and global concerns. We build better communities without sacrificing human life. At the same time, we support open markets through co-operative ventures around the world. Wherever we go we share the benefits of technology and prosperity and we take part in community life as a neighbour.