Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., Inc. is a part of the Komatsu Ltd. family with a proud heritage of excellence and global superiority in equipment design and manufacturing.
You know our name, Komatsu. As you have driven past construction sites or highway road work you most probably have seen our name and equipment hard at work building a better tomorrow. Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., Inc., a division of Komatsu Forklift Co., Ltd., International Division and Komatsu Utility Co., Ltd., builds rugged, durable and dependable forklifts that are an integral part of our supply chain.
Our heritage goes back a long way. Komatsu, Ltd., founded in 1921, began in Japan as a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. The company quickly grew into an industry leader, building Japan’s first modern farm tractor and bulldozer.
Through the years, Komatsu has evolved and grown through the use of innovative designs and technological superiority, and today is positioned as a global giant on the strength of its experience and expertise in the fields of mining, construction, excavating, and logistics.
Since its beginnings in 1945, Komatsu Forklift Co., Ltd. has grown tremendously, building on its superior design and manufacturing capabilities to build the type of rugged and dependable forklift trucks that customers the world over have come to depend on. Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., Inc. was established in 1976 to meet the ever-growing demand for its products in North America. In 1990, in order to improve efficiencies and cost competitiveness, all U.S. Komatsu Forklift manufacturing and product support operations were consolidated in a new state-of-the art facility in Covington, Georgia.
Today Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., Inc. continues as a leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative, and durable forklifts meeting the needs of customers in North America, Central and Latin America, Mexico, South America and the Caribbean. With years of experience, Komatsu Forklift knows that meeting customer needs is first and foremost. That’s why all new product development at Komatsu starts with the customer. We uncover needs, design to meet those needs, and then build to exceed Komatsu Engineering Standards. This assures our customers that high quality is designed-in, and maintained throughout our manufacturing, sales, and service processes. It’s just the way we do things, a total commitment to quality from start to finish, and beyond.
Our engineers are experts at designing heavy-duty equipment
At Komatsu, heavy-duty is the only way we design equipment. Our design expertise is applied to heavy-duty construction equipment as well as forklifts, assuring you that your piece of equipment will last for the long haul, even in the toughest of applications. Computer-aided design and adherence to strict engineering standards allows Komatsu Forklift to meet ISO 9001 standards as well as strict internal quality standards. Komatsu Engineering Standards translates the technology used in advanced construction and mining equipment…to state-of-the-art forklift products.
And our modern factories are experts at building quality equipment
Our Covington, Georgia plant is a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that is very vertically integrated. We start the manufacturing process with raw steel, fabricate and weld, prepare and paint and then assemble, maintaining control of quality throughout the manufacturing cycle, assuring our customers that quality gets built-in from start to finish.
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