History

Komatsu Germany GmbH

First electric driven rope shovel

1907

Carlshütte builds first electric driven rope shovel in Duisburg

Komatsu City

1921

Establishment of Komatsu Ltd., Komatsu City

 

Carlshütte

1925

Demag finally gains full control of Carlshütte

B504

1954

First fully hydraulic excavator B 504

1968

Start of excavator manufacturing

H 101

1972

Demag's first 100 t hydraulic shovel – H 101

H 241

1978

First hydraulic mining shovel H 241

H 485

1986

Worldwide largest hydraulic mining shovel H 485

Demag Komatsu GmbH

1996

Joint Venture – "Demag Komatsu GmbH"

Komatsu Mining Germany

1999

100% Komatsu – Komatsu Mining Germany

PC 8000

2004

PC 8000 with 42 cum – front shovel (720 t)

PC 3000-6

2005

PC 3000-6 introduction

PC 5500

2006

PC 5500 – 28 cum bucket

100 years anniversary

2007

100 years anniversary – Komatsu Mining Germany

PC 5500 Tier II

2008

MinExpo – PC 5500 Tier II – 29 cum bucket

PC 8000 Tier II

2010

PC 8000 – Tier II

PC 4000 - Tier II

2012

MinExpo – PC 4000 Tier II