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For over a century, we have been following the motto of KATO of “Contributing To Society By Providing Excellent Products.” We continue developing a variety of machines to meet the needs of the days for lifting and construction industries. Our current technologies can be traced back through our long history of developing original technologies. Since our establishment, we have valued creativity and challenged the limits of technological innovation with a pioneering spirit. Starting with the diesel engines we designed in the early 20th century, we have continued to develop truck cranes, hydraulic excavators, rough terrain cranes and all terrain cranes that have revolutionized the construction machine industry.
Over the years, the KATO brand has won customers' trust worldwide as a technology-oriented manufacturer with a wealth of experience and a solid track record.
To build up the global brand KATO much further position, to respond the change of economic environment precisely, We acquired IHI Construction Machinery Limited and changed the company name to KATO HICOM CO.,LTD.
KATO group newly added the crawler cranes and Mini excavators to it major products and continue moving forward. We believe we could increase the company value much further by enhancing the products and expanding the domestic / overseas sales network. We have instituted a new slogan of “Progress to the Next Stage” that reflects our commitment to further advancement of ourselves as a company. We will continue working together with society toward achieving our goals to enhance our corporate value and helping create an affluent society.

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Kimiyasu Kato
President

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Company Name
KATO WORKS CO.,LTD.
Founded
1895
Established
1935
Capital
JPY2,935,890,000
President
Kimiyasu Kato
Number of Employees
709 as of 1st June,2017
Summary of Business
Manufacture and sales of mobile cranes, construction and industrial equipment.
Main Products
Mobile Cranes
Rough terrain, all terrain, city range and truck cranes, Crawler cranes.
Construction Equipment
Hydraulic excavators, earth boring rigs and crawler carries.
Industrial Equipment
Powerful vacuum suction cleaners,vacuum suction high speed street sweepers and snow cleaners.

Operation Locations

Headquarters
9-37, Higashi-ohi 1-chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0011 JAPAN
Telephone
+81 (0) 3 3458-1115
Facsimile
+81 (0) 3 3458-1151
Branch Offices in Japan
Tokyo, Niigata, Takasaki, Sapporo, Obihiro, Sendai, Morioka, Akita, Koriyama, Saitama, Chiba, Mito, Yokohama, Shizuoka, Nagoya, Toyama, Osaka, Keiji(Shiga), Chugoku(Hiroshima), Okayama, Shikoku(Takamatsu), Kyushu(Fukuoka), Oita, Kagoshima, Okinawa.
KATO Group
KATO WORKS CO.,LTD.
KATO WORKS(CHINA) LTD.
KATO WORKS(THAILAND) CO.,LTD.
KATO HICOM CO.,LTD.

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