COMPANY PROFILE

MESSAGE

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 to a much further position, to respond the change of economic environment. Precisely, in 2018 we merged by absorption with our subsidiary, KATO HICOM CO., LTD.
With product development becoming more competitive in the construction equipment industry. We, with the introduction of IOT and stringent compliance to the exhaust gas emission standards, believe we could increase our company value by a milestone.
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 auent society.

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Kimiyasu Kato
President and Representative Director

Profile

Company Name
KATO WORKS CO.,LTD.
Founded
1895
Established
1935
Capital
JPY2,935,890,000
President and Representative Director
Kimiyasu Kato
Number of Employees
1304 as of End SEPTEMBER, 2019
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
Foreign Subsidiary Companies
KATO WORKS (CHINA) LTD.
KATO SCE (XIAMEN) CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
KATO WORKS (THAILAND) CO.,LTD.
KATO EUROPE B.V.
KATO IMER S.p.A.
COMPACT EXCAVATOR SALES, LLC (CES) USA
ICOMAC, INC.