The world-famous Japanese manufacturer of compact construction equipment Takeuchi Mfg. Co., Ltd was founded on August 21, 1963 in the city of Sakaki-machi, Nagano Prefecture. The headquarters are still located in this city.
Takeuchi became the first company in the world to produce a mini excavator. It happened in 1971.
In 1986, a new development of Takeuchi engineers was started - a mini-loader designed for operation in difficult terrain.
Takeuchi owns three plants in Japan and its subsidiaries abroad:
Takeuchi Mfg. (U.S.), Ltd., exists since 1979.
Takeuchi Mfg. (U.K.) Ltd., was founded in 1996.
Takeuchi France S.A.S., began its work in 2000.
1998. This manufacturer received the quality certificate of the standard IS0-9001.
2006 At the first plant in China Takeuchi Qingdao Mfg. Co. Production of machinery was started.
The company specializes in the production of construction equipment: hydraulic excavators of medium weight, mini excavators, crawler mini loaders, dumper trucks (mini dump trucks), and attachments (in particular, hydraulic hammers). By the way, it was Takeuchi that was the first company to introduce a compact mini excavator in North America.