All Japan Articles

Kobelco restructures due to changing Chinese market
Major OEM integrates two excavator plants due to changing market conditions
LGMG to show tracked scissor
Initially available in Japan, the SC0407E will hit European and American markets ‘soon’
Aktio adds Silent Piler via Giken deal
Alliance will see Aktio add Silent Piler, a hydraulic pile jacking machine that intsals piles with no noise or vibration.
Mixed outlook for Japanese rental market
Japanese rental market appears to be continuing a steady recovery despite some setbacks, writes Belinda Smart
Komatsu launches electric excavator in Japan
Developed with Honda, the PC01E-1 micro excavator features swappable, mobile batteries 
Kobelco expands mini excavator production capacity
Kobelco will expand the production capacity of its Ogaki Plant, which produces mini-excavators
Record-breaking year for equipment sales
Demand for equipment was maintained throughout 2021, although some areas have seen a drop in sales
Tadano suspends crane production
Component shortages precipitate temporary production stoppage at four crane factories in Germany and Japan
Aktio invests in AI technology
Japanese rental giant partners with Tokyo tech companies for fleet valuation tool
Country report: Japan
Nishio Rent All, one of Japan’s largest access rental companies, shares its thoughts on its home market
Hitachi-Deere joint venture officially dissolved
Deere acquires three former Hitachi-Deere factories as OEMs set to compete in same markets
Trackunit Apps now available in Japanese
Japanese versions of Trackunit Manager and Trackunit Go launched for rental companies, OEMs and fleet owners
Maeda and Deutz launch electric crawler crane
The CC 1485 mini crawler crane has an all-electric drive and was shown at a Deutz Days trade event
Exclusive: Deere, Hitachi reveal plans beyond joint venture
OEMs talk about future strategies when partnership ends early next year 
SmartEquip launches in Japan
E-procurement network now available in Japan through partnership with Diamond Construction Equipment
Design award for Tadano truck mount
Japan’s IDEA recognised the 32m AT-320XTG for its compactness and redesigned, lighweight boom 
Kubota chairman awarded France’s National Medal
Masatoshi Kimata, Kubota’s chairman and representative director, is presented with the National Order of Merit Medal from France
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Komatsu reveals concept electric remote-control mini excavator
Manufacturer has announced concept machine, which is fully electric and operated by remote control
Trackunit expands in Asia Pacific
New offices and senior appointment in the region for Trackunit
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