Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) is proud to announce that it has become a member of the European Demolition Association (EDA). As a manufacturer of special application excavators designed specifically for demolition, HCME is pleased to join the EDA, which represents national associations, contractors and suppliers, and promotes and protects the interests of the industry in Europe.
HCME is committed to delivering reliable customer-centric solutions, and uses extensive research and innovation to develop market-leading products and services. Its vision to become the first-choice solutions provider is driven by a dedication to help build a better future for all.
HCME President Takaharu Ikeda says: “We look forward to collaborating with other members of the EDA, sharing our expertise and exchanging information to improve working conditions, standards and training within the dynamic demolition industry.
“By sharing knowledge and expertise, we can continually improve our equipment for the benefit of contractors and operators, ensuring it reaches the highest levels of safety, efficiency and reliability.”
HCM demolition machines have been developed to meet the needs of those working in the industry. Based on standard models, they have several options to add strength and durability for working in challenging environments, and increased safety for operators in the cab. Fitted with mono, two- or three-piece booms, they can reach up to 40m. HCM also introduced specially reinforced multi-carrier models for demolition projects at Bauma last year, including the ZX400MC-7 and ZX600MC-7.
Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) is a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (HCM) established in 1972 in Oosterhout, The Netherlands. It is responsible for the manufacture, sales and marketing of Hitachi construction equipment throughout Europe, parts of Africa, and Israel. Today, HCME employs over 500 people, based at its headquarters in Amsterdam, and locations in Germany, Italy, France and the UK.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6305), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a construction machinery manufacturer. The company engages in the development, manufacturing, sales, and service operations around the world for hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, road construction machines, and mining machinery. Hitachi Construction Machinery is strengthening its focus on value chain businesses other than new machinery sales, such as parts and services, rentals, used equipment, and parts recycling, and is utilizing digital technologies to provide deeper solutions at all points of contact with customers. Hitachi Construction Machinery employs approximately 25,000 people worldwide. In fiscal year 2022 (ended March 2023), the consolidated sales revenue was ¥1,279,468 million (an increase of 24.8% year on year), and the percentage of overseas revenue was approximately 79%. For more details, visit the company’s website (20230426-HCM-Financial-E.pdf (hitachicm.com).