Hitachi Construction Machinery buys 100% of KCM Corporation stock.
Z7 Model Introduction - Tier 4
Kawasaki Introduces Two New Compact Loaders.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced a new independent Division, KCM Corporation, headquartered in the former Kawasaki Banshu Works, Kobe, Japan.KCMJ Corporation, the Japanese domestic sales company, and KCMA Corporation, the American sales and manufacturing company, are 100% owned subsidiary companies.KCMA Corporation, formerly known as Kawasaki Construction Machinery Corp. of America, will continue to manufacture and sell Kawasaki branded construction machinery in the North and South American markets.The KCMA Corporation corporate offices, parts warehouse, and rebuild center will remain in Kennesaw, Georgia, and the manufacturing facility will remain in Newnan, Georgia.
ZV-2 Model Introduction - Tier III
ZV Model Introduction - Tier II
Kawasaki Introduces the 12.8 cu yard machine (135ZIV-2).
Kennesaw, Ga. Corporate Office, Parts Distribution and Rebuild Center completes expansion.
Newnan, Ga. facility completes expansion.
Kawasaki Loaders Inc. and Kawasaki Loaders Manufacturing, USA merge, creating Kawasaki Construction Machinery Corp. of America. New ZIV-2 Model Introduction (Tier I Emission Compliant).
Kawasaki introduces their first integrated tool carrier (65TM).
ZIV Model Introduction
Kawasaki Loaders Inc. Corporate Office moves to Kennesaw, GA. The new facility includes a training center and a component rebuild center.
Kawasaki Loaders, Inc. moves to a larger facility in Marietta, GA.
ZIII Model Introduction - Total redesign of loaders.
Kawasaki builds a manufacturing plant in Newnan, Georgia.
Kawasaki Loaders Manufacturing Corporation was established.
Kawasaki builds first parts depot with 24 hour shipping.
Kawasaki Loaders Inc. was established to market loaders in North America.
Kawasaki marketed their first wheel loader in the US.
Kawasaki (Japan) manufactured first articulated wheel loader.