L&T-Komatsu Ltd was formed in 1998, as a joint venture (JV) company between L&T and Komatsu Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Singapore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd, Japan. Komatsu,established in 1921, is one of the global giants in the construction and mining industry and is a diversified provider of industrial-use products and services.
Presently, L&T-Komatsu is also known as L&T Construction Equipment Ltd after L&T acquired the 50 per cent stake held by Komatsu Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. The company continues to manufacture construction equipment and hydraulic components while Komatsu is responsible for the production of Komatsu equipment, including hydraulic excavators.
The manufacturing facility comprises advanced CNC machines, robotic welding facility, hydraulic shop and automated assembly lines to roll out hydraulic excavators of various sizes - from 7 to 60 tonnes. The products are benchmarked to international standards in design, materials, manufacturing and quality. The plant is certified under ISO-14001 for environment management system and OHSAS-18001 for occupational health and safety management system.
L&T Komatsu: High-class Construction Equipment Makers
Wins order worth around US$ 607.88 million for the Al Wakrah Bypass - Mega Road Project in Qatar
|2011||Wins orders worth around US$ 193.58 million from metallurgical and water sectors|
|2009||Forms JV with NPCIL to build facility for special steels and ultra heavy forgings|
|2007||Signs agreement with Sohar Industrial Port Company to establish a green-field plant in Sohar, Oman|
|2005||Receives order worth around US$ 68.35 million from the Gangavaram Port Ltd to execute the first phase of the Green Field 'Deep Water Port Project'|
Updated: August, 2014