Kobelco’s Japanese-built excavators deliver superior fuel efficiency, low noise operation and advanced hydraulics for powerful, high performance.



From our marketing and finance managers to technical and engineering teams, everyone in the Kobelco family plays an important role in ensuring that our products are the best that they can be.

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Heiðar Þormarsson

“We’re a small family-run company and we needed a machine that would make economic sense for us. The multi-purpose ED160BR-5 excavator/dozer was just what we needed.”

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Excavator innovators since 1930

Much has changed for Kobelco since introducing the first electric mining shovel more than 80 years ago. However, despite growth and changes within the structure of the company, we have always remained committed to a single focus on excavator excellence.

Over the coming months, we’ll be exploring key areas of our manufacturing process at our Itsukaichi factory from the Global Engineering Center and fabrication and welding sections, to upper/lower assembly and quality control, as well as meeting some of Kobelco’s key engineers.

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Kobelco on-site Fanshop was open for all the fans and visitors at the GaLaBau tradeshow in Nuremberg in September. Our recent additions – excavator t-shirts, reflective sports bag and scale models with US specs – were very popular items.

We also launched our brand new model SK55SRX, which is now available in our online store together with the apparel, workwear, kids collection, gifts and other scale models.



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Kobelco launches its smallest demolition machine in Europe SK350DLC-10

The all-new SK350DLC-10 completes KCME’s demolition line-up Following the introduction of the SK400DLC-10 and SK550DLC-10 in January 2018, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is pleased to announce the launch of the all-new SK350DLC-10 – the manufacturer’s smallest machine designed exclusively for the demolition sector. Despite its smaller size, the versatile new model incorporates many...

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Kobelco enters Spanish and Portuguese markets with four new authorised dealer partners

Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is pleased to announce the expansion of its European network with four new authorised dealer partners. Over the past three years, the Spanish and Portuguese construction industries have seen significant growth, mainly driven by residential and commercial construction, and the appointment of Maquinaria J Aurteneche, Malcop s.l and Aldimak...

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Kobelco to showcase smaller-capacity excavator range at Galabau

The Japanese manufacturer looks to increase its share of Germany’s competitive mini and midi-excavator sectors. Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is pleased to announce its attendance at the forthcoming GaLaBau international trade fair at Nuremberg on 12-15 September. Germany is one of the important markets for Kobelco with huge potential for growth, particularly in...

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Kobelco Highlights

Kobelco demolition machine

Demolition machines

Kobelco SK400DLC and SK550DLC demolition machine is the next generation of high performance and cutting-edge technology.  


Dismantling machines

A choice of 2 specifications for Kobelco’s metal dismantling machines: multi dismantling and car dismantling machine.



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