Komatsu

Manufacturer

1701 Golf Rd
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
United States
Office: 847-437-5800

Company Info

Komatsu America Corp. (KAC) is a U.S. subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of earth-moving equipment, consisting of construction, mining and compact construction equipment. While Komatsu Ltd was formed in 1921, Komatsu America Corp.'s origins start in 1970.

Komatsu America also serves the forklift market via Komatsu Forklift and the forestry market via Komatsu Forest.

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Komatsu in the News

Last week, Komatsu America previewed their new XT-5 Series of Track Feller Bunchers. Komatsu has taken on this new series as a challenge, with a completely new design, more power, increased lift, and even the addition of KOMTRAX telematics system technology. Coming in Q4 of 2018, the models will include the XT430-5 (non-leveling), XT435L-5, XT445L-5 and XT465L-5, which replace the prior XT-3 Series machines.
August 20, 2018

Komatsu America has recently decided to partner with Propeller Aero in order to bring enterprise-grade drone analytics solutions to the forefront of the construction industry. This boost to the efficiency of construction job sites is thanks to drone-powered mapping and analytics software. This technology can be used to then create detailed aerial maps used to make important logistic decisions.
August 8, 2018

The recent announcement of the introduction of the WA480-8 Wheel Loader by Komatsu America Corp. was met with excitement for those looking for the multiple-application versatility sweet spot. With higher production and less fuel burn, this model also offers improved operator comfort and more superior serviceability. The new loader is even equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emissions regulations-compliant engine.
July 2, 2018

Komatsu, a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, has recently announced their decision to move their North American headquarters to Chicago, IL in 2020. This decision stems from considerations such as the ability to have better access to the O’Hare airport and public transportation options for employees. The open, collaborative workspaces that will be featured in the new HQ, as well as Chicagoland’s diverse talent pool were also leading factors in the decision.
April 11, 2018

Komatsu America Corp. recently announced the introduction of the PC390LCi-11 to their hydraulic excavator lineup. Not only does this new addition include intelligent machine control, but it is also the first of its kind to combine with this the speed and agility of a 36-ton machine and the stability of next-size-class-up machines. All of this can be conveniently accessed in the operator joystick, making it a dream combo of comfort, convenience, and efficiency.
March 22, 2018

In an agreement with PBE Group, Komatsu America announced a few days ago that it is has entered into a purchasing agreement to acquire the assets of the PBE group, which includes Pine Bush Equipment Co. Inc. as well as East PBE Inc. As a leading global manufacturer of heavy equipment, Komatsu’s decision is in support of long-term distributor growth and customer satisfaction. The purchase of the assets if subject to a period of due diligence, and the planned closing date for the deal is on April 1, 2018.
February 28, 2018

The all new PC238USLC-11 hydraulic excavator was revealed a few days ago by the leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, Komatsu America Corp. This new excavator promises to deliver four percent higher productivity when compared to the previous model, and comes with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, a new viscous fan clutch, and lower engine parasitic loads. Additionally, a heavy counterweight mass and rounded cab are what give the new excavator better true tight tail swing performance and lift capacity than its predecessor.
February 23, 2018

The new D375A-8 crawler dozer has been unveiled by Komatsu America. The D375A-8 features an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine that produces over 20% more horsepower while the dozer is traveling in the reverse direction. The additional horsepower yields faster cycle times and a productivity increase of up to 18%. The D375A-8 also features an improved suspended undercarriage, larger viscous cab mounts, and a new air-suspension heated and ventilated seat for overall operator comfort.
September 26, 2017

Komatsu America has debuted the second generation PC210LCi-11 hydraulic excavator, with Komatsu's intelligent machine control technology and the eagerly-awaited, machine-control-joystick functionality. The intelligent machine control technology offers up to a 63% improvement in excavating efficiency over a standard PC210LC-11 and traditional stake-plus-grade-checker methods.
September 11, 2017

With improved operator comfort and EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, the new Komatsu WA200-8 wheel loader is a high production, low fuel consumption addition to the Komatsu line of wheel loaders. The WA200-8’s parallel-lift linkage and breakout force make it a useful for everything from pallet handling to hard digging and fuel consumption drops by up to four percent in V-cycle as well as load-and-carry applications.
August 1, 2017

Got some challenging forests that need thinning out? Well the the new eight-wheeled Komatsu 901XC forestry harvester was made specifically for doing just that in steep terrain and on soft ground.
June 26, 2017

Komatsu America is rolling out the red carpet on their new HD325-8 and HD405-8 off-highway trucks, which replace the HD325-7 and HD405-7 models. The next generation of off-highway trucks feature increased horsepower, reduced fuel consumption, improved access, and all new operator environment.
June 13, 2017

The new Komatsu PC290LL-11 is worth a good look if you're looking for a new log loader or road builder to enhance your logging operation. The PC290LL-11 touts an improved high capacity cooling system, high drawbar pull, all LED lighting, more comfortable operator controls, additional forestry guarding, narrower transport width, and KOMTRAX 5.0.
May 30, 2017