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Montabert now Komatsu owned

Montabert, one of the most renowned and respected names in rock breaking attachments, is now a Komatsu-owned company. Whilst continuing to make its traditional products in their iconic green colour scheme, selling them through its long-standing dealership network, the latest coming together of Montabert breakers under Komatsu ownership has brought …

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Historic day as 750,000th backhoe rolls off JCB production line

JCB today celebrated a unique milestone as its 750,000th backhoe loader rolled off the production line.  The landmark machine was driven off the line at the company’s factory in Rocester, Staffordshire – the very location where the first JCB backhoe was manufactured almost 70 years ago. It was in 1953 …

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