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The Euclid Company of Ohio was a company specialized in heavy plant for earthmoving, namely dump trucks and Motor-scrapers, that operated from the United States of America from the 1920s to the 1950s, then it was purchased by General Motors in 1968 and in 1969 became a division of GM. After multiple changes in ownership, including White Motors, including Daimler-Benz AG, including Clark Michigan Company.

In 1985 a Joint Venture was formed between Clark Equipment Company and Volvo AB. This new company was named VME Group NV. On December 31, 1993 VME Group NV and Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. formed a new Joint Venture company, called Euclid-Hitachi Heavy Equipment Inc. Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. later took control of the Euclid-Hitachi Joint Venture. Today, Euclid is part of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. The Euclid name was phased out by the end of the 2004 calendar year, ending 80 years of the Euclid name on construction machinery.