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Sumitomo Construction Machinery

Sumitomo Construction Machinery Co, Ltd. (SCM) is a construction machinery manufacturer with world-class development capabilities and manufacturing technologies. Cumulative production of hydraulic excavators, a well-known SCM product, has reached 210,000 units, and Sumitomo excavators are in service worldwide. SCM recently enriched the excavator product line by adding models for special applications such as metal scrap handling, demolition, and forestry. The company also holds the top market share in Japan for asphalt finishers used for road paving. The story of Sumitomo Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. (SCM) business can be traced back to 1968 when a technology alliance was formed with the US construction machinery manufacturer, Link-Belt.

1986 - Link Belt Construction Equipment Company (LBCE) established in U.S., for full scale entry into the U.S. market. Construction Machinery Division spun off from SUMITOMO Heavy Machinery Industries Co., Ltd., and established as SUMITOMO Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. SUMITOMO Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. merges with SUMITOMO Heavy Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., becoming a company specializing in combined manufacturing and sales of construction machinery.

Main Production Items
Pneumatic excavators (6 tons to 80 tons), material handling machines, road construction machinery (asphalt finishers, vibrating rollers)