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L&T Construction Equipment Ltd.

L&T Construction Equipment Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited. L&T has acquired the 50% stake held by Komatsu Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Singapore in L&T-Komatsu Limited and consequently, the name of the company has been changed to L&T Construction Equipment Limited.

The company continues to manufacture construction equipment and hydraulic components. Komatsu is responsible for the production of Komatsu equipment, including hydraulic excavators.

L&T started this plant originally in 1975 in Bangalore to manufacture hydraulic excavators for the first time in India, with technical collaboration from Poclain SA, France. The company introduced several models of excavators in the Indian market with enormous success, followed by other crawler and wheeled equipment as well.

In 1998, L&T-Komatsu Limited was formed as a joint venture company between L&T and Komatsu Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd, Singapore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd, Japan. Komatsu is one of the global giants in the construction and mining industry.

The manufacturing facility comprises advanced CNC machines, robotic welding facility, hydraulic shop and automated assembly lines to roll out Hydraulic Excavators of various sizes – from 7 ton to 60 tons. The products are benchmarked to international standards in design, materials, manufacturing and quality. The plant is certified under ISO-14001 for environment management system and OHSAS-18001 for occupational health & safety management system.