Manufacturer profile: Hidromek

Founded in 1978, Hidromek is a global brand that specialises in the production of construction machinery and equipment

HM K3 10LC at work in Taranaki

Headquartered in Ankara, Turkey, Hidromek has manufacturing facilities across the globe, with a presence in more than 100 countries, including New Zealand, where it’s represented by Magnum Equipment.

The business began as a small workshop in Ankara, where it specialised in the manufacturing of hydraulic equipment for agricultural and construction purposes.

The company then expanded into the production of backhoe loaders in 1989 and over the years, has introduced a wide range of construction equipment to the market.

Today, Hidromek produces a diverse range of construction and earthmoving equipment, including hydraulic excavators, backhoe loaders, wheel loaders, motor graders, and drum compactors.

The company has a reputation for producing high-quality, reliable, and innovative machinery that meets the needs of customers across the globe.

Hidromek has facilities in many countries around the world, including Turkey, Germany, Spain, Russia, South Africa, and Brazil, and has established itself as a trusted and reliable partner in the construction industry.

Focused product line

Hidromek urban excavators are well-known for their versatility and fuel economy

The company’s products are used in various industries, including construction, mining, agriculture, and forestry. Hidromek’s equipment is designed to provide superior performance and productivity in challenging working conditions and harsh environments.

Hidromek’s hydraulic excavators are among the most popular machinery in the company’s product line. These excavators are available in various sizes and configurations, ranging from mid-sized models to large mining excavators.

The excavators are known for their power, durability, and fuel efficiency, making them ideal for a wide range of applications. The brand’s wheel loaders are another popular product line, with models for a variety of applications.

These machines are designed for high performance and efficiency, and they are equipped with advanced features such as load-sensing hydraulics, automatic power-shift transmissions, and electronic control systems.

Rubber-tyred excavator at work in North Auckland

Other popular lines of models include drum compactors, which come in 11- to 13-tonne variants, and motor grader models from the versatile 12-tonne configuration through to 18-tonnes for large construction and roading projects.

Materials handling equipment, tunnelling excavators, and specialised excavators
can also be found carrying the distinctive Hidromek branding, all of which are available through local dealerships.

Assembly plants

The K4 Series backhoe loaders have joysticks integrated into the seats

Hidromek has established a global network of assembly plants, which provide localised production and assembly services, allowing the brand to cater to the specific needs and requirements of customers in different regions.

The company’s assembly plants are strategically located to ensure efficient and cost-effective manufacturing and distribution of its products. One of Hidromek’s notable assembly plants is located in the company’s headquarters in Ankara.

The plant is equipped with state-of-the-art manufacturing technology and processes, allowing the company to produce high-quality machinery efficiently.

Another assembly plant is located in Spain, where Hidromek has a joint venture with Liebherr-Emtec, a leading European manufacturer of construction machinery.

The joint venture aims to strengthen Hidromek’s presence in the European market and expand its product range. Hidromek also has an assembly plant in China, which serves the rapidly growing construction industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

HMK85CP telescopic loader

The plant is equipped with advanced manufacturing technology and produces a wide range of construction machinery, including hydraulic excavators, backhoe loaders, wheel loaders, and motor graders.

Performance and longevity

Opera technology allows any connected Hidromek machine to be remotely operated

The company’s focus on research and development has resulted in the introduction of advanced technologies and features in its machinery, making them more efficient, reliable, and environmentally friendly.

Hidromek’s commitment to sustainability is reflected in its production processes and the development of eco-friendly machinery that reduces carbon emissions and environmental impact.

Hidromek’s customer-centric approach is evident in its local dealership aftersales services, which include a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, and training services.

The company provides customers with access to spare parts, technical support, and training, helping owners maximise the performance and longevity of their machinery. Overall, Hidromek’s success is a testament to its dedication to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction.

With a strong global presence, diverse product line, and advanced manufacturing facilities, the company is well-positioned to continue to meet the needs of the construction industry and looks set to remain one of the leaders in the construction equipment supply market.

Hidromek is a global brand that has established itself as a trusted and reliable manufacturer of construction machinery and equipment.

With a history spanning over four decades, the company has grown to become a leading player in the construction industry, with a diverse range of products, a global presence, and advanced manufacturing facilities.

Hidromek’s commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction has earned it a reputation as a preferred partner for construction companies worldwide. 

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