Kawasaki Construction Machinery merges with Hitachi Construction Machinery

Photography by: Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hitachi, CablePrice, Mimico

Kawasaki Construction Machinery was merged into its parent company as part of the restructuring

Specialised wheel loader manufacturer, KCM Corporation, was merged into Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM) in April 2019.


Kawasaki wheel loaders will no longer be sold under the Kawasaki brand but will continue, from 1 May 2019, to be sold by CablePrice (NZ) Ltd—a wholly owned subsidiary of HCM, under the Hitachi brand.

Customers can continue to purchase and operate these machines under the Hitachi brand via CablePrice.

"Kawasaki wheel loaders have had a successful history with MIMICO spanning many years, and we look forward to continuing this success," says CablePrice managing director and chief operating officer Pat Ward.

"CablePrice will focus on providing customers with a seamless transition, ensuring a quality aftersales service is provided through our 18-strong nationwide branch and service network while continuing to grow new wheel loader sales.

"Under the new scenario, CablePrice has also appointed Mimico as an authorised service agent so that Mimico can continue to service their existing Kawasaki customer base now and into the future."

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