Tadano invests to increase production

18 April 2008

Japan: Tadano is to invest Yen7.5 billion (US$ 63 million) in new manufacturing facilities and refurbishing existing plants in Japan. The investment program is part of a four year plan to establish a new crane production structure that will allow a 30% or more increase in overall production volumes. The plan will involve investments at plants in Shido, Takamatsu and Tadotsu, Japan.

Tadano also announced it will invest $10 million in its joint venture company in China to strengthen its competitiveness in the Chinese market and to establish the Tadano brand in a leadership position in the truck crane market.

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