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Komatsu Forest appoints Jens Bengtsson as new CEO

09-04-2020
CEO, Komatsu Forest, new appointment

Jens Bengtsson will take up the position as CEO of Komatsu Forest AB. Jens has worked in the company for 11 years and has recently held both the role of CFO and COO.  Former CEO Mitsuru Ueno is now taking on a new role as Senior Fellow for the Forest Division of the parent company Komatsu Ltd. During his time as CEO, he has had two …

Komatsu Forest temporarily shuts down production of forest machinery

31-03-2020
Komatsu Forest, temporary, shut down, production, forest machinery, shortage, suppliers, parts, manufacturing, factory, Sweden

Due to the closure of suppliers of critical components, Komatsu Forest will temporarily shut down its production of forest machinery at its factory in Umeå, Sweden. The company agreed with IF Metall on short-term work from April 13 through June 21 for employees in production. "The background is that the corona pandemic has caused some of …

Komatsu Forestry launches new models at SkogsNolia

20-06-2019
Komatsu Forestry

Komatsu Forestry has launched an upgraded product range at forestry expo SkogsNolia, with the majority of the machines new. The machines are equipped with a brand-new engine installation conforming to the latest emission legislation. The new, future-proof control system, MaxiXT, was also launched. The company presented a number of quality …

Komatsu Forest Invests in Northern Sweden

23-05-2019
Sweden, Komatsu Forest

Komatsu Forest in Umeå, Sweden, is implementing one of its largest investments in industrial Sweden – a future-proof factory in large format, with a focus on sustainable production. The company's investment aims to further strengthen the region's position as a leader in the field of forest technology. "The forest industry is an …

Editor’s pickKomatsu Forest wants to create a factory for the future

18-10-2018
Komatsu, new factory, Umeå, Sweden

Komatsu Forest has revealed their ambition to build a completely new factory, following their announcement recently of their intention to acquire land in Klockarbäcken, Umeå, Sweden. The site plan of the new Komatsu factory in Sweden (Image credit: Komatsu) The ambitious plan to build a factory is conceived with human possibilities …

PT Komatsu Indonesia Wins the Deming Prize

10-10-2018
PT Komatsu Indonesia, Deming Prize

PT Komatsu Indonesia (KI) a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. (hereafter "Komatsu") (President and CEO: Tetsuji Ohashi), has received the Deming Prize for 2018.  Since 1961, when Komatsu introduced the company-wide quality control (QC) programme, Komatsu has proactively promoted total quality control (TQM) over the years. In 1964 …

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