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    (Wikipedia) - Tadano Limited   (Redirected from Tadano) TADANO Ltd. Type Traded as Industry Founded Founders Headquarters Area served Key people Products Revenue Operating income Net income Employees Website
    TYO: 6395
    Lifting equipment
    Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan (1948 (1948))
    Masuo Tadano
    Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan (Group HQ), Tokyo, Japan (TADANO Ltd. Global HQ), Japan
    • Koichi Tadano (CEO)
    Construction cranes, Truck loader cranes, Aerial work platforms, etc
    ¥134,836 million (FY2012) Financial Information Financial Explanatory Material
    ¥10,925 million (FY2012)
    ¥7,341 million (FY2012)
    1,328 (TADANO Ltd. only), 3,144 (consolidated): as of March 31, 2013
    tadano-global.com, tadano.co.jp

    Tadano Ltd. (株式会杜タダノ, Kabushiki gaisha Tadano?, commonly referred to simply as Tadano) is the largest Japan-based manufacturer of cranes and aerial work platforms.


    Founder of TADANO Ltd. Masuo Tadano started as a steel fabricator in 1919 at Fujitsuka-cho, Takamatsu,

    Nissan Diesel powered Tadano crane

    Japan. In 1948, he founded TADANO Ltd. and set up the first manufacturing plant of cargo handling equipment, in the following years the company expanded manufacturing to include various industrial equipment. In 1955, TADANO introduced the first hydraulic truck crane with the capacity of 2 tonnage for the Japanese market. In 1960, TADANO successfully manufactured an export model of hydraulic truck crane and exported it to Indonesia.

    From then, they have expanded market into worldwide and established a solid international position in the field of hydraulic mobile cranes. From mid-term plan 2008, they are aiming to become the No.1 manufacturer of LE domain (LE means Lifting Equipment, machinery and equipment reflecting the concept of mobile, gravity-defying equipment for aerial work). In 1972, TADANO listed company''s shares on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

    Truck loader crane mounted on Isuzu Forward

    They are also known by the project to restore the Ahu Tongariki Moai Statues on Easter island from 1991 to 1993.

    ATF series all terrain crane

    TADANO has been accelerating its business worldwide since the early 2000s. Starting with establishment of Middle East office in Dubai (2003), it has acquired US-based crawler crane manufacturer SpanDeck Inc. in 2008 (now TADANO Mantis Corp.), in addition to the launch of production base for truck loader cranes in Thailand (2013).

    In May 2013, it has announced the launch of ATF-400G series, the all terrain cranes with 40 metric tons of lifting capacity, which had been developed with its main subsidiary TADANO Faun GmbH.

    In August 2013, TADANO has announced the new model of rough terrain crane with the largest lifting weight for its kind (145 metric tons), targeting markets in the Americas and the Middle East.

    Aerial work platform

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