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Yanmar, a world leader in the manufacturing of Diesel engines and Compact Construction Equipment, currently imports several models of compact excavators, and compact wheel loaders.

Established in 1912, Yanmar has a rock-solid history of providing quality engines and equipment to the world. Yanmar is divided into several divisions: Construction Machinery, Marine, Industrial Engines, Agricultural Products and others. While engine production is the mainstay of the company, building over 210 different engine models, Yanmar is noted as a leading innovator for the Construction Equipment industry.

Its’ first product in 1967 was a walk-behind Dozer. Yanmar continued producing these dozers through 1973. In 1968, Yanmar built the world’s first compact excavator. This steel tracked machine became the basis for an explosion in the Construction Industry in Japan. With space a premium, other Japanese manufacturers recognized the impact such a “right-sized” machine could have and joined the rush to get product to market. In 1971, Yanmar introduced a Crawler Loader and a Carrier Dumper, both “mini’s” and became a full-line provider of compact equipment. Yanmar continued to experiment with different types of compact equipment throughout the 1970’s including a Skid Steer Loader, a Crane Carrier and a Loader Backhoe. In 1979, Yanmar, again with another first, introduced the first excavator with rubber tracks, and the modern compact excavator was born.

In 1987, the B series excavators were introduced and advanced through three model improvements and advancements in technology. In 1994, Yanmar continuing its flair for innovation, introduced the ViO series, the first full line “true zero-turning” radius machines. Yanmar will continue to develop and offer innovative products and is committed to offering more products in the North American market.

In 2004 Yanmar (U.S.A.) and Yanmar Diesel America Corp (YDAC) were combined to form a new company, Yanmar America Corporation (YAC). The formation of YAC provided for efficient business operations by acting as North American regional headquarters for administration. In addition, YAC continues with its distribution, service and parts operations for industrial diesel engines and construction equipment.