Choosing the right equipment brand & knowing its features are very important in the construction industry as this sector is vast. Various brands have a range of machinery with special features. Let’s have a look at how JCB differs from Hitachi Construction Machinery.
JCB – J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited, universally known as JCB, is a British multinational corporation, with headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, manufactures equipment for construction, agriculture, waste handling and demolition. Being the world’s third-largest construction equipment manufacturer, it produces over 300 types of machines, including diggers, excavators, tractors and diesel engines. It has 22 factories across Asia, Europe, North America, and South America and its products are sold in over 150 countries.
JCB has developed & advanced in the “backhoe” segment. Their products include backhoes, excavators, compact excavators, tractors, articulated telescopic handlers and many more which are widely used & appreciated. It serves numerous different industries including construction, agriculture, demolition, government etc. Top competitors include Kobelco, XCMG, Case IH, Bobcat Company, Caterpillar, Komatsu and Terex.
Hitachi Construction Machinery is a subdivision of the Hitachi Company of Japan. Hitachi was founded by an electrical engineer named Namihei Odaira in 1910. Through the years, Hitachi has expanded into many different areas, including the construction equipment industry.
All Hitachi products are known for reliability, high performance and cost-effectiveness. They have various machines used for different purposes. HCM market their products worldwide through a global network of company-owned and independent dealers. Hitachi, with its characteristic bright orange paint, has proven itself to be a major contender in the heavy equipment market. Its popularity remains strong today, no doubt due to its quality, ruggedness, and wide-ranging availability. While Hitachi has been involved in the manufacturing of a diverse range of heavy equipment through the years, their current focus is almost exclusively on excavators and haulers. Hitachi Construction Machinery continues to focus its design and manufacturing on excavators and haulers that are durable and efficient. Top competitors of HCM are Sany foundation, Komatsu, Sinomech Changlin Co., Kobe Steel and JCB.