Press Release

Komatsu-Owned Dealers Phasing Out Sales of Wirtgen Products

March 12, 2018

Rolling Meadows, Ill., March 12, 2018 - Komatsu America Corp. today announced an agreement with Wirtgen America to phase out the sale of Wirtgen products by Komatsu-owned dealers in the USA. Komatsu America and Wirtgen America decided this phase out is in the best interest of both companies.

The three Komatsu-owned dealers, Komatsu Northeast, Komatsu Southwest and Edward Ehrbar, are no longer authorized dealers of Wirtgen machinery after September 30, 2018, and no longer authorized dealers of Wirtgen OEM parts, or a Wirtgen-authorized service center after March 31, 2019.

Komatsu America and Wirtgen are committed to ensuring that the transition is smooth and not disruptive to our mutual customers’ businesses.

Komatsu America Corp. is a U.S. subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., the world’s second largest manufacturer and supplier of earth-moving equipment, consisting of construction, mining and compact construction equipment. Komatsu America also serves the forklift and forestry markets. Through its distributor network, Komatsu offers a state-of-the-art parts and service program to support its equipment. Komatsu has proudly provided high-quality reliable products for nearly a century.

Komatsu® is an authorized trademark of Komatsu Ltd. Komatsu America Corp. is an authorized licensee of Komatsu Ltd. Wirtgen® is an authorized trademark of Wirtgen Group Holding GmbH. All other trademarks and service marks used herein are the property of their respective owners or licensees.