Fast Facts about LiuGong
LiuGong ranks as the 20th largest
construction equipment manufacturer in the world. In 2013, LiuGong
had US$2 billion in sales revenue, selling more than 43,000 total
The company is a leader in the design
and production of wheel loaders. In 2013, LiuGong held nearly 12.4%
of the global market share in wheel loaders and nearly 18.4% share
It is a company of many firsts,
including being the first company in China to begin manufacturing
heavy equipment and the producer of China’s first modernized wheel
loader in 1966. LiuGong has been integral in China’s modernization
and infrastructure development.
LiuGong has a total of 24
manufacturing facilities worldwide. The company employs more than
12,000 people, including more than 1,000 engineers working in three
world-class research and development facilities. In 2013, LiuGong
invested more than US$ 85 million into its R&D program.
LiuGong group now has 16 product
lines including wheel loaders, excavators, bulldozers, motor
graders, pavers, cold planers, skid steers, backhoe loaders,
rollers, forklifts, truck mounted cranes, crawler cranes, pipe
layers, mining dump trucks, dynamic compaction machines and concrete
The company supports its global
product lines with a rapidly growing network of more than 320
dealers across six continents in over 130 countries. The LiuGong
dealer network provides over 2,650 sales outlets around the world.
Supporting the dealer network are 9
regional offices with engineering, marketing and service support,
coupled with 7 overseas parts depots located strategically
throughout the world which ensure rapid replacement of parts and
servicing of equipment. LiuGong does not enter a market without
dealers and support systems in place.
Regional offices are currently
located in Africa, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Netherland, India,
Poland, Singapore, Russia and the U.S. Further regional offices are
continuously added as LiuGong grows.
LiuGong places intense emphasis on
quality, which is demonstrated by a commitment to Six Sigma
methodology and compliance with ISO 9000 standards. As a result,
after a rigorous review, LiuGong was awarded China’s National
According to Off Highway Research,
LiuGong is renowned for being one of very few Asian competitors
producing equipment that exceeds international standards, and the
firm’s designs and prices are often benchmarked by other domestic
Key Milestones for LiuGong
1958 – LiuGong Machinery Corp.
(Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co. Ltd.) was founded in Liuzhou, China.
LiuGong routinely ranks among the largest global wheel loader
1966 – LiuGong launched China’s first
modernized wheel loader Z435.
1987 – LiuGong introduced Caterpillar
1993 – LiuGong began trading on the
Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
1995 – LiuGong partners with the
German transmission components manufacturer, ZF Friedrichshafen AG,
to open a joint venture in Liuzhou.
2000 – LiuGong acquired Jiangyin
Construction Machinery Co., Ltd to enter the roller business.
2001 – LiuGong began building
2003 – The company entered the
compact machine business.
2004 – LiuGong entered the road
machine business; establishes its first oversea division in
2006 – Production volume of wheel
loaders exceeded 100,000units.
2007 – The company acquired Anhui
Crane Co., Ltd. and establishes the LiuGong India division.
2008 – LiuGong established divisions
in North America and Latin America.
2009 – India wheel loader and
manufacturing plant began operation.
2010 – The firm formed divisions in
Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and South Africa.
2011 – Cummins and LiuGong announced
a joint venture to produce mid-range engines.
2012 – LiuGong completes acquisition
of HSW (Huta Stalowa Wola) Dressta in Poland, a premier manufacturer
of bulldozers, giving LiuGong a strategic footprint and access to
markets in Europe.
2012 – LiuGong founded second joint
venture with ZF, ZF Liuzhou Axle Co. Ltd., to develop and produce
machine axles for the Chinese Market.
2013 – LiuGong found JV with Wuling
Group to engage in the design, research and development, production
and sale of engineering machinery, forklifts and other industrial
vehicles sheet metal parts, as well as cooling system. LiuGong
Poland acquired ZZN Transmission Plant.
LiuGong is committed to world-class quality and
engineering. The result?
Machines that are easy to own, easy to operate and easy to maintain.
World-class machines must be built with world-class components. So,
we use globally-respected systems and suppliers you can count on
like Cummins, ZF, Kawasaki and others. With components like these
you know your machine will work and work and work for you.
We also use Six Sigma quality
processes every step of the way to make LiuGong products truly
excellent in every way.
LiuGong employs over 1,000 research and
development engineers to guarantee versatility, durability,
efficiency and productivity in every machine. Rigorous testing
ensures that your equipment can tackle any job you throw at it.
If a machine needs to be handled with care,
it’s not making you all the money it can. That’s why, when you buy
LiuGong, you buy the best: Rugged, reliable machines that can tackle
anything at any time.
Founded in Liuzhou in 2011,
Guangxi Cummins is a joint venture of LiuGong Machinery
and Cummins. The JV focuses on designing and
producing engines designed and fully localized for
construction equipment in developing and emerging
markets. It officially started operations in 2013
and volume is planned to reach 50,000 units with the
capability to expand in the future.
In order for
CUMMINS to support their warrenty with LIUGONG, BURGERS
is now using Cummins filters/FLEETGUARD on all their
machines containing Cummins engines.
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