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Komatsu welcomes GHH to the family

Komatsu is celebrating the acquisition of GHH Group GmbH (GHH), a manufacturer of underground mining, tunnelling and special civil engineering equipment headquartered in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

GHH’s range of equipment is set to enhance Komatsu’s growing underground mining product offerings, including aftermarket parts and service support through the entire lifetime of the equipment.

GHH was founded in the 1960s and is part of the German-owned Schmidt Kranz Group. The acquisition will allow Komatsu to GHH’s factories and rebuild facilities in key markets, in addition to its robust product offerings and staff.

“The talented GHH staff are now part of Komatsu and our new combined team will work together to expand offerings and increase customer access to products in new territories,” Komatsu Mining Business Division president Peter Salditt said. “We are excited to start collaborating to add value to our customers’ operations.”

Komatsu said the company is committed to expanding its underground mining offerings for global customers and is excited to add GHH’s factories and rebuild facilities in key markets in Europe, Southern Africa, India and Chile to strengthen production and service capabilities for customers.

“With this strategic investment in leading products, solutions and talent, Komatsu is excited to further strengthen its position in underground mining as it seeks to support new and existing customer operations worldwide,” the company said.

The acquisition was first announced in December 2022,

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