History

Doosan Bobcat has been, since its founding in 1977, a company that has focused on heavy construction equipment. It has achieved the high rates of growth through its commitment to the better development of its own construction equipment products and its investment in building a global business model.

Doosan Bobcat has finally become an undisputed global leader within the field of construction equipment, a status confirmed by the significant expansion in its business size and product line-up with the merger and acquisition of Bobcat in 2007 and Moxy in 2008.

2000’s

2016

Doosan Bobcat Inc. successfully completed its Initial Public Offering (“IPO”) and is publicly listed on the Korea Stock Exchange in Seoul, South Korea.

2011

In Doosan Infracore China Corporation(DICC), accumulated production of excavator exceeded 100,000 units

2010

Launched global DICE management structure

Performed the highest sales record

Established Gun-san factory in Korea

2008

Established wheel loader factory in China

Acquired Moxy, a Norwegian large size dump truck company

2007

Established Doosan Infracore International, Inc.(DII)

Found DISD (Doosan Infracore Shangdong Co., Ltd.)

Acquired Ingersoll Rand’s compact equipment unit, along with 2 other units(Bobcat, Portable Power, Attachment)

- Bobcat has the world's highest level of competitiveness in the field of small heavy construction equipment

- Doosan Infracore rocketed to 7th place in the World Construction Heavy Equipment with this acquisition in November of 2007

Awarded the 'US$2 Billion Export Tower' on Trade Day

2006

Established the subsidiary holding company “Doosan Infracore China Investment Co., Ltd”

Exceeded 30,000 units in aggregate production in DICC

2005

Began to produce the 4th generation excavator

Consolidation with Doosan corp. Renamed Doosan Infracore

Launching DX, DL Series.

2004

Doosan Construction Equipment reached $500 million in exports DHI Yantai Corporation in China exceeded 10,000 aggregate production of excavator

2003

Received ISO9001:2000, KSA9001:2001 Certifications OEM supply Agreement between Daewoo & Terex

2002

Wheel Loader OEM supply Agreement between Daewoo & John deere Recorded Sales Construction Equipment 80,000 unit

2001

Received international certificate of European noise regulations (Directive 2000/14/EC, Annex VIII)

Selected the Ministry of Commerce, industry and energy "The World Best Item"

2000

Began to produce Loaders “MEGA-V series”

90’s

1999

Received international certificate of Noise Assessment for construction equipment(DIN EN45001)

1997

Began to produce Excavators “Solar-V series”

Received ISO14001 Certification

Established Reliability Research Center

1996

Production of Excavator exceeded 400units a month

1995

Established "Overseas Subsidiaries at Japan(DCMC), German(DMV), AUSTRALIA(DHIAU)

1994

Received ISO9001 Certification

Established Doosan Infracore China Corporation(DICC)

Exported Excavators techniques to TING MING company in Malaysia

Established Overseas Subsidiaries in U.S.A(DIA) and U.K(EDUK)

1993

Began to produce Excavator “Third Generation Solar Excavators”

1992

Began to produce Wheel Loaders

Established “Hydraulic machinery & tools factory”

1990

Established   Doosan Infracore Europe S.A in Belgium

80’s

1989

Participated in 'Bauma 1989' Exhibition (Excavator 9 models)

1987

Accumulated production of Excavators exceeded 10,000 units

1985

Developed Own branded “SOLAR” Excavator Series

70’s

1978

Produced/Shipped the first Excavator

1977

Created a ‘Construction Equipment Division’