Hitachi

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Segment Heavy industry
Country Netherlands

The challenge

Worldwide Hitachi manufactures hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, rigid dump trucks and crawler cranes. This case study is about the subsidiary in Oosterhout, the Netherlands. Here HCME – Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV – manufactures and assembles among others mini excavators weighing 1-6 ton and crawler cranes.

Thanks to the increasing sales figures HCME needed to extend the production capacity. To realise this some production lines had to move and the related extraction/filtration systems were upgraded. This extension was also an opportunity to examine the existing extraction arms and -where necessary- to replace them.

Plymovent gave professional advice, drew a system design and created a solution, tailored to HCMEs requirements.

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