Komatsu Announces Purchase of Forestry Machine Manufacturer

Wed February 20, 2019 - National Edition
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Established in 2002, TimberPro is a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of purpose-built forest machines and attachments, offering tracked feller bunchers and harvesters, forwarders, wheeled harvesters and felling heads.
Established in 2002, TimberPro is a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of purpose-built forest machines and attachments, offering tracked feller bunchers and harvesters, forwarders, wheeled harvesters and felling heads.

Komatsu America Corp. a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TimberPro, Inc.

The acquisition is expected to close on April 1, 2019, subject to completion of the closing conditions.

Established in 2002, TimberPro is a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of purpose-built forest machines and attachments, offering tracked feller bunchers and harvesters, forwarders, wheeled harvesters and felling heads.

"Acquiring TimberPro will strengthen the company's position in the full-tree-length market and enables us to offer a highly competitive range of products for professional logging," said Rod Schrader, CEO, Komatsu America Corp.

About Komatsu America Corp.

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 parts and service program to support its equipment.

For more information, visit www.komatsuamerica.com.