Kato was founded in 1895 as Kato Iron Works and was building in the beginning mainly rail vehicles. In 1935 was the current Kato Works Co. Ltd. founded, that is today still operative under the supervision of the Kato-family. Kato is producing today mainly various crane types up to 300 tonnes lifting capacity, excavators and road sweepers. In 2016 was the production of crawler cranes from IHI overtaken by Kato. The production facilities are in Japan, China and Thailand and employs approx. 750 employees.
Website: www.kato-works.co.jp

Kato KR-25H-IIIL

Kato MR-200Ri

Smith (NZ)

Kato NK-160C

Heijkoop (NL)


Kato NK-500E-V



Kato SL-600II

Hirose (SG)

Kato SL-650R

Kato SR-700L

Asiagroup (SG)

People's Crane (SG)

Tiong Woon (SG)


Kato SS-500

Asiagroup (SG)

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