Tadano Machinery is the largest Japan-based manufacturer of cranes and aerial work platforms headquartered in Kagawa and Tokyo, Japan. The company is the seventh-largest crane manufacturer in the world. Cranes manufactured by Tadano are mobile cranes, that is, self-propelled vehicles called carriers mounted with a hydraulic crane mechanism. Tadano manufactures three types of cranes; all Terrain Cranes for large-scale development, rough terrain cranes with high capacity and a compact, and truck cranes with outstanding traveling performance. Tadano Machinery offers a full product lineup to serve the specific characteristics of each region with a solidly established position worldwide.
Tadano Machinery is most demanded from all over the world due to very high-quality standards, safety, latest features & long life of the vehicle.
History of Tadano Machinery
In 1950:- Invents railroad track the maintenance machine, obtains a patent, and begins its production for delivery to Japan National Railways.
1954:- Starts development of hydraulic industrial machines.
In 1955:- Tadano introduces Japan’s first hydraulic truck crane, the OC-2, with a 2-ton lifting capacity.
In 1957:- Exhibits the fully hydraulic OC-5 truck crane at the Cargo-Handling Machine Exhibition in Osaka City.
1963:- Introduces the TM loader cranes series.
In 1964:- Introduces the TS truck crane series (mounted on conventional trucks).
In 1966:- Introduces the TL truck crane series (mounted on specially designed carriers).
1970 to 1999
1970:- Introduces Japan’s first hydraulic rough terrain crane, the TR-150, with a 15-ton lifting capacity.
In 1971:- Introduces the TG truck crane series.
In 1983:- Introduces Tadano’s first aerial work platforms (the AT-136TE and AT-140TE, insulated for electrical development applications).
1992:- Introduces the AR all Terrain Crane series.
In 1994:- Introduces the Super Deck aerial work platform series.
In 1995:- Introduces the CREVO rough terrain crane series. Also, the BT bridge checker series introduced in 1995.
In 1998:- Introduces the AR-5500M, the largest-capacity all Terrain Crane made anywhere in Japan, with a 550-ton lifting capacity. And receives an award from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry for the development of high-performance aerial work platforms using fuzzy control.
In 1999:- Introduces the loader crane Z-series.
2004 to 2016
2004:- Introduces ATF all-terrain crane global series (ATF 110G-5, ATF 160G-5).
In 2008:- Acquires US-based telescopic crawler crane manufacturer SpanDeck Inc. (currently Tadano Mantis Corporation), begins production and sales of telescopic boom crawler cranes, and introduces the loader crane Zest series (AE360, AE300).
In 2013:- Introduces the GR-1600XL (GR-1450EX), a rough terrain crane that boasts the highest lifting capacity in class worldwide.
In 2016:- Introduces the rough terrain crane Generation 4 (G4) series (GR-700N-2, GR-250N-4, GRGR-160N-4).
Tadano Machinery Models
Tadano Terrain Cranes
Versatile Tadano Terrain cranes with highway speed capacity and maneuverability, ideal for both on and off-road construction and industrial projects. This model can be access to the confined job site with all-wheel steering.
Tadano Rough Terrain Cranes
Compact cranes with a single cab for both driving and lifting operation. This compact model has maneuverability, is capable of accessing narrow spaces with all-wheel steering, and can be driven on rough or uneven terrain with all-wheel driving.
Tadano Truck Cranes
Japanese-manufactured new truck cranes feature high drivability and working performance. The operator can travel more safely and comfortably by adopting a new rubber suspension and automatic mechanical transmission. The newly developed Smart Chart expands the working area and enhances work efficiency.
Tadano Telescopic Boom Crawler Cranes
Tadano Telescopic crawler cranes are designed for quick and safer set up without the need of setting up the outriggers and mats, maximum pick and carry capacity at 360 degrees slew conditions, more compact work dimension, and lower bearing pressure. Having the hydraulic boom in lieu of the lattice boom, the telescopic crawler crane offers lesser transportation costs.
Tadano Loader Cranes
Tadano machinery’s truck loader cranes are designed for ease of use along with mobility and safety. We call this type of crane trucks ‘Tadano Cargo Crane’. These truck cranes are available with outstanding traveling performance. Also, Tadano offers a full product lineup to serve the specific characteristics of each region with a solidly established position worldwide.
Tadano Aerial Work Platforms
The Tadano Aerial work platforms play a significant role at the worksite, particularly for the construction of electrical and telecommunication infrastructures, that are essential for daily life. A variety of models are also available for general construction.
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