Executive leadership, elected officials and hundreds of Milwaukee-area employees have celebrated the official launch of Komatsu Mining Corp., a global mining equipment and services company operating as a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd, based in Japan.
The official ribbon cutting ceremony took place at the company’s office and manufacturing facility on National Avenue, marking the launch of Komatsu Mining Corp. and the integration process to align the organisation and operation for optimal customer support.
Speakers at the event included: Komatsu Ltd. President and CEO Tetsuji Ohashi, Komatsu Mining Corp. President and CEO Jeffrey Dawes, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, West Milwaukee Village President John Stalewski and Japanese Consulate representative Keizo Shirakura.
Komatsu America Corp., a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd, completed its US$3.7 billion acquisition of Milwaukee-based Joy Global Inc. on 5 April 2017.
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