Komatsu Australia is one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of mining, construction and forestry equipment in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. The company employs close to 1200 people, with more than 70% involved in product support activities. Komatsu customers are backed up by an investment of more than $200 million in parts, components and inventory control systems. Komatsu Australia has the largest company branch network in the Australasian heavy equipment industry, with 25 branches and 35 service depots strategically located close to key mining and civil contracting industries, operating as a single network around the region.
Komatsu Australia is 60% owned by Komatsu Ltd, which manufactures construction and mining equipment in factories throughout the world, and 40% by trading company Mitsui & Co, which has a wide-ranging investment portfolio in Australia and is the largest foreign-owned company in the country.