Company Profile

Top > Company Profile > Message


For over a century, Kato Works has followed our company’s policy of “Contributing To Society By Providing Excellent Products”. We continue to develop a variety of machines to meet the needs of the times for material handling, industrial and construction equipment.
Our current technologies can be traced back through our long history of developing original technologies. Since our establishment, we have valued creativity and challenged the limits of technological innovation with a pioneering spirit.
Starting with the diesel engines we designed in the early 20th century, we have continued to develop truck cranes, hydraulic excavators, rough terrain cranes and all terrain cranes that have revolutionized the construction machine industry.
Over the years, the KATO brand has won worldwide trust as a technology-oriented manufacturer with a wealth of experience and a solid track record.
To mark the 21st century as a new era of great progress for our company, we have renewed and redoubled our efforts toward challenging innovation in the future.
We have instituted a new slogan of “Progress to the Next Stage” that reflects our commitment to further advancing ourselves as a company. We will continue working together toward achieving our goals to enhance our corporate value and help create an affluent society.

ceo image
Kimiyasu Kato


Company Name: KATO WORKS CO.,LTD.
Founded: 1895
Established: 1935
Capital: JPY2,935,890,000
President: Kimiyasu Kato
Number of Employees: 695 as of 31th of July,2016
Summary of Business: Manufacture and sales of mobile cranes, construction and industrial equipment.
Major Products:
Mobile Cranes : Truck loaders, truck, rough terrain, all terrain and city range cranes.
Construction Equipment: Hydraulic excavators and earth boring rigs.
Industrial Equipment: Powerful vacuum suction cleaners, vacuum suction high speed street sweepers and snow cleavers.
Operation Locations
Headquarters : 9-37, Higashi-ohi 1-chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0011 JAPAN
Telephone : +81 (0) 3 3458-1115
Facsimile : +81 (0) 3 3458-1151
Branch Offices in Japan : Tokyo, Niigata, Takasaki, Sapporo, Obihiro, Sendai, Morioka, Akita, Koriyama, Saitama, Chiba, Mito, Yokohama, Shizuoka, Nagoya, Toyama, Osaka, Keiji, Chugoku(Hiroshima), Okayama, Shikoku(Takamatsu), Kyushu(Fukuoka), Oita, Kagoshima, Okinawa.
Plants : Ibaraki Plant, Gunma Plant, Kunshan Plant (China)