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About Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe

Through Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe, based in Saint Dizier in France, Yanmar manufactures and distributes construction machinery specially designed for construction, civil engineering and landscaping. Customers can choose from mini- and midi-excavators, tracked carriers, mini-dumpers, skid-steer loaders, wheeled loaders and lighting towers. Inventor of the ViO concept (Zero Tail Swing mini-excavators), Yanmar’s mission is to manufacture reliable, safe and comfortable machines that perfectly meet market’s requirements; maintain close customer contact, paying strong attention to end-user expectations and providing relevant advices; and support the dealers as they provide high quality service throughout each piece of machinery.


1967: HD5 bulldozer, first public works machine by Yanmar
1984: Ammann first importer of Yanmar products
1989: Ammann-Yanmar in Saint-Dizier: manufacturer of mini-excavators and exclusive importer of Yanmar machines for the European market
1993: ViO50, first Zero Tail Swing mini excavator in the world
2010: Creation of Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe
2014: SV26, first machine completely designed and produced by Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe
2016: Acquisition of Terex Compact Germany now Yanmar Compact Germany


Factory in Saint-Dizier

The presence of a production plant along with a research department on the European soil enables to improve our reactivity to market trends and needs and to adapt our production and machine design with precision and efficiency (products adapted to our customers’ needs, shorter delivery times and reduced costs).

Yanmar’s factory in Saint-Dizier beneficiated during the past 10 years from important investments that enabled us to modernize the whole production process. With a production process totally reconsidered in order to increase the productivity, the factory is now able to produce 30 machines per day for a maximum annual production of 7500 units.