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LiuGong Strengthens its Presence in France

LiuGong, the Chinese construction machine manufacturer, officially enters the French market in Oct., 2015 and signs its new dealer DiviMat as well as introducing its range of machines to French customers at a demo event.

The demo event took place in Le Grand Quevilly, outside of Rouen, France, October 15th to 17th and a total of 9 machines were displayed; including LiuGong excavators: CLG904D, CLG906D, CLG908D, CLG915D, CLG922E, CLG925E; LiuGong wheel loaders: CLG816G, CLG856H and a Dressta bulldozer, the TD-15R. All the machines meet EU Tier IV emission regulations.

LiuGong Moving Forward with New Management Team in Place

Mr. Wang Xiaohua, will retire from the post of Chairman of LiuGong Machinery after having served LiuGong Machinery for 43 years, of which 15 years as Chairman. During Mr. Wang Xiaohua’s tenure, he made great contribution to LiuGong’s development and has been instrumental in LiuGong’s path to globalization. Mr. Wang will remain the chairman of Guangxi LiuGong Group Co., Ltd. (“LiuGong Group” for short), the parent company of LiuGong Machinery.

“I look forward to continuing to support the new management team as always,” said Mr. Wang Xiaohua. “I am pleased that, building on the achievements we’ve created over the past 55 years, the company is poised for an even greater future.”

With Mr. Wang Xiaohua’s retirement, Mr. Zeng Guang’an will take over the position of Chairman of LiuGong Machinery, and Mr. Yu Chuanfen has succeeded Mr. Zeng Guang’an as the Vice Chairman and President of LiuGong Machinery. Mr Zeng and Mr. Yu, both of whom are excellent leaders, have devoted themselves to LiuGong for many years and have extensive experience in innovative management. Additionally in November 2013, Mr. Zeng Guang’an was promoted to president of LiuGong Group.

Poland: LiuGong Poland Acquires ZZN

LiuGong Poland Machinery Co., Ltd. (LiuGong Poland) and the asset trustee of ZZN Transmission Plant in Stalowa Wola, Poland, held a signing ceremony of a conditional acquisition agreement, which marks another step for LiuGong Poland in the direction of developing core parts on its own.

Mr. Wu Yindeng, President Assistant, Board Director and Deputy General Manager of LiuGong Poland, signed the agreement with ZZN asset trustee Adam Jozef Pilicki. Mr. Li Linhui, President Assistant, together with some other LiuGong Poland executives and media friends from Poland witnessed the event.

LiuGong and ZF building a new joint venture axle company in Liuzhou

ZF and the construction equipment manufacturer LiuGong are to build a new joint venture it has been announced. The new company will produce wheel loader axles that are specially tailored for the requirements of the Chinese market. In the long run approximately 190 employees will be working at Liuzhou Axle Co. Ltd. and more than 30,000 of the newly designed axles will be delivered to the joint venture partner LiuGong and the third market.

Since 1995, ZF and LiuGong have been operating a joint venture company in Liuzhou, in the south of China. The 300-person company has been serving the joint venture partner LiuGong and the third market with construction machinery transmissions and axles for years. Now the two parties have decided to further their cooperation in the field of construction equipment axles.

“Our cooperation with LiuGong strongly shows the ‘Design to Market’ strategy which has been consistently followed by ZF, especially in the field of Off-Highway Systems”

says Wilhelm Rehm, Member of the Board of ZF. He is also responsible for the Industrial Technology Division which includes the Business Unit of Off-Highway Systems. The new axle range will be technically reliable and favorable in price.

LiuGong completes first overseas acquisition

LiuGong Machinery Corp. has finalized its agreement to acquire HSW (Huta Stalowa Wola) and its distribution subsidiary, Dressta Co, Ltd., company executives announced. The agreement was signed by both companies’ executives in Warsaw with celebration ceremonies following at the Baranów Sandomierski Castle in Baranów Sandomierski, Poland.

David Beatenbough, currently Vice President of Research and Development for LiuGong, has been named Chairman of the Board of the new entity, LiuGong Machinery (Poland) sp z o.o. The transaction is LiuGong’s first outright acquisition outside its domestic market.

LiuGong and Cummins announce Joint Venture to build engines in China

Cummins Inc and Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co. Ltd. have announced a joint-venture partnership to manufacture mid-range engines at a new facility to be built in Liuzhou City, Guangxi Province, in southern China. The new joint-venture operation, titled Guangxi Cummins Industrial Power Co., Ltd., will commence engine production in 2013. Volume is planned to reach 50,000 units with the capability to expand volume higher in the future.

The joint-venture agreement was signed in Liuzhou City by Wang Xiaohua, Chairman, Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co. Ltd., and Steve Chapman, Group Vice President of Cummins and Chairman of Cummins China. The joint-venture engines will be based on Cummins MidRange engine family meeting Tier 2 and Tier 3 emissions.

The MidRange engines will be fully localized in China and adapted for construction equipment usage by the Guangxi Cummins Industrial Power joint-venture to meet the demand of both LiuGong and other equipment manufacturers in China.