Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) is a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (HCM) and was established in 1972 in Oosterhout, The Netherlands. It is responsible for the manufacture, sales and marketing of Hitachi construction equipment throughout Europe, parts of Africa, and Israel.
Since its humble beginnings five decades ago, HCME has evolved into a successful multinational operation by focusing on engineering excellence and listening to the needs of its customers. The demand for Hitachi construction equipment across all territories has grown steadily, and HCME has gradually extended its network of dealers to meet this demand.
To support the growing number of Hitachi machines working in its territory, HCME has a dedicated parts facility located in Oosterhout. The 53,000m2 European Parts Depot supplies dealers and customers, and can stock up to 90,000 parts items.
The company values that guide its strategy include acting with honesty and sincerity, having respect for the environment, being socially conscious and showing respect for others. Today, the company employs over 500 people, based at its headquarters in Amsterdam, and locations in Germany, Italy, France and the UK. Together with its people and partners, HCME’s mission is to deliver reliable customer-centric solutions, with Hitachi machinery as the foundation, enabling customers to create comfortable living spaces.
The vision of the company is to become the first-choice solutions provider helping to build a better future.