MILWAUKE, Wis. – Komatsu America Corp., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Komatsu Ltd., has completed its acquisition of Joy Global, a worldwide leader in high productivity mining solutions.
Retaining its headquarters in Milwaukee, Joy Global will be renamed Komatsu Mining Corp. and operate as a subsidiary of Komatsu. The company will continue to promote and invest in the P&H, Joy and Montabert product brands.
“The combination of our Komatsu-brand surface mining equipment with the P&H, Joy and Montabert brands of surface and underground products will allow us to offer a complete range of mining solutions for our customers,” said Tetsuji Ohashi, president and CEO of Komatsu.
The close of the transaction adds to the Komatsu team more than 10,000 people with deep knowledge and experience in the mining industry, bringing the company’s global total to more than 57,000 employees. With a focus on providing uninterrupted and unrivaled service and products for its customers, Komatsu plans to leverage the best practices of both companies while aligning the organization and operation for optimal customer support.
Komatsu Mining will be led by Jeffrey Dawes, formerly leader of Komatsu Latin America. Dawes and the management team will be based in Milwaukee. Following the close of the transaction – valued at approximately $3.7 billion, including Joy Global’s outstanding indebtedness – Joy Global shares will be delisted from the NYSE and will no longer be publicly traded.
Find Komatsu’s line of mining equipment at www.KomatsuAmerica.com/mining.