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Tadano celebrates 100th anniversary of its founding

September 3, 2019  By Tadano

Sept. 3, 2019 – Tadano celebrated its 100th anniversary of its foundation on August 29th, when on August 29, 1919 Masuo Tadano left Takamatsu for Asahikawa, Hokkaido, to start a welding business that has evolved into one of the world’s leading mobile crane manufacturers.

Tadano developed Japan’s first hydraulic truck crane, the OC-2, in 1955. For more information on the anniversary visit

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