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|State-owned limited company|
|Traded as||XCMG Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. (000425.SZ)|
|Headquarters||Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China|
|Revenue||RMB 23.3 billion (2014)|
XCMG Group (Chinese: 徐工集团; pinyin: Xúgōng Jítuán) is a Chinese multinational Government-owned, heavy machinery manufacturing company with headquarters in Xuzhou, Jiangsu. As of 2016, it ranks 5th in the worlds construction machinery industry, 122nd among the Top 500 Chinese enterprises, 49th among the Top 100 enterprises in the Chinese manufacturing industry, and 2nd among the Top 100 enterprises in Chinese machine-building industry. These ranks are in terms of size, as it is a large enterprise Chinese Construction company.
XCMG was founded in 1989. Its subsidiary, XCMG Construction Machinery Co. Ltd., is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
1989 to 2011
XCMG formed a joint venture with Caterpillar Inc. in 1995. The joint venture, Caterpillar Xuzhou Ltd., built a 170,000 square meter excavator plant in Xuzhou. In the same year, XCMG and Liebherr Group signed a licensing agreement allowing XCMG to manufacture three models of Liebherr all-terrain cranes, including the six-axle LTM 1160 160t AT. XCMG's subsidiary Xugong Science & Technology Co. Ltd., later renamed XCMG Construction Machinery Co. Ltd., was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in August 1996.
In 2010 XCMG signed an agreement with the Chinese oil company Sinopec to jointly develop crawler cranes. In May 2010 XCMG established a new wholly owned subsidiary focused on the railway equipment market, XCMG Railway Equipment Co. Ltd., with a plan to invest RMB 450 billion in production capacity and capital reserves. In June 2010 XCMG agreed to sell its remaining 15.87 percent stake in Caterpillar Xuzhou Ltd. to Caterpillar.
2011 to present
In April 2011 XCMG signed an agreement with the Venezuelan government to establish a construction equipment manufacturing joint-venture company in Venezuela. In October 2011 XCMG Construction Machinery was forced to abandon a planned US$1.5 billion initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as a result of market conditions that were poor in nature.
In February 2012 XCMG began manufacturing an 88,000 tonne-meter rated lattice boom crawler crane with a 3,600 tonne capacity, intended for use in the construction of power generation plants and petrochemical facilities. XCMG agreed to acquire a majority stake in the privately owned German machinery manufacturer Schwing for an undisclosed amount in April 2012. The acquisition of a 52 percent stake was completed in July 2012.
In June 2012 XCMG completed the construction of new facilities in Xuzhou for the manufacture of all-terrain cranes, wheeled loaders, concrete pumps, and other concrete machinery. The facilities were built at a cost of US$1.9 billion, occupy around 2 million square meters, and have the capacity to build 5,000 large and medium capacity cranes, 40,000 wheeled loaders and 20,000 units of concrete machinery annually.
In October 2012, the world's largest all-terrain crane QAY1600 made its grand debut.
In December 2012, XCMG achieved operating income of 10.1 billion yuan, becoming the industry's first enterprise that had an operating income exceeding 10 billion yuan.
In July 2013, XCMG's four thousand-ton crane won its first battle of pilot run with a total weight of lifting reached 1,680 tons.
XCMG's products include:
- aerial platform fire trucks
- aerial work platforms
- asphalt concrete pavers
- backhoe loaders
- compact wheel loaders
- concrete mixers
- concrete pumps
- crawler cranes
- heavy trucks
- hook lifts
- rotary drilling rigs
- soil stabilizers
- truck mounted cranes
- wheel loaders
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