Sumitomo Construction Machinery to Boost Excavator Output in Indonesia

Economy

Tokyo, Oct. 3 (Jiji Press)--Sumitomo Construction Machinery Co. said Thursday it will spend 33 million dollars to boost production capacity at its excavator factory in Indonesia in an effort to meet growing demand.

The Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd. <6302> unit will raise annual excavator production capacity at the plant in Karawang, West Java, to 2,500 units from 1,000 currently, starting in January 2021.

The move will bring the company's total annual excavator production capacity to 15,500 units, including 10,000 in Chiba, east of Tokyo, and 3,000 in Tangshan, China.

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