Hitachi was founded in 1910 as store for electronic parts. In 1949 was the first earthmoving machine delivered, a mechanical shovel. The first crane was deloveped in 1971. That was the first hydraulic crawler crane with type KH150. The name KH should exist untill 1994, then the CX-series were built. De heaviest crane of the KH-series is the 200 tonne KH1000 and for the CX-series the CX2000, also a 200 tonne crane. Hitachi as word means sunset in Chinese.

Hitachi CX500

Vroom (NL)


Hitachi CX550

Hitachi CX900

Hitachi CX1000

Achterdijk (NL)

Hitachi KH70

Hitachi KH100

Hitachi KH125-3

Derks (NL)

Knol (NL)

Van 't Hek (NL)

Hitachi KH150-2


Van 't Hek (NL)

Hitachi KH180-2

Crane Business (NL)

Hitachi KH180-3

Crane Business (NL)

Vema Crane (NL)


Hitachi KH230-3

Hitachi KH300-3

Blansjaar (NL)

Busker (NL)

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