Congratulations to our Founder, Mr. Akio Takeuchi, for his induction to the AEM Hall of Fame for 2023.

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We would like to congratulate our founder, Mr. Akio Takeuchi, for his induction into the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame. Mr. Takeuchi has been part of the construction equipment industry for six decades and has not only built a solid, quality-driven compact construction equipment company, but also, a legacy. He is the first person from Asia to be inducted into the AEM Hall of Fame, which, since 2008 has been recognizing pioneers whose inventions, ideas, leadership and courage have led the equipment industry and shaped our world. AEM is the leading organization in North America advancing construction and agriculture equipment manufacturers and their value chain partners in the global marketplace. Mr. Takeuchi’s innovative spirit and dedication to our corporate motto, the TAKEUCHI Way, have guided our company to its current success over the past 60 years. Thank you, Mr. Takeuchi