In the company’s first 60 years, Bobcat created the Global Compact Equipment Industry and changed how the world works. That was then. With ‘Next is Now’ the company is reinventing everything. In fact, Next is Now ensures what’s next for the industry is happening right now at Bobcat.
Bobcat has launched the new generation R-Series B730 backhoe loader, replacing the company’s first generation B700, B730 and B750 models, for sale in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Available in a choice of different configurations for diverse applications, the new R-Series B730 backhoe loader is ideal for use in construction, utility, rental, roadworks, demolition, excavation, waste, recycling, landscaping, agriculture and many other industries.
Bobcat has launched the new Pressure Washer Attachment for Bobcat loaders, joining the Bobcat family of over 100 different kinds of original attachments. Bobcat is the world's first manufacturer to offer this kind of attachment for skid-steer, compact track and all wheel steer loaders on the market.
To meet increasing demand for road construction and maintenance equipment in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, Bobcat has expanded the company’s Road Products Portfolio with the launch of the new Bobcat Soil & Asphalt Spreader attachment.
Bobcat is proud to announce that the company’s T590 compact track loader has won the 2020 Lowest Cost of Ownership (LCO) Award in the Loaders Compact Track category for a second consecutive year. Having won the Award for the MT55 in 2018, Bobcat has proven to be the dominant force in the category for the past three years.
Doosan Bobcat EMEA has announced unprecedently successful results for 2019. Total sales for Doosan Bobcat and Doosan Portable Power products in EMEA and outside of EMEA region grew by 12.8% to 863 million EUR in 2019, compared to the previous year. This contributed to overall worldwide sales growth of 7.2%, including particularly strong performances in Europe and North America.
Coming to the show with a bold vision to reinvent the industry and introduce more new products than ever before, Bobcat has a strong presence at this week’s Conexpo Exhibition in Las Vegas, USA, where more than 120,000 visitors are expected to visit what is one of the world’s largest construction equipment fairs.
The Bobcat Advanced Selectable Auxiliary Control (A-SAC) System developed for the company’s R-Series mini-excavators from 2-4 tonne has won a ‘Technical Innovation Award’ from the jury for the Samoter Innovation Awards 2020. The award was presented at a ceremony that took place on Thursday 23 January 2020 during the Samoter B2Press dinner, at the Hotel Due Torri in the old town of Verona in Italy.
Doosan Bobcat EMEA today announced the opening of its headquarters for the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa), marking a further expansion in the Czech Republic. As part of its Dobříš campus, the newly erected building houses the company's management and other employees and complements the production plant and the training and innovation center, where Bobcat machines are created for Europe and the rest of the world.
Bobcat has announced that the first of the company’s new E10e zero tail swing (ZTS) 1 tonne battery-powered mini-excavators has come off the production line at the Bobcat compact equipment manufacturing plant at Dobris in the Czech Republic.
The company’s T590 compact track loader is the latest model in the Bobcat range to win a Lowest Cost of Ownership (LCO) Award. The T590 was the victor in the 2019 LCO Award for the Loaders Compact Track category, which last year was won by the Bobcat MT55 mini track loader. The Bobcat S70 skid-steer loader also triumphed in the 2019 LCO Awards, winning the Skid Steer Loaders Small category for the second year in a row.
Bobcat has launched the world’s first 1 tonne electric mini-excavator at Bauma 2019. Combining zero emissions, low noise and a width of just 71 cm, Bobcat’s new E10e battery-powered, zero tail swing (ZTS) mini-excavator can easily pass through standard doors and in and out of lifts, making it ideal for indoor applications such as demolition and basement construction.
Bobcat management has nominated Robby Bosch, a Senior Field Product Trainer at the company, to be a Bauma Working Hero for the 2019 edition of Bauma, the world’s largest exhibition of construction machinery. Robby is one of only three Working Heroes chosen for this year’s Bauma.
Bobcat has extended the company’s landscaping portfolio with the launch of a new range of self-levelling flail mower attachments for the company’s market-leading mini-excavators. The first two models – the SL FM 60 and SL FM 85 - in the new flail mower range are compatible with the Bobcat E17 to E20 1.7-2.0 tonne and E26 to E35z 2.6-3.5 tonne mini-excavators, respectively.
Bobcat is launching a new Remote Control System for Bobcat compact loaders. This system allows operators to leave their seat in the cab and control their Bobcat loader remotely. It is compatible with Bobcat skid-steer, compact track and all wheel steer loader models equipped with the company’s Selectable Joystick Controls.
Doosan Portable Power (DPP) is showing several new portable compressor, generator and lighting products for the first time at Bauma 2019. They include the new Stage V compliant 12/205 and 12/255 portable compressors, the new 7/53R portable compressor for the rental industry, the new G20 generator and the new BL400 Balloon Light.
At Bauma 2019, the Bobcat stand is the company’s largest ever full-liner display at the show, providing an exciting blend of new products and technology being presented for the first time. The stand shows solutions in every customer sector from earthmoving, roadwork, rental and demolition to material handling and landscaping.
4 October 2018, Dobris, CZ – Bobcat has announced the opening of a new distribution and spare parts center for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in Halle, Germany. As a result of a multi-million euro investment and utilizing the very latest in warehousing and sorting technology, the new center will ensure the speedy delivery of spare parts and other components to dealers and customers throughout EMEA.
July 24, Dobris, CZ – Today, Bobcat announced the launch of its new ‘Bobcat Institute’. Formerly called the Training Center and located at the Doosan Bobcat EMEA Campus (Dobris, Czech Republic), the Institute has grown and developed the training it provides to the regional Bobcat dealer network over the last 10 years. In fact, it has had an impact that has gone far beyond technical/product training to cover personal development of trainees. Both in tribute to and in recognition of this, it has now been relaunched as the Bobcat Institute.
At Intermat 2018, Bobcat is presenting a wide range of new products for the first time at the show. These include the arrival of Bobcat’s exciting new R-Series compact excavators from 2-4 tonne for markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), offering an unbeatable combination of the high performance that Bobcat equipment is famed for and superb machine controllability.
Building on the success of the company’s current portfolio of self-levelling planer attachments, Bobcat has added two new model sizes - the PSL50 (50 cm width) and PSL120 (120 cm width) planers – for use with Bobcat high flow compact loaders. The two new planer attachments have been introduced to meet customer demands.
Bobcat is launching the new WS-SL20 Self-Levelling Wheel Saw. Approved for use on the Bobcat S630, S650, S770 and S850 skid-steer loaders; the T590, T650, T770 and T870 compact track loaders and the A770 all-wheel steer loader, the new WS-SL20 Wheel Saw is designed to cut efficiently through asphalt, rock and concrete surfaces.
The Bobcat S70 skid-steer loader and MT55 mini-track loader have won Lowest Cost of Ownership Awards in their respective categories as part of a new annual series of awards organised by EquipmentWatch, a world leader in data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry.
With nearly 800 visitors attending over two weeks in October, the Doosan Bobcat Demo Days event continues to go from strength to strength. The latest Demo Days also showed how international the event has become, as Doosan and Bobcat dealers and customers from around 30 countries across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, travelled to the Czech Republic to be part of the occasion.
Providing a maximum lift capacity of 3 tonne and a maximum lift height of nearly 7 m, the new TL30.70 compact telehandler from Bobcat is designed for a wide range of applications found in the construction and rental industries.
Today, Doosan Bobcat and Doosan Infracore announced their intention to transfer the Doosan Heavy business from Doosan Bobcat to Doosan Infracore. Both parties are pursuing this transfer process to allow each organization to fully concentrate on strengthening their core competencies. This transfer process is to be effective as of January 1st, 2018.
Waterloo, Belgium. Doosan Bobcat EMEA has extended its excavator quick coupler offering with the launch of a new hydraulic pin grabber coupler for attachments used on the seven Bobcat compact excavators from the E25 up to the E55 models. The new Bobcat Hydraulic Coupler is available both as a factory installed option and as an aftermarket product for use with all the pin-on fitting attachments for the E25 to E55 excavators. The new quick coupler complements the existing full range of mechanical couplers from Bobcat including Klac and Lehnhoff systems.
Waterloo, Belgium. Bobcat has launched the new FRC150HT and FRC200HT high torque forestry cutter attachments for use with the company’s market-leading compact tracked, skid-steer and all-wheel steer loaders. The new forestry cutters are compatible with the Bobcat T770H and T870H compact tracked loaders, S770H and S850H skid-steer loaders and the A770H all-wheel steer loader.