According to Material Handing World in the United Kingdom, British-based heavy equipment manufacturer JCB had its most successful year ever in 2006.
JCB Chairman Sir Anthony Bamford credits the growth in global construction for the record growth and profits.
JCB has grown in the markets of India and China with new factories. JCB now commands the number one spot for Backhoe Loaders and Loadall Telescopic Handlers.
2006 also saw JCB expand their product line with new excavators and skid steer loaders.