Research and Development

Policy and Organization

Komatsu is actively engaged in research and development activities for new technologies, new products and new services consistent with its commitment to provide "Quality and Reliability.„ Komatsuís research and development activities are conducted by various groups within Komatsu.
With respect to the Construction, Mining and Utility Equipment operating segment, the Research Division and the Development Division as well as development centers that focus on construction, mining and utility equipment are involved in research and development activities. The Industrial Machinery Division and the technology departments of Komatsuís subsidiaries and affiliates are responsible for research and development activities relating to the Industrial Machinery and Others operating segment.

R&D expenses and their ratio to sales amount