Komatsu America to provide conversion kits for Tier 4 equipment in countries where Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuel is unavailable

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Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced that to support current and future demand for pre-owned machines and fleets in countries where ULSD fuel is not available, Komatsu will make a new service available through our authorized Distributors and affiliates, beginning summer, 2015.

Innovative design, quality manufacturing and Komatsu CARE®, a premiere, complimentary maintenance program, enables Komatsu to offer high quality pre-owned equipment to the world. However, certain Tier 4 engine technology may not operate at peak performance when non-ULSD fuel is used.

In countries where ULSD fuel is not available, Komatsu will make available a conversion kit that removes exhaust gas after-treatment components. This will allow the machines to run properly, while achieving emissions levels that can be equal to new machines sold by Komatsu in these markets.

Please contact your Komatsu Distributor in the non-ULSD fuel market for additional information on this modification. Visit www.komatsu.com and use the Dealer Locator.

Komatsu America Corp. is a U.S. subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., the world’s second largest manufacturer and supplier of earth-moving equipment, consisting of construction, mining and compact construction equipment. Komatsu America Corp. also serves the forklift and forestry markets. Through its distributor network, Komatsu offers a state-of-the-art parts and service program to support its equipment. Komatsu has proudly provided high-quality, reliable products for nearly a century. Visit the website at www.komatsuamerica.com for more information.

Komatsu America Corp. is an authorized licensee of Komatsu Ltd. KOMTRAX® and Komatsu CARE® are registered trademarks of Komatsu Ltd. All other trademarks and service marks used herein are the property of Komatsu Ltd., Komatsu America Corp., or their respective owners or licensees.

Source: http://www.komatsuamerica.com/our-company/press-releases/2015-17-11-conversion-kit