Hindustan Earthmoving Equipment
Successor Caterpillar Inc.
Defunct 2001
Headquarters India
Number of locations Thiruvallur
Industry bulldozer,backhoe
Parent Hindustan Motors

Hindustan Motors formed Hindustan Earthmoving Equipment in Thiruvallur, India to manufacture earthmovers, initially in collaboration with Terex and Fermec, and later with Caterpillar since 1984 at the HMEED plants in Thiruvallur near Chennai and Pondicherry. The division was sold to Caterpillar in 2001, and HM quit the earthmover business.


Hindustan Earthmoving Equipment Models
Model Year(s) of Production Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Hindustan 50HX backhoe 82 hp (61 kW) Perkins Hindustan HX50 backhoe-2005
Hindustan 3033 crawler Cummins Hindustan 3033 crawler-2001
Hindustan D6H crawler 165 hp (123 kW) Caterpillar licensed Caterpillar Hindustan D6H crawler-2001


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