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 KOBELCO Announces the Retirement of Greg Ballweg 

Katy, TX – KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a global crawler excavator and crawler crane manufacturer, announces the retirement of Greg Ballweg.

It is with a mixture of sadness and admiration that we announce the retirement of a true KOBELCO legend, Greg Ballweg. For 35+ years Greg dedicated an unwavering passion and expertise to our KOBELCO family. Greg was one of the cornerstone’s on which the KOBELCO brand was built and he will be truly missed. We wish him nothing but the best on this next chapter in life and he will always be considered part of KOBELCO.

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA offers industry-leading Crawler Cranes. KOBELCO is committed to producing quality machines with advanced productivity-boosting features, more standard equipment, and innovative technologies. So, when it comes to superior performance, efficiency, safety, and overall added value, KOBELCO truly is “Built Like No Other.”

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Kobelco’s Crane division is a global leader in the manufacturing of hydraulic lattice-boom crawler cranes, servicing the North and South American markets.