KANZAKI Boosts Electric Powertrain with New K-TEC EL KANZAKI Test Engineering Center

November 1, 2022
Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd.

K-TEC EL, a new testing building for KANZAKI Kokyukoki Mfg. Co., Ltd.

(November 1, 2022) Osaka, Japan – KANZAKI Kokyukoki Mfg. Co., Ltd., a Group company of Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. will commence operations in November 2022 at K-TEC EL, a new testing facility designed to improve development speed and reliability towards a decarbonized society.

KANZAKI Kokyukoki develops, manufactures and sells transmissions for industrial machinery such as ride-on lawn and garden tractors, tractors, and construction equipment, as well as marine gears and machine tools. In this test building, performance and durability tests will be conducted specifically on electric transmissions. The introduction of the latest testing equipment will establish the reliability of electric products and accelerate development speed. In addition, based on the concept of a "Model Test Facility", a tour route* has been set up on the second floor to allow customers to observe testing in action, giving them a feel for the latest technology and offering a chance to observe high-quality manufacturing.

The Yanmar Group is promoting the "YANMAR GREEN CHALLENGE 2050" to realize a decarbonized society. KANZAKI Kokyukoki will continue to apply the technological expertise it has cultivated to improve its electrification technology.

Outline of New Test Building

Name of test building: K-TEC EL
Completion date: September 28, 2022
Building area: 626.66 m2
Total floor space: 1,089.81 m2
Main Test Content: Performance and durability testing of electric transmissions

2nd floor tour space.
EL-1 lab.
The testing facility uses Yanmar's energy-saving gas heat pump air conditioners, and other equipment.

About KANZAKI Kokyukoki Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

* Tours are not available for the general public.

About Yanmar

With beginnings in Osaka, Japan, in 1912, Yanmar was the first ever to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of a practical size in 1933. A pioneer in diesel engine technology, Yanmar is a global innovator in a wide range of industrial equipment, from small and large engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine, to machine tools, and components — Yanmar’s global business operations span seven domains. On land, at sea, and in the city, Yanmar provides advanced solutions to the challenges customers face, towards realizing A Sustainable Future.
For more details, please visit the official website of Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd.

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