JCB was founded in 1945 by Joseph Cyril Bamford CBE and is now the world’s third-largest construction equipment manufacturer. JCB remains a family company.
It produces over 300 different machines, including telescopic handlers, backhoe loaders, excavators and tractors. In 2019 JCB produced its first electric digger, a 1.9 tonne mini excavator. JCB also manufactures diesel engines. The company employs 15,000 people and sells its products in 150 countries through 2,200 dealer depot locations. JCB has 22 factories in the UK, India, USA, Brazil and China.
ADVISORY COUNCIL NOMINEE
Philip R Bouverat