History of Hidromek Tractors
The Turkish concern Hidromek exports its products to 50 countries of the world. Hydromek hydraulic loaders and excavators are rightfully popular in the construction industry. Modern special equipment Hidromek has obvious advantages, an excellent combination of price and quality and occupies 30% of the Turkish market of special vehicles.
The owner of the company is permanently a Turkish citizen, engineer Hasan Bozkurt, who in 1978 founded a small workshop for the repair of hydraulics, which is part of the construction equipment. Hence the simple and understandable name of the company came from: hydro + mechanics. A new production was opened in Ankara in 1986, the first excavator-loader NMK-80 left the assembly line of the plant in 1989. In 1996, an enterprise for the production of welded parts began to function in the suburbs of Ankara, and the head office of the concern was opened there. Expansion of production and an increase in the production of special equipment led to the relocation of the plant for the production of backhoe loaders to the industrial zone of Izmir in 2001.
Wheeled and tracked tractors have been produced in a separate, expanded facility in Ankara since 2006. All complex models of new technology are developed in our own design department. All production lines are equipped with the latest generation CNC machines. The workshops are equipped with plasma, laser and gas cutting units, bending machines are used. Welding operations are performed by automatic machines, the output is seams of the highest reliability class.
The company produces 2,500 pieces of equipment annually, not counting attachments and accessories. Those parts that are purchased from subcontractors undergo strict quality control, parts of our own production are checked by an internal control department. The 50/50 ratio of European and Turkish units in special vehicles is considered the most acceptable in terms of price and performance level.
Equipment supplied by the company to the domestic and world markets:
Backhoe loaders НМК 102В (with wheels of different sizes) and НМК 102S (with the same wheels);
Excavators: wheeled НМК 200w, as well as tracked НМК 220LC and НМК 300 LC;
Graders (HMK MG 330, 460, 600);
Excavators for special purposes (HMK MG 330, HMK 220 LC LR, HMK 220 LC LR, etc.).
The concern plans to produce the latest generation wheel excavators for 14 and 16 tons, and a crawler excavator weighing 36 tons. The NKM-160W crawler excavator (16 tons) is undergoing pre-sale tests and will soon enter the European market.