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Yanmar
Yanmar
Co., Ltd. (ヤンマー株式会社, Yanmā Kabushiki-Gaisha) is a Japanese diesel engine manufacturer founded in Osaka, Japan
Japan
in 1912. Their engines are used in a wide range of applications including seagoing vessels, construction equipment, agricultural equipment and generator sets.

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1 Company description 2 Company name origin 3 Timeline 4 References 5 External links

Company description[edit]

Yanmar
Yanmar
Corporate Headquarters (Japan)

Yanmar
Yanmar
was founded in March 1912 in Osaka
Osaka
Japan[1] by Magokichi Yamaoka.[2][3] The company specializes in diesel engines, and also makes light fishing boats, hulls for ships, tractors, combine harvesters, rice-planting machines, gas heat pumps, snow throwers, transporters, tillers, mini excavators, portable diesel generators Side by Side UTV and Heavy Utility Machinery. When the company began in 1912, it manufactured gasoline-powered engines before producing some of the world's first practical small diesel engines in the early 1930s.[4][5][6] Yanmar
Yanmar
also supplies engines to John Deere tractors[7] and for some Thermo King Corporation
Thermo King Corporation
coolers used in refrigerated trucks and trailers.[8] Within the last 20 years, Yanmar
Yanmar
has also established a growing presence in the domestic UAV market in Japan
Japan
and elsewhere, with small helicopter UAVs primarily used in agricultural spraying and other forms of aerial application.[9][10] Yanmar
Yanmar
is the patron of the J. League Division 1
J. League Division 1
soccer team Cerezo Osaka
Osaka
and sponsor for AFC Champions League, Yanmar
Yanmar
Racing and several weather forecast programmes on Japanese television. They sponsor a German football club Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund
and also are a global sponsor to Manchester United F.C.. Company name origin[edit] As described on the company website, "The name [Yanmar] is a combination of the Yanma Dragonfly (known by names such as Oniyanma and Ginyanma) and the "Yama" from the name of the company founder Magokichi Yamaoka."[11] Timeline[edit]

A Yanmar 2GM20
Yanmar 2GM20
marine diesel engine, installed in a sailboat.

Yanmar
Yanmar
tracked dumper

1912 - Yamaoka Magokichi sets up business under the name Yamaoka Hatsudoki Seisakusho (Yamaoka Engine Workshop).[12][13] 1933 - Production of world's first practical small diesel.[14] 1992 - The company produces its 10 millionth diesel engine.[15] 2016 - Yanmar
Yanmar
increased its stake in the Indian company International Tractors, the maker of Sonalika branded tractors, to 30%.[16] The company also bought German compact equipment maker Schaeff and forged a partnership with Toyota
Toyota
to develop “next generation hulls” for boats.[17][18]

References[edit]

^ New Technology Japan. Japan
Japan
External Trade Organization, Machinery and Technology Department. 2001.  ^ World Engine Digest. John Martin Publications. 1980.  ^ Steven D. Eppinger; Tyson R. Browning (25 May 2012). Design Structure Matrix Methods and Applications. MIT Press. pp. 196–. ISBN 978-0-262-30065-0.  ^ World Fishing. IPC Industrial Press. 1992.  ^ Vaclav Smil (30 July 2010). Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines. MIT Press. pp. 125–. ISBN 978-0-262-29704-2.  ^ Mining and Engineering. Thomson Newspapers Rhodesia. 1982.  ^ John Dietz (15 January 2011). John Deere New Generation and Generation II Tractors: History, Models, Variations & Specifications 1960s-1970s. MBI Publishing Company. pp. 112–. ISBN 978-1-61060-110-8.  ^ Chintamani Vasant Kulkarni (2007). Modeling and the Performance Analysis of Transportation Refrigeration Units with Alternate Power Systems. University of California, Davis.  ^ Giuseppe Amoruso (19 July 2017). Putting Tradition into Practice: Heritage, Place and Design: Proceedings of 5th INTBAU International Annual Event. Springer. pp. 1542–. ISBN 978-3-319-57937-5.  ^ Kristin Bergtora Sandvik; Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert (25 August 2016). The Good Drone. Taylor & Francis. pp. 1965–. ISBN 978-1-317-01752-3.  ^ [1], About Brand page on yanmar.com; accessed 2016-01-14. ^ American Machinist. Penton Publications. January 1979.  ^ Takeshi Abe; Douglas A. Farnie; David J. Jeremy; Tetuso Nakaoka; John F. Wilson (20 July 2005). Region and Strategy in Britain and Japan: Business in Lancashire and Kansai 1890-1990. Taylor & Francis. pp. 50–. ISBN 978-1-134-63045-5.  ^ Sam McKinney (2004). Sailing with Vancouver: A Modern Sea Dog, Antique Charts and a Voyage Through Time. TouchWood Editions. pp. 181–. ISBN 978-1-894898-12-6.  ^ https://www.yanmar.com/global/about/history/ ^ PM, Indulal; Mukherjee, Sharmistha (December 23, 2016). " Yanmar
Yanmar
buys Blackstone's 18% stake in International Tractors". The Economic Times. The Times Group. Retrieved February 13, 2017.  ^ Malone, Joe (January 30, 2017). "Schaeff machinery makes its return". International Rental News. KHL Group. Retrieved February 13, 2017.  ^ Milberg, Evan (March 14, 2016). " Toyota
Toyota
Unveils New Boat Made with Composites". Composites Manufacturing. American Composites Manufacturers Association. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 

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