Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Cranes, also known as HSC Cranes, was originally established between Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM) and Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) in 2002.

HSC Cranes manufactures crawler cranes in Japan and provides sales and service support as well as parts supply through dealers all over the world.

Both parent companies started developing cranes in 1960’s and have a long history, known for their quality and reliability. Today, HSC Cranes Europe office in Netherlands takes care of distribution in Europe while Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV continues to provide support to the service network and parts distribution.