Yanmar announced the FY2013 interim business results forecast at the Osaka Head Office on November 28, 2013, as follows:
Yanmar will start production of vertical water cooled diesel engines in Tsingtao, China, as of November 2013.
Yanmar announced today that it has acquired 6.26% of the capital and voting rights of Manitou BF. The shares were acquired from the French bank Société Générale. This shareholding investment comes as the two groups enhance their strategic alliance, expanding cross distribution into Mexico and Latin America.