Founded in 1992, Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co. Ltd. is mainly engaged in developing and manufacturing major high-tech equipment in the areas of agricultural, building, energy, environmental, and transport engineering, and it is a continuously innovating global enterprise. The company has independent intellectual property rights in 11 major categories and 51 product lines, as well as nearly 1200 leading products, and it has the most complete global product chain of any equipment manufacture company. The company ranks among the world's best in two business segments: concrete machinery and hoisting machinery. With a revenue of nearly USD $4.2 billion in 2014, Zoomlion is the largest equipment manufacture company in China, the sixth largest in the world, ranked 1176th on the 2014 Forbes Global and employ nearly 30,000 people.
Zoomlion has manufacturing bases around the world. China hosts 15 of the company’s large industrial and technological parks, also has the CIFA Industrial Park in Italy, Germany, India and Brazil. The company has subsidiaries in more than 40 countries around the world, as well as marketing and research institutes creating value for customers on 6 continents and in more than 80 countries, giving it a complete sales network and strong service system with worldwide coverage.
Zoomlion is China's first construction machinery company to be listed on both the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges. In the future, the company plans to use capital as a link to strengthen integration of overseas resources and market investments. It will establish more comprehensive spare parts centers in Europe, South Asia, and West Asia; more advanced manufacturing centers in Europe, West Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and North America; and establish research centers closer to customers in Europe, South America, South Asia, and East Asia. In 2013, Zoomlion made major adjustments to its development strategy, expanding its focus from developing merely its construction machinery sector to developing four sectors simultaneously, namely the construction machinery, agricultural machinery, environmental sanitation, and financial sectors.