• 1949

    JCB Major Loader revolutionises agriculture

  • 1952

    JCB backhoe loader is born with the Mk 1 Excavator

  • 1963

    JCB 3C takes backhoe performance to new levels; a design classic

  • 1964

    JCB 7 becomes JCB's first crawler excavator

  • 1971

    JCB 110 hydrostatic crawler loader proves our pioneering spirit

  • 1977

    JCB 520 telescopic handler, a new concept, takes the industry by storm

  • 1980

    JCB 3CX marks the construction industry's largest investment in a single machine

  • 1990

    JCB Fastrac becomes the world's first fully suspended, high-speed draught tractor

  • 1993

    JCB robot skid steer loader becomes the world's safest skid steer

  • 1997

    JCB Teletruk takes the industry by storm

  • 2006

    2 JCB 444 diesel engines power the JCB Dieselmax to the diesel word land speed record 

  • 2010

    JCB Eco machines take machine efficiency and productivity to new world-beating levels

  • 2011

    The Story of JCB Visitor Centre opens at our World HQ in Staffordshire

  • 2012

    Our award-winning Tier 4i/Stage IIIB EcoMAX engine range goes into full production. Official opening of JCB’s new factory in São Paulo, Brazil

  • 2013

    The millionth JCB machine is built – a 22-tonne JS220 tracked excavator in shimmering silver