Posted June 15, 2022

McCann Industries Now Carries Kobelco Excavators

Addition includes the full line of Mini, SR, Conventional and Specialty Models.

McCann Industries, Inc. (profiled in the December 2017/January 2018 edition of Contractor Supply) is pleased to announce that the company now represents the full line of Kobelco excavators. In addition to offering their specialty, compact, mid size, and large machines, McCann will also add them to their rental fleet and provide Kobelco parts and service. They will represent the product line in Cook, DuPage, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, Livingston, McHenry and Will counties in Illinois.

“As part of our strategic plan to continue to scale and grow the breadth of products and services to our customers, we are very excited to be a licensed dealer now for Kobelco Construction Machinery,” says Jim McCann, CEO at McCann Industries. “We will provide their full line of excavator products and specialized application machines, parts, and repair services at select locations in Illinois.”

“Kobelco makes an excellent addition to our already wide range of equipment products,” explains Steve Roggeman, president at McCann Industries. “Their focus is solely on excavators, and Kobelco is at the forefront of new innovations in the industry. From their noise and dust reduction system and industry leading fuel economy, to hybrid excavator technology and specialty machines, our customers will greatly benefit from what they offer.”

“It’s a rare occurrence in our industry when a high quality product, with decades in the market, strong market share and industry acceptance becomes available to represent, and this is why McCann is excited to be the new dealer for the full line of Kobelco excavators in the Northern Illinois area,” adds Jay Courtney, heavy equipment division sales manager at McCann Industries. “We look forward to expanding our offerings to both our existing customers and to new ones. Our goal is always to exceed the expectations of our customers, and we believe the addition of the Kobelco lineup will help us to continue to do so.”

Kobelco builds an excavator for nearly any job that contractors, earthmoving, or construction crews will face in Northern Illinois. Their mini and short rear swing excavators are compact with light footprints, perfect for urban or residential projects. Kobelco conventional excavators cover the requirements of the largest digging, grading, and demolition jobs, with a large variety of attachment options, and they feature 360° sightlines. Plus, they have specialty long reach models and excavators designed specifically for building demolition.

About McCann Industries

McCann Industries Inc. has been selling contractor supplies since 1967. The company added heavy equipment to their offerings in 1994 and now provides products from more than 400 suppliers and manufacturers with ten locations throughout Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. Equipment manufacturers represented by McCann Industries include: CASE, Takeuchi, Kobelco, Wacker Neuson, Sullair, Husqvarna, Towmaster and the finest brands available for contractor supplies. For more information, visit their website at

About Kobelco

Since 1930, Kobelco excavators have been a leading brand in the construction equipment industry. They sell machines throughout the world and have a strong dealer network in North America. To ensure their North American dealers always have the components they need, their parts facility in Texas is stocked with over 54,000 items ready to ship overnight. For more information visit their website at