HIDROMEK is one of the leaders in the European construction equipment market - backhoe loaders, wheel and crawler excavators, wheel loaders and motor graders, which are manufactured at five sites: three in Ankara, one in Izmir, one in Thailand.
The company was founded in 1978 by Hasan Basri Bozkurt in a small workshop in Ankara. In the first years, it produced parts such as pumps and torque converters for construction equipment. In the following years, in line with the needs of the market, he was engaged in the business of producing and assembling loader and digger attachments on the agricultural tractor and turning them into a construction machine. In 1989, it produced its first original machine, the first backhoe loader. In 1999, it made its first foreign sale to Tunisia In 2000, it produced the first excavator and put it on the market. Ankara and Izmir in Turkey, overseas production and assembly facilities are located in Spain and Russia, and Thailand. In 2013, it purchased the Motor Grader unit of the Japanese machinery manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The company now manufactures backhoe loaders and excavators under many different models.