- JCB is a British manufacturer of equipment for construction, agriculture,
- waste handling, and demolition, founded
- in 1945 and based in Rocester, Staffordshire, England.
- The word "JCB" is also often used colloquially as a generic
- description for mechanical diggers and excavators
- and now appears in the Oxford English Dictionary,
- although it is still held as a trademark.
- Joseph Cyril Bamford Excavators Ltd.