Takeuchi stands for innovation and quality. It all began with the development of the first compact excavator. Today you as our customer and your safety continue to stand at the centre of our product developments. In our exchanges with you we learn what is really important and also adjust our services to match.

Mini Excavators

1,0–6,0 t

Outstandingly lightweight and powerful – where space is at a premium, e.g. at rehabilitation sites or for gardening and landscaping jobs, our mini excavators are the gold standard in the compact excavator class.

Compact Excavators

7,0–15,0 T

Compact, powerful, flexible – the ideal choice for all areas of construction and for gardening and landscaping.

Crawler Excavators

15,0–16,0 T

Powerful but sensitive – the biggest excavators in the Takeuchi lineup, crawler excavators are the gold standard when the going gets tough in areas such as drain construction or demolition work.

Mobil Excavators

10,0 t

Mobility, speed and performance – ideal for use in civil engineering, specialist foundation engineering, gardening and landscaping, and in water resources management.

Zero Swing Excavators

3,8–9,0 t

Plenty of power in a confined space – ideal for use in building construction and civil engineering, gardening and landscaping, pipeline and utility line construction.

Hybrid Excavators

1,3–3,8 t

Equipped with a diesel and electric drive, the new
TB 216 HYBRID is ideally suited for efficient unrestricted work both indoors and outdoors.

Mini Dumpers

0,3–0,9 t/0,5–1,6 t

Versatile and economical –
ideal for deployment in building construction and civil engineering, gardening and landscaping, tunnel construction, and in renovation.


4,0 und 5,5 t

High cross-country capability – ideal for deployment in earthmoving work thanks to the tracked chassis and the front-mounted loading bucket.

Customer Service

The experts with the answers – We focus on your wishes and needs. Our experienced technicians provide on site the professional assistance that you, with your tight timing, need.


Knowledge is power – For our contractual partners we offer our own training centre, which can bring your employees up to date in all matters regarding sales and the latest technology. Because only those who stay on top with continual training can properly advise customers and demonstrate solutions.

Spare parts service

We keep over 20,000 parts in stock and deliver within 24 hours throughout Europe. Our exemplary and future-oriented logistics makes that possible. The standing inventory is the foundation our services are built on. A sophisticated workflow management handles everything ‘just in time’.

Schäfer Baumaschinen

About us

You want products of the highest quality and a service that you can rely on at any time? Then you are in the right hands with Schäfer. Opt for customer-oriented products, professional advice and a motivated team. With much expertise, we will offer you the right solution and are reachable at any time – we also have sales areas in Poland and Bulgaria.


Always keeping up with the times and staying one step ahead with our technology. Takeuchi developed the first 360° excavator – Schäfer introduced Taklock and PowerTilt into the market. An innovative team that speaks for itself. You as a customer, and your needs, are in the foreground of all our ideas. With us, you are opting for durable, user-friendly and safe products at the highest level of quality.

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