Industrial Innovation: Farm & Construction Machinery

Updated Time: 6 Sep 2018

The Farm & Construction Machinery Industry has a total of 45,110 granted patents and 79,674 patent applications distributed into 67,155 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, USA and Canada. The main technology areas are dredging; soil-shifting, Harvesting, mowing and motor vehicles; trailers. The top companies in this industry are KUBOTA, HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY and CATERPILLAR INC..

101,657Total Patents

45,110 Grants

79,674 Applications

The Farm & Construction Machinery Industry has a grant to application ratio of 0.566, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 1.766 patent applications.

Farm & Construction Machinery

Geographic Breakdown

By showing the geographic breakdown of the patents in this technology field, it is possible to determine the territorial markets in which the technology field is prominent or which markets have opportunities for development.

TOP 3 Countries

  • Japan
    Japan

    Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 47,601 patents.

  • USA
    USA

    USA comes in 2nd with a total of 17,594 patents.

  • Canada
    Canada

    Canada rounds up the top 3 with a total of 6,170patents.

Key Technologies

Through grouping the patents in the technology field into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core technology areas of this field.

Farm & Construction Machinery

Valuable Patents

The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.

Rank Patent Title
1 CN100449578C Method for locating construction machine, position plotting system, and construction machine
2 EP2186668B1 COOLING DEVICE AND CONSTRUCTION MACHINE OR WORKING MACHINE EQUIPPED WITH THE SAME
3 US8157997 Canister filter system with drain that cooperates with filter element
4 CN100389254C Control device for working vehicle
5 CA2667186C GROUND ENGAGING TOOL SYSTEM

Main Companies

This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.

Farm & Construction Machinery

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