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There is nothing more important to Darda UK, than the benefit, which our customers receive through the use of our equipment. The product's value is the customer's benefit, and therefore it is our highest requirement. All our activities are directed to meet this goal.

With our unconventional demolition devices we offer solutions to a multitude of commonly encountered demolition related problems, which challenge our customers daily. It's often the case that when conventional devices fail, Darda UK devices are there to help. We know the daily problems, since we are constantly in contact with our customers; both directly and from our close dealer network through-out the world.

Our support is based on two different aspects: On the one hand our products and on the other hand the professional consulting we provide to our customers. Together these two aspects enable us to provide individual solutions quickly, and create an excellent basis of customer confidence and satisfaction.

Our History

Experience, Achievement and Progress

1958: Establishment of the Helmut Darda Company

The company Helmut Darda KG is founded by Helmut Darda in Blumberg, Germany.

 

1967: Invention of the Hydraulic Stone and Concrete Splitter

The hydraulic rock and concrete splitter is invented by the company's founder Helmut Darda. Patents were granted for the quality and uniqueness of the DARDA splitters.

 

1993: Darda Systemtechnik GmbH. Development of the C 9 Splitting Cylinder

The Darda Systemtechnik GmbH is created by Burkhard Darda and Gerhard Darda. The lightest Splitting cylinder in relation to its splitting strength is developed. Every single kilogram of weight produces 9.1 tons of splitting power.

 

1996: Development of the C 12 Splitting Cylinder

Development of the worlds highest performance Splitting Cylinder in relation to its size. The theoretical Splitting strength of this tool amounts to 800 tons.

 

1997: Development of the CC 260 Concrete Crusher

Development of the amazingly light-weight 59 kg but nevertheless very efficient CC 260 Concrete Crusher for the BROKK 40. Darda has an 80% share of the world-wide market of Hydraulic Splitting devices.

 

1998: Exclusive representation for Brokk. Development of the HCS 5 Combi-Shears

On January 1 Darda takes on the exclusive distributorship for the Swedish Brokk demolition robots in Germany and Austria.

 

1999: Opening of the branch office in Peking, China

Opening of the branch office in Peking, China.

 

2000: Development of the CC 560 Concrete Crusher

Development of the new CC 560 Concrete Crusher with 410 kg dead weight for mini excavators and demolition robots.

 

2001: Development of the CC 320 Concrete Crusher

Development of the new CC 320 Concrete Crusher with 139 kg dead weight for mini excavators and demolition robots.

 

2004: Development of Combi-Shear HCS 6

Development of the Combi-Shear HCS 6 in amplification to the previous Combi-Shear HCS 5. Now also with sickle blades and updated jaws for crushing concrete.

 

2005: Development of the CC 420 Concrete Crusher

Development of the new CC 420 Concrete Crusher with 240 kg dead weight for mini excavators and demolition robots.

 

2006: Buy out by Brokk AB, Sweden

Buy out of Darda GmbH by Brokk AB, Sweden as of July 04.

 

2008: Development of Steel Cutter CC 420 S

Development and launch of the first Darda Steel Cutter CC 420 S with 275 kg dead weight for mini excavators and demolition robots.

 

2009: New formation office Darda-Kinshofer in China. Development of Concrete Crusher CC 520

Set-up of independent office, Darda-Kinshofer (Beijing) Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. in China. Development and launch of the Concrete Crusher CC 520 with 350 kg dead weight for mini excavators and demolition robots.

 

2010: Development of the Concrete Crusher CC 700

Development of the new CC 700 Concrete Crusher with 530 kg dead weight for excavators and demolition robots.

 

2012: Development of Steel Cutter CC 700 S

Development and launch of the second Darda Steel Cutter CC 700 S with 620 kg dead weight for mini excavators and demolition robots.

 

2013: Launching of new Hydraulic Power Packs EP2, BP2, AP2

Now with two-stage pump, oil filter cap with strainer, box for tools, connection for three tools and much else

 

2014: Development of Tank Cutter TC120

Continuous cutting, safe alternative due to cold cut, with hydraulic rotation.

 

2015: Development of MultiCutter MC200

Universal machine driven cutting tool for 1,2 – 2,8 ton excavators or Brokk 100.