Bobcat: A Half Century of Leadership and Innovation

For more than 50 years, Bobcat Company® has built compact equipment that helps you work more efficiently, and effectively. Recognizing the need for a small machine light enough to maneuver in a pole barn, Louis and Cyril Keller of Rothsay MN, developed a small, three wheeled, belt driven design in 1957. A year later a more robust clutch-based model was patented and released. In 1962 the four wheeled 440-model loader was introduced. This became the “standard” for Bobcat to develop future models. In 1962, the Kellers Uncle, who was an equipment dealer, came up with the name Bobcat due to the “tough, quick, and agile” performance of the machines. As the company grew, so did demand and Bobcat has grown to become recognized as not just a leader in the light equipment, skid-steer loader market, but as a role model for other business’ as well.

Today, Bobcat Company offers so much more than that original model of skid-steer loader. With mini track loaders, telehandlers, compact track loaders, excavators, and utility vehicles in their arsenal, Bobcat is more than just light equipment, it’s a complete system. Bobcat Company offers over 90 attachments that convert a standard Bobcat model loader to being suitable to work in almost any industry or application. Lifting, digging, plowing, hauling, mowing and forestry are just a few of the attachments currently offered. The unique ability to convert from one application to the next, quickly and easily, ensures the products durability and value to operators and owners. Naturally, when you have equipment put to the test across several applications, it gets used a lot more than the individual components. When your equipment is powered by hydraulic cylinders, the quality of the replacement, needs to be as solid as the original.

Customers that use Bobcat equipment rely on the performance, toughness, comfort and versatility of the machines and the large assortment of attachments available. It’s these high standards that have driven Hydraulic Cylinders Inc® to offer a line of aftermarket replacement hydraulic cylinders and seal kits specifically for Bobcat equipment. Our experts fully understand the Bobcat replacement cylinder industry, and only offer the highest quality replacement cylinders made in the USA. If you have questions about your Bobcat hydraulic cylinders or seal kits, give our experts a call at (888)771-1894. One call will get your Bobcat cylinder problem solved.