History overview

June 11, 1997 — Caterpillar® Service Centre LLC is founded.

October 22, 1998 — a dealership agreement between Caterpillar® Eurasia and the Zeppelin Group (Germany) is signed.

January 1, 1999 — Zeppelin GmbH purchases 100% of Caterpillar® Service Centre LLC shares.

July 15, 1999 — Caterpillar® Service Centre LLC transforms into Zeppelin Russland LLC with preservation of all liabilities according to contractual arrangements.

2000 — Zeppelin Russland embarks on the agricultural industry expansion.

2002 — South Region and part of Volga Region are included into the dealership territory of Zeppelin Russland — a very important strategic step.

February, 2004 — the launch of the unique service MARC-contract on 20 Cat® off-highway trucks maintenance in Kostomuksha (“Karelskiy Okatysh”).

April 17, 2004 — Zeppelin Russland becomes Bourgault official dealer.

June 23, 2004 — Zeppelin Russland becomes Ponsse official dealer.

April 25, 2005 — Zeppelin Russland becomes Terex O&K official dealer.

February 12, 2008 — Zeppelin Russland becomes Horsch official dealer.

March 4, 2009 — agricultural department of Zeppelin Russland LLC transforms into separate legal person named Zeppelin AGRO LLC.

2010 — Zeppelin Russland becomes SEM official dealer in Central, Southern and Northwestern Federal Districts (except Kostroma oblast and the Komi Republic), Saratov and Samara oblasts.

November 08, 2010 — Zeppelin Russland founds Innovative Resource Centre on the basis of the North Caucasus State Technical University, Stavropol.

July 26, 2011 — Zeppelin Russland opens Quarry modular maintenance/repair plant in Petrozavodsk.

February 1, 2012 — the unique SOS laboratory is launched in Zeppelin Russland.

February, 2012 — Cat® 6060 — the world’s second biggest diesel excavator is assembled in Kostomuksha.

2012 — Zeppelin Russland ranks 386th on the Top Russian companies by revenue list (Expert, #39, 2012).

2013 — a special corporate film is made embracing three jubilee events: 175th Anniversary of Graf Zeppelin, 100th Anniversary of Cat® machines in Russia and 60th Anniversary of Zeppelin’s Cat® dealership.

January, 2014 — the conclusion of sport objects construction for the XXII Winter Olympic games in Sochi. Zeppelin Russland delivered 100 Cat® machines for the occasion.

January 24, 2014 — Zeppelin Russland is in the Unified Register of Reliable Partners of Russian Federation.

February 17, 2014 — the opening of the mining Service Center on “Severalmaz” jobsite (Lomonosovskiy quarry, Arkhangelsk).

April, 2014 — Zeppelin Russland assigns “Lorri Service Plus” LLC as Cat® subdealer in Kaliningrad region.

April, 2015 — the opening of the mining Service Center on Mikhailovskiy quarry jobsite (Zheleznogorsk, central Russia).

May, 2015 — Zeppelin Russland receives the “Dealer Sales & Service Capability Award” for the excellent performance among all Cat® dealers in Eurasia.

May, 2015 — PRIME Machinery, a part of the Zeppelin Group, becomes DEUTZ-FAHR dealer.

June, 2015 — Zeppelin Russland is in Instagram.

September, 2015 — Zeppelin Russland’s new large center construction kick-off in Saint-Petersburg (40 000 m2 of land in Zeppelin’s property; 1,2 billion RUB investment).

October, 2015 — Zeppelin Russland sold 27 new Cat® machines to IC Ictas Insaat Astaldi for the construction of М11 highway (Moscow-S.Petersburg).

2016 — Zeppelin Russland becomes PAUS official dealer.

January, 2016 — Zeppelin Russland is in Facebook (Zeppelin CIS community).

March, 2016 — the official opening of Zeppelin new head-quarters in Russia (Moscow Region).

October, 2016 — Zeppelin Russland becomes MICHELIN industrial tyres official dealer.

2017 — Zeppelin Moscow technical center trained the “silver” medalist of the international WORLDSKILLS 2017 competition in “Heavy Equipment Maintenance” competence.

March, 2017 — the first delivery of Ground Force mining equipment in Zeppelin Russland’s history (the client: “Karelskiy Okatysh”, Kostomuksha).

April 20, 2017 — Zeppelin Russland becomes Mercedes-Benz trucks official dealer in Arkhangelsk and Karelia regions.

April, 2017 — the launch of Cat® simulators training room for operators in Zeppelin Russland central office.

June, 2017 — Zeppelin Russland delivered the first in the European part of Russia Cat® R2900G undermining machine (client: “Apatit”, Kirovskiy quarry).

December, 2017 — Zeppelin Russland sold the 10’000th unit of a new Cat® machine!

April, 2018 — the opening of the mining Service Center on Kirovskiy quarry jobsite (client: “Apatit”).

Сентябрь 2018 г. — Zeppelin Russland becomes Fuchs official dealer.

February, 2019 — Zeppelin Russland becomes Fendt® и Valtra® tractors official dealer in Stavropol region and in republics of the North Caucauses.

March 28, 2019 — the official opening of the new branch in the south of Moscow.

June 5, 2019 — the official opening of the Zeppelin new office and service center in Saint-Petersburg.

July, 2019 — Zeppelin Russland becomes “Western” irrigation systems official dealer.

August, 2019 — Zeppelin Russland is the official partner of the “XXI Century Woodcutter ” Championship.