Awards & Recognition

Innovation is at the core of our legacy. Our industry-leading work has been recognized by major industry organizations and national publications. 

AEM Hall of Fame AEM Hall of Fame Logo

AEM Hall of Fame

Members of company founder E.G. Melroe’s family were named to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame, recognizing their contributions to the development of the Bobcat® skid-steer loader and the compact equipment industry. The Hall of Fame recognizes, celebrates and preserves the history of outstanding leaders in the off-road equipment industry.

Smithsonian Collection Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History

Smithsonian Collection

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History acquired Bobcat Company historical records for its Lemelson Archive Center. The collection includes advertising, films, videos, photography, product literature, newsletters, papers and speeches from the 1940s to 2008, detailing the company culture and a classic American success story of manufacturing, marketing and entrepreneurship.

Historic Landmark Award Award Plaque For The Invention And Development Of The Skid-steer Loader From The American Society Of Agricultural And Biological Engineers

Historic Landmark Award

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) honored Bobcat with its Historic Landmark award for the invention and development of the skid-steer loader. The commemorative plaque hails the skid-steer loader for reducing the need for human labor and improving the speed and economy of projects in agricultural, construction, manufacturing, shipping and landscaping industries.

Other Awards & Recognition

We are dedicated to continuing our legacy as the innovation leader in the compact equipment industry. Here are some of the most recent recognitions of our industry-driving compact equipment and intelligent solutions.