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Explore the Floor: Komatsu Mining

When: June 25, 2024

Where: Komatsu Mining Homer City | 601 Lucerne Rd, Homer City, PA 15748

Homer City Day: Tour 1 of 2
Explore the Floor at Joy Global Underground Mining LLC, subsidiary of Komatsu Mining Corp. 



Register for Tour #2 Miller Fabrication Solutions here.

Who should attend?
The Explore the Floor series is open ONLY to manufacturing firms. We are actively looking for sponsors to support this event. If you are not a manufacturer and would like to attend, please contact Ashley Steckel at for sponsorship options. 

Komatsu Mining has the right to refuse competitors.

The Homer City, PA facility opened in 1980 with the first hourly employee beginning work in 1981. As one of five service centers in the Underground Soft Rock Mining Network, and serving as our Shearer Center of Excellence, Homer City offers our customers the most modern and up-to-date repair facility. Homer City delivers high quality workmanship backed by effective warranty programs for their customers.

The Homer City service center provides innovative underground soft rock mining equipment and technologies to customers using the power of data and technology to enhance safety, productivity, and performance through extensive experience and legacy of the Joy brand. Homer City specifically provides dedicated service and technical support while collaborating closely with customers to meet their production needs.

The Homer City facility’s labor force is focused on rebuilding and restoring one of the largest, most cost effective, and most powerful pieces of mining equipment. The Longwall Shearer, a machine with a mass of 72,500 kg (160,000 lbs.) and a maximum cutting height of 4.5 m (15 ft.) allows customers to meet industry demands. The Longwall Shearer is engineered to help productively mine industrial minerals like coal, trona, and potash, additionally JOY continuous miners also mine gypsum and salt as well as the other industrial minerals. The Komatsu Underground Soft Rock business is dedicated to delivering innovative and sustainable mining solutions improving everyday life.

About Explore the Floor:
Explore the Floor connects our region’s manufacturers. Not only does it serve as a benchmarking exercise, but also provides business development opportunities among our member companies. It aims to show off the innovative and unique capabilities of our region’s manufacturing firms.   

Event Agenda:
9:00 – 9:30 | Networking and continental breakfast at Tour #1 Komatsu Mining 
9:30 – 10:15 | Welcome, Host Presentation and Q&A
10:15 – 10:30 | Group Photo, Restroom Break and Split up into Groups
10:30 – 11:30 | Tour
11:30 – 11:45 | Group Q&A About the Tour
11:45 Break
Between 11:45 and 12:00 - Travel to Miller Fabrication for Tour #2 (Separate Registration Required)
Between 12:00 and 12:15 – Arrive at Miller Fabrication Solutions
12:15 – 1:00 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 Welcome and Overview of Miller Fabrication Solutions
1:30 – 2:30 Tour
2:30 – 3:00 PM Tour Q&A

When: June 25, 2024

Komatsu Mining Homer City | 601 Lucerne Rd, Homer City, PA 15748

Cost: (Make sure to register for Komatsu and Miller Fabrication Separately)
Member Price: Early Bird $35, regular (after June 11) $45
Non Member Price: Early Bird $175, regular (after June 11) $185

Thank you to our sponsors!



Connors Group LLC

GDC IT Solutions

TruSummit Solutions

This event is made possible by Digital Bridge, A Build Back Better Initiative


Contact Information:
For content or logistics questions - Program Director: Monica Takacs, Sr. Director for Industry Networks,
For registration questions: Erin Rattenni,  Event Coordinator,
For sponsorship questions: Ashley Steckel, Director of Business Development and Advertising,