Bobcat Company

The hardest-working and most innovative people in the compact equipment industry are at Bobcat Company. Here, you’ll be part of a long and growing legacy of producing the most cutting-edge machines while working alongside the brightest minds in the business.


Bobcat Company is a leading global provider of compact equipment and attachments for the construction, rental, agriculture, landscaping, and industrial markets. We strive to empower our customers to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively. We’re North Dakota’s largest manufacturer, with the most extensive compact equipment distribution network in the world.

Bobcat Company set roots in 1947 as Melroe Manufacturing Company, because hearty souls on the Northern Plains were not satisfied with doing things the way they had always been done. Throughout the past seven decades, our company and employees have symbolized the innovative spirit, tenacity and personal pride necessary to be successful.

Today, we have approximately 1,000 independent dealers in more than 100 countries worldwide, serving our customers through more than 3,000 sales specialists. Known for being dedicated to customers, Bobcat Company and its dealers provide outstanding customer service for long, reliable equipment performance.


Bobcat Company has multiple locations including headquarters in North Dakota with a few auxiliary sites in Arizona for testing.

West Fargo, ND
Located along the Red River of the North in southeast North Dakota, West Fargo is home to our 55,000-square-foot corporate office.

North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Across town from our corporate headquarters in West Fargo is our office on the campus of North Dakota State University. Located in NDSU’s research park facility, our Engineering and Information Technology employees work in close partnership with the university.

Bismarck, ND
Bismarck is where you’ll find the Acceleration Center, a facility built to foster innovative product development, through product design, prototype engineering, prototype manufacturing, computer simulation and testing of ideas and concepts. It is also where you’ll find our Logistics, Information Technology, Production Control, and Attachments Manufacturing facilities.

Gwinner, ND
Located approximately 85 miles southwest of our corporate headquarters, Gwinner, ND is home to our 700,000 square foot manufacturing, product engineering and marketing services complex.

Wahpeton, ND
Opened in 2010, this 130,000 square foot manufacturing facility is located approximately 55 miles south of our corporate headquarters. This is where our valves, hydraulics and cylinders are produced.

Tucson, AZ
South of Tucson is where you’ll find a testing facility opened in 2005 to ensure new Bobcat equipment is the toughest, most agile and most versatile on the market.


Bobcat Company strives to foster a mutually beneficial environment for the industry's finest workforce.

“During my interview for a position at Bobcat Company I was asked, ‘Why do you want to work at Bobcat?’ The answer was the people! Every encounter I have had with fellow employees has been positive. Coworkers are always eager to assist in any way possible. This promotes an excellent work environment and an atmosphere that encourages cross-training and learning.”
Josh, Test Engineer
Tucson, AZ

“The management structure at Bobcat Company is such that each individual is empowered to suggest and implement improvements, and is trusted to execute their role to the best of their ability. I think we have a culture where each employee can push for change, and management supports risk-taking when it’s the right thing to do.”
Matt, Program Manager
West Fargo, ND