We trace back Civic's humble beginnings and list some of its corporate milestones.
Civic Merchandising, Inc. was established to engage in the sale of spare parts.
It later expanded to engage in the sale of used construction equipment and eventually set-up shop facilities.
Civic Merchandising Inc. was chosen by Clark Equipment Co. of United States to be the Philippine exclusive distributor of Clark Michigan and TCM construction equipment.
CMI was appointed exclusive distributor of Liebherr of Germany; and of VME Group with Volvo, Clark Michigan and Euclid construction and mining equipment.
CMI Equipment Inc. was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary, to develop construction and equipment leasing business. Civic Merchandising was also appointed as an exclusive distri butor in the Philippines of then newly-formed Volvo Construction Equipment; Volvo Trucks and Buses, the Ingersoll-Rand Infrastructure Group, Schwing / Stetter products and Almix Asphalt Mixing Plants.