Construction Equipment is a South African manufacturer of ADT's that also makes Scraper tractors based on the ADT chassis, with optional Track drive units. Bell UK is based at Barton-under-Needwood in Staffordshire. It was founded in 1964 by Irvine Bell . The first tractors were manufactured in 1978.
The company is part owned by John Deere and uses John Deere engines and transmission components in some models. Bell manufacture some models for John Deere Construction for some markets, and John Deere manufactures some models for Bell (backhoes, crawlers).