EXCON 2023 Day 1 Highlights
The inauguration of 'EXCON 2023,' South Asia's largest construction equipment trade fair, was officiated by Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways. Scheduled from December 12 to 16 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), the event will host over 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 15 countries. Addressing the media, Dimitrov Krishnan, Co-Chairman of CII EXCON 2023, highlighted the festival's significance as the 12th edition, underscoring its role as the Construction Equipment Festival of India. He emphasized its contribution to India's ongoing development and the nation's global prominence in construction equipment manufacturing.

Some of the highlights of this day include:

SANY India's Electric Revolution: Shaping the Future of Construction

SANY India took centre stage at EXCON 2023, unveiling a groundbreaking lineup of 15 new models, including revolutionary electric construction machines. Spearheading the industry's shift towards sustainability, these electric machines promise superior operating economics without compromising safety or efficiency. Managing Director, Mr. Deepak Garg, emphasized SANY's commitment to progress, sustainability, and customer satisfaction. The showcased products range from the futuristic Electric Wheel Loader SW956E to the powerful Crawler Crane SCS800A, setting a new standard for the construction landscape.

Tata Motors' Sustainable Transportation Leap: LNG-Powered Trucks for a Greener Tomorrow

Tata Motors marked a significant milestone in sustainable transportation with the commercial launch of its LNG-powered Tata Prima range at EXCON 2023. The Tata Prima 5528.S LNG and India's first LNG-powered tipper, Prima 3528.K LNG, lead the charge towards cleaner energy sources. Rajesh Kaul, Vice President & Business Head – Trucks, Tata Motors, expressed the company's dedication to innovation and net-zero GHG emissions by 2045. The VX variants of Prima and Signa showcased at the pavilion set new benchmarks in safety, productivity, and driver comfort, shaping the future of transportation.

ZF Group's Intelligent Solutions: Driving Construction Evolution

ZF Group showcased its prowess in intelligent system solutions and sustainable technologies at EXCON India 2023. With a focus on hydraulic and electrohydraulic braking systems, ZF Group is positioned to meet the evolving needs of the construction industry. Mr. Akash Passey, President of ZF Group in India, highlighted the company's commitment to regional growth with investments in a new plant in Coimbatore. ZF Group's technologies contribute to low or zero emissions, aligning with the industry's demand for intelligent solutions and rapid development cycles.

Perkins Powering Progress: Revolutionizing India's Electric Power Generation

Perkins introduced the 2806FA platform with CPCBIV+ certified ratings at EXCON 2023, targeting India's electric power generation industry. The platform delivers reliable, stable, and sustainable power, offering up to 595 kW mechanical power at 50 Hz. Abhinav Gupta, General Sales Manager – South Asia, emphasised Perkins' commitment to providing reliable power solutions. The 2806FA platform ensures excellent cold load acceptance, ISO 8528-5 class G2 and G3 performance, and improved fuel efficiency, setting new standards for power generation.

CASE Construction Equipment: Shaping the Future with Innovation

CASE Construction Equipment showcased its commitment to innovation and sustainability by unveiling BS (CEV) V-compliant offerings at CII EXCON 2023. The new products, including the Loader Backhoe 770 NX Plus and Soil Compactor 1107 NX-PD, feature advanced safety measures and emphasize sustainability. Shalabh Chaturvedi, Managing Director of CASE Construction Equipment – India and SAARC Region, highlighted the company's readiness for upcoming emission norms and its dedication to providing advanced equipment with features like Telematics and FLEETPRO.

JK Tyre's Trailblazing Tyre Innovations: Meeting Diverse Industry Needs

JK Tyre launched 11 new Off-the-Road (OTR) tyres at CII EXCON 2023, reinforcing its commitment to innovation in the tyre industry. With a focus on durability and performance, the new tyre variants cater to construction applications, mining tipper trucks, and forklifts. Anuj Kathuria, President (India), JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., expressed optimism about strengthening the company's presence in the segment and serving a wider consumer base.

EXCON 2023 Day 1 sets the stage for a transformative journey, with industry leaders driving innovation, sustainability, and excellence in construction and transportation technology.