JCB wins big at Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB India bagged three awards during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022, which was held on October 14, 2022 at ITC Grand Central, Parel, Mumbai. The event saw the top performers as winners in the respective award categories and rewarded for their remarkable achievements.

Rohit Sood, Senior Vice President and Head – Backhoe & Midrange Business, JCB India, collected all the awards on behalf of the company.

The company won a total of three awards – Bestseller in Backhoe Loaders category, Innovation of the Year – OEMs, and CSR Company of the Year.

JCB India won the Innovation of the Year award for LiveLink technology. JCB LiveLink 4.0 enables you to make quick and informed decisions that will maximise your machine's uptime, productivity, and profitability. ith next level of control and efficiency the advanced LiveLink 4.0, renders advanced machine insights and analytics which enables you to optimise machine productivity and performance.

In India, the Lady Bamford Charitable Trust (LBCT) began its journey by supporting a school in Ballabgarh and has extended its reach to through three in-house foundations, covering nine of the Sustainable Development Goals and numerous communities across India including children, young adults, the differently abled, women, artists, rural artisans, and farmers.

This year, apart from the Bestseller product categories and Person of the Year Award, Equipment India [once again] gave away awards in six other important categories.

The 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022 recognised and rewarded eleven winners in the Bestseller product categories. The winners were Ammann India for Asphalt Finishers; CASE Construction India for Compaction Equipment; BEML for Crawler Dozers; Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery for Mini Excavators and Crawler Excavators; Action Construction Equipment for Mobile Cranes; Doosan Bobcat India for Skid-Steer Loaders; LiuGong India for Wheeled Loaders; and Caterpillar India for Rigid Dump Trucks and Motor Graders.

The winners of the newly-constituted categories of Trainer of the Year and Dealer of the Year were L&T Construction and Mining Machinery. Best Innovation awards were given to Komatsu India for their product KOMTRAX and Wirtgen India for Soil Stabilizer and Cold Recycler WR 240. Schwing Stetter India won the Green Factory of the Year award for their newly-inaugurated state-of-the-art factory in the outskirts of Chennai.

Sorab Agarwal, Executive Director, Action Construction Equipment, was unanimously chosen by the Jury Panel for the Equipment India Person of the Year 2022 for his remarkable achievements over the years that have propelled both his organisation and the industry.

The 10th Equipment India Awards was presented by BKT Tires. Timken was the Platinum Sponsor, Gulf Oil was the Gold Sponsor, and Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery and Action Construction Equipment were the Associate Sponsors.

The selection process of the winners was highly transparent; an expert jury panel of the most eminent industry players vetted the findings of Off-Highway Research India, and then signed off on the winners.