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Why outsourcing warehouse operations are more effective

Aditya Vazirani of Robinsons Global Logistics Solutions discusses warehousing, which has emerged as one of the most crucial aspects of the modern supply chain.

John Deere, Ford collaborate to build gator UTV concept

John Deere and Ford have entered into a tie-up to build a concept Gator UTV out of materials like plastic bottles soybeans and fishing nets.

“Digitalisation plays a major role in today’s mining operation.”

Animesh Nandy, National Sales Manager, (India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka), Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the current scenario of underground mining in India.

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

The Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) has witnessed a challenging time in the first half of 2022 as a result of increased input costs, particularly steel, aluminum, and nickel prices.

Auto component sector sees record turnover of Rs 4.2 trillion in FY22: ACMA

Indian auto components industry clocked its highest-ever turnover of Rs 4.2 trillion in 2021-22, registering a growth of 23 per cent on the back of strong performance in exports

Optimising efficiency

Choosing the right lubricant is essential in helping to improve reliability, boost productivity and reduce the frequency of breakdowns.

Components industry to witness 60% decline due to EVs: AIFI President

AIFI has expressed concerns to the government over high steel, aluminum, and nickel prices, as the increase in steel prices has damaged the Indian forging industry

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

• The increase in steel, aluminium, and nickel prices have hammered the industry in India

Truck Safety Matters – Multi Party Campaign

Integrated Transport Centre in Abu Dhabi, Al Masaood, Bridgestone and RoadSafetyUAE teamed up for a multi-party initiative.

Duerr introduces new software for better first-run rate

New software for improved quality management and greater overall equipment effectiveness

Motion launches Mi Fluid Power Solutions

Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts, and a provider of industrial technology solutions, has formed a new fluid power business brand: Mi Fluid Power Solutions (Mi FPS).

Lifting up!

The hoist market is expected to grow at a CAGR of up to 7.3 per cent till 2025.

Elgi Equipments' March 2022 net sales at Rs 727.61 cr

Consolidated sales for the fourth quarter was Rs 728 crore as against Rs 611 crore in the corresponding quarter in 2020-21.

Our focus is on digitisation

Axle Shaft India is one of the leading manufacturers, suppliers, and exporters of a wide range of industrial products. The vast product line of the company is inclusive of chisel lock pins, excavator pins, rock breaker chisels, through bolts, agricultural shafts, excavator bushes, spline shafts and automotive axle shafts.

Tips to reduce compressed air energy costs

Everything in our lives requires a regular check-up, and in most cases timely replacement. This safeguards proper functionality and most importantly, responsible for the better performance.

We have made substantial capacity expansion in the past 2-3 years

The pandemic has created great turmoil. We are in the midst of big revival of demand along with extreme increases in commodities including steel. Our experience with Excon until now has been very rewarding, and we hope to continue this association in years ahead.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

The Indian filtration equipment market is expected to grow at a steady pace despite tough market conditions.

Smart Solutions to Augment Steel Production

The Mobilgrease XHPTM 461 is a part of the Mobilgrease XHPTM 460 Series that has been designed to outperform conventional products by applying high-performance proprietary lithium complex manufacturing technology.

Electric mobility is the segment we focus on most

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

Use of advanced automation is transforming infra development

Today, automation vendors and OEMs are shifting their focus significantly according to the needs of their customers, i.e., end-users. This results in a wide-ranging transformation of products, solutions, and business models

Trimble, Qualcomm partner on mapping

Trimble RTX GNSS technology is now available for Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 888 Mobile Platforms.

Linde launches new C-MATIC robotic trucks

Germany-based Linde Material Handling is adding the new C-MATIC robotic trucks that can handle maximum loads of 600, 1,000, and 1,500 kg faster and more agilely than previous models.

Castrol launches all-new BS-VI ready MAGNATEC engine oils

Castrol, India’s leading lubricant brand, announced the launch of its latest range of Castrol MAGNATEC, featuring India’s widest offering of BS-VI-ready engine oils for cars and SUVs.

Semiconductor shortage to hamper ce industry

Global semiconductor shortages may curtail new equipment production,resulting in higher used equipment prices.

Castrol launches all-new BS-VI ready MAGNATEC engine oils

Castrol, India’s leading lubricant brand, announced the launch of its latest range of Castrol MAGNATEC, featuring India’s widest offering of BS-VI-ready engine oils for cars and SUVs

Budget 2022 and a big infra push

The union budget can be termed as a growth-oriented one, with the government focusing strongly on world-class infrastructure development.

JCB’s zero Tailswing 50Z-1 compact excavator

JCB has expanded its range of compact excavators with the zero tail-swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet over its predecessor, the 48Z.

JCB launches its new 50Z-1 mini excavator with zero tail swing

Joseph Cyril Bamford (JCB) has launched its range of compact excavators with zero tail swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet.

ACMA seeks uniform 18% GST for all auto components

Auto components industry body ACMA has urged the government for a uniform GST rate of 18 percent on all auto parts to curb the impact of counterfeits in the aftermarket operations.

We are trying to scan India For our global model

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

Hyundai CE launches EU Stage V 13-15 tonne A-Series excavators

Hyundai Construction Equipment is launching three EU Stage V compliant A-Series crawler excavators in the popular 13-15 tonne sector, delivering new levels of performance, efficiency and productivity for rental companies and contractors.

Bobcat TL619 telehandler becomes new multipurpose machine

The newly designed Bobcat TL619 telehandler is a multipurpose vehicular machine to be used for construction, landscaping, snow removal, etc.

ACMA seeks uniform 18% GST for all auto components

ACMA has urged the government for a uniform GST rate of 18 per cent on all auto parts to curb the impact of counterfeits in the aftermarket operations.

DB Schenker to order 1500 electric trucks from Volta Trucks

Germany’s DB Schenker announced the addition of 1500 Electric trucks to its fleet. The company will order the electric trucks from startup Volta Trucks to transport goods from European terminals into city centres and urban areas.

Tata Motors to increase prices of commercial vehicles from Jan 1

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has announced an impending price hike of its commercial vehicle range.

Dayco strengthens global capabilities for heavy-duty segment

Leveraging its global manufacturing and R&D capabilities, Dayco, a leading engine product and drive systems manufacturer for the automotive, heavy-duty, and industrial market segments, announces the addition of its new state-of-the-art viscous damper production line at Manesar, serving commercial vehicles, off-highway, and light-duty OEMs across the globe.

Dayco further strengthens global capabilities for heavy-duty segment

Dayco announces the addition of its new state-of-the-art viscous damper production line at Manesar, serving commercial vehicles, off-highway, and light-duty OEMs across the globe.

Reaching new heights

In India, construction hoists have become very popular in the past decade. They are usually used for high-rise towers of height 70 m or more undergoing construction or renovation.

Gearing up for future

The pandemic year has turned out to be a top gear one for the construction equipment segment, which is riding on the government infra spend to see a more than 15 per cent year-on-year rise in domestic sales volumes in FY21 and a doubling of sales in Q1FY22 compared to last year.

Tata Motors to increase prices of commercial vehicles from Jan 1

An increase in price in the range of 2.5%, will be implemented from 1st January 2022 and will be put into effect across segments – M&HCV, I&LCV, SCV and Bus, basis individual model and variant of the vehicle.

DB Schenker to order 1500 electric trucks from Volta Trucks

The company will order the electric trucks from startup Volta Trucks to transport goods from European terminals into city centres and urban areas.

Tips to reduce compressed air energy costs despite production demand

One area that offers manufacturers a significant opportunity for savings is to recover the waste heat from air compressors.

Endeavor Business Media acquires 3DX Media

Endeavor Business Media—parent company of hydraulics and pneumatics—has announced the acquisition of 3DX Media, a producer of 3D product models for engineers to upload directly into their CAD software.

Volvo Buses India introduces completely built sleeper coach

Manufactured at the state-of-the-art Hosakote facility, the buses feature 39 luxury berths and 12.5 cu.m of personal luggage space

Tata Motors, Equitas SFB join hands for small CV customers

Tata Motors will leverage Equitas SFB’s strong network across the country, spanning 861 branches and 550+ CV customer touchpoints, to make these solutions accessible for customers.

Schaeffler wins Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021

Schaeffler, the world’s leading automotive and industrial supplier, has received the Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021 in the “Climate Change and Circular Economy” category for its 100 percent return service for axlebox bearings.

SGL opens new lubricant plant in Sharjah

Siddharth Grease and Lubes Private Limited (SGL), a leading Indian manufacturer and supplier of lubricants, has opened its latest lubricant and grease plant built at an investment of AED50 million ($13.61 million) in Sharjah's Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA).

Growing at a steady pace

The Indian filtration equipment market is expected to grow at a steady pace despite tough market conditions

Success Story: Smart solutions to augment steel production

The Mobilgrease XHP 461 is a part of the Mobilgrease XHP™ 460 Series that has been designed to outperform conventional products by applying high performance proprietary lithium complex manufacturing technology.

Castrol India launches Fourth Edition of Super Mechanic Contest

This year’s edition, conducted in partnership with the TV9 network, will cover over 100,000 mechanics across India through learning programs and live masterclasses

Keeping up with industry trends

Despite slowdown in the automotive industry, all the leading manufacturers of tippers and trucks have transitioned to BS-VI emission standards.

Reducing friction

The global industrial lubricants market size is projected to reach $ 73.3 billion by 2024, from $ 62.8 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 3.1 per cent.

Schaeffler wins Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021

Schaeffler, the world’s leading automotive and industrial supplier, has received the Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021 in the “Climate Change and Circular Economy” category for its 100 percent return service for axlebox bearings.

Engine coolant is liquid engineering at work

If your engine uses a conventional, commercially available heavy-duty or fully formulated coolant, the corrosion inhibitors are used up over time, writes Andy Miller of Perkins.

Schaeffler wins Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021

• Schaeffler wins in “Climate Change and Circular Economy” category with its 100 percent return service for axlebox bearings

Schaeffler shows sustainable mobility

Schaeffler demonstrates at the IAA Mobility (Hall B3, A80) how sustainable mobility can be designed

Tata Motors, CSC join hands to widen reach in rural India

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Common Service Centre Scheme (CSC) e-Governance Services India Limited, in a collaborative effort to bring Tata Motors commercial vehicles to rural customers, across India.

Putting a value on training

IISD has termed the operator as HERO “heavy equipment resourceful operator” to create the value of operator.

Craning Forward

Despite uncertainty, the overall market for mobile cranes is expected to grow between 10 to 15 per cent for the next two to three years.

There is upsurge in demand for medium & high-capacity cranes”

The medium and heavy-duty mobile cranes market is progressing largely in India due to the growth in the construction industry of the country.

Atlas Copco introduces ‘Pneumatech’ in India

Pneumatech is a leading compressed air treatment and gas generation equipment manufacturer, under the Atlas Copco Group with a presence across the globe.

Gates launches MXT with XtraTuff Plus Cover

Gates introduces MEGASys™ MXT™ with XtraTuff™ Plus cover (MXT-XTP), a universally applicable hydraulic hose, featuring Gates' patent-pending wire-braid technology.

Cummins India profit at Rs 171 cr Q1 2021-22

• Total sales for the quarter at Rs 1,167 crore increased by 141% compared to the same quarter last year and declined by 5% compared to the preceding quarter.

Putting a value on training

Indian Institute of Skill Development (IISD) is one of the best companies, providing training to heavy equipment and machinery operators.

Goodyear India income up 131% in Q1FY2022

The total income of the company is Rs 540 crore, up 131% versus the previous year. Goodyear’s profit after tax is Rs 27 crore compared to a loss of Rs 4 crore last year.

Tata Motors, CSC join hands to widen reach in rural India

Ministry of Electronics and IT’s wide network will enable ease in buying of commercial vehicles, under Digital India programme

Indian Steel Association welcomes approval of PLI scheme

The Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme is a scheme aimed at encouraging domestic manufacturing, substituting imports and finally boosting exports.

Indian Steel Association welcomes approval of PLI scheme

The Indian Steel Association welcomes the cabinet approval of PLI Scheme

Tata Motors partners with J&K Bank to bring attractive financing options for its customers

The partnership will enable easy commercial vehicle financing at competitive interest rates and extended loan tenure

The recent MHE market demand is on the uptrend”

Pre-Covid Indian MHE market has shown double digit CAGR since 2014. In-spite of Covid-19 pandemic and business being at standstill for almost four months in 2020, we saw a fast-paced recovery since August 2020, and witnessed the highest ever MHE market in March 2021 and in Q1 2021 which was fuelled by growth in economic activities.

Schaeffler combines e-commerce, knowledge base & product catalog in a single platform

The integrated automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has optimised its medias online platform (https://medias.schaeffler.com) in order to provide users even faster and more efficiently with comprehensive information.

Tata Motors bags order of 15 hydrogen-based fuel cell buses from Indian Oil

The buses will be used to evaluate the potential of developing hydrogen-based PEM fuel-cell technology in India

Tata Motors bags order of 115 ambulances from Gujarat govt

Tata Motors won the bid for the order under the Government e-Marketplace, and the vehicles are designed for patient transport as per AIS 125 Part 1. Tata Motors will phase-wise supply the remaining 90 ambulance shells, as per the contract.

Schaeffler combines e-commerce, knowledge base and product catalog in a single platform

The platform is structured as a three-tier user model and covers different customer requirements

A powerful transmission

Transmission, a key component in a construction equipment vehicle, plays a major role to the functionality of the vehicle, especially in the high frequency and heavy application.

Siemens delivers next-gen verification system

Siemens Digital Industries Software has recently unveiled its next-generation Veloce™ hardware-assisted verification system for the rapid verification of highly sophisticated, next-generation integrated circuit (IC) designs.

Siemens delivers next-gen verification system

New offering seamlessly combines next-generation virtual platform, hardware emulation, and FPGA prototyping technologies to help accelerate verification cycles

NEI, Amsted Seals enter JV to manufacture railway bearing seals

National Engineering Industries Ltd (NEI), part of $2.4 billion diversified CK Birla Group, and Amsted Seals announced a joint venture to manufacture railway bearing seals in India.

Are IoT & AI just a hype

Trelleborg is currently focusing the Cognitive Sealing approach on industries and applications in which there is a very high cost of downtime and maintenance.

Digital continuity in vehicle using open standards

The automobile industry inclusive of the off highway and mobile machinery are cost sensitive at the same time technology craving industries. To keep pace with technological advancements these industries constantly invest heavily in research and development projects.

NEI, Amsted Seals enter JV to manufacture railway bearing seals

National Engineering Industries (NEI), part of $2.4 billion diversified CK Birla Group and Amsted Seals announced a joint venture (JV) to manufacture railway bearing seals in India. Amsted Seals is a global leader in sealing solutions and cutting-edge metal fabrication.

Mahindra new SUV project codenamed W601 to be branded XUV700

The XUV700 is an all new, authentic, global SUV set to redefine benchmarks in the SUV segment and get your hearts racing with its sci-fi technology, spirited performance and first-in-class features.

Mahindra offers India’s first one-stop solution for vehicle scrapping

The agreement with MMRPL will enable customers get a hassle free and transparent deal under one roof. Any customer intending to purchase a new Mahindra Vehicle by scrapping/exchanging the old vehicle which is more than 15 years can do so at any Mahindra dealership.

Infra push to drive demand for diesel engines

Factors such as demand for reliable electricity, which is growing across the world on account of industrial expansion and development of commercial infrastructure are driving the diesel power engine market.

How can the auto components industry bounce back

Financial year (FY) 2020-2021 was a year of transition for the auto components industry. There were new challenges in the form of outburst of Covid-19, loss in production, supply side disruptions, etc.

Daimler, Volvo launch fuel-cell truck partnership

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group announced the two companies have completed the formation a previously announced fuel-cell joint venture.

Tata Motors, SBI join hands to offer financial solutions to CV customers

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has inked a three-year MoU with the State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s leading public sector bank, to offer unique financial assistance for the purchase of Tata Motors’ range of small and light commercial vehicles

SKF unveils 3 new automotive aftermarket products

To address customer needs for improved durability and performance, SKF India’s Automotive Aftermarket division today announced the launch of three new products.

All about vehicle scrappage policy!

CARE Ratings scrutinises the vehicle scrappage policy, which was unveiled by Road Minister Nitin Gadkar in the Lok Sabha recently.

Stainless steel production declines by 19% to 3.17 MT in CY2020: ISSDA

India remains second-largest producer globally despite a challenging year.

Domestic road transportation sector rebounds

The recovery has also been visible across other modes of transportation as well - rail freight traffic and port freight volumes have both reported growth, although the latter at a slower pace than other modes

Rajesh Mohata appointed as CEO of JSL Lifestyle

The Board of JSL Lifestyle (JSLL), a subsidiary of Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited (JSHL), has announced the appointment of its new Executive Director and CEO, Rajesh Mohata. In his role, Mohata will be leading JSLL’s customer-centric brands – Arttd’inox & ARC, and its various business verticals, including tableware & home décor, bespoke kitchens, sanitation solutions, commercial kitchens, infrastructure, Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) businesses, and plumbing solutions. Mohata is a seasoned business professional with over 28 years of experience in varying domains of Oil & Gas, Metal & Mining, Energy, and Cement industries. Commenting on the appointment, Managing Director, JSLL, Deepika Jindal said, “As we pursue operational efficiency and long-term value creation for stakeholders, we are pleased to welcome a promising leader like Rajesh. I am confident that his expertise and strategic thinking will guide the Company to grow across all B2B and B2C segments and innovate to capitalize new opportunities”. Having earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil) from MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur, Mohata has spearheaded some of India’s frontline organizations in various capacities, like Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries, Essar, RPSG, Adani, and Vedanta. He has been acknowledged for his leadership at various business platforms. His personal interest areas include yoga and running. Mohata is an avid reader and shares a keen interest for philanthropy. JSL Lifestyle, a subsidiary of Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited, is a pioneer in creating innovative and futuristic stainless-steel installations for aesthetic, residential, architectural, infrastructural, railways, and sanitary applications. The company promotes stainless-steel as the core ingredient in wide-ranging applications through its two brands — Arttd'inox and ARC. Launched in 2003 by Ms Deepika Jindal, Arttd’inox is the first B2C brand from the house of JSL Lifestyle Ltd. With the objective to fan out the applications arena of stainless steel from kitchen shelves to the entire house and office, Arttd'inox has introduced excellent designs & forms in stainless steel tableware & home décor products in India. Through ARC, JSL Lifestyle Ltd. has created a strong presence in sectors like Automotive, Railways & Transport (ART), Architecture, Building & Construction (ABC), original equipment manufacturing (OEM), infrastructure, plumbing solutions, and retail. A few of the several services offered under ARC include customised stainless-steel products, inventory management, warehousing, material testing, engineering work, fabrication of quality material, and job site supervision by trained personnel.

Tata Motors unveils Ultra Sleek T-Series range of new-gen smart trucks

Available in three models – T.6, T.7 and T.9, the all-new Ultra Sleek range is available in varied deck lengths from 10 to 20 feet to adapt to all the required applications.

OPC UA over TSN – Unified standard for the IIoT

In order to keep pace with technological advancements off-highway and mobile industry constantly invest heavily in research and development projects.

Focus on infra to revive economic growth

The government’s focus on building infrastructure will create jobs and revive economic growth

Marc Llistosella is new CEO & MD of Tata Motors

Tata Motors announced that Marc Llistosella has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the company effective 1st July 2021.

project44 acquires Ocean Insights

World’s leading ocean visibility solution joins forces with the largest over-the-road network to rede?ne the value of end-to-end supply chain visibility

Schaeffler India secures net profit of 7.7%

Schaeffler India secures net profit of 7.7%

Marc Llistosella, the new CEO and MD of Tata Motors Ltd

Marc Llistosella, the new CEO and MD of Tata Motors Ltd