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The Indian steel industry had been expanding till March 2020 with its Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) over 50. However, the pandemic, subsequent lockdowns and supply-side constraints have deeply affected operations.

Sanjay Koul of CMD, Timken: Govt programmes will have direct impact on demand for bearings

Sanjay Koul, Chairman and Managing Director, Timken India, speaks on the latest trends in bearings for construction equipment (CE) applications, and emerging technology trends.

Skyjack updates design features in TH Telehandler Series

Skyjack has updated several design features on its TH series of telehandlers in response to customer feedback. The primary goal of these modifications is to reduce field maintenance time and ownership costs.

SKF declares financial results for Q1 FY22

The Board of Directors of SKF India, India’s leading technology and solutions provider of bearings and units, seals, lubrication, condition monitoring and services, approved the unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2021.

SKF India declares its financial results for Q1 FY22

The revenue from operations of the Company for the period was at Rs 6935.3 million as compared to Rs 3012.4 million in the previous year.

Rangababu Ch of SKF: Equipment makers are looking for cost-effective solutions

Rangababu Ch, Segment Leader Heavy Industry, SKF, speaks on the emerging technology trends in bearings for CE.

Skyjack updates design features in TH Telehandler Series

Skyjack has updated several design features on its TH series of telehandlers in response to customer feedback.

ABB’s Dodge Bearings & Power Transmission announces move to Bridgeway Station

Hughes Investments Inc. announced June 25 Dodge Bearings and Power Transmission, a division of global technology company ABB, will relocate its headquarters to a 75,000-square-foot building to the growing BridgeWay Station development in Mauldin.

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.

Improving Machine Productivity

While the pandemic affected all industries, it positively contributed to the bearings industry. By accelerating value chain processes, and building future capabilities, the industry quickly adapted to meet the demands.

Govt programmes will have direct impact on demand for bearings in the CE market

Sanjay Koul, Chairman and Managing Director, Timken India Limited

We are committed to being a technological partner to CE OEMs

Pramod Francis, Head – Application Engineering, CCTY Bearing India

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

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.

Two new local zero emission excavators from Liebherr

The R 976-E electric crawler excavator, along with the R 980 SME-E, replaces the ER 974 B for mine and quarry extraction.

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.

SKF India announces cost coverage of Covid-19 vaccination for all employees

In its commitment to ensure employee health and well-being, SKF India announced cost coverage for Covid-19 vaccination drive for all employees and their immediate family members as per the guidelines by the Government of India.

SKF India announces cost coverage of Covid-19 vaccination for all employees

Under the vaccination initiative, SKF India has urged its employees to register themselves and their immediate family members including spouse, children, and parents at the suitable government approved COVID vaccination centers to follow the process of receiving the vaccination.

Tata Motors launches India’s first 3-axle 6x2 truck

Tata Motors launched its latest offering in M&HCV segment – the Tata Signa 3118.T – India’s first 3-axle 6x2 (10 wheeler) rigid truck with 31 tonnes Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW).

Etrio launches “E-lease” model for EV “Touro” Mini

Etrio launches “E-lease” model for EV “Touro” Mini

Are IoT & AI just a hype

The internet of things is significantly transforming industries such as automotive, Healthcare & Medical, Energy and Off highway.

Why proper lubrication is essential for construction equipment

Choosing the right lubricant is essential to improve construction equipment reliability and productivity and to reduce breakdowns.

Extensions for any application

Telescopic slides from Elesa+Ganter offer smooth running, wear-free and quiet linear motion. They are used in a very wide range of applications. The spectrum ranges from the most simple extensions and drawers to high-quality variants that are used in the industrial environment on machines, production systems, and equipment.

Digitised & connected mining with advanced automation technology

Like automotive industry, emerging advanced technologies are helping mining industry to upgrade as well as digitise their operations. According to various report, India is one of the largest exporters of iron ore, chromite, bauxite, mica and manganese.

New Cutting Fluid for Bearings Protection

The EcoLine® cutting fluid offers multi-metal protection to bearings in shipping and storage and is an excellent environmentally sound alternative to petroleum derived products.

We provide customised solutions for different applications

Customers are looking for more reliable and compact solutions which can survive difficult operating environments. Harsha Kadam, CEO, Schaeffler India and President (Industrial Business), shares more on the application trends in bearings and the market scenario.

Demand in 2021 will be better than this year

Timken has been manufacturing in India for the last 30 years. Sanjay Koul, Managing Director, Timken India, explains the current market scenario and the company’s products and solutions for the CE market.

Unlocking opportunities

Though the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put a brake on the growth of the bearings industry, the market is expected to bounce back and continue to grow from next year onwards.

BEARING IT ALL!

Unlike passenger vehicles, when it comes to construction equipment applications bearings should be compatible with loads and harsh working conditions. Construction and mining are mostly encountered with dust, mud, and huge loads. Bearings for construction and mining applications must be rugged enough to bear these extreme conditions. For such conditions, the various ranges of bearings like cylindrical roller bearings, spherical roller bearings, tapered roller bearings, plain bearings and slew ring bearings are used as per the application within the equipment. Such bearings will provide longer life and higher efficiency to the equipment and machinery. With customers now looking for more than just a bearing supplier, most of the bearing manufacturers are looking forward to improving the product features to live up to the expectation from customers. In any industry segment, be it is automobile, power, or industrial machinery, the concept of lightweighting is fast gaining momentum as it leads to fuel saving, resulting in overall economy. Customers would need more reliable systems as they are not only looking at bearings, but also sub-assembly systems such as housings, lubricants, and additional components like seals. Different equipment will require different application requirements. Considering this, bearings manufacturers are also focusing on customising their products. The Special Focus section elaborates more on the bearings for CE applications. Automation plays a major role in the productivity and efficiency of a system or process. Painting is a major part of construction equipment manufacturing process. One of the significant areas to maximise availability in construction equipment manufacturing plant is the paint shop. Paint provides aesthetic value and boosts physical properties of equipment. It offers durability, resistance against corrosion, adds mechanical protection, and guards against weather conditions, since equipment are typically deployed in all terrains and conditions. Edge Controller from B&R helps to monitor paint shops, increase efficiency and provides transparency. The Technology elaborates on the automation solution in paint shop. Another Technology highlighted is that Siemens and IBM announced the availability of a new solution designed to optimise the Service Lifecycle Management of assets. The new solution establishes an end-to-end digital thread between equipment manufacturers and the owner/operators of that equipment.

Brokk opens new demonstration and service centre

Brokk, the world?s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, enhanced its aftermarket service capabilities, including machine refurbishment and repair, with the addition of its new Demonstration and Service Center in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Brokk opens new demonstration and service centre

Brokk, the world?s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, enhanced its aftermarket service capabilities, including machine refurbishment and repair, with the addition of its new Demonstration and Service Center in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Haver & Boecker Niagara F-Class portable plant increases production by 25%

Haver & Boecker Niagara, Haver & Boecker?s new mineral processing brand, offers the Niagara F-Class portable plant.

SDLG Launches G9290 Motor Grader

SDLG announced the latest addition to its range of motor graders, the G9290. With a base operating weight of 22.9 tonne and a 14"wide blade as standard, the impressive productivity of blade down force and blade pull makes the SDLG G9290 the best in its size class, according to the company.

Auto Expo 2020-Components gets an overwhelming response

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), the apex body of the Indian auto component industry, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers announced the 15th edition of Auto Expo 2020 Components, themed ?Technovation - Discover Innovations for Future?.

Maximising bearing life in construction vehicles

New equipment and in-cab features are evolving to fit consumer preferences. The bearings used for these applications must also follow suit with higher performance capabilities and enhanced reliability.

Managing Complexities in Himalayas

HCC rescued a tunnel boring machine (TBM) stuck in Himalayas, refurbished and put back into operation to construct a head race tunnel for an NTPC hydro power project.

THE ROAD AHEAD

The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.

Futuristic innovations

The growth journey of the construction and infrastructure sector is to continue with the new government focusing on the infrastructure development once again.

Sandvik launches next generation impact crusher

Continuing its ongoing product development, Sandvik announced the launch of its new QI442 track mobile impact crusher.

We Will Continue to Expand Our Capacities in the Next 3-5 Years

By delivering high-precision bearing solutions and systems for a large number of industrial applications, the Schaeffler Group is shaping "Mobility for tomorrow" to a significant degree.

We expect good progress in make-in-india schemes

Kavitsu has the manufacturing capability of producing slew bearings of up to 3,200 mm and the company is planning to increase the capacity to 5,000 mm.

We are constantly working on innovative solutions

Timken is constantly working with its customers for their new projects and innovations. Sanjay Koul, Managing Director, Timken India, shares more on the company's solutions and the way forward.

The bearing industry outlook is good for next two years

NTN has been a leader in bearings for the construction equipment (CE) segment. Ramnath Shenoy, Executive Director, NTN Bearings India, elaborates more on the products and solutions from the company.

Innovation is at the centre of bearing engineering

CCTY's research and development team is continually developing enhanced products and new materials for construction vehicles. Sanjay Tomar, General Manager, CCTY Bearing India, elaborates on the company's products and solutions for the industry.

Poised to Grow

Bearings play an important role in the smooth operation of construction equipment. Construction and mining equipment work in harsh and challenging conditions performing heavy-duty jobs, compared with the passenger vehicles.

VECV launches India's first BS-VI CV Range

Eicher Trucks and Buses revealed India's first BS-VI compliant all-new range of Eicher Pro 2000 series of light-duty trucks.

Bigger Digger

Optimum utilisation of excavators is of utmost importance for the economic operation of the machine. All hydraulic excavator OEMs have introduced matching technologies for the optimum performance of their machines.

Schaeffler India introduces premium grease

Schaeffler India announced the launch of its new high-performance multipurpose premium grease ? XTRA3. This grease is specially formulated and designed to increase the service life of bearings operating in harsh and demanding work environments.

SKF India launches its new and indigenous grease

SKF launched its high-load extreme-pressure bearing grease, LNEP 2IN. This grease is specially formulated to increase the service life of bearings operating in demanding environments and will carry forward the SKF commitment for global quality and reliability across all geographies.

Hydraulic Cylinders

Cylinders allow hydraulic systems to apply linear motion and force without mechanical gears or levers by transferring the pressure from fluid through a piston to the point of operation. Hydraulic cylinders are used for creating mechanical force in a linear motion.

SKF launches bearing grease

SKF India announced the launch of its new and indigenous grease LNEP2IN. This is specially formulated to increase the service life of bearings operating in demanding environments.

Safe lifting in tough conditions

The JDN Profi range air hoists can perform safe, high-performance and cost-effective lifting and lowering operations. They excel in places where safety is paramount.

Reaching out to infra needs

Government's high spending on infrastructure projects drives the demand for construction equipment while earthmoving equipment being the largest used equipment category leads the growth.

A square ball revolutionises universal joints in CE

Although universal joints are found throughout construction equipment (CE), the design has not been fundamentally changed in nearly 100 years - until now.

CE components market overview

The components, accessories and spares market is all set for a renewed growth in future in the light of increased construction activities.

Platform of innovations

Infrastructure sector including construction, mining and material handling segments continues to grow in India for the past few years with a host of positive measures from the government resulting in creation of more infrastructure projects.

CCTY Bearing completes 12,000 sq m forging factory

CCTY Bearing has expanded its forging capabilities with a new factory. In addition to more space for forging, the facility has onsite turning and heat treatment.

Energy-efficient air compressor launched

Atlas Copco has launched its latest oil-free rotary screw air compressor, the ZR 90-160 VSD+. It delivers up to 35 per cent energy savings for a fast return on investment, according to the company.

Atlas Copco launches air compressor with up to 35% less energy consumption

Atlas Copco has launched its latest oil-free rotary screw air compressor, the ZR 90-160 VSD+. It delivers up to 35 per cent energy savings for a fast return on investment, according to the company. The new ZR is available with or without integrated dryer.

Atlas Copco launches air compressor with up to 35% less energy consumption

Atlas Copco has launched its latest oil-free rotary screw air compressor, the ZR 90-160 VSD+. It delivers up to 35 per cent energy savings for a fast return on investment, according to the company. The new ZR is available with or without integrated dryer.

Flow of innovations

Hydraulic hoses have come a long way to become an innovative product that has all the features needed for efficient flow of the fluids with adequate strength to withstand high pressure, resistance to corrosion, flexibility for ease of use and more.

We plan to invest Close ?40 million in India

Schaeffler rolling bearings and plain bearings significantly contribute to the outstanding performance of a large variety of construction equipment worldwide. Harsha Kadam, Industrial President, Schaeffler India, shares more on the company's presence in India and future plans for the market.

Capacities huffing and puffing

It's one year since the unified tax system of Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into force. GST has been a game changer in its vast sense considering the difficulties faced by the industry in terms of multiple tax structure.

Rolling innovations

Bearings for construction and mining applications have seen innovative developments in the recent times. With the construction and mining equipment market is growing, the momentum of innovation in bearings is to pick up in the coming days.

ROLLING AHEAD

Bearings make an important component of a machine that enable a smooth movement of the machine parts. Most bearings facilitate the desired motion by minimising friction.

Increased ODI, better savings

Steel is one of India's largest industry sectors in terms of value and volume. As of 2016, India was the world's third largest producer of steel.

GS Caltex's offerings for Infrastructure Sector

Nearly every business in construction sector is under increasing pressureto lower operating costs and increase efficiency. This often means doing more with fewer people and using equipment for longer duration.

We aspire to delight our customers

As you know, Vashi Electricals is India's largest channel partner of reputed international brands of industrial electrical products. For us, 2018 is a year of celebration as we mark 40 successful and delightful customer service to industrial customers.

Lubricants act as blood in an equipment

Lubricants act as a blood in case of any equipment. Any deterioration happens will eventually knock down the performance of the machine and hence hamper the productivity.

GS Caltex's offerings for Infrastructure Sector

Nearly every business in construction sector is under increasing pressure to lower operating costs and increase efficiency. This often means doing more with fewer people and using equipment for longer duration.

Advancements in Bearings for Construction Machinery

Construction machinery is characterised by its ability to perform in the harshest environments. Machinery such as excavators, dozers, compactors, cranes and dumpers have tremendously increased development capacity.

Construction equipment is our growth engine

The Indian market offers enormous growth opportunities in the construction equipment industry.

Schaeffler India announces expansion of Pune operations

Schaeffler reiterated its focus on India as a key manufacturing hub by announcing the expansion of its operations at INA Bearings in Talegaon, Pune. The expansion will include a new manufacturing facility and a new R&D facility within the existing premises.

Rolling ahead

Roads and highways is still going strong as the most happening infrastructure sector in India with many ongoing projects and many in the pipeline. India has the second largest road network across the world at 4.7 million km and is still growing.

We offer maintenance-free product options to OEMs

In response to the 'Make in India' campaign, Indian market is becoming the manufacturing hub for major global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). As a Tier-I supplier to the construction and agricultural market, it was only logical for CCTY Bearing to secure an in-country presence to be closer to customers to respond to their growing demand for our products.

Schaeffler merges Indian entities

The Board of Directors of Schaeffler India Ltd (formerly FAG Bearings India Ltd), INA Bearings India Pvt Ltd (INA India) and LuK India Pvt Ltd (LuK India), at their respective meetings held recently, approved the draft Scheme of Amalgamation for the merger of INA India and LuK India into Schaeffler India Ltd.

CCTY Bearing's Square Ball design revolutionises Universal Joint

The universal joint has been fundamentally the same for the last century, until now. The new approach from CCTY Bearing uses a square ball and seven other components; a stark contrast to the more than 100 parts found in traditional U-joints.

Hydraulic Hose & Fittings and more...

Hydraulic hose and fittings has an important role in the smooth and efficient operation of a hydraulic equipment. A perfect hose and fitting combination helps in the fluid power transmission in a hydraulic system leak-free which aids the overall safety of the equipment.

We expect a business growth of 15-20 per cent in 5 years

AKSH has a vision to become the leading Indian manufacturer of slew ring bearings with world-class engineering and product quality. Pratik Gokhale, Director - Sales and Marketing, AKSH Manufacturing Pvt Ltd, elaborates on the company's presence in the market and future plans.

FAG Bearings India announces name change

FAG Bearings India Limited, a leading manufacturer of industrial and automotive bearings, announced that its corporate name is changed to Schaeffler India Limited as of July 7, 2017.

Facilitating efficiency

Bearings fulfill a number of important functions, starting with their ability to reduce friction. Other primary functions include supporting a load, promoting the efficient transmission of power and ensuring alignment is maintained.

A Smooth Rollout?

Emerging markets with infrastructure needs continue to accelerate the growth of construction equipment manufacturing, which in-turn drives the bearing market in construction segment.

Optimal Solutions

GS Caltex began base oil production in November 2007 with 16,000 BPSD capacity, but almost doubled its capacity by 2014. By using the latest cutting-edge hydro-cracking technology, the company produces high quality environment-friendly base oil, which satisfies challenging specifications of lubricant manufacturers.

Smooth, Safe and Efficient

Condition-based maintenance has been carried out since the early1950s across industry segments of mining, dredging, cement, power and paper manufacturing. In fact, wherever there are expensive machines working in severe duty cycles, condition-based maintenance is quite a normal feature in modern maintenance practice.

Lubrication| A Vital Cog

Lubricants are the lifeblood of engine and machinery. The purpose of lubrication is to prevent contact between the rolling elements or between the shaft and bearing. Lubricants are necessary, and are composed of the proper additives with defined viscosity. The correct lubricants to be used are determined by the speed and load carried.

JCB116 Soil Compactor

JCB India offers a new range of road compaction equipment with three products - the VMT330 (3T class mini tandem roller), the VMT 860eco (9T class tandem roller) and the JCB116 (11T class soil compactor). The JCB116 soil compactor is the latest addition in the JCB's road compactors portfolio.

SKF shows improved performance

SKF?s first quarter result has seen continued growth, an improved operating margin and continued debt reduction. The increase in demand strengthened gradually during the quarter. Net sales, at 19.6 billion, increased by 11 per cent compared to the first quarter last year, with the strongest development in North America and Asia.

Gearing up for the next level

Says Mathur, ?It is the government agencies who are asking for the implementation of Euro-V and VI (norms).

Allcargo Logistics wins award

Allcargo Logistics received an award for ?Best Risk Management Practice? in the category of Supply Chain (Logistics) at the third India Risk Management Awards 2017 held in Mumbai.

Blasters go hydraulic

Australian Pump Industries? range of heavy-duty hydraulic drive high-pressure cleaners with pressures up to 500 bar (7,300 psi), have played a vital role in the drilling industry.

Liquidity Boost in Construction Significant for CE

Liquidity boost for construction sector will be the right trigger for equipment industry. Mahesh Singhi elaborates. The construction industry is crucial to the national GDP as it contributes 8 per cent and is the second largest earner of FDI

ElectroMech Solution to Valmonts Application

Valmont is a world-renowned company that manufactures street lighting poles, traffic signal poles, utility poles, communication poles and poles to light up large sports complexes and stadiums, with manufacturing locations spread around the world.

Self-Aligning Brackets

Elesa+Ganter has recently introduced the new range of self-aligning brackets used to fasten rotating shafts.

Liebherr to showcase innovations at Bauma China 2016

At Bauma China 2016, Liebherr Group will showcase the latest technologies and developments in construction machinery and components.

New Warrior 2100 Screens

Based on the highly successful Warrior 2100 triple shaft screen, Powerscreen has launched two further variants for the model: the Spaleck and a single shaft screen.

GEARS

S R Foundries offers a wide range of gears. Precision engineered, it is known for robust performance at all conditions.

Rolling On Smoothly

Bearings are an integral part of equipment which increase efficiency by reducing friction, while maintaining the operational requirements. In this fast moving age of industrialisation, efficiency is the key to success. Construction equipment operates in very demanding environments