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Creating Compact Foundations

The upward trend of mechanisation in the construction and road-building industries is expected to drive the compaction equipment market in India.

Demand for reliable material handling products is fast growing

Deepak Shetty of JCB India speaks on the market for telehandlers in India

Franna hosts a successful first-ever Open Day in India

The participants got a closer look at the newly-launched Franna FR-17 Crane

CASE crosses production milestone of 50,000th loader backhoe in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, has crossed the production milestone of 50,000th Loader Backhoe, from its state-of-the-art facility in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh.

Heading towards a new high!

After two years of lull, the excavator market should grow again and reach 25,000 units in 2022.

CASE crosses production milestone of 50,000th loader backhoe in India

CASE Loader Backhoes are known for their versatility, reliability, productivity, flexibility, safety, and operator comfort.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

Expanding their product range, Indian tyre major, JK Tyre & Industries launched four new offerings in their off-the-road tyre segment at South Asia’s largest construction equipment event Excon 2021 in Bengaluru.

Lifting up!

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

$5.13 Bn Opportunity!

Growing at a CAGR of 9.4 per cent, the Indian backhoe loader market is likely to touch $5.13 billion from $1.77 billion in 2021.

At Excon: Gates India celebrates 25th anniversary

Gates India Pvt. Ltd. (“Gates”) took part in Excon 2021, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

ur new products namely: 45/65-45 58PR VEM 63 L5 TL, 14.00-24 GTL CHAMP 16 PR G3 TT, 12.00-24 HARD ROCK CHAMPION 20PR E4 TT and 16.00-25 VEM 045 44PR E3 TT have been added to their existing product portfolio.

Y Fujii of Komatsu India: We have launched four new models

Yasunori Fujii, Managing Director, Komatsu India, speaks on the market that drives the demand of their products.

Automation is the top priority in all our plants

India has done a marvelous job in road building and irrigation, opening new doors for infra equipment. Ashok Chhajer, Senior General Manager, OE Sales, Balkrishna Industries, shares how these initiatives have boosted sales.

The demand for crushed and screened aggregates will continue to grow

MB Crusher offers the largest line of patented crusher buckets all over the world. With extensive innovation and development, the company now offers crusher buckets for excavators, skid loaders, and backhoes of all sizes. Piero Guizzetti, CEO, MB Crusher, discusses the growth plan of the company in India.

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.

JCB machines are getting smarter

Innovation and Sustainability have always remained critical to our operations, and we continue to introduce products that significantly limit their impact on the environment. The JCB 19C-1E is the industry’s first fully-electric excavator in India and is integral to JCB’s ‘Road to Zero’ initiative, a programme that we have been working on for the past few years. The machine has been tested extensively and has various built-in features that enhance safety and performance. With Zero Emissions and low noise, this new machine is ideal for Infrastructure development in Urban Areas and Indoor working,” said Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India

We plan to come with a manufacturing plant near Mumbai.

Everest Engineering Equipment Pvt Ltd. (EEE) was founded with the sole aim of providing high-quality machinery that can boost the country’s growth in the construction sector. “During Excon, we have launched two new products – the passenger hoist and the CNC highspeed Rebar processing machine,” said PV Ramdev, Managing Director of Everest Engineering Equipment.

We have launched 14 new products

Being a pioneer in the construction equipment manufacturing industry, Schwing Stetter India has been growing exponentially during the pandemic.

India offers a huge opportunity for the growth of the CE industry

Ammann is a world-leading supplier of mixing plants, machines and services to the construction industry with core expertise in road building and transportation infrastructure. Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India, speaks on the various technological display during Excon.

We plan to double our production capacity

ACE, one of the largest construction equipment players in the mobile and tower crane segments in India, showcased its upgraded and new backhoe loader models in different engine horsepower categories at Excon along with award-winning products like a special crane for piling, 360-degree slew pick-n-carry crane, and manlift crane.

Excon brings more cheer to the season

Excon was spread over 3,00,000 square meters of display area with the participation of over 800 exhibitors from India and abroad.

L&T, Komatsu & Scania showcase Biofuel compatible equipment

Larsen & Toubro, Komatsu India and Scania India have put together an impressive display at Excon 2021 to showcase their technological strengths and service capabilities and reaffirm their strong commitment to sustainability.

JCB introduces first fully electric CE

JCB India introduced the industry’s first fully electric excavator, the JCB 19C-1E. It also launched a 22 tonne hydraulic excavator on the NXT Platform that has been specially designed for Indian applications.

Garg of L&T: Excon has benefitted us with increased market share over the years

Arvind K Garg of L&T Construction & Mining Machinery speaks on the key products on display during Excon.

S Agarwal of ACE: We plan to double our production capacity

Sorab Agarwal, Executive Director, Action Construction Equipment (ACE), speaks on the company’s plans for Excon.

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.

Our OTTs enable skid steer loaders to operate in any environment

We are very glad to see that Excon is happening this year. As this is the first show that we will be participating in post COVID, we are excited to be a part of it and look forward to meeting with existing customers one on one and making new connections.

We will be launching track mounted compact range of crushing & screening machines

Excon is one of the largest construction equipment trade fairs and has been playing an important role in bringing out the latest technologies and solutions and we at Terex are proud to be a part of the 11th edition taking place this year

We have a positive outlook on future of power transmissions products

We have been participating in Excon, since its sixth edition. Over these editions, we have gathered many a positive experience and have watched this exhibition, mirror the growth of the construction equipment industry in India.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Established in 1967, Gmmco is part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group. Gmmco is a priority Caterpillar dealer for south, central and western India selling mining, construction and energy equipment to customers including CIL, SCCL, and other state-owned enterprises. Gmmco offers a one-stop solution shop for all industrial requirements.

Overall, the market scenario in India looks promising

Excon has always been a confluence of construction equipment ecosystem members like equipment and component manufacturers, customers, financiers, equipment dealers and policy makers.

Our range will focus on meeting stringent emission standards

Anjali Pandey, Engine Business and Components Business Leader, Cummins India, speaks on the key products on display during Excon.

We expect about 25% increase in sales of first quarter

Vishvaroop Anand Managing Director, Titan Crushing Equipment.

Our products will be a game-changer for mining industry

Rajiv Poddar Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries

BEML to showcase heli-portable dozer

BEML, a schedule ‘A’ company under the Ministry of Defence, is participating in a big way by showcasing its products at an outdoor pavilion. BEML is exhibiting its construction equipment models of different capacities embedded with latest technologies at Excon

JCB’s thrust on digital technologies

Excon 2021 is indeed going to be the first major exhibition for the construction equipment industry, post-pandemic, hence, expectations are high. There is likely to be an even greater active participation by the industry than what we have seen in the past editions.

AI, IoT & automation are the future for CE industry

Propel has participated in every Excon right from its commencement. We have always had excellent customer response and the number of visitors to our stall has seen huge jumps in every edition.

The market scenario in India looks promising

Dheeraj Panda Chief Operating Officer (Sales, Marketing and Customer Support) Sany Heavy Industry India.

Opportunities for 45t class excavators are immense

Rahul Shorey National Head – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

We will be having six new launches during Excon

VG Sakthikumar Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Rise in steel and commodity prices has increased input cost

Anand Sundaresan Managing Director, Ammann India

Double-digit growth likely

Excon is a large, popular and established platform for the construction equipment industry in India where corporates, large infrastructure companies, contractors and their subcontractors, project construction professionals and retail customers meet original equipment producers and suppliers.

Chasing Growth!

Despite rising input costs and transition to CEV stage-IV engines, the CE market is expecting a growth of over 11 per cent in 2022-23.

We plan to move to electric

Customer satisfaction is important in any business. We were in constant touch with our customers by keeping their focus on our business by contacting them and offering solutions.

All eyes on Excon!

The year started with venues opening up slowly after a lull in the last two years. In line with the growth of the industry, the 11th edition of Excon—termed South Asia’s largest construction equipment (CE) and construction technology trade fair—will take place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from May 17-21.

BKT to focus on mining products at excon

BKT, the Indian multinational group and a global player in the off-highway tyre market, is all set to cross a billion dollars this year with India contributing 20 per cent and exports of 80 per cent.

CII Excon 2021 to aid India to become second largest CE market by 2030

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has announced the 11th edition of Excon, South Asia’s largest construction equipment, and construction technology trade fair, which will take place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru from May 17-21, 2022.

Arvind K. Garg is EI Person of the Year 2021

Garg was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Unlocking the mining potential

The future of the Indian mining equipment market looks good with opportunities in underground mining and surface mining.

Market to bounce back

The Covid-19 pandemic has hugely impacted the global air compressor market in a negative way. However, the market is expected to recover by Q1/Q2 of 2023.

Ajax Engg gears up for Atmanirbharta

Ajax Engineering, the world’s largest manufacturer of self-loading concrete mixers (SLCMs), has recently earmarked around Rs 100 crore for allotment of land in Bengaluru from Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) as well as for building a new manufacturing facility.

Ajax Engg gears up for Atmanirbharta

Ajax Engineering, the world’s largest manufacturer of self-loading concrete mixers (SLCMs), has recently earmarked around Rs 100 crore for allotment of land in Bengaluru from Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) as well as for building a new manufacturing facility.

Ajax Engg gears up for Atmanirbharta

The leading SLCM manufacturer says it is investing Rs 140 crore to help in its plan to diversify its construction to roads, railways, energy, and irrigation.

Next year will be the best for construction industry

Speaking exclusively with EQUIPMENT INDIA after winning the coveted Equipment India Person of the Year 2020 award, VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, shares his thoughts on the company’s success, future plans and the market outlook.

Energy efficiency will be the driving force in the future: Rajesh Premchandran

More than 95 per cent of ELGi’s portable air compressors are powering drilling operations. Rajesh Premchandran, Director – ISAAME (India, South Asia, Africa and Middle-East), Elgi Equipments, shares more.

Covid-19 Challenges Revival

The lockdown in the country has entered its third stage on May 4, 2020 in view of the deadly coronavirus pandemic continuing its grip on the country even after the six-week lockdown in two stages.

AJAX is all set to bounce back with resilience

To set the ball rolling, AJAX has become more resilient, adaptive and competitive like ever in this complex and uncertain period of pandemic with resilience and resourcefulness, says Debasis Bhattacharya, Head - Marketing, Sales & Product Support, AJAX Engineering.

Our products are intelligent and connected

With one of the six global innovation centres in India and the presence of modern manufacturing set ups here, Eaton is committed to the development of Indian market.

There is a general shift in the construction industry approach in accepting newer technologies

Aproaching newer technologies means higher profit, efficiency, productivity, and reduced cost.

The World Has Changed

While at EXCON 2019, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari brought smiles to the faces of the worried construction equipment (CE) industry captains, the pandemic outbreak has wiped that smile into oblivion.

Digital Transformation

Digitalisation and Internet of Things (IoT) are gaining popularity among the construction equipment users due to the growing need to improve the productivity, efficiency, and performance quality of equipment working at infrastructure project sites.

Hyundai 130 Smart

The 130 SMART hydraulic excavator is an upgrade from Hyundai Construction Equipment India that comes with improved fuel efficiency and enhanced operator comfort.

GS caltex celebrates 10th anniversary in India

As GS Caltex India celebrates its 10th anniversary, we caught up with Rajesh Nagar, Managing Director and CEO, to find out more about the organisation's journey so far and its future plans for the Indian market.

Digital Push in infra equipment

Construction equipment with digital and IoT technologies are driving smart planning and execution of projects in the country. This is expected to push the efficiency and productivity at project execution.

The strategy is to be near the customer and grow

Established in 1987, UNIFLEX today has five manufacturing plants - three belonging to the Hose Products Division and two to the Tube Products Division.

We proactively pursue when it comes to adopting digital technologies

As a major player in heavy-duty mobile cranes market in India, TIL has consolidated its presence over the years.

We have focused on introducing new models towards customer centricity

Sunbeam Infra Equipments, a division of Sunbeam Generators, is among the prominent players in the concrete equipment industry with its concrete mixers (purchased from Greaves Cotton) and now with additions of batching plants, concrete pumps and mixer pumps

Co-lending and leasing becomes the key tool this year

Srei Equipment Finance offers innovative financing solutions to equipment purchasers, even those new to the Indian equipment financing market.

We are a strong player for wheel loaders and motor graders

Liugong is the first China-based construction equipment manufacturing company in India with more than a decade experience and more than 500 local people.

We create value for our customers through make in India

LeeBoy India benefits from having a local manufacturing facility to effectively catering to the local and export markets.

Our plan has always been to localise our manufacturing in India

CASE Construction Equipment is built on the principle that simple is better. Sharing more on the company's operations and recent launches is Neil Woodfin, Vice President, CE AMEA and CE Global Alliance, CASE International SA.

We have a long-term expansion plan for India

Bonfiglioli Transmissions has recently expanded its manufacturing facility in Chennai to double the production in India.

Radialisation is the future

BKT is the one of world's leading tyre manufacturers that is fully dedicated to off-highway tyre manufacturing.

Our plan is to innovate, and we are continuously working on better products

Atlas Copco Power Technique provides air, power and flow solutions through products such as mobile compressors, pumps, light towers and generators, along with a number of complementary products.

We are moving towards highest uptime and the lowest cost of ownership concept

Gurgaon-based Apollo Tyres came into inception in 1972, and has since, been among the trusted names in the business of manufacture and sales of tyres.

L&T launches new Komatsu hydraulic excavator

At Excon 2019, Larsen & Toubro launched the all-new Komatsu PC210LC-10M0 hydraulic excavator.

Hyundai launches new excavators

Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) India has launched five new excavators and forklift at Excon 2019.

Doosan launches volvo penta-powered air compressors

At the recently concluded Excon 2019, Doosan Bobcat India unveiled two new air compressors powered by Volvo Penta engines.

Elgi Equipments launches portable air compressors

Elgi Equipments launched its future-ready, energy-efficient range of electric and diesel portable air compressors at Excon 2019.

Caterpillar unveils next-generation motor grader at Excon

Caterpillar announced the launch of its new product for the Indian region at Excon 2019.

Schwing Stetter launches 22 products at Excon

Schwing Stetter India unveiled 22 new products at the Excon 2019 in Bengaluru. With this new product line up, Schwing Stetter India aims to position itself as one of the most prominent infrastructure equipment partner in the country and an active participant across all government projects to be announced.

Putzmeister and Sany showcase concrete solutions at Excon

Putzmeister and Sany Concrete Solutions delighted customers and visitors at Excon 2019 with an expanded product range, live demos and the iconic Elephant Nights.

Mahindra displays BLAZO X tipper range

Mahindra Truck and Bus displayed its range of tippers at the Excon 2019. These tippers are best suited for construction related applications.

CASE India launches new excavator

CASE Construction Equipment unveiled the long-awaited crawler excavator CX220C to its product portfolio at the Excon 2019.

Infrastructure takes pole position

The Central Government's latest announcement on investment in infrastructure has revalidated the mood that was set by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at EXCON this December.

TECH-MOVES

With the government plans to invest Rs 102 trillion in infrastructure development in the next five years, the demand for construction equipment will be immense.

On revival Path

In spite of the current slowdown, tyre market for off-highway applications is going to revive in the coming years due to an anticipated pick up in infrastructure developments in future.

Doosan Bobcat launches B900 backhoe loader

The B900 backhoe loader from Doosan Bobcat was unveiled by HW Park, President-Asia, LA and Oceania, Doosan Bobcat, on December 10, 2019, the inaugural day of the Excon 2019.

Mahindra showcases 5 new CE products at Excon

Mahindra Construction Equipment (MCE) participated in the 10th edition of Excon 2019, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia and launched five new products.

Cummins India wins award at Excon

At the Excon 2019, Cummins India was felicitated with the ?Excon Women Building India Awards-Inclusive Workplace-EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AWARD? by the hands of Union Minister for Road, Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Nitin Gadkari and Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa.Cummins India was recognised for its leadership and deep commitment towards diversity

Gates introduces new hydraulic hose line at Excon 2019

Gates has launched the MXG 4K in India, the next generation of premium hydraulics, offering a highly flexible, light weight and compact design for first fit, industrial and automotive replacement markets.

Elgi Equipments launches portable air compressors at Excon 2019

Elgi Equipments launched its future-ready, energy-efficient range of electric and diesel portable air compressors at Excon 2019.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products at Excon 2019

Power management company Eaton participated at the 10th edition of Excon, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia, in Bengaluru.

L&T launches new Komatsu excavator at Excon 2019

At Excon 2019, the mega construction equipment exhibition held at BIEC Ground-Bengaluru, Larsen & Toubro launched the all-new Komatsu PC210LC-10M0 hydraulic excavator.

Doosan Bobcat launches B900 backhoe loader at Excon

The B900 backhoe loader from Doosan Bobcat was unveiled by HW Park, President- Asia & Latin America, Doosan Bobcat at the Excon 2019. The product was revealed amidst cheers and fanfare being one of the most anticipated products from Doosan Bobcat India.

Doosan launches Volvo Penta powered air compressors at Excon 2019

At the recently concluded Excon 2019, Doosan Bobcat India unveiled two new air compressors powered by Volvo Penta engines. These new air compressors are benefitting from fuel efficiency, productivity, reliability, long service intervals as well as reduced noise and vibrations with the use of Volvo Penta engines.

Caterpillar unveils next-generation motor grader at Excon

Caterpillar announced the launch of its new product for the Indian region at Excon 2019. With the introduction of the new Next Gen Cat? 120 motor grader, Caterpillar aims to deepen its presence in the infrastructure, mining and energy sectors in India with innovative and cutting-edge technology.

CASE India launches new excavator

CASE Construction Equipment has unveiled the long-awaited crawler excavator CX220C to its product portfolio at the Excon 2019.

The company is always close to its customers business

Putzmeister is a world-leading solutions provider for pumping, mixing and placing concrete, mortar and industrial solids. For over 60 years, the company's solutions have been utilised by the construction, infrastructure, mining, energy and environment sectors in a wide range of environments and application conditions all over the world.

We strive to strengthen our international position

Sir Meccanica is among the leaders in the production of portable multifunction machine tools, used in the production and maintenance of internal and external cylindrical surfaces in various industries