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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Established in 1987, UNIFLEX today has five manufacturing plants - three belonging to the Hose Products Division and two to the Tube Products Division.
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
Liugong is the first China-based construction equipment manufacturing company in India with more than a decade experience and more than 500 local people.
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.
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.
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.
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 Concrete Solutions delighted customers and visitors at Excon 2019 with an expanded product range, live demos and the iconic Elephant Nights.
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.
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.
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 Construction Equipment (MCE) participated in the 10th edition of Excon 2019, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia and launched five new products.
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 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.
At Excon 2019, the mega construction equipment exhibition held at BIEC Ground-Bengaluru, Larsen & Toubro launched the all-new Komatsu PC210LC-10M0 hydraulic excavator.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
Started manufacturing custom-built hose assemblies in 1976 in Mumbai, UNIFLEX established a 100,000 sq ft modern factory in Bengaluru in 1986 and became self-sufficient in designing, manufacturing and testing a wide range of hose and tube products that meet and exceed international standards.
Semperit is one of the oldest rubber companies in the world with a multi-product portfolio. With four large state-of-the-art manufacturing units with a single global quality approach, Semperit offers reliable product range.
Liugong is a leading construction equipment manufacturer offering a full line of extreme-duty intuitive machines for construction equipment owners constantly challenged to do more with less.
Simem has been designing and manufacturing machinery and plants for the construction industry for over 50 years. The company now offers a wide range of products specifically designed for the production of concrete.
Founded in 2001 in Breganze, Italy, MB Crusher is the world leader in production and supply of attachments - crusher and screening buckets, drum cutters and grapples - for excavators, loaders, backhoe loaders and skid-steer loaders.
Columbia Machine Engineering, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia Machine Inc, USA, specialises in the manufacture and supply of concrete product solutions to a variety of industries in India and several countries throughout Asia and Africa.
Volvo CE strongly focuses on productivity and lowering cost of operations or cost per tonne for customers. A big contributor is fuel efficiency.
A JV between Tata Motors (40 per cent) and Hitachi Construction Machinery Company (60 per cent), Tata Hitachi provides world-class construction equipment to address India's infrastructure and mining needs.
Mahindra & Mahindra's foray into the construction equipment industry comes on the back of seven decades of experience in making tough, rugged and durable utility vehicles and tractors.
A pioneer in manufacturing equipment for concrete preparation, placement, transportation and recycling, Schwing Stetter has manufacturing units in 12 countries including Germany, Austria, USA, Brazil, Russia, Ostrava, UK, and India.
As a pioneer in excavator technology in India, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has been at the forefront by consolidating its leadership position in the construction and mining equipment industry.
In four decades of operations in India, JCB has grown to become a full-range construction infrastructure equipment partner offering indigenous, innovative and versatile solutions of One-Global-Quality.
Incorporated in 1996, Gandhi Automations has excelled in manufacturing, exporting, distributing and installing entrance automation systems and loading bay equipment that are hassle-free and easy to operate.
CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial NV, is a leader in compactors and backhoe loaders and the first company to have sold over 13,000 units of vibratory tandem compactors.
This year, Bonfiglioli Transmissions celebrates two decades of its presence in India. Over the years, the company has developed a broad range of drives catering to a vast array of applications in the construction, mining and other industries.
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. Having started operations in 1960 with its registered office in Pune, Atlas Copco (India) now has 22 offices across India.
Ajashy Engineering manufactures quality offshore and onshore cross country pipeline equipment, special attachments for construction equipment, diesel bowsers, lighting masts and mobile service vans in India.
Currently, the industry is facing a slowdown, which is expected to last for two to three quarters. However, moving forward, it will witness higher demand amid the government's resolve to build world-class infrastructure and the digitalisation of manufacturing processes for rolling out technically advanced equipment.
Volvo Penta, with approximately 3,500 dealers in over 130 countries, is a world-leading global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications.
A joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Japan and VST Tillers Tractors established in July 2007, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries-VST Diesel Engines (MVDE) manufactures Mitsubishi diesel engines in Mysore and caters to the markets across the globe.
Doosan Bobcat India (DBIN), established in 2007, is a subsidiary of the Doosan Bobcat Inc. A market leader in skid-steer loaders with over 60 per cent market share, DBIN has quickly become one of the top players in the sub 5-tonne compact excavators
Indian market has huge demand for high-speed rebar processing centres. Everest Engineering Equipment has entered into a dealership agreement with TYF Machinery China, a pioneer in high quality
Excon 2019 is being held from December 10-14, 2019 in Bengaluru. The largest construction equipment event of the South-Asia is happening this year at a time when the overall industry is challenged by the economic downturn.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will unveil the 10th edition of South Asia?s largest construction equipment (CE) trade fair Excon 2019 tomorrow in Bengaluru.
Manitowoc will showcase its two best-in class cranes from Potain and Grove at booth #OD69 during Excon 2019, South Asia?s largest construction equipment and technology trade fair, which takes place during December 10-14.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will be showcasing its future technologies at the Excon 2019, to be held during December 10-14 at BIEC, Bengaluru.
SDLG will be presenting its recently launched 4 t-rated wheel loader in India during Excon 2019. The new wheel loader strengthens SDLG?s offering of reliable machines in the region.
PASCHAL will be presenting the practical application possibilities and system diversity of its formwork systems to visitors at Excon 2019 at booth B23 in hall 4.
A meeting between the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) and the Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA) was held at Bengaluru to discuss the future industry trends.
While Tata Hitachi is maintaining itself as the market leader in excavators in India, the company is aiming to have a decent market share in wheeled equipment segment also. Sandeep Singh, Managing Director, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Co, shares more about the market and the company's plans.
Capacity expansion plans at Indian ports is giving a renewed hope for port equipment players. Many port operators are acquiring new equipment as part of modernisation and expansion of handling capacities at these ports.
Schwing Stetter India announced its partnership with Mahindra Powerol to launch its new premium variant of concrete truck mixer series, 'Super Six'. In an industry-first initiative, Schwing Stetter and Mahindra Powerol have joined hands to launch this fuel-efficient product.
Carmix is an all-Italian company and has always been oriented towards export. Real genuine portable plants for producing concrete, the small mobile concrete batching plants are sold in more than 160 countries around the world and are used on five continents
CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, has reached a milestone in India by delivering its 5,000th vibratory tandem compactor, manufactured locally in Pithampur.
The total sales of 72,745 units of construction equipment in 2017 against 66,613 in 2016 brought back some sheen. The easing up of GST rate from 28 per cent to 18 per cent helped breathe but the launch of infrastructure projects brought a smile to the industry.
When I joined the company, I spent three months to understand the company, people, dealers, vendors, etc. I first identified the pain areas and major gaps and then prioritised the major actions we needed to take.
Customers in the construction sector are in search of higher-capacity trucks. The truck industry catering to mining and construction segment is in a transition mode as segmental shifts are taking place in terms of GVW, vehicle power, and performance Haulage trucks are being used for the transportation of aggregates, which is a new phenomenon.
We have presented a sort of one Mahindra family here. In terms of construction equipment, we have showcased backhoe loaders and graders. As for commercial vehicles, the display includes BLAZO 25 Tipper, BLAZO 31 Tipper, BLAZO 31 Transit Mixer along with DI3200 Jayo Fuel Dispenser.
We build outcome impacting solutions integrating Internet of things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) to enhance customer experience and improve organisational performance.
In terms of demand volume, 2017 will be the peak year in India. The total market demand is high this year. We will cross more than 2,000 machine sales this year for the first time.
Overall, we see growth coming from earthmoving, road, and material handling equipment categories. More than 60 per cent of the equipment comprises earthmoving equipment (backhoe loaders, hydraulic excavators, wheel loader, etc).
The speciality of our tower crane shown here at Excon is that it is 'Make in India' in our Pune factory. In India, we manufacture the tower cranes NC-B 6-62, NC-B 9-62 and the 85 EC-B.