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Hose & Fittings: Heart of Hydraulics

Hydraulic hoses and fittings play a vital role in the fluid power transmission in hydraulic equipment. Construction and mining equipment will continue to be a major growth driver for this segment.

Paving the Road to Success

To be competitive in a global market, it is essential for OEMs explore and take the first step towards adopting advanced automation and digitisation solutions. Saurabh Kulkarni, Mobile Automation Expert at B&R Industrial Automation, Austria writes.

We promote domestic products suitable for applications: Saji Thomas

Gates believes in extending the boundaries of material science. Saji Thomas, General Manager, Product Line Management & Application Engineering - FP, Gates India, shares more on the product developments in the company and the market scenario.

Talbert Manufacturing offers 55-ton travelling axle trailer

Talbert Manufacturing offers the 5553TA travelling axle trailer for optimum versatility and productivity

Our products are designed with no-contact features

In the current scenario of Covid-19 impact on the market, KION India is ready with the offering to manage labour shortage and no-contact material handling. Sunil K Gupta, President, KION India, shares more on the market trends and the company’s plans.

Handling It Safe

In spite of the current slowdown in the material handling equipment market due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the market is expected to bounce back soon with new practices of safer handling in warehousing operations.

JLG begins delivery of new telescopic platforms in Germany

JLG Industries announced the first delivery of 10 460SJ HC3, the all-new Hi-Capacity models, into Germany. Willenbacher is the first to receive 10 new 460SJ HC3 heavy-duty telescopic platforms from JLG in Germany.

Hyundai CE partners with KT

Hyundai Construction Equipment (Hyundai CE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with KT to introduce information and communication technologies (ICT) on its range of forklifts.

Hyundai CE partners with KT

Hyundai Construction Equipment (Hyundai CE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with KT

Godrej launches new Bravo electric three-wheel forklift

Godrej Material Handling (GMH) has announced its foray into the three-wheel electric forklift truck segment. GMH has launched the latest three-wheel electric variant of its Bravo forklift truck for the 1.6-2 tonne category.

JLG begins delivery of 460SJ HC3 telescopic platforms in Germany

JLG Industries, Inc announced the first delivery of 10 460SJ HC3, the all-new Hi-Capacity models, into Germany. Willenbacher is the first to receive 10 new 460SJ HC3 heavy-duty telescopic platforms from JLG in Germany.

JLG begins delivery of 460SJ HC3 telescopic platforms in Germany

JLG Industries, Inc announced the first delivery of 10 460SJ HC3, the all-new Hi-Capacity models, into Germany. Willenbacher is the first to receive 10 new 460SJ HC3 heavy-duty telescopic platforms from JLG in Germany.

Godrej Material Handling launches new Bravo electric three-wheel forklift

Godrej Material Handling (GMH), a business unit of Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co, has announced its foray into the three-wheel electric forklift truck segment.

Driving Forklifts Made Safer

Multi-camera system receives collision warning upgrade for more precise vehicle manoeuvering.

Reducing equipment damage at loading dock

Many forklift operators travel across conventional dock levelers more than 100,000 times each year.

An Uphill Task

Lack of availability of certified skilled equipment operators is a major issue faced by construction contractor in India.

Port Infra Needs Facelift

Developing new ports and terminals and the revival of old infrastructure at major ports in the country are expected to open up new opportunities for port equipment companies.

Kalmar contributes to better cargo handling practices

Sustainable, eco-efficient and environment-friendly logistic solutions will be the future of the ports and logistics industry.

Hydraulic Motors

The long term market outlook of hydraulic motors remains positive with forward looking measures from the government on infrastructure creation offering new opportunities for equipment players.

Enhancing Efficiency

Hydraulic motor is a major component that brings in the desired productivity in a heavy construction equipment.

Kalmar to supply 6 electric forklift trucks to Sagres

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply a total of six fully electric forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres.

Kalmar to supply 6 electric forklift trucks to Sagres

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply a total of six fully electric forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres. The order was booked in Cargotec?s 2019 Q4 order intake, with delivery of the machines scheduled to take place during Q1 of 2020.

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.

Radialisation is the future

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

Hyundai launches new excavators

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

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.

KION india opens new facility in Pune

Supporting the government's Make in India initiative, KION opened India's largest material handling equipment facility in Pune

BYD India enters MHE business

BYD India, a subsidiary of the China-based EV maker BYD Group, has entered into material handling equipment (MHE) business in India. Currently, BYD is the only company to provide MHE products with lithium-iron phosphate battery in the country.

MHE holds enormous growth potential

Despite the relative slowdown in demand in the current fiscal, the market for material handling equipment (MHE) will continue to expand in double digits over the next few years.

A growing market

Telehandlers are extensively used as a utility lifting machine, usually equipped with a telescopic boom that can lift loads, mounted on a four-wheel drive chassis.

Setting New Benchmark

Growth in warehousing and logistics sector is picking up with the introduction of GST and infrastructure status to logistics. In this scenario, the warehousing and material handling equipment players are gearing up to meet the emerging demand for advanced equipment.

Our growth is in double digits

AxleTech is a manufacturer of axles to speciality applications in off-highway and defence segments.

High-performance DOORS

High-speed doors are faster versions of conventional door systems such as roller doors, sectional door, PVC fabric door or roller shutter.

Hyundai introduces autonomous forklifts

Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) has developed driverless autonomous forklift trucks. The company recently unveiled and demonstrated the new autonomous forklift as well as the related technologies.

Zoomlion presents 43 flagship products at bauma 2019

At bauma 2019, Zoomlion is introducing groundbreaking technologies and sustainable products, including concrete machinery, hoisting equipment, tower cranes, dry mortar equipment, aerial work platforms and forklifts.

BAUMA bets on bigger and better

The floor is open for the largest construction equipment exhibition. Taking place from April 8 to 14, 2019 in Munich, the bauma trade fair is the leading industry event for construction machinery, building material plants, mining equipment, construction vehicles and construction equipment.

XCMG to bring latest products and solutions to bauma 2019

XCMG, the leading Chinese construction machinery manufacturer, will exhibit new products and construction machinery solutions at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

Handling methods need to be upgraded at Indian ports

Kalmar has been pioneer in many path-breaking technologies in port handling solutions. Praveen Waychal, Director - Solution Sales, India Region, Cargotec India, elaborates on the Indian port scenario and the latest container handling solutions.

Good transshipment facilities will drive port sector growth

In spite of the vast coastline and more port facilities across the coastline, India is still lagging behind many ports in the region in cargo handling efficiency. Anil Bhatia, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, TIL, elaborates on the market scenario and outlook.

We aim to grab 25 per cent market share in five years

ATG has wide range of radial OTR tyres for loaders, graders, dumpers etc and we see a very good response from the market. Harinder Singh, President - APAC, Alliance Tire Group (ATG), elaborates on the market scenario and company's plans.

Marching Towards Century

LiuGong celebrated 60 years of successful presence in the global market and completed production of 400,000 units of loaders in November 2018.

Amazon to invest in Balyo self-driving forklifts

In order to cut costs and speed up deliveries, Amazon has agreed to a seven-year deal with the French robotic solution firm Balyo.

LiuGong celebrates 60 years of global presence

LiuGong?s 60th anniversary celebration was held at LiuGong International Industrial Park in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China. Attendees included domestic and overseas customers, distributors, suppliers, government officials, shareholders, and stakeholders who have worked with LiuGong throughout its 60 years.

Machine Control -The way you want it

Murphy by Enovation Controls works with OEMs globally bringing together different aspects of their equipment enhancing features, making it user-friendly, smarter, safer, and ultimately more efficient.

"Customers NOW prefer higher capacity equipment"

With the impending revival of infrastructure sector and the government's definitive focus on growth, sales are expected to rise in the coming days.

We see strong growth in infrastructure industry

As one of Asia's biggest material handling solution providing company, ElectroMech is present in more than 55 countries across the world. Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India) Pvt Ltd shares more on the company and the industrial cranes market.

Poised for growth

Bulk material handling systems are mainly used in coal and mineral processing applications, ports for handling bulk cargo, food processing, sand, gravel, etc. Conveyor systems are the majorly used bulk material handling equipment.

Pallet trucks market remains positive

Effective manoeuvrability and value added in material handling operations are primary attributes of pallet trucks, which have led their widespread employment across logistics and industrial workplaces.

New Growth Avenues

Warehousing segment in India is evolving fast and is moving towards palletised loads which can be stored at heights.

Setting A new benchmark

Marking 20 years of lifting innovation this year, Combilift unveiled its all-new manufacturing facility in Monaghan, Ireland to produce its complete range of material handling equipment.

Moving Ahead

OTR tyre market is divided majorly into three segments: mining, construction and industrial equipment, agriculture vehicles and others. Mining, construction and industrial equipment such as loaders, bulldozers, tractors, forklifts, backhoe loaders, cranes, excavators, wheeled loaders, industrial trucks, skid steer loaders, etc

The Show of Technology Prowess

Excon 2017 is all set to open its floors for the five-day mega technology feast on December 12, 2017. This year marks the ninth edition of the Excon, which has a 17-year strong legacy being organised since 2000.

We see Indian CE industry as an opportunity for us to grow

The current equipment industry scenario is a positive eco-system for construction equipment industry and commercial vehicles. Policy initiatives by the present government such as Make in India, Smart City Mission and Sagar Mala Project have given a boost to the manufacturing and infrastructure industry in India.

Construction equipment is our growth engine

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

A diversified industrial major

Balkrishna Industries (BKT), has over 30 years of global presence in the off-highway tyres (OTRs)segment.

LiuGong showcases strength at BICES2017

LiuGong, a global leader in the manufacture of construction equipment, showcased its 29 tough machines at the 14th Beijing International Construction Machinery Exhibition & Seminar (BICES 2017).

Warehousing Equipment Aiming New Heights

Driven by the growth of various industry segments such as FMCG, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages and e-tailing, logistics distribution hubs and clusters are mushrooming in all major parts of the country.

Safety has been the key in our products and services

Our company supplies various types of loaded and empty container handling cranes and industrial heavy duty forklifts of 10 tonne and above. The steady growth in container volumes has allowed us to make investments in this sector to meet the growing demand of container handling equipment and heavy duty forklifts.

We plan to launch jib cranes in India

Sanjay Saxena, Vice President, Heavy Equipment Business Unit, Sany Heavy Industry India Pvt Ltd, elaborates on the company's presence in Indian market and future plans.

Puncture-proof Tyres for Severe-Duty Applications

Tyres are the only connect between the vehicle and the terrain hence ensuring that tyres are reliable, safe, performance worthy any time and every time, is critical specially for severe duty applications such as construction, industrial plant, mining, recycling, scrap handling etc.

thyssenkrupp connects machinery on digital platform

thyssenkrupp connected their machinery of the materials division via a new digital platform. Thanks to toii, all machines can communicate with each other. Due to predictive maintenance, the platform is also supposed to forecast the necessity of machine services in the future.

We are investing to further improve our product aesthetics

The KION Group recently made news when its Indian forklift truck brand, Voltas, announced joining forces with the long-established Italian brand OM in India. In this context, Sunil Gupta, CEO and Managing Director, KION India, elaborates on the company's strategies and the way ahead.

Machine control systems are the future in India

MOBA is a German company that provides automation solutions for moving machines. Speaking to EQUIPMENT INDIA, Samip Desai, National Manager, Moba Mobile Automation (I), explains the company's activities and solutions for the Indian market.

JCB bags US army order

JCB has secured one of the biggest single orders in its 71-year history - a $142-million deal to supply the US Army with a massive fleet of machines. The company announced that the US Army is to take delivery of more than 1,600 light-capability rough terrain forklifts for deployment on tasks around the world including loading and unloading aircraft and shipping containers.

BKT bags port tyre manufacturer award

At the recently concluded Terminal Operator Excellence Awards 2016 in Dubai, Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT) was awarded the ?Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year? for port and terminal cargo handling equipment.

BKT bags port tyre manufacturer award

At the recently concluded Terminal Operator Excellence Awards 2016 in Dubai, Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT) was awarded the ?Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year? for port and terminal cargo handling equipment.

JCB bags US army order

JCB has secured one of the biggest single orders in its 71-year history ? a $142-million deal to supply the US Army with a massive fleet of machines. The company announced that the US Army is to take delivery of more than 1,600 light-capability rough terrain forklifts for deployment on tasks around the world including loading and unloading aircraft and shipping containers.

Bauma Conexpo India has always provided a great platform for us

We believe the mining, construction and material handling equipment industry has a very positive outlook. In the previous year or so we have seen considerable activity on the ground with regards to infra growth and this should result in improved sales for the equipment manufacturers as we move into 2017.

Growth | The Way Forward

Industrial cranes are the backbone of manufacturing, infrastructure and construction in the country. In light of economy revival and Make-in-India drive in the country, the market for this equipment is expected to grow many fold in the coming decade.

Bosch focuses on CVO biz

As the top management of Bosch thought long and hard about new strategic business fields, the field of commercial vehicle and off-road (CVO) was still no more than a promising idea.

Customer in Focus

LiuGongs Pithampur plant, the first construction equipment (CE) manufacturing unit in India with 100 per cent FDI, is on track to become a leading manufacturer of CE in the country.

India?s CE market showing upward trend

India is considered a rapidly growing market for the global construction-machinery industry: Some 46,000 units are expected to be sold there in 2016. Last year, global sales of construction machines declined more than 10 per cent compared to 2014.

On the Forefront of Training on Material Handling Equipment

As a responsible OEM, Godrej Material Handling has a goal to make India an accident-free country. F N Bharucha explains the company?s training initiatives towards achieving this goal.

Hydraulic Motors & Valves

Motors and control valves are essential components of any hydraulically operated machine as they are instrumental in creating the required motion. To explain it simply through an analogy with the human body, motors can be compared to our limbs and control valves to our brain.

Palletisation can bring in higher throughput and desired efficiency

The estimated market size of the total Indian logistics market is to the tune of $200 billion and it generates employment for close to 50 million people in our country.

We expect a CAGR of 10 per cent during 2016-2020 in material handling sector

With the Prime Minister?s ambitious plan of ?Make In India? taking root, we expect to see good growth in manufacturing and consequently in logistics and distribution activities for the next few years,? says Cavas Dumasia, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Godrej Material Handling Division.

MHE Batteries

Driven by the advent of global logistics players also entering the Indian arena, electrically operated material handling equipment market is expected to grow exponentially, in light of their major thrusts and initiatives to develop warehousing hubs, all over the country.

Material Handling: Meteoric Rise

Modern warehousing and inter modal logistics industry initiatives in India, have redefined how business is conducted in the country in most industry sectors as well as its geographic regions.

Setting New Standards

SAMIL aims to capture a large share in the market as the government has allotted huge amount towards construction of new highways and road network all over the country.

Hyundai Heavy Industries appoints new Italian dealer

SAILOG SRL, based in Urgnano, Italy has recently been appointed as the region's dealer for Hyundai Heavy Industries forklift trucks (Lombardia, Piemonte, Liguria and Valle d'Aosta).

Forklift Seat

Chamunda Hilifts are involved in offering best quality of forklift seat. The offered forklift seat is extensively used in suitable applications as per the requirements

CE Industry Buoyant at EXCON 2015

CII and ICEMA jointly showcased the CE industry at EXCON 2015, the 8th International Construction Equipment and Construction Technology Trade Fair, from 25-29 November 2015, at the BIEC grounds in Bengaluru

Multi Sweep Industrial Yard Sweeper

Nido Multi Sweep machine provides first class performance at affordable price. The Multi Sweep is a hydraulically powered attachment sweeper collector that converts a carrier vehicle

CE Hydraulic Cylinders - Bright Future Ahead

On ground demand of construction equipment (CE) spurs the requirement of hydraulic cylinders for various essential applications by the OEMs. EQUIPMENT INDIA zeroes in on this segment to develop granular market insights.

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Hydraulic cylinders have wide application area ranging primarily construction equipment, manufacturing machinery, civil engineering equipment etc.

We have a long term plan to grow this business.

L&T supports our efforts for market development by helping us in developing new applications and introducing new products, says Joseph Zacharias, Director, Cinzac Sales & Services Pvt Ltd

Aiming at a Significant Market Share

Camso is looking at India as very important market with potential to become the world?s largest equipment manufacturing hub in the years to come. Rajesh Bagrecha elaborates on the company?s views on the Indian OTR market.

Rising with a Holistic Approach

With a vision to become a global leader in off-highway tyre solutions, BKT has a three-fold strategy of expanding its reach. BKT (Balkrishna Industries Ltd), the off-highway tyre manufacturer which has been in the business for 27 years

This year we expect to sell about 300 machines

We have been associated with Escorts for the past 25 years, starting with Escorts cranes representing them in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Later we expanded our business to backhoe loaders, forklifts and road compactors. Now we deal in the full range of Escorts construction equipment in these two states.

Yuan Devaluation Spells Gloom

The recent devaluation of Chinese Yuan by 4 per cent has triggered a global crash of stock markets. Indian BSE index has dropped by over 16000 points and there is more to come.

Uplifting Future

Advanced material handling and warehousing equipment have a vital role that can help speed up the efficiency of logistics industry. More focus on palletisation and the opening up of retail segment

We plan to launch more centres in south and west of India

Saurabh Goyal, CEO, ThinkLink ThinkLink focuses on two most important aspects of operations - safety and productivity. Historically, both these have been thought to be mutually exclusive, but we firmly believe these go hand-in-hand

Spanish Quest for Reconstruction

During a short tour of Spain, Shankar Srivastava finds the Spanish quest for reconstruction. ANMOPYC, the Spanish Manufacturers Association of construction, Mining and Recycling Equipment

We have plans to start more offices in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

With the government giving more focus on smart cities, we feel the other smaller cities will also develop parallelly and there will be demand for construction equipment, says B Lakshminarayana, Managing Director, Sri Sai Infra Equipment Pvt Ltd.

Rental Solutions

Knowledge and skill upgradation is very important in the rental segment. The equipment rental business in India is yet to evolve from its nascent stage. Though the mode and pace of business has gone through a severe sluggish phase

A Healthy Outlook

Increasing investments and cargo traffic point to a healthy outlook for India?s ports sector. Cargo traffic, which was 976 million metric tonne (mmt) in 2012, is expected to reach 1,758 mmt by 2017.

We are a reliable sourcing partner to port industry customers

AR Crystal tech-Solutions is formed by experienced people from port, marine and logistics sector. From a humble beginning, we are supporting more than 100 customers related to port industry.

Complete Off-Highway Tyre Solutions

BKT is the preferred supplier to international OEMs in industrial and construction segments. BKT enjoys principal presence in five continents, encapsulating more than 130 countries around the world.

A Diversified Conglomerate

With over 25 accomplished years of leading presence in the off-highway tyres segment of world business, Balkrishna Industries (BKT) is undoubtedly a global leader through innovation.