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Magesh S is the new Director of Sales at Putzmeister Concrete Machines

“Looking forward to delivering value to our customers’ business," says Magesh.

Enhancing Machine Performance & Customer Satisfaction

Caterpillar’s Customer Value Agreements (CVAs) provide hassle-free service to customers at any point in the machine lifecycle.

Caterpillar: In step with India’s progress since 1930

Caterpillar has actively participated in diverse infrastructure and construction projects in India, bolstering the country’s development in infrastructure, mining, and energy sectors.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Customers look to Gmmco to offer complete solutions be it new equipment, used equipment, rental, buyback, tailor-made product support solutions, etc.

Caterpillar showcases new excavators at customer event

The recently launched Cat 350 excavator along with the 374 and 395 excavators were displayed at the event.

Caterpillar displays latest range of hydraulic excavators at its customer meeting

Cat® dealer, Gmmco, organised a one-day customer meeting at GMR Arena in Hyderabad, on 8 May 2023, to showcase the latest range of next-gen cat large hydraulic excavators.

We are one of the front runners in embracing cutting-edge tech

Mukul Dixit, Director – Sales & Marketing, speaks on the role of technology in the motor grader industry, and how is Caterpillar leveraging this technology to benefit its customers.

Bringing the CE fraternity together

Organised by Aries Events, Earthcon Expo was held from March 11 to 13 at Ahmedabad.

BKT to launch two new ‘Made for India’ EARTHMAX tyres

Balkrishna Industries (BKT) the Indian multinational company and global player in the off-highway tyre market will be participating in the bauma CONEXPO India 2023. Armed with a strong R&D, BKT will be launching two tyres under the sub-brand EARTHMAX at the bauma CONEXPO INDIA.

Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

Innovations in Mining!

Organised by CII, the 16th edition of the International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) - India's only focused fair for the mining industry was held between 16 to 19 November 2022 at Rajarhat, Kolkata.

$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.

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.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Gmmco, a part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group, has a wide portfolio of construction equipment, including excavators, loaders, motor graders and off-highway trucks. Proven technological leadership, superior build quality, optimum costs and an efficient service network make Caterpillar equipment stand apart from competitors.

Upgrading Technology

Commonly used to construct and maintain gravel and dirt roads, motor graders have also prepared building foundations and drainage ditches, making them popular with government agencies and contractors.

Gmmco, Caterpillar launch Workshop-on-Wheels to serve remote locations

The vehicle has been designed keeping in mind safety and utility for ensuring optimum service capability.

Launch of new Cat® 424 backhoe loader

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the all-new Cat®424 on July 23, 2021, in a grand online event. The event saw enthusiastic participation from numerous customers and industry insiders.

Launch of new Cat® 424 backhoe loader

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the all-new Cat®424 on July 23, 2021, in a grand online event. The event saw enthusiastic participation from numerous customers and industry insiders.

Bounce back

Construction equipment finance has bounced back after the pandemic-forced lull.

Gmmco, Caterpillar new-gen motor Grader SEM 915

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the new generation motor Grader SEM 915 on January 20, 2021. The event was hosted online and had enthusiastic participation from customers. SEM 915 and other SEM models were showcased along with their features.

Gmmco and Caterpillar launch new-gen motor Grader SEM 915

Gmmco Ltd and Caterpillar Inc launched the new generation motor Grader SEM 915 on January 20, 2021. The event was hosted online and had enthusiastic participation from customers.

Cat nextGen excavators Day celebrated

Gmmco and Caterpillar Inc, along with their customers, celebrated the Cat NextGen Excavators Day.

Cat NextGen Excavators Day celebrated

Cat NextGen Excavators Cat 323D3, Cat 320D3 and Cat 320D3 GC were showcased along with their key benefits and features

Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavator

Caterpillar Inc launched its new hydraulic excavator, Cat? 313D2 L, in India. Manufactured at the Tiruvallur facility, the new excavator has unmatched versatility, improved controllability, easy operation and a comfortable redesigned operator station, according to the company.

Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavator

Caterpillar Inc launched its new hydraulic excavator, Cat? 313D2 L, in India. Manufactured at the Tiruvallur facility, the new excavator has unmatched versatility, improved controllability, easy operation and a comfortable redesigned operator station, according to the company.

Towards Greener Future

Asphalt is regaining traction in the Indian road construction due to its better recyclability and the freedom to use waste materials like plastics along with asphalt mix. The future looks greener for asphalt mixing plants.

Linnhoff India renamed to Ardent Maschinfabrik

Nearly seven years after the asphalt mixing plant manufacturer Linnhoff India ran its operations successfully, the corporation changed its corporate name to Ardent Maschinfabrik Pvt Ltd with effect from December 26, 2019.

Linnhoff and Gmmco ink dealership alliance

As per the new partnership, Gmmco will do the sales, marketing and services for all Linnhoff products across India.

Cat Financial Launches India Operations

Cat Financial India will enable Caterpillar India dealers to provide financial solutions in a responsive and timely manner to meet customer's needs and support them in expanding their business opportunities.

Caterpillar launches new hydraulic excavator in India

Caterpillar Inc launched its new hydraulic excavator, Cat? 313D2 L, in India. Manufactured at the Tiruvallur facility, the new excavator has unmatched versatility, improved controllability, easy operation and a comfortable redesigned operator station, according to the company.

Caterpillar launches new hydraulic excavator in India

Caterpillar Inc launched its new hydraulic excavator, Cat? 313D2 L, in India.

Linnhoff India and Gmmco ink dealership alliance

Linnhoff India, a leading manufacturer of asphalt mixing plants, has formed a strategic dealership alliance with Gmmco, a leader in equipment for infrastructure mining, energy and transportation business.

Cat Financial launches India operations

Caterpillar Financial Services India (Cat Financial India), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc, announced the launch of its India operations effective July 1, 2019.

Caterpillar delivers equipment and collaborative support

Caterpillar offers a wide range of equipment and solutions for underground metal mining and coal mining in India.

Transforming Skill Landscape

Shortage of skilled operators has been a major challenge faced by the infrastructure and construction industry for the past many years.

IMT unveils piling rig for Indian market

IMT, one of the global leaders for piling rigs, has launched its AF 125 piling rig, made in India for the Indian market.

Caterpillar unveils new excavator portfolio

Caterpillar India announced the launch of its next generation 20-ton class excavators, Cat 320D3 and Cat 323D3 to cater to the Indian construction industry. The new machines are manufactured at its Thiruvallur manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu, India.

Caterpillar launches next-generation 20-ton excavator portfolio

Caterpillar India announced the launch of its next generation 20-ton class excavators, Cat 320D3 and Cat 323D3 to cater to the Indian construction industry. The new machines are manufactured at its Thiruvallur manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu, India.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards & CEO Forum 2018

After the bitterly cold days and nights of the famed Delhi winter, spring is said to augur good tidings. Or so it is believed. Maybe, it was in continuation of this tradition that the city successfully held yet another edition of the Equipment India Awards.

IMT in Partnership With Gmmco

IMT, the global leader for piling rigs from Italy, has appointed GMMCO Ltd as their exclusive distributor recently for pan-India territory.

Government should fast-track the procurement

After a lull in the past three years, mining, especially coal, is set to show significant growth in the next few years. Coal India (CIL) is doing its best to increase coal production quickly, from the current 568 million tonne per annum (mtpa) to 927 mtpa by 2020.

Aligned with CE Growth

High pressure, large diameter and volumetric capacity hoses fitted with appropriately speced fittings and protection covering are key ingredients for heavy construction and mining machinery. Such hoses have endured extreme usage under adverse to poor operating cycles and environment.

Dynamic professional

Ranjit Ravindran is Business Head (Mining), Mining & Construction Equipment Division at Voltas Ltd.

Leading sales

As General Sales Manager, Pankaj Jha provides leadership on all sales-related activities of Perkins in India. He works closely with Perkins electric power (EP)

Gmmco is here to stay for the long haul through good and bad times

Gmmco, a C.K. Birla Group company, is celebrating 50 years of exemplary business this year. On this special occasion, H Jayaram, Managing Director & CEO, Gmmco Ltd, spoke exclusively with EQUIPMENT INDIA.

Skidding Upwards!

Almost two decades ago, a skid steer machine was connoted as ?Bobcat?, because that was the most popular brand of skid steer machines in the world. The term ?skid steer? stands for turning on its axis by skidding and not by steering the wheels.

Waking up to New Demand

The demand for crawler dozers is expected to be driven by the various government-sponsored infrastructure projects coming up in the country, and the new momentum in the mining industry.

Cat 3600 Advantage

GMMCO and Tractors India Pvt Ltd (TIPL) launched Cat 3600 ADVANTAGE special purchase bundle with the Cat 320D2 at Excon 2015.

On new role

Pankaj Jha has been appointed as Perkins? General Sales Manager for India.At his current responsibilities, based out of Bengaluru, Jha will lead on all sales related activities in India and will continue to work closely with Perkins Electric Power (EP) Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), industrial OEMs and distribution partners Gmmco Power and Powerparts to deliver the India strategy and business growth plan.

Rental Market for DG Sets

The rental market for DG sets is expected to grow in future as the economy has started recovering. DG sets play a major role in peak hour saving - production, standby application, and continuous power - construction sites.

Motor Graders

Owing to a very high demand, practically all recognized Motor Grader manufacturers of like Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, LeeBoy, Tata Hitachi and others are selling used Motor Graders either directly or through their authorized dealerships, closely followed by organised resellers cum auctioneers like Quippo, Shriram Automall, Gemini Equipments, Infrabazaar and finally at tier III, level by small and medium sized resellers spread all over the country.

Versatility, reliability, durability and unmatched performance excite customer to choose CAT excavators

Traditionally, excavators with operating weight 10 to 24 tonne are classified as medium range and in the last five years, their sales constitute above 70 per cent of the total excavator sales, out of which 20-24 tonne category accounts for approximately 50 per cent and 10-15 tonne is approximately 20 per cent.

Diggies to Scoop the Growth Pie

Market indicators show visible signs of economic recovery and infrastructure development. Crawler excavator segment is expected to witness resurgence in sales from 2015 and is expected to grow to 26 per cent.

Taking to the Success Path

High performance service of Cat? machines have played a critical role in the phenomenal growth of Dilip Buildcon. Within a period of 10 years, the company?s revenue has increased from Rs.50 crore to Rs.2,500 crore, making it one of today?s top players in the construction industry.

Mining Growth

India is on track to overtake the US as the second-largest coal consumer after China this decade. India wants to more than double coal output to 1.5 billion tonne by 2020. The central government has already taken specific actions including e-auctions of coal blocks; 28 blocks are already allocated and more blocks to be e-auctioned soon.

A Steady Course

The Bauma Conexpo Show - bC India, which took place from December 15 to 18, 2014 in the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida, Delhi, has held a steady course as regards key figures.

Mining Potential

With the growing demand for increased output of coal and iron ore and other minerals, the demand for mining equipment and machinery is expected grow manifold.

We have leading-edge solutions for machine control and tracking

Caterpillar India announced the launch of its new Cat? 424B backhoe loader in Chennai earlier this year. Our goal is the same everywhere in the world it does business, including India - to help our customers be more successful in their business by using Caterpillar products and services.

It's time for the show!

The 3rd edition of bC India, which mirrors the pulse of the CE industry, is expected to attract over 30,000 visitors to witness the exciting range of construction and mining equipment and machinery.

Excavators Ready to Ride the Slump

Within the Indian construction equipment industry, the crawler excavator segment is the largest by value and the second largest, after backhoe loaders, in terms of number of units sold. Now, the shrinking market and intense competition have forced OEMs to focus more on value additions. Concepts like low lifecycle cost, faster ROIs, lowest cost per tonne all have made it imperative for OEMs to innovate, both on the product design and service fronts. Agith G Antony takes a peek at the prevailing t

We provide tailor-made offerings to suit different customer requirements

Caterpillar?s vision is to be recognised as the leader everywhere we do business. Our strategy in India is to win by delivering quality products, services and solutions to our customers, says Ajay Shankar, Country Manager, Caterpillar India. Excerpts of the interview.