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ACE ties up with Doosan for premium MHE

Action Construction Equipment (ACE) has joined hands with Doosan Corporation, a Korean multinational conglomerate, to represent their ‘Industrial Vehicle’- MHE Segment in India

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.

We have a huge focus on Indian market

With three full-fledged warehouses in Bhiwandi, Bengaluru and Gurgaon, Jungheinrich is expanding its reach across the regions in the country. Manojit Acharya, Managing Director, Jungheinrich Lift Truck India, shares more on the market scenario and the company’s plans for the Indian market.

Nip Can Change the Narrative

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a staggering unemployment of 115 million in India, taking the total number of unemployed persons to 150 million!

Remote training for forklift operators

RTITB is making theory and driver behaviour training available online for material handling equipment (MHE) operators that need refresher training, but are unable to attend a course for reasons associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

Indian CE Market Overview

In spite of the short-term ups and downs in the market volumes, the construction equipment (CE) industry is expected to touch close to the volume of 140,000 units by 2024-25.

An Uphill Task

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

Over 500 operators have received training in five years

Godrej has ambitious plans to expand its footprint in the training space by opening more training centres across India.

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.

Cautiously Optimistic

The government's various initiatives on revival of infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian construction equipment market in the past 2-3 years.

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.

A win-win for MHE workforce

Capturing the customer's and stakeholder's mindshare is not only about selling the product, but also about adding value as a whole. Skilling people and inclusive growth are turning out to be key in connecting with customers and creating that mindshare.

End-to-end supply-chain solution

Gati helped an automotive customer to design a Unique Storage Solutions along with redesigning its material flow for a distribution warehouse which handles a variety of pallet types, SKUs and operation.

New Growth Avenues

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

Customers prefer fast charging batteries

Eternity Industrial Batteries (India) offers the complete range of batteries for material handling equipment applications. Aman Chadha, Managing Director, shares more on the company and the industry scenario.

Optimum space utilisation

Heavy-duty motorised racking solution offered by Kompress (India) helped its client from pharmaceutical business to use maximum space to store a large number of pallets in controlled atmosphere.

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.

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.

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.

Equipment India awards & ceo forum 2017

It was 6.15 p.m. with 15 minutes more to go for the mega event of the infrastructure equipment industry. Meanwhile, the Viceroy Hall at the heritage Claridges Hotel located in New Delhi's famed Lutyen's Zone was already filled to capacity.

Equipment India Awards 2017 and CEO Forum

The evening of April 21, 2017, was a proud occasion for Equipment India as the industry stakeholders gathered in large numbers at New Delhi's heritage Claridges Hotel, to celebrate the 4th Annual Equipment India Awards and be part of the high-level discussion at the CEO Forum.

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.

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.

The current Union Budget will spur rural demand and infrastructure growth

The warehouse market in India is growing faster than the GDP. It will continue to grow at a CAGR of 12-13 per cent in the coming years and is largely dominated by unorganised sector (90 per cent).

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.

Going Green in MHE

Indian warehousing and logistics sector is booming. JLL India reports that the warehousing and logistics sector in the country received a whopping investment of Rs 1,438 crore through two major deals in 2015.

We are currently focusing on promoting our range of LFP batteries

The anticipated All India power supply position as reported by CEA in its Load Generation Balancing Report 2015-16, indicates that the country is expected to experience a peak shortage of 2.6 per cent and energy shortage of 2.1 per cent, despite very high shortages likely to be experienced by Southern India

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.

Post Budget Vibrations India: Sustained Growth

According to Macquarie, the growth momentum in the construction equipment (CE) segment has sustained in India, despite withdrawal of discounts and price increases. Also, purchases were being done primarily by first-time buyers.

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

Lifting Solutions

The future trend in material handling systems will be towards lighter, higher-efficiency equipment. The power consumption, material of construction, operating noise levels and eco-friendly features of this equipment will play a big role while introducing

Annual demand for industrial cranes should touch 12,000 by 2015

Growth in various sectors such as power, infrastructure, construction and heavy engineering will drive the growth of the Indian cranes industry, says Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems.

Manufacturing industry boom to propel MHE market

Coming year, we are going to launch a couple of products in electric segment including a premium electric forklift, and a more efficient version of our stacker and battery-operated pallet truck. We are also planning to launch a new model of IC forklift, says MRV Johnson, Chief Marketing Officer, KION India.

Annual demand for industrial cranes should touch 12,000 by 2015

Growth in various sectors such as power, infrastructure, construction and heavy engineering will drive the growth of the Indian cranes industry, says Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems.

Manufacturing industry boom to propel MHE market

Coming year, we are going to launch a couple of products in electric segment including a premium electric forklift, and a more efficient version of our stacker and battery-operated pallet truck. We are also planning to launch a new model of IC

Emerging Trends

Introduction of GST, more focus on palletisation, and expected opening up of retail segment are expected to boost the demand for forklifts.

Elecon bags orders

Elecon's MHE Division has procured two prestigious orders. The first one is of Rs 183 crore from NCC (formerly Nagarjuna Construction Company). The second order is of Rs 14.42 crore from Monnet Ispat & Energy.

A true leader

Prayasvin Bhanubhai Patel is the Chairman and Managing Director of Elecon Engineering. Under his leadership Elecon's turnover has more than doubled in five years. His ability to catch the wave of the market

Our value proposition is to be a total solutions provider for all customer requirements

In a value-addition to what we provide, we genuinely care for our customers. There is a continuous focus in our company to improve aftermarket metrics and we keep on investing in that

Kelley's strengths lie in its technology and innovative product range.

Over the last two decades, the equipment industry, both construction and material handling, has seen enormous growth. While construction equipment in India has reached a mature level in terms of technology, the material handling industry on a larger perspective still needs a lot of work to be done. The growing trend in FDI and increasing customer expectations throw open a greater amount of opportunity for the players in this field.

Elecon bags orders

Elecon Engineering Company announced that its MHE Division has procured two prestigious orders one of Rs 12.21 crore from NMDC for the supply, erection and commissioning of one lump ore reclaimer including initial spares to client?s Bacheli complex project and second of Rs 6.15 crore from Madras Cements for supply of material handling equipments and other spares for grinding unit project.

Our core competencies offspring from innovation and superior engineering

The growing global competition and increasing FDI resulting in the increased land cost and power shortage, throws open oppor?tunities for technology, which can mitigate some or a major portion of these challenges.

Elecon bags BHEL order

Elecon Engineering Company?s MHE division has procured order worth Rs 104.41 crore from Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) for supply of machine package-B comprising of stacker-

Elecon bags work orders

Elecon Engineering Company, one of the largest material handling equipment and transmission products manufactures in India, announced that their MHE Division

From Strength to Strength

A pioneer in introducing mechanised bulk material handling equipment in India, today Elecon has become the single largest company with a composite range of almost all types of bulk material handling equipment and products.

Elecon bags order worth Rs 18.78 cr

Elecon Engineering Company announced that their MHE Division has procured an order of Rs 18.78 crore from MCNally Bharat Engineering Company, Kolkata on behalf of BHEL ISG for supply of

Elecon wins Rs 33-cr order

Elecon Engineering Company announced that their MHE Division has procured a prestigious order of Rs. 33 crore from Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited for design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection, start up, testing and commissioning, and PG test for four sets of wagon tippler with side arm charger and commissioning spares for Raw Materials Handling systems (Packaging 1) project of NMDC steel plant at Nagarnar, Chhattisgarh.

Material Handling Equipment: Voltas is the pioneer of forklifts in the Indian market

There are many trends in forklifts and MHE which are prevalent in the industry. The main trend is to make the machines more environment- friendly and green, says Milind Shahane, VP-Marketing, Voltas, while sharing his views on the industry scenario.

Elecon introduces Gear-Man & MHE-Man

Elecon Engineering has introduced Gear-Man 'Rolly Gearry' and MHE-Man 'Stacky Reclamy' the two new honest, friendly, intelligent and witty mascots of Elecon family.

Elecon introduces Mascots

Elecon Engineering has introduced Gear-man 'Rolly Gearry' and MHE-Man 'Stacky Reclamy' the two new honest, friendly, intelligent and witty mascots of Elecon family.

Mobile Gantry Cranes Debut at bC India

ElectroMech has extended its product line for the construction and material handling industry with the launch of single beam and mobile gantry cranes.

Material Handling Equipment: Steady market Growth

Even though the financial years 2008-09 and 2009-10 were extremely tough for the MHE segment due to the global recession, the industry growth is back to figures of 15 to 20 per cent, and this is expected to sustain over the next few years.

Our goal will be to grow at 2-2.5x of the industry growth rate

?The forklift and reach truck market in India is growing rapidly. The industry is demanding latest technologies in equipment, which makes them safe, reliable and efficient,? says SA Mohan, Chief Executive Officer, Maini Materials Movement, which has recently entered into a strategic tie-up with Yale.