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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.

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.

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.

SAMIL Utsav attracts over 30,000 customers in 90 cities

Shriram Automall India (SAMIL), backed by Shriram Group and MXC Solutions celebrated SAMIL Utsav on its ninth business anniversary by conducting over 90 physical bidding events in 90 tier I, II, and III cities in a single day across India.

We are exhibiting our BS CEV IV range at Excon 2019

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.

iQuippo organises Paison Ki Nilami

Commenting on this occasion, Anant Raj Kanoria, CEO, iQuippo, said, ?We have noticed that in the market customers always want to negotiate pricing and interest rates and we through our platform want to digitise and make this process transparent

Mobil Servsm - Cutting-edge Analysis

Precise analysis and informed recommendations are at the core of lubrication services, and Mobil's dedicated Field Engineering Services (FES) team brings its 40 years of expertise in oil analysis to give cutting-edge solutions to its customers across the world.

Transforming Skill Landscape

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

Yanmar to set up diesel engine facility in Chennai

Mahindra Industrial Park Chennai (MIPCL), a joint venture between Mahindra World City Developers and Sumitomo Corporation of Japan, announced the signing of Yanmar Group as its anchor customer at ORIGINS by Mahindra World City, North Chennai.

The Mining Specialist

Case study 1: A silent performer saves crores for Coal India's contractor.A neesh Khan & Company (AKC Mining) is a major MDO in Central India operating in Shivpuri and Urdhan mines of Western Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, and is involved in the removal of over burden (OB) and coal from these sites.

Making steel plant productive, efficient and profitable

Steel industry is fundamental to every nation owing to the usage of steel in a plethora of industries.

Equipment finance sector to grow at 19 per cent CAGR

We are the leading financiers in the construction, mining, and allied equipment (CME) sector in India for fiscal 2017 (Source: Feedback Analysis). This sector primarily consists of equipment used for earthmoving and mining, concreting, road building, material handling, material processing and allied activities.

Digital disruption in CE space

Construction equipment sector is way behind in using digital platform for sourcing equipment. Anant Raj Kanoria elaborates on the importance of adopting new technologies for the growth of this industry.

Lubricants for Mining applications

Equipment working at mining sites need to perform reliably and efficiently, without major breakdown and other issues. Safe and efficient operation is imperative for mining equipment to increase productivity and safety in mining operations. Lubricants play a major role in this by minimising wear and tear of machinery parts and safeguard the equipment in the harshest conditions.

We offer maintenance-free product options to OEMs

In response to the 'Make in India' campaign, Indian market is becoming the manufacturing hub for major global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). As a Tier-I supplier to the construction and agricultural market, it was only logical for CCTY Bearing to secure an in-country presence to be closer to customers to respond to their growing demand for our products.

Our ultimate aim is to bill one lakh customers a year

From just an electrical channel partner, Vashi Electricals has grown to become a company of procurement specialists, helping customers from various verticals, including infrastructure equipment. Sanjeev Bhatia, Partner, elaborates more on the company and its vision for future.

Drilling Control Systems

Drills play an important role in quarries and at mine sites. A basic water well rig is often the first step to any construction site.

Honeywell releases newest PLC

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) announced the newest release of its ControlEdge? Programmable Logic Controller (PLC). This release, combined with Honeywell?s Experion? distributed control system (DCS), provides a significant reduction in integration efforts and project costs as well as increased security and availability through enhanced cyber security for industrial facilities.

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.

Gearing up for the next level

Says Mathur, ?It is the government agencies who are asking for the implementation of Euro-V and VI (norms).

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)

Tyre demand to grow 6-7%

Research and rating agency, ICRA, expects the domestic tyre demand to report a volume growth of 6-7 per cent, supported by a broad-based revival in automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM)

AxleTech International opens new plant in India

AxleTech International inaugurated its new manufacturing facility in Pune. Under the name AxleTech India Private Limited, the plant represents the company?s first production site in India.

Steering Solution with Full Safety Integration

The system incorporates both a steering and a safety controller into an electrohydraulic actuator, saving development resources and accelerating time to market for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across agriculture, construction, road building, material handling and specialty markets.

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.

A System Approach

Improving cost efficiency has become one of the most challenging aspects for any business in an intense and cut-throat competitive market. The impact of this effect cascades to original equipment manufacturers, subsystem, components

Energy Efficient Lubricants

Lubricant manufacturers to great extent are trying to exceed expectations from lubricants that can meet stricter emission norms, improve energy efficiency, and enhance reliability and longer equipment life.

Sustainable Solutions

ExxonMobil shares its perspective on concept of sustainability and its relation to the lubricants and grease sector.

Make in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched an ambitious campaign ?Make in India?, which aims to turn the country into a global manufacturing hub. The campaign projects India as an investment destination and develop, promote and market India as a leading manufacturing destination and as a hub for design and information.

Indian OEMs and Perkins leaders look ahead to 2015

Perkins Engines Company recently held its 6th Global Original Equipment Manufacturers (GOEM) Council in Delhi.

Powered for the long haul

Commercial vehicle OEMs - domestic and global - have pumped in investments, augmented capacities, launched global platform strategies, enhanced touch points, and stressed on soft solutions to suit the demands of emerging markets.

Batching solutions

The recent Budget has brought back smiles to many stakeholders of various verticals; however, the key seems to be implementation on the ground level. On a positive note, VG Sakthikumar, Wholetime Director - Operations, Schwing Stetter India, says, ?Definitely there is a positive movement.

Implementation, The Key

The intent of the Modi Government is crystal clear. A plethora of proposed projects in every vertical, to say the least, has rekindled great expectations. Thanks to the government?s focus on ?connectivity?

FDI in Railways to Boost Equipment Demand

For the new government, the Shakespearean protagonist?s dilemma, to be or not to be, is no more acts as fetters that lead to inactivity; so the case seems to be, at least for the Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda.

Technology for better productivity

Bright spots are appearing in some regions of the world, and could provide the much-needed impetus to the return of a healthy economic environment. As more markets respond to the impetus, the manufacturing sector, of which the equipment manufacturing industry is a part of, continues to think of a bright future. A future that is interesting as well as rewarding. A future that will appreciate the technological advances as well as their benefits. It is with this hope that original equipment manufac

A customer-centric leader

Ashutosh Nadkarni is the Managing Director of GKN Land Systems India (Formerly Stromag India). He joined in 2012 to drive ambitious growth plans of GKN Land Systems for Indian market. Nadkarni brings with him over 26 years of industrial business development experience of working in the Indian, Asia Pacific and European regions. His extensive experience in new business developments, key account management, and projects and operations is supporting GKN Land Systems achieve its long-term growth str

Crawling Now, To Pick Up Soon?

Despite the muted demand due to lack of new projects in the power sector, the crawler cranes segment is expected to register good growth once the new projects are taken up after the general elections, writes Sudheer Vathiyath.India is a huge market for crawler cranes, especially higher capacity crawlers. This is mainly due to increasing demand in thermal power sector, nuclear power sector, steel plants, refinery expansions and wind power sector. However, the market has slowed down in the last tw

A Fresh Lease of Life

Crushers and screens address the supply requirements of the core infrastructure raw material inputs. The de-growth in the mining sector and the prevailing slowdown in the road sector has had a negative impact on the crushers and screens equipment (CS&E) segment. Like in many other equipment segments, the original equipment manufacturers in CS&E also have been busy with upgradation of existing range and new launches. The recent lifting of the ban on iron ore mining by the Supreme Court is expecte

Fail-safe brakes from Carlisle

First developed in 1997 and successfully used in the field since, Carlisle Brake & Friction's SA7000 park brake has spawned a series of SA brake products and myriad competitive imitations.

ICE financiers and OEMs need to work together in intensifying the dialogue with the government

The growth of the infrastructure and construction equipment (ICE) industry in India is still at a nascent stage. The industry is currently at about $4 billion with volumes in the vicinity of 80,000 units per annum in the organised market.

We are going to add a few new products soon.

We have a turnover of about Rs 350 crore, out of which 10 per cent is from the equipment sector, says Nishant Jairath, Director Marketing, Metalman Auto. Excerpts of the interview.Could you elaborate on Metalman Auto?s product range?Metalman Auto manufactures various types of sheet metal and tubular fabricated assemblies with surface treatments. Our product range comprises cabins for construction equipment, loader arms and tower assembly. We supply our products to various original equipmen

A note of optimism

The growthline of component manufacturers depends on the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). While the OEMs are looking hopefully at the coming fiscal year, component manufactures are carefully studying the market trends of various equipment segments.

Dana opens technology centre

Dana Holding Corporation recently inaugurated the company's 8,000 sq m technology centre in Pune. This facility is strategically equipped and located to offer world-class engineering capabilities to original equipment manufacturers in the light vehicle, commercial vehicle and off-highway markets in India and throughout the region.

Choosing the Right

LubricantTwo important ways to help enhance the performance and durability of a company?s hydraulic systems are to use a high performance hydraulic fluid and to institute a proactive maintenance and oil analysis plan, says Rupinder Paintal.

Complete Braking Solutions

CBF offers a wide range of motion control solutions, including complete hydraulic brake systems and superior friction material components for wet brakes, dry brakes, clutch and transmission applications.

Making It Happen

Shriram Equipment Finance Company caters to every possible segment, contributing significantly to the infrastructure development in the country.

Fail safe brake from Carlisle

First developed in 1997 and successfully used in the field since, Carlisle Brake & Friction's SA7000 park brake has spawned a series of SA brake products and myriad competitive imitations.

Eaton Technology Day showcases solutions

The Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton hosted a Technology Day in Coimbatore to highlight how Eaton's innovative offerings can help machine builders save costs and energy, cut time to market and increase reliability.

Braking solutions

First developed in 1997 and successfully used in the field since, Carlisle Brake & Friction's SA7000 park brake has spawned a series of SA brake products and myriad competitive imitations.

Demand for CE makers

The Global Construction Equipment Industry Outlook, released by AlixPartners, says that the construction equipment (CE) manufacturers around the globe will see significant growth over the next few years,

Making In-roads

TVS Srichakra brings new innovations to the streets with its range of single radius and uni-directional tyres for new vehicles.

Raising the Benchmark of Quality

With over 220,000 sq m of display area and participation of over 630 exhibitors, including 200 foreign companies, Excon 2011 exceeded expectations as the largest exhibition on construction equipment in South Asia.

Innovative solutions

SKF's advanced products and technology will help Indian original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to meet increasing demands for greater productivity, reliability and safety in their challenging applications.

We expect to achieve our target disburse?ment figure for FY12

At Excon, 2011, we are offering some unique innovative products like the Asset Power" with a pre-approved credit limit, which is a co branded card with our manufacturing partner wherein a customer

Timken launches MileMate Bearings

The Timken Company announced the launch of MileMate matched wheel bearing sets for the heavy truck industry.

High-performance Braking Solutions

Carlisle Companies` acquisition of Hawk Corporation makes it a global leader in high-performance braking solutions.

Bearings of Growth

As Indian infrastructure develops and the industry modernises, there are tremendous opportunities opening up for the bearings industry.