Since 1958, Putzmeister has been global leaders in the world of construction and mining. The company develops, produces, sells and serves its customers with high quality and high reliability machines for pumping, distributing and placing concrete, mortar and high-density solids, and for preparing, temporarily storing, processing and transporting these materials.
In an exclusive interview, Wilfried Theissen, Managing Director of Putzmeister India, speaks on the current scenario of concrete equipment market in India.
The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented situation in the construction sector. Once back on track after the lockdown, government will have to take some concrete steps to support the industry and economy.
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.
Starting October 2019, Putzmeister and Sany are combining forces to bring customers enhanced concrete solutions and improved after-sales coverage in India.
The Swedish engine major reiterated its focus on Indian market with its new Made in India range from its Pithampur plant.Volvo Penta engines have been manufactured in India for the first time, at a new dedicated production line at the VE Powertrain (VEPT) plant.
Putzmeister`s machines are involved in the construction of metro rail projects, expansion and modernisation of international airports at Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bengaluru; as well as building of diverse power plants, hydraulic projects, liquefied natural gas tanks, refineries, ports, roads.
Wilfried Theissen is the Managing Director at Putzmeister Concrete Machines. He started his career with Spadel Belgium and GB in 1986. In 1995, he joined Sekurit Saint Gobain and till 1997 he served as Director Quality and Program.