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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.

Building a strong foundation

As India’s infrastructure modernisation drive gathers steam, there is a concomitant rise in demand for foundation equipment across the spectrum.

Europe-India Day Symposium at Bauma Forum

During Bauma 2022, “Europe- India Day” was organised by the CECE, ICEMA and VDMA India on October 26, 2022.

Smooth road ahead!

Roads and highways sector is considered to be the most vibrant infrastructure segment where a lot of activities ongoing consistently for a long time.

ACE’s Sorab Agarwal is Equipment India Person of the Year 2022 at 8th India Construction Festival

Besides, the 10th Equipment India Awards 2022 presented 18 awards to construction equipment companies

CE industry stalwarts honoured at Equipment India Awards 2022

Besides, the 10th Equipment India Awards 2022 presented 18 awards to construction equipment companies

Komatsu wins Innovation of the Year award for KOMTRAX

Komatsu India won the Innovation of the Year – Components & Accessories award for their product – KOMTRAX – during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

LiuGong India wins Equipment India award for wheeled loaders

LiuGong India won an award in the Bestseller in Wheeled Loaders category during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

Schwing Stetter bags Green Factory of the Year award

Schwing Stetter India won the Green Factory of the Year award during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB wins big at Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB India bagged three awards during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

Stalwarts of CE industry honoured at 10th Equipment India Awards

Sorab Agarwal is EI Person of the Year 2022

Schwing Stetter launches new service centre and spares outlet in Kochi

Marks yet another move to increase their PAN India outreach

Schwing Stetter launches XCMG hydraulic excavator and wheel loader range

Aims to reach the biggest market for quarry machines in Tamil Nadu

XCMG launches 7th edition of apprentice programme

XCMG, the 3rd largest construction machinery company in the world, is beginning their seventh edition of the annual large-scale integrated Marketing Creative Event, XCMG Apprentice, called “XCMG Time Traveler”.

Optimising efficiency

Choosing the right lubricant is essential in helping to improve reliability, boost productivity and reduce the frequency of breakdowns.

XCMG launches 7th edition of apprentice programme

The annual large-scale integrated marketing creative event is called XCMG Time Traveler

Automation: Need of the Hour

The world is entering an age of robotics, and the construction industry could be the next.

The Concrete Advantage!

The concrete equipment market is expected to rise on account of anticipated growth in the construction industry, increasing FDIs, and the rising number of smart city projects in the country.

Infra push for mini equipment

According to Arizton’s latest research report, India’s construction equipment market will grow at a CAGR of 8.9 per cent during 2022-2028. Mini excavators hold a decent share in the overall construction equipment industry.

Schwing Stetter unveils premium mini excavators in Kerala

All the models are embedded with the latest technology. Some of the other amenities that the machines have are boom deflection, Zero tail, modern canopy and AC cabin, for fatigue free operation of the operator, as well as built in Self Diagnostic modules for easy service and maintenance.

CE export witnesses 60% growth in FY22

According to the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) the export of construction equipment has increased by 60 per cent in FY22 with earth-moving equipment witnessing 69 per cent growth in the last fiscal year.

We have launched 14 new products

Being a pioneer in the construction equipment manufacturing industry, Schwing Stetter India has been growing exponentially during the pandemic.

Schwing Stetter’s 14 new products

Schwing Stetter India strongly believes in being customer-first. Over the past few years, the company has observed a growing need to become increasingly cost-effective for customers.

We will be having six new launches during Excon

VG Sakthikumar Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Chasing Growth!

Despite rising input costs and transition to CEV stage-IV engines, the CE market is expecting a growth of over 11 per cent in 2022-23.

NIP can make CE tick

As per the ICEMA report, the Indian construction equipment (CE) industry has experienced a 23 per cent drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21.

What’s Your C-sat Score?

C-SAT is a commonly used metric that acts as a key performance indicator for customer service and product quality in all kinds of businesses. C-SAT is short for customer satisfaction score.

We plan to move to electric

Customer satisfaction is important in any business. We were in constant touch with our customers by keeping their focus on our business by contacting them and offering solutions.

CII Excon 2021 to aid India to become second largest CE market by 2030

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has announced the 11th edition of Excon, South Asia’s largest construction equipment, and construction technology trade fair, which will take place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru from May 17-21, 2022.

Construction, industrial equipment makers to shift to electric

The construction and industrial equipment industry plans to shift to electric. Top businesses like JCB, Volvo CE and Schwing Stetter are either working on electric versions or conducting feasibility studies for launching e-appliances in India.

Leveraging Technology

Through Technovation 2022, Schwing Stetter exhibited the concept of innovation through technology in the concrete and construction industries across the country.

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.

Why CE industry needs automation

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades, and now they appear in most industries. Construction could be the next industry.

Construction, industrial equipment makers to shift to electric

The construction and industrial equipment industry plans to shift to electric. Top businesses like JCB, Volvo CE and Schwing Stetter are either working on electric versions or conducting feasibility studies for launching e-appliances in India.

Indian construction equipment industry growth slumps in Q3FY22

On the back of slowdown in the construction activity, the Indian CE industry experienced 23% drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21, as per the ICEMA report.

Packs a punch!

SLCM is expected to rise with the implementation of many new or stalled urban infrastructure projects.

Earthmoving equipment is a staple of the construction industry

Satin Sachdeva, Secretary General, Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA) and member Global Rental Alliance (GRA)

Concrete proof

Growth is round the corner for concrete equipment as market is projected to cross $1,300 million by 2024, exhibiting a CAGR of 13 per cent because of anticipated growth in the construction industry.

An evening to cherish

The 9th Equipment India Awards 2021 recognised the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry. In a colourful ceremony held at Four Seasons in Mumbai, the winners received the awards for their achievements in the respective segments.

Arvind K. Garg is EI Person of the Year 2021

Garg was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Schwing Stetter wins ‘Trainer of the Year 2021’ at EI Awards

Schwing Stetter was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Reducing friction

The global industrial lubricants market size is projected to reach $ 73.3 billion by 2024, from $ 62.8 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 3.1 per cent.

Sakthi Kumar of Schwing Stetter: I expect this to be our best year

Schwing Stetter is the name synonymous in the concrete equipment segment. Over the years, the company has introduced several path-breaking products in the Indian concrete pumping industry such as SP8800 concrete pumps, CP 30 batching plants and the 10 cu m truck mixers, which became synonymous within the RMC industry.

How automation is changing construction industry

The construction sector is huge, but famously stubborn in its adoption of new technology. That is changing as advances in construction automation continue apace… including the development of construction robotics solutions.

Sakthi Kumar of Schwing Stetter: I expect this to be our best year

VG Sakthi Kumar, MD of Schwing Stetter, on new manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu, and role of automation in construction equipment.

Sakthi Kumar of Schwing Stetter: Market for excavators should grow by 10%

VG Sakthi Kumar, MD, Schwing Stetter (India), speaks on the present size and growth rate of the hydraulic excavators market in India.

How equipment makers are helping India fight Covid

More than a year into the epidemic and still there is no end in sight. Here’s a look at how construction equipment companies are stepping up to shoulder the challenges that Covid-19 has unleashed.

Digging deeper

The government’s various initiatives on revival of the infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian hydraulic excavator market.

Schwing Stetter India joins the fight against Covid-19

Schwing Stetter India, one of the largest manufacturers of concreting and construction equipment’s across the country, announced that it has converted a floor in one of its existing building of its factories – F75 unit in Sri Perumbadur into a Covid care centre.

YoY demand for concrete equipment will be at 20-25% in today’s scenario

Incorporated in June 1998, and commencing its manufacturing operations in 1999, Schwing Stetter India is a 100 per cent subsidiary of Schwing GmbH, a $1.30 billion German concreting machinery manufacturer and a part of XCMG group.

Schwing Stetter inaugurates IoT enabled, energy efficient facility in TN

Schwing Stetter India, one of the largest manufacturers of concreting and construction equipment’s across the country, inaugurated its fifth manufacturing facility in Cheyyar, Tamil Nadu.

Schwing Stetter inaugurates manufacturing facility in Cheyyar

Schwing Stetter inaugurates manufacturing facility in Cheyyar

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020

At the 8th Annual Equipment India Awards 2020, hosted virtually, the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry were felicitated for their achievements in the challenging times.

ICF 2020: A Virtual Construction Extravaganza

Just when the 2020 financial year was coming to a close, it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the industry was already battling issues such as a liquidity crunch, rising bad loans, slowdown in capex, project delays and insolvencies, among others, the last quarter witnessed growth in the negative territory for most businesses. However, despite obstacles and uncertainties being at their peak, a few entities managed to persevere and prevail, posting growth and exhibiting excellence.

Next year will be the best for construction industry

Speaking exclusively with EQUIPMENT INDIA after winning the coveted Equipment India Person of the Year 2020 award, VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, shares his thoughts on the company’s success, future plans and the market outlook.

Can Mobile Cranes Lift the Mood?

Mobile cranes in India have transformed into safer and productive with changing design and new features to meet the upcoming demands from the user market. In the current scenario, can these developments in mobile cranes lift the market sentiments?

Schwing Stetter resumes Chennai facility operations

Schwing Stetter India has resumed operations in its Chennai-based facility, following the national lockdown to contain COVID-19. The announcement follows the recent relaxation rules put by the government and the necessary permissions granted by the state authorities.

Biggest is the Best

Patel Infrastructure acquired the world's largest concrete paver from Wirtgen Group. The 18.75 m full paving width paver is currently working at the Vadodara-Kim Expressway project.

Schwing Stetter India supports migrant workers

In an effort to protect the migrant workers during the lockdown and prevent a massive exodus to their respective states, Schwing Stetter India (SSI) has taken complete responsibility for the health and well being of its migrant workforce during this lockdown.

Building confidence

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.

We expect more packages from the government

Considering further revenue loss and anticipated reduced demand for the upcoming months, we expect more packages from the government, says VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Schwing Stetter India resumes Chennai facility operations

Schwing Stetter India (SSI), one of the country?s leading concreting equipment manufacturers, has resumed operations in its Chennai-based facility, following the national lockdown to contain COVID-19.

Schwing Stetter India resumes Chennai facility operations

Schwing Stetter India (SSI), one of the country?s leading concreting equipment manufacturers, has resumed operations in its Chennai-based facility, following the national lockdown to contain COVID-19.

Schwing Stetter India Launches XCMG Excavator Range

Schwing Stetter India (SSI) launched its new generation of XCMG crawler hydraulic excavators - XE80C, XE140I and XE215 C.

Schwing Stetter India Launches XCMG Excavator Range

Schwing Stetter India (SSI) launched its new generation of XCMG crawler hydraulic excavators - XE80C, XE140I and XE215 C.

Schwing Stetter India supports migrant workers amidst COVID-19 lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the migrant workers working in Tamil Nadu?s industrial facilities. As most factories are grinding to a halt, millions of such workers are left vulnerable.

Schwing Stetter India enters mobile compact crushing space

Schwing Stetter India (SSI) signed a strategic partnership with global leader Rubble Master HMH GmbH, to enter the mobile compact crushing business.

Tech-Knowledgy The Way Forward

New-generation technologies can lead the construction equipment industry to newer heights in efficiency and productivity.

There is a general shift in the construction industry approach in accepting newer technologies

Aproaching newer technologies means higher profit, efficiency, productivity, and reduced cost.

Concrete Solution for a Challenging Project

As many as 60 concrete equipment are at work at the 180-MW run-of-the-river power project Bajoli Holi HEPP in the hilly terrain of Himachal Pradesh.

Grading the Future

The current market conditions are tough for motor graders since the projects are not active due to the coronavirus impact.

An Uphill Task

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

We have completed training of 2,000 operators till last year

Schwing Stetter India started the training department in the second year of its operations in 2000.

We are looking at positive growth this year

Gulf Oil has been in the oil and lubricants business catering to commercial vehicles and two-wheelers.

Schwing Stetter launches 22 products at Excon

Schwing Stetter India unveiled 22 new products at the Excon 2019 in Bengaluru. With this new product line up, Schwing Stetter India aims to position itself as one of the most prominent infrastructure equipment partner in the country and an active participant across all government projects to be announced.

We will be displaying 22 new products at Excon 2019

A pioneer in manufacturing equipment for concrete preparation, placement, transportation and recycling, Schwing Stetter has manufacturing units in 12 countries including Germany, Austria, USA, Brazil, Russia, Ostrava, UK, and India.

Infrastructure push drives CE demand

With the government is pushing for more infrastructure development in the country, construction equipment market will see demand growth in future.

Schwing Stetter launches new concrete truck mixer range

Schwing Stetter India, one of the leading concreting equipment manufacturers in India, announced the launch of its new premium variant of concrete truck mixers ?Super? 7?, in association with Mahindra Powerol.

Schwing Stetter displays Smartec sludge pumps at IFAT 2019

Schwing Stetter India, one of the leading concreting equipment manufacturing companies in India, participated in the IFAT Expo 2019, India?s leading trade fair for water, sewage, refuse and recycling.

THE ROAD AHEAD

The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.

Towering opportunities

Choosing a tower crane is increasingly about safety and productivity features, as customers seek to lift more with less power, upgrade to a higher capacity economically, and safely use multiple cranes at space-constrained project sites.

Schwing Stetter India launches XCMG excavators

Schwing Stetter India (SSI)announced the launch of its new generation of XCMG crawler hydraulic excavators - XE80C, XE140I and XE215 C.

Loads of Opportunities

With the construction activity picking up and mining operations reviving in India, new opportunities are knocking at the doors of the wheel loader market.

CRUSHING BARRIERS

Fragmented aggregate mining, as well as issues related to regulations and liquidity, are threatening the growth of the crushing and screening equipment segment in India.

Schwing Stetter India launches XCMG excavator range

Schwing Stetter India (SSI), one of India?s leading concreting equipment manufacturers announced the launch of its new generation of XCMG crawler hydraulic excavators - XE80C, XE140I and XE215 C

Time-bound projects demand highly efficient equipment

In the current scenario, most of the projects have become time-bound and have to be completed within the stipulated period. Due to this, expectation of the market has also changed especially in road segment.

Schwing Stetter showcases 3 Made-in-India products at bauma

Schwing Stetter India showcased three of its key products at the bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

Transforming Skill Landscape

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

11th Anniversary Issue of Equipment India released at bauma 2019

The 11th Anniversary Issue of Equipment India was released during the India Day event held at bauma 2019 in Munich

Pushing Growth

Motor grader market has seen growing in the past couple of years with applications spreading into rural road projects as well as in highways.

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.

Schwing Stetter India to participate at bauma 2019

Schwing Stetter India announced its participation in the upcoming bauma Germany, a trade fair that displays all the latest innovations in the construction business.

Steps to Safety

Being the safest means of working at heights, Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) are naturally the option to work at height safely. However, use of AWPs in India is still limited and is picking up slowly.

Change of guard at Schwing Stetter India

Schwing Stetter India announced the retirement of Anand Sundaresan, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of the company and a pioneer in the concreting and manufacturing industry.

Schwing Stetter India signs MoU with Tamil Nadu Government

Schwing Stetter India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu Government during the Global Investors Meet 2019 held in Chennai on January 23 and 24, 2019.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The construction equipment expo - held in December 2018 in Delhi - scaled new heights even while participants expressed their apprehensions on the market scenario in 2019 owing to the upcoming elections.

"Motor grader market in India is growing at 40 per cent"

Roads sector remains the biggest growth driver of motor graders in India. VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales and Services, elaborates more on the market and technology trends in motor graders.

Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The fifth edition of bauma CONEXPO INDIA is expected to be bigger in number of exhibitors and exhibiting area, compared to last edition.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA continues to grow

The largest-ever bauma CONEXPO INDIA will open its doors soon as manufacturers from all parts of the world will present construction machinery, equipment and technological innovations from December 11 to 14 at the HUDA Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi.