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Road Equipment: Road to Recovery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has big plans of constructing expressways, national highways, state highways and rural roads in the coming years. However, any uncertain economic situation in future may affect the recovery of the market as this will affect the payment of contractors, financing and thus equipment mobilisation.

Wirtgen Group celebrates 25 years of success in India

The Wirtgen Group is celebrating its successful presence of "25 years in India". We would continue supporting our customers with the most innovative solutions and technologies in the road building and road rehabilitation, and mineral technologies in the construction equipment segment.

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.

Paving to perfection

Asphalt paver market is likely to flourish in the coming years as more rural roads and highways are in the offing. The Budget 2018-19 has major focus on extension of 3.17 lakh km of rural roads which are largely asphalt roads.

New technologies gaining traction

The Wirtgen Group has been continuously innovating its products in the brands Wirtgen, Vogele, and Hamm. They are not only global market leaders but also innovation leaders, with the average age of a machine being not more than three years.

Paving a Growth Path

While the paver market is gearing up for phenomenal growth, sensor pavers are expected to have a smooth ride due to the demand for quality roads in the future.

We would showcase innovations across all our four brands

With the infrastructure development polices of this government, there is good demand and growth for the CE industry. The difference from last bC India, is that two years back, the new government in place had ambitious plans to develop the road sector. Now the plans are being executed well, and due to this there is an increase in demand for equipment.

Paving on a High

Asphalt paver was developed by Barbar Green Co that originally manufactured material handling systems. In 1929, the Chicago Testing Laboratory approached them to use their material loaders to construct asphalt roads.

Exceeding Expectations

According to a report released by ICEMA, the current market size of the construction equipment including backhoe loader, concrete mixers excavator is around $2.8 billion. Further, the Indian construction equipment industry

Good aftermarket culture is the most important credential

We get details and guidance about equipment application from our Director and we explore the options. Equipment category and application wise we have certain brand preferences, but we compare and evaluate with other alternatives also.

GR Infra Relies on Wirtgen Machines

GR Infra Projects Ltd is a major infrastructure companies in India. The company has been working in the field of infrastructure development in India for the past 50 years. ?This year we intend to achieve an order booking of Rs 8,000-10,000 crore.

The real challenge is logistics when procuring parts from vendors

At our Pune plant, we manufacture the Hamm range of soil compactors and tandem rollers. We will shortly start producing the Vogele pavers and the Kleemann range of crushing and screening plants, says P Ramesh, Managing Director and CEO, Wirtgen India.

We are expanding our manufacturing base in India

All machines from Wirtgen Group are designed to ensure more productivity and less fuel consumption, says Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India.

500th Hamm 311 delivered to Dilip Buildcon

The 500th Hamm 311 soil compactor, manufactured at the Pune facility of Wirtgen Group, was recently handed over to Dilip Suryavanshi, Chairman and Managing Director

500th Hamm 311 Delivered to Dilip Buildcon

The 500th Hamm 311 soil compactor, manufactured at Pune production facility of Wirtgen Group, was recently handed over to Dilip Suryavanshi, Chairman & Managing Director of Dilip Buildcon, - a major player in the Infrastructure industry. Ramesh Palagiri ? Managing Director & CEO and K P Shetty, General Manager, Wirtgen India handed over the key to Suryavanshi at Buildcon?s Bhopal Office , in the presence of Devendra Jain , Director, Dilip Buildcon.

Wirtgen Group acquires Benninghoven

Wirtgen Group has acquired a 70 per cent stake in Benninghoven GmbH & Co KG, located in Mulheim, Germany. Benninghoven is a successful manufacturer of asphalt mixing plants with a long-standing tradition.

Machine Control Technologies

There is a tremendous potential for machine control technology particularly in India as we are a developing nation with huge mass of natural resources and nearly 70 per cent of infrastructure is yet to be built and developed.

Our goal is to be among the top three in the global crushing and screening segment.

Views from P Ramesh, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India: With market shares ranging from 20-70 per cent, Wirtgen Group is the world market leader in mobile road construction and road rehabilitation solution. The company has made it to the top primarily because of its continuous innovation to its product line as the average age of their machines is less than three years.

The growth of road equipment sector depends on a good mix of BOT and EPC projects

Currently, the road equipment sector is experiencing a slowdown, due to a number of road projects being stalled or going slow. Also, the depreciation of Indian rupee by over 20 per cent in the last quarter has made imported machines more expensive

Getting ready for the upturn

In spite of the unfavourable market dynamics, most of the OEMs have adopted innovative strategies to sustain themselves while keeping an eye on the coming boom. Innovative strategies are developed to retain existing customers

Dash 3 Paver

Good design, focuses on usersErgonomic design, operating safety, but also comfort, pervades all elements of the design. The ErgoPlus operating system has, for instance, been further developed, gaining some additional useful features: The ErgoPlus 3 has a redesigned four-colour display / the graphic user interface / self-explanatory symbols.

The new generation of Dash-3 pavers from Vogele will be launched at Excon 2013.

n addition to production, we are also focusing on optimising our process, improve efficiencies in operations and at the same time, stepping up investment in sales and service network for the future, says Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director and CEO, Wirtgen India. Excerpts from the interview.

We are showcasing our complete delivery range at the bC Expo.

The new training centre at Wirtgen India is equipped with a high-end multimedia system, two generously dimensioned training rooms, each one large enough to carry out training directly on a Wirtgen surface miner or a large V?gele asphalt paver, says P Ramesh, CEO and Managing Director, Wirtgen India. Excerpts from the interview.

Our latest product is the new Dash 3 generation pavers from Vogele.

In India, we offer the single drum compactor ? Hamm 311 in drum drive and padfoot version; also, our current offering of the HD90 tandem will be replaced by a new tandem roller in the second half of 2013, says P Ramesh, CEO and Managing Director, Wirtgen India. Excerpts from the interview. In India, we offer the single drum compactor ? Hamm 311 in drum drive and padfoot version; also, our current offering of the HD90 tandem will be replaced by a new tandem roller in the second half of 2013,

Perfect Evenness and Compaction

Vogele pavers rehabilitate the vehicle dynamic assessment pad of Continental Tire the Americas LLC in the USA. A Super 2100-2 replaced the asphalt pavement of the Vehicle Dynamic Assessment Pad (VDA Pad) at the Conti Proving Grounds in Uvalde, Texas (USA).

Vogele's Sterling Work at Airport

Six Vogele pavers and numerous other machines from the Wirtgen Group completed the task of rehabilitating the former German military airbase of Frankfurt-Hahn flawlessly, in an impressive round-the-clock operation.