Recent crane designs incorporate automation from the past few years

Neeraj Waghela, Head – Product Development, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), speaks on what sets the company’s cranes apart from competitors in terms of design, functionality, and performance.

Role of AI in EV component manufacturing

AI is gaining momentum as a pivotal component of the automotive sector, with its significance growing steadily each day.

We offer custom-designed products for all process requirements

Abhishek Bohra, Partner, Bohmen Industries

Boost on the cards for auto components?

The Indian automotive industry sector has a positive outlook for the upcoming Budget, with expectations for updates on the FAME 3 scheme, PLI sops, and GST revision.

Breaking New Ground

Excon showcased the latest in construction technology, reflecting India’s commitment to revolutionising the industry and establishing itself as a global leader in machinery innovation.

Driving Technological Revolution

With more than 1,200 exhibitors from India and abroad, Excon will highlight leading construction equipment manufacturers as they showcase the adaptability of their machinery and the advancement of construction technologies.

CII targets over 15% YoY growth in next 5 years

The event witnessed the participation of leading names from the industry, government, and stakeholders from the infrastructure and construction equipment sector.

Micron launches $2.7 bn semiconductor plant in India

Micron Technology, a global leader in memory and storage solutions, has initiated the construction of a state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility in India, marking a significant step towards bolstering the country's semiconductor industry.

Fleet Management and AI!

Asset management helps to maximise the value of equipment over its lifespan by ensuring that it is properly maintained and used efficiently.

Revolutionising construction

The booming construction sector is fueling a growing demand for air compressors.

FIRST Construction Council explains how to unlock value through ESG

With the rise in demand for sustainability, many companies are taking steps to become ESG (environmental, social, and governance) compliant. To delve deeper into the topic, FIRST Construction Council recently hosted a virtual discussion forum on the theme of “How construction companies can unlock value through ESG”.

Infra development is a primary growth driver of Indian economy

In this exclusive interaction, Bhupinder Singh, CEO, Messe Muenchen India, elaborates on the company’s partnership with the Gujarat Contractors Association (GCA) and K and D Communication to launch the inaugural edition of Gujarat CONEX 2023, which will be held from 21-23 September 2023 at the Helipad Exhibition Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Schwing Stetter, SRM College tie-up to offer one-year internship

Students specialising in civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics

Schwing Stetter, SRM College tie-up to offer one-year internship

The programme is for engineering students specialising in civil, mechanical, etc.

Connecting Machinery with Efficiency

Essential for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of construction machinery like excavators, loaders, bulldozers, cranes, etc., hydraulic hoses play a crucial role in various equipment.

Role of technology in reducing carbon footprint

Road transport accounts for 62 per cent of all the logistics emissions even when almost 75 per cent of the global cargo movement is through ships.

Geology and Reserves of Indian Coal

India ranks second amongst the coal producing countries of the world in terms of annual coal production. However, in respect of coal resources, it is endowed with less than 1 per cent of world coal resources.

Cummins India wins award at CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2022

Cummins India (CIL) received Excellence in Environment Management award for the Manufacturing Sector at the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2022.

Automation at the Forefront

Companies use automated material handling equipment because it increases productivity and reduces waste, which results in significant cost savings.

Demand for locally-manufactured bearings has been rising

Sujeeth Pai, Director, Industrial Business, SKF India, speaks on the company’s approach to innovation and product development.

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

Construction equipment OEMs are aimed at intensifying products with the latest technologies adding higher productivity, lower maintenance, easy operations, and remote connectivity.

ACE unveils India's first electric mobile crane

India’s First fully electric mobile crane with breakthrough tech and zero emissions

Automation Connect 2022: B&R India creating pathway for the future

B&R India organised a grand event in Ahmedabad during the month of October 2022

Kyndryl, IIT Tirupati tie-up to advance AI-enabled 3D printing

They will focus on developing cost-effective 3D prototypes for manufacturing

Equipment manufacturers lead IoT mining revolution

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies that can seamlessly connect vehicles, machinery and personnel in even the world’s deepest mines promise a new era of safety, productivity and profitability for underground mining.

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

The Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) has witnessed a challenging time in the first half of 2022 as a result of increased input costs, particularly steel, aluminum, and nickel prices.

Components industry to witness 60% decline due to EVs: AIFI President

AIFI has expressed concerns to the government over high steel, aluminum, and nickel prices, as the increase in steel prices has damaged the Indian forging industry

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

• The increase in steel, aluminium, and nickel prices have hammered the industry in India

3i Expo gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry

3i EXPO & Conference— hosted by Industrial Products Finder (IPF) from May 20-21, 2022 in Mumbai—received an arousing response from the Indian manufacturing sectors with senior representatives from some of the leading companies like Emerson, Godrej & Boyce, Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, etc visiting the event.

Improving machine productivity

The demand for the hydraulic hose is estimated to grow at a substantial rate from the construction industry owing to the requirement of high operating pressure and maximum abrasion resistance to the equipment.

3i EXPO & Conference gets a rousing response from the manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

3i EXPO & Conference gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

The article is authored by Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communication, B&R Industrial Automation.

How can manufacturing industry leverage cloud computing

Sachin Nigam highlights four points on how cloud computing can benefit manufacturers.

Connectivity is key between automation and electromobility

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades. Construction could be the next industry to undergo an automation transformation.

Use of advanced automation is transforming infra development

Today, automation vendors and OEMs are shifting their focus significantly according to the needs of their customers, i.e., end-users. This results in a wide-ranging transformation of products, solutions, and business models

Danfoss India, CII-GBC develops blueprint to support India’s decarbonisation goals

Danfoss Industries, a leader in energy-efficient technologies in its efforts to support India’s roadmap to decarbonisation, in association with CII- Godrej Green Building Council launched a report on “Decarbonisation of Indian Industrial Sector” at MMA Annual Conference 2022, Chennai.

Budget 2022 and a big infra push

The union budget can be termed as a growth-oriented one, with the government focusing strongly on world-class infrastructure development.

Booster shot for infrastructure sector!

The Budget seems to be focused on high impact areas and accelerating the capital expenditure cycle.

Leveraging cloud computing

Sachin Nigam highlights four points on how cloud computing can benefit manufacturers.

Counting on diggers

Increasing demand for construction and infrastructure activities is anticipated to augment earthmoving equipment market growth in India over the next few years.

Demand for drives is linked to levels of automation

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) continues to be the largest industry for LV motor drives. The sector is nearly twice the size of the next largest.

Unlocking the mining potential

The future of the Indian mining equipment market looks good with opportunities in underground mining and surface mining.

What’s ahead in the construction equipment manufacturing sector

Edge Controller from B&R is a powerful factory automation solution that enables any industry to control and optimise the production process.

Demand for pick n carry cranes has strong correlation with industrial growth

The India mobile crane market is anticipated to register annual growth rate of over 5 per cent during the forecast period 2020-2025. Unfortunately, Due to unexpected Covid-19 pandemic, we can expect some challenges in terms of upcoming projects in India.

At CASE, our backhoe loaders are replete with advanced features

Backhoe loaders are one of the most popular and in demand construction equipment currently, accounting to nearly 65 per cent of the construction equipment segment in India.

SDLG launches LG953 wheel loader in Indonesia

SDLG launched the LG953 wheel loader for the Indonesian market at the end of 2020. With its ability to handle tough working conditions and its durable build, this medium to long wheelbase wheel loader is designed for use in the country’s construction sites, factories, ports, and mines.

2021 will be a year of challenges and consolidations

Souma Ray, Director, Haulotte India shares his thoughts on the AWP market outlook and the company’s activities.

AWPs for safe and reliable operations

The post-pandemic conditions demand for safer and secure means of operations where AWPs will play a major role and will gain prominence in future.

Reforms will boost recovery

Reports show an impressive recovery for the Indian economy in the July-September quarter (Q2) from the record decline of the first quarter, indicating that the economic activity has been gathering pace. The economy in Q2 however continues to be contracted.

Adaptability and agility are our core strengths

Gagandeep Singh Gandhok, Senior Vice President – HD Truck Business, VECV, shares his views on the market scenario and the company’s plans.

Industrial Cranes: Looking for a Turnaround

Industrial crane market is back to pre-pandemic levels thanks to pent-up demand. An analysis of where the opportunities lie.

Tower Cranes in Tough Times

: The slowdown in real estate market has impacted the growth prospects of tower cranes this year. However, going ahead, demands from industrial infrastructure segment can drive the growth. Karan Chechi writes on the trend.

GDP growth to contract by 20 per cent for Q1FY21: CARE Ratings

Taking cognizance of the adverse impact of the lockdown, CARE Ratings is expecting the real GDP growth at -20 per cent year-on-year (YoY) for Q1 FY21.

Financing Challenges

Devendra Kumar Vyas elaborates on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on infrastructure and financing sector and the challenges faced by NBFCs.

AJAX is all set to bounce back with resilience

To set the ball rolling, AJAX has become more resilient, adaptive and competitive like ever in this complex and uncertain period of pandemic with resilience and resourcefulness, says Debasis Bhattacharya, Head - Marketing, Sales & Product Support, AJAX Engineering.

Tech-Knowledgy The Way Forward

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

Govt to set up 13th major port

The Union Cabinet has given its ?in-principle? approval for setting up a major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in Maharashtra. The total cost of the project will be around Rs 655.45 billion.

Gandhi Automations wins WASME Award

Gandhi Automations received the WASME Warehousing and Logistics Innovation Award from Ashwani Kumar Chaubey, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare.

We are a preferred automation partner for market leaders

B&R India has established seven offices in major cities of India and has expanded its Pune office space to match the growth.

Customers are shifting to all-round solution

Shell Lubricants has developed next-generation oils and greases for various industry applications, using the best-in-class technology.

Poised to Grow

India's lubricant market is growing up with demand for industrial lubricants on the rise. More infrastructure developments and growth in manufacturing in the coming years will see further demand growth for industrial lubricants.

We have the widest range of oils to meet all requirements

GS Caltex India is a 100 per cent subsidiary of GS Caltex, which is a 50:50 joint venture between GS Energy of South Korea and Chevron Corp of USA.

Building smart machines and factories

The Innovation Day conference held in Ahmedabad was insightful with dedicated focus on smart manufacturing.

Optimising efficiency

The installation of eight CXT UNO 2 cranes and two XM workstation cranes will be integral to the reliable production at Apex International's Nashik plant.

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.

Safeguarding equipment life

If machines are the heart of the manufacturing sector, lubricants that ensure their smooth functioning are its lifeblood.

Transforming Skill Landscape

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

Adding value to equipment life

Industrial lubricants play a major role in improving the operational efficiency productivity of an equipment. Currently, the demand is for thinner lubricants that provide longer oil drain intervals.

Bio-based lubricants are expected to grow faster

Growth in infrastructure and industrial sectors is driving the demand for lubricants. Ravi Chawla, Managing Director, Gulf Oil Lubricants India, shares more on the current trend and market outlook.

On growth track

Industrial cranes are mainly used in the manufacturing sector to handle loads. The major manufacturing sectors include, steel, paper, automobile, and all engineering product manufacturing.

New Growth Avenues

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

Best Practices in Warehouse Utilisation

Warehousing operations are becoming more complex and challenging with respect to the space availability and its optimum utilisation. Asim Behera explains more on the best practices in this direction.

Warehousing space leasing rockets by 85 per cent across key Indian markets

Knight Frank India launched the third edition of its flagship India Warehousing Market Report 2018. The report unravels the present scenario of the Indian logistics sector along with providing a definitive view on the country?s top warehousing markets, which include Mumbai, NCR, Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.

Improving productivity in mining

At a time when competition is intense, technology disruption and customer demands greater than ever before, the manufacturing sector is focusing on overhauling their processes to step up productivity.

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.

Manufacturing, infra sectors to fuel diesel genset market growth in India

In its recently published report titled ?India Diesel Genset Market (2018-2023)?, 6Wresearch highlights manufacturing and infrastructure development activities to drive the growth of diesel genset market in India in the coming years.

Digital Transformation of Manufacturing

A world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault SystFmes commenced its first 'Manufacturing in the Age of Experience' event in India.

Dassault Syst?mes sets 3D platform for digital transformation in manufacturing

Dassault Syst?mes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, commenced its first ?Manufacturing in the Age of Experience? event in India.

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.

A Constructive Budget

The construction equipment segment in India has something to cheer about from the Budget measures such as more fund allocation to rural roads and highways construction, and announcement of infrastructure status to affordable housing.

ExxonMobil showcases hydraulic oils and grease range at IMTEX 2017

ExxonMobil Lubricants participated at the 18th Indian Metal Cutting Machine Tool Exhibition (IMTEX), held recently at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru.

ExxonMobil showcases its hydraulic oils and grease range at IMTEX 2017

ExxonMobil Lubricants participated at the 18th Indian Metal Cutting Machine Tool Exhibition (IMTEX), held from 26th January to 1st February 2017 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru.

Budget Reactions | Ashoka Buildcon

Provisions for national highways has been increased by 12 per cent in the infrastructure in the Union Budget 2017, which will result in additional funds worth Rs 7,000 crore (a total of Rs 64,000 crore) in this sector.

Budget Reactions | Luminous Technologies

It appears to be a balanced budget with great focus on job creation, demand generation, spending on infrastructure all across in rural sector, urban sector and a big way in housing. More emphasis is given on tax compliance and rationalisation of various government subsidies and claims, digitisation and digital transactions which is a big thing. It has focused on the long term economic correction in the country.

Poised for Major Expansion

Bharat Wire Ropes Ltd (BWRL), an established player in the wire ropes manufacturing sector, reached yet another milestone in its 30 year sojourn - the realisation of its new greenfield project in MIDC, Chalisgaon, Maharashtra, with a capacity of 66,000 MTPA.

Vietnam DG set market to grow at 5.49percent

According to 6Wresearch, Vietnam diesel genset market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.49 per cent during 2016-22.

Vietnam diesel genset market to grow at 5.49% during 2016-22

According to 6Wresearch, Vietnam diesel genset market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.49 per cent during 2016-22. The market for diesel genset witnessed slow growth during 2012-13 due to slowdown in FDI and construction activities on account of increasing bad debt in Vietnam which kept investors at bay.

Rajya Sabha passes GST Bill

Stepping closer to the concept of ?one nation, one tax?, Rajya Sabha passed the Goods & Services Tax (GST) Bill. The constitutional amendment will enable both the Centre and the states to simultaneously levy the GST, which will include all indirect taxes currently levied, including excise duties and service tax.

ECA is the major risk taker under the loan

KfW has three different arms under which international financings are being carried out. These are KfW Development Bank, DEG and KfW IPEX-Bank. The ECA business is wholly taken care of by KfW IPEX-Bank which stands for international projects and export financings.

National Capital Goods Policy 2016

The National Capital Goods Policy 2016 has been the talking point for some time now. It is a policy that is not short on intent. It is conclusive but not entirely comprehensive. Some critical elements have been surprisingly left out.


On the 23rd of June, UK public voted to leave the European Union. The news not just sent the UK markets and currency into turmoil but sent shockwaves that were felt all the way in India as well. The historic vote marks the rise of a new phase of uncertainty for the international markets.

Shell Lubricants launches Knowledge Webinar Series 2016

Shell Lubricants announced the launch of Shell Knowledge Webinar Series 2016. Launched in 2014

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.

Indizen 2016 receives overwhelming response

The Prime Minister has set the vision and the agenda, aimed at boosting the manufacturing sector and to jump-start the contribution of manufacturing to the GDP pie.

Steel intake needs to rise

In the manufacturing sector nearly 30 per cent of the sub segments comprising basic metals, fabricated metal products

We will be showcasing our own branded rock breaker and trenching bucket

Last few years have been tough on the construction equipment (CE) industry in general. The total industry volume has gone down across segments and has strained many organisations in this space.

Power Tools Evolving

Efficiency, safety and productivity are the three major factors that drive the demand for power tools infuture. Major players in the industry are engaged in the development and introduction of innovative products

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

?Bearings? for Long Life

India is set to be one of the biggest manufacturing hubs in the world, within the next few years. What does this entail for the bearing industry? Will ?Make in India? campaign boost the industry? According to Hrishikesh Kulkarni, Business Head - Drives and Off-highway, Industrial Market, SKF India the government?s call for ?Make In India? has sent out positive cues to the global manufacturing community.