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“There is a whole lot of maturity coming in the industry”
A joint venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Ltd., VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd. has been charting its own course in a market that has traditionally seen two big players battle it out for a larger share of the market pie. With proven technology from the Volvo Group at the core, the company has been providing the Indian market with some of the most innovative and technologically advanced READ MORE.....
“Acquisitions have been an important part of our growth strategy”
QuEST Global Services, a global leader in providing premium engineering solutions, offers complete lifecycle product development and production engineering solutions to many of the world’s most recognized brands. The company enables its customers to increase profitability and transform their businesses through innovative and industry-leading solutions, through a collaborative approach and by using READ MORE.....
“I will see a double-digit growth this financial year”
A focussed player in the Off-Highway Tyre industry, Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) derives about 85 percent of its revenues from exports, primarily to Europe and the US. With around 5.0 percent market share in global off-highway tyre industry, the company is now poised to gain further market share over the next 3-5 years due to their significant cost advantage over global peers, extensive produc READ MORE.....
“Our job is to demonstrate our value to the customer”
The global market leader in finished lubricants, Shell Lubricants displayed its flagship products at EXCON 2017. In India, the company is a significant player offering cutting-edge lubricant technology to its customers. Siva Kasturi, Global OEM Manager – India & South East Asia, Shell Global Lubricants speaks to Shashidhar V on the sidelines of EXCON 2017 about the immense potent READ MORE.....
The market will grow by about 10 per cent in 2017
After a rather stressed 3-4 years, the construction equipment market is witnessing growth once again. While many manufacturers, both domestic and international, seem optimistic about future growth prospects, it could be a case of misplaced enthusiasm. Or, is it? Samir Bansal, General Manager – India, Off-Highway Research throws light on the Construction Equipment market in the country and w READ MORE.....
Our current focus in India is on Kleemann
The Wirtgen Group, now part of the John Deere Group, is one of the strongest players globally – and a preferred choice in India – in road making machinery. And, the government’s decision to up the ante couldn’t have come at a better time for the company, which is working towards being the ‘go to’ manufacturer in the road making equipment market in the country. Ramesh Palagiri, MD & CEO, READ MORE.....
We have been outperforming the industry consistently
CMI Ltd. a specialty cables company manufactures a wide variety of cables for infrastructure, Railways, Oil & Refinery industries, Engineering Companies, EPCC contractors, and the like. The company’s focus is currently on new product development with the emphasis on latest technologies at its facilities.
With an impressive array of satisfied customers that include Railways and its  READ MORE.....
Innovation is order of the day
In the highly competitive market of backhoe Loaders and Excavators, Mahindra Construction Equipment is carving a niche for itself with innovative solutions. Sachin Nijhawan, Vice President and Business Head of the company tells Shashidhar V why providing affordable technologically advanced optimised solutions for the developing world will be key to growth.

Willkommen to Germany
With trade growing between Indian and Germany, India is the third largest sales market in Asia for the German engineering industry.

India is the third largest sales market in Asia for the German engineering industry. Presently, more than 525 VDMA member companies are engaged with their own business in the Indian market. In 2015, the trade between India and Germany grew by 8.3 perce READ MORE.....
“Our business has grown over 40 percent in the last few years”
The Wirtgen Group with its five product brands, Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven has become a one-stop supplier of leading technologies for the entire road construction cycle.

Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director and CEO, Wirtgen India, reveals that their business has grown over 40 percent in the last few years due to the steep increase in the investmen READ MORE.....
“We see some gap in our product range”
Schwing Stetter India, a 100 percent subsidiary of the Schwing Group of companies GMBH, is a pioneer in the Indian concrete construction equipment industry catering to the Indian market with world-class concrete construction equipments.

V. G. Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales and Services Private Limited, talks exhaustively on the com READ MORE.....
: “Indian banks are reluctant to allocate credits to the construction industry”
Putzmeister Concrete Machines Pvt. Ltd. was founded in Verna Industrial Estate, Goa (as a wholly owned subsidiary of Putzmeister Concrete Pumps GmbH) forming the manufacturing, management, sales and after-sales service centre for India. The Indian market has one of the highest growth potential, but is also one of the less profitable markets in the world, notes

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“Majority of focus has been on road building work”
Headquartered in Brussels, Volvo Construction Equipment has production facilities all over the world. Their many facilities around the globe produce a comprehensive range of wheel loaders, excavators, articulated haulers, soil and asphalt compactors, pavers, compact equipment and material handling equipment. With over 180 years of construction and innovation expertise, Volvo CE is at the forefront READ MORE.....
“India has witnessed massive investment in the construction industry”
Macons offers a wide range of products related to the construction industry like Concrete Batching plants, Wet Mix Macadam plants, Self-Loading Transit Mixer, Kerb machines, Concrete Pavers, etc.

Dharmesh Surelia, CMD, Macons Equipments Pvt Ltd talks to EPC&I on how to meet the growing market needs, the company is reorganising themselves into  READ MORE.....
“While intentions have been in place, execution would be the key going forward”
Mahindra and Mahindra Limited (M&M) is an Indian multinational automobile manufacturing corporation headquartered in Mumbai. Today, the Group is a $17.8-billion global corporation employing more than 200,000 people across the globe. The Group’s flagship company, Mahindra & Mahindra, is a leader in the tractor and utility vehicles space.

Sachin Nijhawan,
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“In India, we have the philosophy of “horses for courses”
Established in 1979, today ElectroMech is the largest industrial overhead cranes manufacturer in India offering solutions for wide ranging applications in manufacturing plants and infrastructure projects through a complete range of Hoists, Cranes and customised material handling equipment.

Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, Electromech Material Handling Systems Ind READ MORE.....
“The biggest challenge was bringing a structure to it”

Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited is a leading infrastructure financing conglomerate in India. Devendra Kumar Vyas is the Chief Executive Officer of Srei BNP Paribas which is 50:50 JV between Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited and BNP Paribas. He talks at length to EPC&I on the current state of infrastructure finance, strategies and risk management practices de READ MORE.....
"Price has been a dominant factor in the CE industry for long”
Kobelco Construction Equipment India Private Limited (KCEI), a subsidiary of Kobelco Construction Machinery (KCM), Japan, was established in the year 2007 in India. Headquartered in Noida, KCEI set up a nationwide network of authorised dealers. Now, the company is fully equipped to meet customer expectations in terms of service and parts, through an efficient logistics system, covering over 100 ou READ MORE.....
“Lack of liquidity in the market is affecting the flow of business”
Haulotte Group, established in 1881, is the largest European manufacturer and supplier for people and material handling equipment with revenue in excess of US$450-million with extensive worldwide coverage. Haulotte markets a full range of self propelled access equipment, ranging from 6.0m to 43m, and Telehandlers.

Despite the improvement in infrastructure development activi READ MORE.....
“I am not expecting any magic immediately”

Manoj Kumar Pillai,
Director of Forest-press Machineries Private Limited talks to EPC&I on the prevailing conditions of CE market in India, its growth drivers, trends, the key challenges and the role of government policies while reiterating that the market is opening up in India for quality players and the inception of entry level machines in a cost-effective solution wil READ MORE.....
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