Mumbai (India)/ Langenthal (Switzerland), June 04, 2024: Ammann Group has finalised its acquisition of the ABG paving product line from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).
“ABG is a strong brand that we’re proud to welcometo Ammann,” said Hans-Christian Schneider, CEO of Ammann. “We will continue tobuild on ABG’s exceptional product line and reputation and provide complete roadbuildingsolutions for the industry.”

The transactionincludes the transfer of Volvo CE’s paving businesses in Linyi (China) andBangalore (India) as well as Volvo CE´s ABG facility in Hameln (Germany).

ABG pavers andscreeds will continue to be produced at the facility in Hameln. Amman Group’s productionfacilities in Mehsana, India; and Suzhou, China will also begin production inthe near future.
As a part of thetransaction, Ammann will retain the ABG brand name. “The ABG brand is synonymous with quality in the industry and alignsperfectly with Ammann’s history in asphalt compaction,” said Bernd Holz,Executive Vice President at Ammann.

Established as aconstruction equipment repair shop in 1945, ABG has evolved into one of themost recognized paving brands globally. Demonstrating its ongoing innovation,ABG recently introduced a new electric paver at INTERMAT 2024 in Paris.

"Thissynergy elevates our capability to provide comprehensive, cutting-edge roadconstruction equipment solutions across India and the globe. It strategicallypositions us to cater to India's burgeoning infrastructure needs that arecritical towards building a strong base for sustainable economic growth. WithABG’s strong product portfolio, we shall intensify our delivery ofhigh-performance paving products that align perfectly with our history ofexcellence in asphalt paving and compaction.”, said Dheeraj Panda, ManagingDirector, Ammann India Pvt. Ltd.

Ammann willleverage its industry knowledge and customer relationships to guide thedevelopment of the pavers, with ABG in Hameln (Germany) becoming the Center ofExcellence for paving operations within the Group.
The range ofpaving products offered is extensive, starting from a basic screed width of 1.5meter to 13 meters paving width which are used for job sites such as Airportsand Highways. Both fixed and Variomatic screeds are available and they aresuitable for various materials, including asphalt, roller-compacted concrete,graded mineral mixes, and railway ballast.

“In addition toour smallest and largest pavers, we have several other models to meet theunique needs of every customer,” Holz said.

The Ammann ABG paversproduct range is recognized for their advanced technology, ease of operation,reliability and build quality. They are designed to minimise fuel consumption,reduce emissions and operate quietly. Both tracked and wheeled pavers areavailable.

The ABG screedsare also key differentiators – and have been throughout the company’s nearly80-year history. “The screeds have consistently raised the bar in the asphaltindustry, a tradition that continues to this day,” Holz said.
ABG provided thefirst hydraulically adjustable, high-compaction screed on the global market.Recent advances include the e+ screed heat system, which can save 30 minutes ofwarmup time each shift while also reducing CO2 emissions.

Today’s screedsinclude a single or double tamper, optional hydraulically controlled end gates,an advanced quick-coupling system for easy extensions, and special profilecapabilities. The double tamper technology delivers a 5%-7% higher degree ofcompaction and can achieve up to 98% Marshall density.

Variomaticscreeds can pave at widths up to 10 meters and come with a range of compactionsystems. They are adaptable to different project types, from cold mixes to hotmixes and special profiles. The electrically heated Variomatic screeds areeasily extended to more than double their basic width.

The pavers, alongwith a wide range of light and heavy compaction equipment, are availablethrough Ammann’s extensive Dealer network.

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