HighlightsTheme: Building India’s Tomorrow – Technology, Globalization, Sustainability, Inclusiveness
Exhibitors: 1,200 exhibitors
Exhibit Area: 3 million sq.ft.
Participating Countries: Austria, China, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Italy, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Focus: Skill Development, Alternate Fuels, AI Pavilion, Atmanirbhar Bharat, Skills, Women Machine Operators, Conferences on Defence and Paramilitary; Green Construction, Sustainability; AI, IoT and Automation in construction engineering, amongst others.
Given that the infrastructure sector plays a crucial role in driving our economy, the significance of Excon cannot be overstated. As part of the preparations, CII has formed exclusive Task Forces chaired by senior members of the Excon Steering Committee in work streams such as Roadshows, Site Infrastructure, Domestic Promotion, International Promotion, Atma Nirbhar Bharat, Components, Defence & Paramilitary, Academia, among others. The Task Forces are coordinating with various agencies to ensure implementation of the actions needed for a successful Excon 2023.
CII has been getting the needed support from the Government of Karnataka - the host State for Excon 2023. It has set up an exclusive State Government Task Force which is working closely with various departments of the Government of Karnataka including the Public Works Department to ensure timely readiness of the necessary infrastructure at the exhibition grounds and seamless movement of traffic for visitors travelling to the venue (BIEC). CII has also tied up with various service providers including hotels and travel agencies to offer best-in-class facilities for visitors staying in Bangalore during the tradeshow.
In view of the torrential rain that had disrupted the exhibition in 2022, the CII-Excon team is taking the necessary precautionary measures this year. The heavy rains in May 2022 and the obstruction of the natural nala due to construction work at the metro station were unprecedented and unfortunate.
This year, a special team has been constituted within CII to mitigate the effect of any untoward incidents. Already, two of the crossover bridges are being converted from hume pipe bridges to culverts. Stormwater drains along the metro station will be ready before the event.
A holistic view of the future of India’s construction sectorAs the event draws closer, the CE industry is gearing up to showcase the latest advancements, technologies, and opportunities in the infrastructure sector.
Excon’s theme ‘Building India’s Tomorrow – Technology, Globalization, Sustainability, Inclusiveness’ highlights the critical role of technology in shaping the nation’s future, emphasizing the need for innovation and the adoption of cutting-edge technologies to enhance efficiency and quality in construction. This technological advancement is vital in meeting the growing demands of India’s infrastructure needs. Additionally, it recognizes the importance of globalization, indicating that India is open to global partnerships and investments in this sector.
Moreover, sustainability is a critical element, emphasizing the need to adopt eco-friendly and environmentally responsible practices in construction to ensure that development is not at the expense of the environment. It underscores the importance of sustainable construction methods, safety of people and new materials to build a greener and more responsible future. The need for greater inclusion in infrastructure building activities means creating equal opportunities for everyone, and especially bringing women into the workforce.
Resonating with the theme of Excon, India has the potential to become the 2nd largest and the fastest growing construction equipment market in the world by 2030. With a strong focus on policy reforms, India is currently undergoing a rapid and transformative expansion of infrastructure, spurred by increased government spending on key infrastructure projects. All these positive measures will help India achieve this great milestone.
Shobana Kamineni - Past President, CII & Chairperson, CII Trade Fairs Council“The theme of 12th Edition of Excon, ‘Building India’s Tomorrow’ encompasses the fundamental pillars of Technology, Globalization, Sustainability, and Inclusiveness. Excon 2023 is far more than just an event; it serves as the driving force behind India’s continuous progress. It strives to embody our robust infrastructure development, solidifying India’s eminent position as a global hub for construction equipment manufacturing”.
There have been highly encouraging policy initiatives in the recent past with budgetary allocations towards development of world-class infrastructure. The ‘Make in India’ initiative has indeed given a thrust to indigenization of CE and components’ manufacturing, to world-class standards. In fact, Excon is a one-stop-shop to see and source the best-in-class products, components, systems, solutions and services in the construction and material handling sector.
The Construction Equipment (CE) & Material Handling industry has made a remarkable resurgence in FY 2022-23, achieving an impressive 26% growth. Excon 2023 will aid the CE Industry to continue this growth story, paving way for India to become the 2nd largest CE market in the world by 2030.
Excon a growing platformThe expected number of exhibitors and visitors, participating countries, number of exhibition halls and country pavilions, indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces are expected to show a significant increase at Excon 2023.
The first edition was launched in the year 2000 with 83 exhibitors and a display area of about 28,600 sqm. The event has grown by leaps and bounds and is now recognised as one of the largest construction equipment exhibitions in the world. Its growth over the years reflects India’s infrastructure development and, more importantly, during the last 10 years, the policies of the Government have given a fillip to infrastructure development, particularly in the roads and highways sector.
V. Vivekanand - President of ICEMA and Managing Director of Caterpillar India“The Construction Equipment and Material Handling industry has made a remarkable resurgence in FY 2022-23, achieving an impressive 26% growth. Excon 2023 will further propel the CE Industry to continue this growth story, paving the way for India to become the 2nd largest CE market in the world by 2030. Moreover, sustainability is a critical element, emphasizing the need to adopt eco-friendly and environmentally responsible practices in construction to ensure that development is not at the expense of the environment. Another imperative is the need for greater inclusion in infrastructure building activities, which means creating equal opportunities for everyone, and especially bringing women into the workforce. I would like to urge all participants and stakeholders in the sector to harness the full potential of this exceptional opportunity.”
The 2023 edition of Excon will be the largest ever in terms of total display area of over 3 million sqft. This includes both indoor and outdoor space. CII is anticipating over 1,200 exhibitors from within India and from USA, UK, France, Germany, Italy, UAE, South Korea, Singapore, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Romania, and the Czech Republic, and a visitorship of over 80,000 from across the world.
Bridging the gap between the skilled and unskilledOn the downside to technological advancements is the widening gap between the skilled and the unskilled. Despite a lot of discussions and efforts, skillsets and skilling remain major issues in the Indian construction industry, as the issue requires a more effective and inclusive approach.
CII has been working with the Government, Industry, and affiliated associations like ICEMA over the last few years in addressing the skill gap in the construction equipment industry. The Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) and CII have also been working with the Industry and the Academia towards creating a sustainable industry-aligned ecosystem for robust skill and entrepreneurship development.
Dimitrov Krishnan - Convener, ICEMA Technology & Sustainability Panel and Managing Director, Volvo CE India“The role of technology is critical in shaping the nation’s future as innovation and adoption of cutting-edge technologies will enhance efficiency and quality of construction, and in meeting the growing demands of India’s infrastructure needs. The construction industry also recognizes the importance of globalization, indicating that India is open to global partnerships and investments in this sector. Here, Excon plays a pivotal role in highlighting Made in India products by showcasing the CE industry’s technological prowess and manufacturing capability to the world. This year, over 80% of global brands that have a manufacturing presence in India will demonstrate their technologically advanced equipment and components.”
With India aspiring to become a stronger global manufacturing hub for construction equipment, it is important that we equip our workforce with the required skill sets to operate and maintain the next-gen and more high-tech equipment. In fact, skill development will be a focus area at Excon 2023, besides various other activities, including women operators of construction machines. Skill development will also be part of the sectoral seminars.
An interface between the Industry and the Academia is also being constituted so that young engineers experience the excitement that the CE industry offers. The aim is to make this sector aspirational for young talent to be part of this important sector.
Series of activities and event highlightsAn international platform like Excon can play a key role in showcasing India’s CE industry’s technological prowess and business stature across global markets. CII is, therefore, taking the necessary steps to attract not only a larger number of exhibitors but also visitors from across the world. To promote the event, CII has embarked upon a comprehensive outreach program through its vast network of 65 offices in India and eight overseas. It is also organizing around 20 roadshows in various cities across the country, involving the state governments, user-industry and the academia.
Excon is a platform that fosters awareness and knowledge-sharing on the use of advanced technologies in the construction sector through B2B meets, educational programs and seminars. At the B2B meets, industry players can interact, collaborate, and discuss the integration of cutting-edge technologies into their machinery and manufacturing processes.
Jaswinder S. Bakshi - Vice President - ICEMA, SVP & Head, CE, CV & Equipment Finance - Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd“Excon has been consistently advancing the infrastructure development story of India by showcasing the innovations being made in construction and material handling equipment and components. In fact, over the years, Excon has become a one-stop-shop for sourcing the best-in-class products, components, systems, solutions and services in the construction and material handling industry. The highly encouraging government policies in the recent past and the budgetary allocations for developing world-class infrastructure have also given a thrust to indigenization of construction equipment and components, bringing them at par with world-class quality and performance standards.”
It is imperative to focus on the export of “Made in India” products in order to make India’s Construction Equipment (CE) industry the second largest in the world by 2030. Excon, as an international platform, plays a pivotal role in this endeavor by showcasing India’s CE industry’s technological prowess and manufacturing capability to the world. Over 80% of global brands of CE will demonstrate their products and technological prowess in equipment / components at Excon 2023.
The other highlights of Excon include an exclusive focus on Alternate Fuels, AI Pavilion, Atmanirbhar Bharat, Skills, Women Machine Operators, Conferences on Defence and Paramilitary; Green Construction, Sustainability; AI, IoT and Automation in construction engineering, amongst others.
A key enablerExcon brings together government officials and policy-makers, equipment manufacturers, buyers and sellers, rental companies and distributors, professionals, experts, and the academia, and other related stakeholders in the construction industry.
Given that the infrastructure sector plays a crucial role in driving our economy, the significance of Excon cannot be overstated. The infra sector is a primary driver of India’s overall development, and it has been a key focus for the government, which has been actively working on policies to facilitate the evolution of world-class physical and digital infrastructure across the country.
Deepak Shetty - CEO & Managing Director, JCB India“Excon is a festival of the Construction Equipment Industry as it is an event that gets all stakeholders in one place. Today, our Industry has a strong potential for growth due to the focus of the Government towards Infrastructure Development. Excon will showcase the vision of an Atmanirbhar Bharat with a drive towards Make in India for the World. It is also a great platform to display the industry’s commitment to Technology and Sustainability and we look forward to welcoming everyone to the JCB Stand at Excon’2023.”
Excon has consistently played a pivotal role in advancing the infrastructure development story of India by showcasing the evolving width and depth of technological prowess and innovation in construction and material handling equipment and components. It is seen as a key enabler for growth in the Indian Construction Equipment Industry, and all the stakeholders in the construction sector should harness the full potential and the exceptional opportunity that the trade event stands to offer once again.
Arvindbhai Vithalbhai Patel - MD, Patel Infrastructure Limited
Establishing a strong relationship with OEM’s can provide numerous advantages, including early access to new products, priority support, and better pricing.
The contractors also gain hands-on experience on the new equipment, and discuss how it can improve their operations. They can compare prices and features of various products and negotiate better deals by obtaining customized quotes for specific equipment, and even gain some extra perks.
Use of advanced equipment can help us increase productivity, reduce costs, give more safety compared to conventional machines, and improve our overall project quality. For example, use of drones for project site surveys, for monitoring progress, and inspection works; use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) which gives a digital representation of a structure that aids in coordinating design and construction activities; use of wearable technology like smart glasses and AR headsets to increase productivity by providing real-time info and instructions to workers.
At the past editions of Excon, I have been able to expand my professional network, find new suppliers, secure new contracts, identify new business opportunities, find innovative solutions, and stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends and developments.
Apart from conventional machinery, I am also looking forward to exploring recycling solutions such as HIPR (Hot in place recycling), CIPR (Cold in place recycling), Foam Bitumen technology, Nuphalt technology for portable patchwork solution in road maintenance, Automation in precast technology, and ERP for controlling and monitoring measures. We are also planning to implement digitization so will look for the latest in this field.
Sandeep Singh - Managing Director, Tata Hitachi
Embracing digital marketing and fostering networking opportunities have significantly advanced the industry. We also feel the need to increase our engagement with the academia to attract engineering college students to the exhibition who can gain substantial knowledge about the latest CE industry trends and technologies.
ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) is another initiative that needs to gain more prominence; therefore, a dedicated space and activities need to be planned by OEMs to showcase advanced technology and non-fossil fuel usage, which can underscore the industry’s commitment to a more sustainable future. Furthermore, organising informational sessions and roundtable discussions on renewable energy and net-zero targets can help generate awareness and drive collective action.
We would also like to suggest improving the logistics at the tradeshow. In fact, the organising committee is already in discussions with the Karnataka state government to improve the infrastructure in the exhibition area, including traffic management, which is a major pain area. We acknowledge the commendable efforts of CII, ICEMA, and the various OEMs, and vendor partners for continuously scaling up the exhibition and are looking forward to a great experience at Excon 2023.
Abhijeet Pai - President, Puzzolana
I would suggest that a stronger focus be given to the foreign pavilions that launch new products and which are keen to have business tie-ups with their Indian counterparts. I would also suggest some technical sessions on or by Government organizations, the Defence sector, BRO, NHAI etc. Organizing roadshows will boost awareness amongst the targeted audience.
Sanjay Londhe - Director & CEO (Projects), Ashoka Buildcon Limited
This year too we will be looking for earthwork machinery, paving machinery, and compaction rollers that will provide us solutions for best level grading and which will multiply their hourly output. We will also look for technological improvements that will increase project construction speed due to uninterrupted operations and machines that will help us achieve a higher quality of construction.
We will meet OEMs to consider collaborations, discuss their buy-back policies, operator training programs, their spares and service support, and any extended warranties for customers. All in all, Excon is not to be missed as it helps us find potential business opportunities, new products and solutions.
Arpan Ghosh - President, Engineering, Cube Highways Technologies
V G Shakthi Kumar - Managing Director, Schwing Stetter (India)
India’s construction industry is growing, with projects becoming larger and more complex. To keep pace with this growth, we are exploring the development of a range of new equipment to ensure that project implementation is both fast and technologically advanced. We invest not only in machinery but also in cutting-edge technologies and solutions.
Excon provides a platform to showcase these advancements and innovations and where customers can discover new technologies, alternative energy solutions, and a wealth of information that might not be readily available elsewhere. In fact, Excon fosters a mindset of seeking out new possibilities and solutions for projects.
As head of the committee responsible for organizing roadshows and ways for promoting the tradeshow, my observations and expectations for its improvement have been expressed in various forums. The success of an exhibition is measured by the value it offers to the stakeholders and it’s crucial to convey the value to everyone involved. Excon has become India’s number one and Asia’s largest exhibition in terms of size, scope, amenities, facilities, and diversity in visitor profile. Its growing popularity is a testament to the continuous improvements being made to enhance visitor and exhibitor experience.
Sorab Agarwal - Executive Director, ACE
Anand Sundaresan - MD India & Executive VP, Ammann Group
Rain had played a spoilsport in the last two Excons; unfortunately, the organisers were unable to control the situation. I know for a fact that the organizers are taking all the precautions to avoid such a situation from recurring during the forthcoming Excon, but in case rain plays spoilsport again, then I think the organizers will have to rethink the timing and may be even the venue for future Excons.
Subhashis Kar - Managing Director, MCOS Global
A big attraction at the tradeshow is the opportunity to see advanced, tech enabled equipment which the OEMs quite frequently introduce. These cutting-edge technologies seen at Excon keeps us well-informed about the latest developments and allows us to explore more efficient solutions for our construction projects. By using machines that have automated features and advanced technological controls, we can execute tasks with remarkable precision and swiftness, eliminate human errors and minimize dependence on manual labor. This helps us to meet project deadlines, even those that are particularly tight, which helps us avoid expensive delays.
Furthermore, these cutting-edge machines come with data tracking and management systems, offering real-time insights into project advancement and performance. These features empower project managers to closely oversee timelines and make essential adjustments to ensure that projects remain on course. In the future, with the increasing demand for faster and safer construction, we look forward to a wider range of machines like Excavators, Hybrid Mobile Crushers, Sand Washing Plants, Loaders, Backhoes, Dumpers, etc.
V. Senthilkumar - Managing Director, Propel Industries
In order to enhance the exhibitor and visitor experience at Excon, we have a few recommendations. Firstly, facilitating seamless information exchange between exhibitors and visitors through a user-friendly app or portal can improve the overall experience. Additionally, interactive sessions or workshops on industry-related topics would be beneficial. Lastly, optimizing the layout and design of the exhibition area for better traffic flow and accessibility will contribute to a more efficient and enjoyable experience for everyone.
Mohan Ramanathan - Managing Director, Advanced Construction Technologies
Sanjay Saxena - COO, Sany India and South Asia
We appreciate the comprehensive approach taken by organizer CII to focus on key areas such as alternate fuels, AI, and green construction. The practices and initiatives introduced by CII for Excon 2023 will feature sessions and discussions on infrastructure for the armed forces, automation in construction, as well as a CEO’s roundtable, offering valuable insights and networking opportunities. Moreover, CII’s collaboration with civil society organizations to promote various initiatives is commendable. We eagerly anticipate participating in these initiatives and advancing the progress of our industry.
Hafeez Khan - Managing Director, Manitou
Meghraj Singh - Chairman & Managing Director, Rentease
Advanced equipment introduced by the OEMs improves efficiency, which saves construction time on sites. They are also equipped with safety features like collision avoidance systems, automated shutdowns, and enhanced operator controls, that help minimize accidents and injuries on sites. These high-tech machines are designed to carry out higher degree of accuracy. They are often equipped with telematics for data collection which allows real time monitoring of the equipment, automation and robotics, which helps in labour savings and in undertaking taking dangerous tasks.
With their modern technology, these machines can be controlled remotely, allowing for flexible working, reduced downtimes, reliability, durability, energy efficiency, and eco-friendliness. Companies that invest in high tech equipment often gain a competitive edge in the industry by completing projects on time and at a lower cost.
At Excon 23, we will look forward to getting access to a diverse range of equipment, engage directly with the OEMs and end-users to get valuable feedback on our products and services. Understanding the equipment first hand will help us select the right equipment to meet our customers different application needs, and help us get better technical support and training so that we can use and maintain our equipment optimally.
Premraj Keshyep - Managing Director, KYB Conmat
We would like to make some suggestions to the organisers. It could implement a business matchmaking system that connects exhibitors and visitors based on their interests and objectives, enabling more productive interactions. There can be a mechanism for feedback from both exhibitors and visitors to gauge their experiences. The organisers can use this input to make real-time adjustments during the event and plan improvements for future editions. Further, they can help reduce wastage and promoting eco-friendly alternatives through use of digital brochures, recycling bins, and energy-efficient lighting.
Tarun Datta - Director, Nish Earth Movers
We are planning to buy superior class of excavators with more attachments for doing heavy work in mining, legacy waste, and drains, and screeners for waste management projects as the more segregated material we get, the better will be the outcome. Piling rigs is also on my list for my upcoming projects. Introducing advanced and new technology into our project sites will streamline processes, reduce costs, reduce wait times and improve customer experience. What one needs is a new technology implementation plan that considers all the stakeholders.
Through Excon, apart from learning new things, we have also built new relationships, established connections with like-minded people, and even got to know clients and vendors on a more personal level. I am more inspired to finish an idea when I have an audience! It is great to be part of such an event which gives encouragement and guarantees that someone will appreciate your work and help find new connections and high-tech solutions. Whether it is admin, marketing, branding, product development, or e-commerce, as a business owner it is important to develop and showcase your skills to grow your business.
Abhijit Som - MD, Fayat Road Equipment Division (India)
We will be showcasing our complete Fayat Road Equipment portfolio suitable for the Indian market. We will also showcase our technologies for road construction, including compaction and paving from Dynapac, asphalt batch plants from Marini, road maintenance from Secmair, vibro hammer from PTC, and Redline light equipment.
We would like to make three suggestions to the show organizers: to collect and share visitors’ volume by day with region and type of visitors to show how the show is picking up. Also, if we can create specific focus product for each day for the press so that they can make vlogs that can be published every day. This would be a big help for customers.
Thirdly, allowing exhibitors to host customer meetings in their stalls for 1.5 hrs to 2 hrs after the close of the show with some finger food and beverages would allow good networking without having to travel to their hotels.
Karan Gandhi - Director, Express Equipment Rental & Logistics
Precision is key to ensuring the safety of a crane project and devices are being developed to use technology to this end. The industry generally has been slow to adopt technology, especially with the worry that it could take jobs. But having seen the latest advances in equipment, we’re excited to get it out there along with our years of experience and expertise and are confident that technology will make jobs easier and safer.
As we all know, infrastructure projects are at their peak in India. We are currently looking to expand into this sector with investments in new heavy lifting machines as well as construction and material handling equipment. We have always been open to expand our fleet and explore different industries across India.
Excon is like a mirror that reflects future trends. Attending the event in the past has helped us in knowing more about the latest machinery and projects. It has provided us with the opportunity for long-term returns in terms of developing strong linkages with customers, distributors, and alliance partners.
Shalabh Chaturvedi - Managing Director, CASE Const. Equipment
Excon grows larger and more impressive with each passing year, placing increasing importance on organizers to innovate and ensure the event’s success for all stakeholders, including participating brands, investors, and potential customers. I believe the organizing team is well-coordinated and committed to elevating this event to a global standard.
As a participating brand, we would recommend that we embrace sustainability not just as a topic of discussion but as an integral part of our daily lives. We can minimize waste through eco-conscious initiatives such as adopting digital signage and implementing recycling stations. Additionally, event organizers could facilitate networking sessions to foster connections between exhibitors and potential partners, customers, and investors.
Rohit Agarwal - Vice Chairman, Ramesh Kumar Bansal and Director, Maa Karni Infratech
Excon is a space for exploring a wide range of products spanning small spare parts to big plants and where a contractor’s daily purchase requirements as well as big capital investments can be easily met. We look forward to investing in Mobile Crushers, Batching plants, Automation and products for Highways, Bridges and Building Construction. Our company’s vision is to move forward by integrating Artificial Intelligence through Advanced Telematics, while using clean and green form of energy like Solar and Electric power. This will ensure real time monitoring of projects, generate huge savings with timely completion and early bonuses.
Excon has always been a phenomenal place to network with fellow peers and Industry experts. Indeed, Excon offers a perfect opportunity to find solutions for our real time problems that will assist us in moving our business forward.
Arvind K Garg - Senior Vice President and Head, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery
The Construction Equipment Industry is quite upbeat about the sector’s growth prospects and emerging opportunities arising out of the Government’s drive for infrastructure development. This year’s Budget and subsequent announcements on infrastructure investment and sustainable development have laid out a clear growth-oriented path for the Industry.
Led by industry leaders who are part of Excon’s Steering Committee, every edition of the exhibition has witnessed improvements in every aspect. This is because the Steering Committee continuously discusses and deliberates on ways and means for improving the overall customer experience at the exhibition, which is the largest in South Asia for Construction Equipment.
Angad Bedi - Managing Director, BCD Group
Nandakumar PS - Projects Head, Assetz Property Group
Manojit Haldar - Managing Director & President, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology India
With participants and visitors hailing from across the globe, Excon affords us a unique opportunity to connect with industry peers, potential customers, and partners. It’s the perfect stage to unveil our innovations in both products and service offerings.
Excon 2023 holds extra significance for us as it will allow us to spotlight our innovations, emphasize our Made in India products, and showcase a range of products, including the tunnelling jumbo, drill rig, drum cutter etc being manufactured here, along with futuristic technologies, digitalization, and automation in the construction and mining space.
While the organizers have effectively utilized digital technologies to attract visitors, it’s crucial to address the pressing need to enhance the on-ground experience at the event, including the health and hygiene, safety precautions, and medical alertness at the venue, as these issues have been a source of inconvenience for everyone attending. I wish CII a grand success as it enters its 12th edition and wish that it continues to expand in the years to come.
Rajiv Poddar - Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries
The event serves as a stage to showcase our commitment to innovation and excellence in the tire industry. This sets us apart as industry leaders and demonstrates our competitive edge over our peers and competitors. The increased visibility helps solidify our brand’s recognition and recall among our target audience. It helps us explore growth opportunities, strengthen our brand presence, and showcase our technological capabilities.
Williams RJ - CMD, Hailstone Innovations
Excon 2023 is the 12th edition of the exhibition, and I am sure the organizing arms are doing their best to ensure a great outcome. This UFI-approved event will have more than 1400 exhibitors including 350 from abroad. As more than 80,000 business visitors are expected, the organizing team should focus a lot on ensuring proper logistics, people management, and safety.
Kishan Govindaraju - Director, Vaishnavi Group
Vikram Rana - Director, Abhay Rana Infra Services
Magni Telehandler is a marvellous innovation with option to switch operation of the machine to remote control, while real-time load sensing/safety by the Magni Screen makes the telehandler unique.
Rajiv Chaturvedi - Vice President, Hyundai Const. Equipment India
I feel that to make the show a complete success, CII, the organizers of the event, will have to address certain ongoing issues. One of them is ensuring a smooth flow of traffic and providing proper pick-up/drop and parking facilities at the exhibition grounds for the convenience of exhibitors and visitors. This may be done in collaboration with the local administration of the state.
The other suggestion is that the organizers should make preparations for handling any unforeseen incident that could adversely impact the event, such as the heavy rains that lashed the 2021 Excon venue and flooded it. We would also like to request CII to make special arrangements for VVIPs and other decision-making senior officials to allocate their minimum time to interact with major lead exhibitors of the industry, so that big and important exhibitors get a platform to highlight their contributions to the CE Industry and also network with government officials.
E. Moses - Executive Vice President - Division Head, Kobelco
Kobelco is continuously investing to further improve its products and services to meet customer expectations. Our wide range of products on display will reflect world-class mechatronics, the latest technology and advanced hydraulic systems. We look forward to promising interactions with our valued customers, industry peers and business partners.
Even though Excon organizers create and market an environment with a powerful exhibitor experience for OEMs like us, there is still scope for some improvements like additional mobile towers with enhanced band width, network boosters so that exhibitors can manage their online portals flawlessly, more hygienic washrooms, and more pre-event marketing activities to create more awareness. A dedicated App can also work wonders. A push notification on the App during the event could help in increasing customers interest and footfall.