Excon 2007 proved a big opportunity for over 280 exhibitors from the leading construction equipment companies, including 56 overseas companies to showcase their world-class products and services. NBM&CW editorial team had a hectic time interacting with its various clients and also new clients to cover their developments. But keeping our readership in mind, we have selected some. The snippets of these companies are presented in brief.

JCB India

By virtue of being one of the leading organizers of this show, the company had a prime time. JCB display was meticulously designed and well–executed and had a festive look around it.The organizers made their equipment to play games, acrobatics and choreographed their maneuvers with music enthralling the visitors. Mr John Patterson, President & CEO, JC Bamford Excavators attending the show had an interesting observation to make. We are committed to the Indian market. We are setting up new factories, hiring and training more number of people. At present, we have 2000 employees working in JCB India factories in India. The company offers a wide range of products for the construction equipment industry through these factories, he said. The facility at Ballabhgarh is set to become the leading volume factory in the world for the global company. A new heavy machinery factory has recently been inaugurated near Pune. With these facilities at its command, JCB India indeed looks to scoop country infrastructure space. An interview with Mr. Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director, JCB India, is published on Page No 92.


Escorts Construction Equipment Ltd (ECEL), a subsidiary of Escorts is a dominant player in the material handling, construction equipment and road construction equipment sector. With over three decades of presence, ECEL are the pioneer and the largest manufacturers of the Pick-n-Carry cranes worldwide. It has a wide range of products like pick-n-cranes, saw cranes, loaders, vibratory soil compactors and tandem vibratory rollers. At Excon 2007, it launched TRX series of cranes in the 23T (TRX 2319), 17 T (TRX 1713) and 16 T (TRX 1614) category. These cranes are packed with features and attributeswhich are desirable for the end Users. Speaking at the launch ceremony, ECEL's Associate VP, Marketing and Sales, Mr Rajesh Sharma said, with the launch of new TRX series, we will take the process of innovations forward and maintain leadership. In another development, a partnership with Alpha Services, leading manufacturers and pioneers of Mobile Tower Cranes in India, the company will exclusively be marketing its range of tower cranes. These new products along with others quality products and services from ECEL will further strengthen its position, he added. An exclusive interview with Mr. Rajesh Sharma, AVP and HEAD, (Sales & Marketing) ECEL is published on Page No. 98.


The US-based $46 billionCaterpillar, a leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment and back loader had introduced the new PM 102 cold planer, CS533E and CP533E Vibratory Soil compactor at Excon 2007.

PM 102 Cold Planer available with a track or wheel Undercarriage, offer's offers optimum maneuverability, compact dimensions and advanced technology that makes it ideal for cold milling applications on small to medium scale sites where high cutting volumes and full plunge depth features are important.

The PM-102 is powered by a Cat®ACERT C7 engine that provides 168 kW (225 hp) @ 2200 rpm.

The CS533E and CP533E provide excellent machine performance with good operator visibility and comfort. The machines are easy to service, and increase machine commonality across the Cat vibratory soil compactor product line.

The CS533E and CP533E Soil Compactors have operating weights ranging from 10.4 - 12.7 metric ton and feature a unique dual pump arrangement standard on all Cat 500E-Series Soil Compactors.

Both Compactors provide high compaction performance in typical applications where common fill lift thickness is less than 30 cm. The CS533E and CP533E have been designed to comply with applicable OSHA regulations.

Caterpillar is looking for acquisitions, partnership for sourcing components for its worldwide requirements. It is actively engaged in giving a big push in the Indian market, both for equipment and backloaders. It has plans for manufacturing specific products as per requirement. In a move that supports its highly valued OEM customers and augments penetration into emerging Asian markets, it has signed an agreement with Automotive Robotics Inc. With locations in Hyderabad and Pune, it will act as a facilitators between Cat OEM Solutions and original equipment manufacturers in India.

Speaking to NBM&CW, Mr. Rodney C Beeler, Caterpillar Vice President, Asia Pacific Marketing said that the company reaffirms its focus on delivering best value to its Indian customers. This includes its manufacturing facilities, expanding product offerings, increasing training and education initiatives and providing world-class customer service solutions. In response to market challenges and to address rapidly expanding construction industry needs, Caterpillar, in conjunction with dealers, has initiated a network of Cat Rental Stores across India, he said.


At Excon, Telco Construction Equipment Company (Telcon) announced its investment plans amounting to Rs 180 crore towards capacity expansion at its Dharward manufacturing facility in north Karnataka. Apart from increasing the production capacity at two of its existing facilities, Dharward and Jamshedpur, Telcon is also looking to set up a third facility at Kharagpur. The new facility is expected to commence operations by mid 2008. This was disclosed to NBM&CW by its Managing Director, Mr. Sinha. The company is also planning to set up training schools at its three facilities, he added. The company was scouting for acquisitions in the US and the UK. Within India, we are looking to buy component manufacturers. Productionfor the fiscal is expected to be around 8,000 machines and Telcon expects to end the fiscal with a turnover of about Rs 2,600-2,700 crore, said Mr. Sinha.

Soilmec (India)

Italian construction equipment major, an international leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of foundation equipment, was at Excon to strengthen its Indian operations. It has already made strong inroads into Indian market, selling 20 units in the past ten months and has a portfolio of more than 12 rigsto be delivered in the next two months. Soilmec India offers a wide portfolio of 20 machines ranging from 20 tons to 100 tons, capacity of drilling piles from 400mm upto 3000 mm diameters. Soilmec has been operationalised in India in 1996 providing only sales and support. Since, January 2007, we have scaled up the operations and have been incorporated as a manufacturing and trading company. Currently, one of our top priorities in India is to improve and develop new infrastructure. We have a concrete roadmap to meet various demands and ensure timely delivery. We offer comprehensive solutions that are the results of intense research and development done by Soilmec over the last 4 decades, said Mr. Sanjay Chakrabarty, Managing Director, Soilmec (India), on the sidelines of Excon Exhibition.


Larsen & Toubro (L&T), country leading technology, & engineering construction company, achieved a new milestone when itlaunched the ScaniaMulti-Axle Tipper Truck at Excon 2007. It is one of the high performance trucksfrom the range of heavy duty trucks manufactured by SCANIA, the Swedish heavy vehicle major, for the construction and mining sectors globally. The truck has a host of powerful and convenient features that makes it the most versatile truck in its class.


BEML formely known as Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, manufacturer of wide variety of earthmovingand construction equipment at Excon showcased its new mining and construction equipment, the BE 200 Hydraulic Excavator. It is a rugged and efficient machine with two mode closed center load sensing hydraulic system. The system ensures high productivity, digging capacity, maneuvering precision and good fuel economy. The excavator engine is a six cylinder, 4 stroke diesel, turbo changed engine manufactured by BEML. It is built for power, reliability and economy, said company spokesman. The company has recently floated a subsidiary in Brazil for sourcing and assembling of mining and construction equipment to cater to the growing Latin American market, said BEML Chairman and Managing Director, VRS Natarajan. The company also plans to open an office in China to procure mining and construction equipment for the domestic market, he added.

BEML has a good fleet of rugged machines Bulldozers, Hydraulic Excavators, Motor Graders, Backhoe Loaders etc built to deliver maximum productivity in toughest conditions, Sophisticated technology with superior features of company product range is backed by prompt service and availability of spare parts. The company is winner of Golden Peacock Innovation Award.

Bellstone Hi Tech

Bellstone Hi Tech International showcased its unique Ballon Light Tower at Excon. This glare free, shadowless, brighter, safe light tower gives a coverage angle of 360. Its high visibility can allow oncoming traffic to recognise a construction zone from a distance and enables construction workers know exactly where they are. As it is a ballon light, it has soft light which will not blind those who are looking into it, nor the approaching traffic, says the company.

Bellstone Hi-Tech Internationalis a unique Construction Department Store, ISO 9001 certified, having a big inventory of construction equipment, survey and safety, Lab and Testing Equipment under one roof. The Store has the distinction of being recorded in LIMCABook of Records with over Ninety thousand machinery, equipment, instruments ready in stock.

Speaking to NBM&CW at Excon, its young dynamic Managing Director, Ashish Sethi, spoke of Stores future plans. It plans to add new state-of-the–art equipment to its stock, including high tech lifts. It has plans to set up such Construction Departmental Stores in different parts of the country in view of good response to its existing venture.


Cummins India announced the launched the latest generation Tier III Emission norms capable Engines for the construction segment, which are well ahead of times. Cummins India–one of the preferred choice of the customers, is now offering a wide range of engines starting from 3.3 ltrs to 8.9 ltrs The entire range is fully capable to meet current emission norms of BS-II and can easily upgrade to BS-III expected to be enforceable by 2011. Cummins now further expects to sustain and grow the market leadership and the market share in this fast growing segment by using right technology, delivering Dependable Performance for customer equipment.

With the launch of these Emission Capable fuel efficient engines, OEMs can now launch their state-of-the art equipment/vehicles conforming to Regulatory norms much before the enforcement of these norms. This is in line with the Cummins Mission of Partnering with the customers to ensures that they succeed.

Vikram Jaisinghani, Vice President, Cummins India limited–Engine and Industrial Business said, "In the changing landscape of new Rules and Regulations, company is positioned to sell more engines than its competitors on the platform of Great Fuel efficiency and the performance thereby resulting in lowest Total Cost of Ownership. We have now filled the gap in our product portfolio by launching the 3.3 ltr engine that we had announced at the Excon '2005 show. This enables us to power small sized equipment that have a higher growth rate and market potential. We are the only engine producer with an independent platform that can assure fulfillment of emission norms right upto 2011 and beyond."

The Cummins stand at Excon 2007 displayed Speed, Energy and Dependability through its new Red & Black Branding. The 'new' Cummins is dependable. It is more diversified, more result oriented and less cyclical. Dependability is Cummins key brand attribute. It goes beyond product performance or response to a service event. Dependability means the customer can count on Cummins to do what we say we will do.

Cummins is able to offer off-highway mobile customers greater dependability through its Best in class nationwide service network that is unparalleled in the industry. Cummins Sales and Service India Limited (CSS), a 100% subsidiary of CIL, is responsible for after market support for Cummins products in India, Nepal and Bhutan. CSS supports more than 125,000+ engines out in the field with 60,000 customers. CSS offers Parts, Service Solutions, Recon engines and parts, Repowering & Replacement for engines, Warranty Administration, Training & Information, Acoustics enclosures and Allied products.

Cummins in India is a group of 11 legal entities across more than 212 locations in the country with a combined turnover of approximately Rs. 4,500 crores, employing more than 8000 persons.

Schwing Stetter

The Schwing Stetter Group is one of the largest suppliers of concrete manufacturing equipment from Germany. Its Indian operations through Schwing Stetter (India) Pvt Ltd at the Excon had an impressive presentation of its productsrange and services. Its products and services enjoy the reputation of quality, highly efficient after-salesservices with wide network. The company is the recipientof several accolades, including the Best European Venture in India Award by the EUChamber of Commerce for producing the most advanced, durable, fuel efficient and maintenance free machinesincluding specialized products for custom-made requirements, rendering efficientservices to its clients.

Huatong , China

Huatong is an ISO 9001:2000certified company grown out of the Zhenjiang General factory of road construction machinery in China. Its product range include Asphalt Pavers, Asphalt Mixing Plants, Milling Machine/ Soil Stabilizing Machines, Road Maintenance Trucks, Concrete Batching Plants. The company has in India supplied some of these equipment to various NHAI road projects. The companyoffers pre and post sales services to its clients. M/s PVS Impex Pvt Ltd New Delhi is the authorized and exclusive representative for Indian markets with offices in Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Bangalore.

Taurian Engineering

Taurian Engineering which started its operations in 2005 has made a commendable progress in Indian crushing and screening industry by making impressive inroads into the business, particulary supplying plants to NHAI for its road projects. Its new state-of-the-art plant at Roorkee is manufacturing 6 plants per month. The company has so far sold nearly 38 crushing and screening plants in the country. It has exported screen plants to Mozambique for a prestigious rail project. The company has developed its advanced Platinum series cone crusher for capacity from 50 to 500 TPH and Panther series Track mounted crushing and screening plants which were showcased at Excon. An interaction with Mr. Sanjay Passary, M.D. Taurian Engg., is published on Page No. 144.


Proman Infrastructure Services Pvt Ltd which started its operations in 2001,with REMco Vertical Shaft Impact Crushers has steadily graduated to other products range which presently include state-of-the-art jaw crushers, cone crushers, vertical shaft impact crushers and Ortner washing systems as well as vibratory screens and feeders. At Excon, it launched the smallest and the biggest VSI alongwith showcasing its expertiseto provide total crushing solutions to produce the best quality finished products catering every requirement.

Puzzolana Machinery Fabricators

The company which specialises in execution of turnkey projects in the field of crushing and screening and bulk material handling systems, has supplied more than 400 numbers of crushing plants and 1000 individual crushers handling aggregates, iron ore, limestone and other minerals. It manufactured the biggest Horizontal Impactor, first time in Indiafor limestone crushing, including stackers and reclaimers. Veiwing Exconas the major platform of construction equipment industry, it exhibiteda number of new productsdiversified from the existing crushing activity.


Changlin,one of the important Chinese construction equipment company, showcased its wide range of products, Wheel Loaders, Motor Graders, SoilCompactors, PTR, and Pavers and India produced Bulldozers, Tower Cranes, Building Hoits at Excon.

At the show, the main foucs was on their PY190H motor grader and ZL50H wheel loader. PY109H motor grader is equipped with reliable genuine Cummins engines. Its Box-typed frame and advanced T/M enables it to complete heavy-duty work. A wide working rage is accomplished through flexible blade suspension system and articulated frame. PY190H Ideal axel Load allocation provides excellent stability while cutting hard surface.

ZL 50H wheel loader is equiped with reliable Caterpillar 3306B license engine or genuine. Its Bucket has automatic leveling ability and combined seal cylinder obtains high seal performance and more reliability.

Changlin's all type of Wheel Loaders working in the country give lower fuel consumption and operation cost. Its Motor Graders developed from Komatsu a platform too have proved success in Indian market. Mr. Wice Li, its Executive Director is very optimistic about the company operating in India for supplying Chinese machinery for Indian projects with assured spare parts and efficient after sales services.

Shenyang Building Machinery Company

The company, subordinated to Sanyo Heavy Industry Group, manufactures tower cranes, high pressure suspension grinding mill, impact crushers and cone crushers, jaw crushers, vertical shaft impact crushers, sand washing machines, vibrating screens, vibrating feeders, construction elevators, asphalt mixing station etc. Its current annual production capacity exceeds 17,000 tonnes, with four production centers. The company promises to provide high quality, high value mining equipment and quality assuring systems.

Omega Construction Equipment

The company manufactures mobile tower cranes, forklift and vibratory rollers, & concrete transit mixers. Its mobile tower cranes are all terrain, self–propelled with a road speed of 25 km. A differential lock enables them to get out of tough spots. The crane MTC 2518, is self–folding and erecting and is remote controlled. Its another version, MTC 3725, is mounted on a towable type trailer with compact dimensions for easy transportation. To minimize dead weight for long distances, the counter weight box is designed with trap doors to enable general ballast use as counter weight. The company has an efficient network of countrywide dealershipto render quality services to its clients. Training in operations and maintenance is organized at different locationsfrequently and regularly as a part of its services.

Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Company

LiuGong is one of the leading construction machinery manufacturers in China, dealing with developing, manufacturing, marketing, supplying technical services for machinery and equipment. Its product range includes Wheel Loaders series, bucket capacity from 0.8 to 5.4 M3, Hydraulic crawler Excavator series, Vibrator roller, motor graders, pavers and other road equipment series, skid steer, backhoe loader, concrete equipment. The company is well reputed for its large production capabilitieswith an annual output of 20,000 units. The company is very positive at the emerging construction equipment market in India and would like to take advantage of this emerging market scenario in India, said its President in his interaction with NBM&CW.

At Excon, LiuGong along with its other products has displayed their 835 wheel loader and CLG906C hydraulic mini excavator. 835 wheel loader has reliable and efficient DongFeng Cummins 6BT5.9 engine with turbocharged technology. Hydraulic pilot control system provide it work efficient and easily. It has Enhanced Cooling System with expanded radiator which increases cooling efficiency, stabilizes the hydraulic system and reduces downtime. For Operator Safety and Comfort the cab is spacious and provides superior visibility to the work area.

Liugong CLG906C hydraulic mini excavator has the bucket capacity 0.23 m3. It has reliable Yanmar engine with low fuel consumption, low noise, low emission (meets EPA Tier2). Its efficient KYB hydraulic components make maximum use of the engine power. It has Compact KYB integrated variable travel motor and braking system, Durable Bridgetone rubber track, Large comfortable cab with excellent all round visibility and reinforced struts for operator safety, Accurate Germany VDO electronic monitoring and warning system and many other unique features.

Chowgule Cranes

The crane divisions of the Chowgule Group which manufactures, market/sales and services UNIC make truck mounted cranes and tractor cranes, had displayed their ranges of Truck Mounted Cranes, (UR805E, URV504, URV343) and Tractor Cranes (URV343T and URV234T) during EXCON 2007.

The Truck Mounted Crane is essentially a crane mounted between the cabin and body of a truck. While large numbers of Chowugle-UNIC Truck Mounted Cranes have been used by contractors in India and internationally for a number of years, the show saw the official launch of the Tractor Crane.

The Tractor Crane is basically a tractor with a crane mounted at the rear. The crane can be used for installation of various materials such as electrical poles, precast, transformers, gensets, steel structure, pre fabricated structures, cable rolls, shuttering plates, machineries, etc. A wagon can also be attached to the tractor for transportation of materials.

The Chowgule-UNIC Tractor Cranes are extremely compact and can move over rough terrain areas. Most importantly, the Chowgule Group and Furukawa Unic Corporation (Japan) have developed the Tractor Cranes specifically for the Indian market.

Senior Executives of the Group mentioned that the R&D of the Tractor Crane was done in an extremely holistic manner, using the expertise of tractor manufacturers and also civil contractors specializing in projects in rural areas.

The cranes also come with a service part attachment, from which one can power auxiliary equipment such as augers, concrete cutters, jack hammers and pruners.

For pole erection jobs, customers now claim that they are able to install over 75 poles per day with 3 labor and one Tractor Crane. They now have a single equipment that provides them the complete solution–drill the hole with the auger that is powered from the crane's hydraulic service port (holes can be drilled up to 500mm diameter and 2m depth) and install the pole. An exclusive interview of Mr. Arjun Chowgule with NBM&CW is presented at page No. 142.


SENNEBOGEN has been developing and producing cranes, telescopic cranes, special machinery, materials loaders and hydraulic earthmoving machinery and stands for reliable, finely, engineered equipment. The company supplies flexible standard models as well as individual customised and specialist machinery, which it developed in conjunction with its customers. At Excon, SENNEBOGEN has introduced a brand new SENNEBOGEN 643 crawler Telescopic crane.

The new SENNEBOGEN 643 crawler was utilized in the assembly of the hall arches. Equipped with a 13.0 m double folding jib and a 30.0 m telescopic boom, the machine can be used very flexibly on the construction sites. The 643, with its crawler unit, can also be used reliably on rough terrain and in extreme conditions. Themanoeuvrability in tight spaces and quick position changes provided by the crawler unit are other decisive benefits in practical application. Low maintenance and service costs and easy transport round off the economical overall concept of the 643.

NAWA Engineers

NAWA Engineers have launched plus 300 TPH Three-Chassis Mobile Aggregate Plant on Wheels and a 4-Deck Screen at Excon 2007. All three stages of crushing–primary, secondary and tertiary–are mounted on multi-axle suspension chassis with pneumatic tyres. These high capacity mobile stations immensely benefit the contractors with flexibility to shift from place to place and quick set-up, which are essential needs of the present day fast-track large scale infrastructure and highway construction projects.

NAWA has earned a distinction of being the first in India to introduce tyre-mounted all mobile plant exceeding 300 TPH of crushing capacity.

NAWA Mobile Plants provide maximum mobility and optimum flexibility to the quarry and contracting companies in turning out large volumes of road-base materials, processing river gravel or mineral sizing. They are designed to be "truly mobile" in fully assembled state, sturdy and durable for long distance haulages on paved roads as well as quarry and mining tracks.

The newly developed 4-deck screen will facilitate taking all four products– 40 mm, 20 mm, 10 mm & 5 mm–from a single screening station in a 2-stage closed-circuit crushing system, providing a big economy in cost to the user, besides delivering high efficiency separation.


Palfinger, the leading international manufacturers of hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems since 1932 has its production and assembly sites in Europe, in North and South America as well as in Asia, exhibited its series of Compact cranes (PC 801, PC 1300, PC 2300, PC 3300) and performance cranes (PK 4501, PK 6001, PK 6500) at Excon.

Palfinger has developed a series of Compact cranes which impresses by virtue of its wide range of equipment options. Palfinger small cranes are ideal for mounting on light trucks. The specially designed knuckle booms make them ideal for loading work where the radius of action is tight. A wide range of options permits optimal adaptation to diverse requirements.

The Performance crane generation from Palfinger has everything needed for tough day-to-day applications. The synergy of function and design stands in the forefront: Completely enclosed electronics and internally laid hoses guarantee easy maintenance and safety. With the Performance series Palfinger is setting pioneering trends in crane engineering.

The strategy of the Palfinger Group is based on three pillars: innovation, internationalisation and diversification.

Wherever high demands are placed on the loading, unloading and transhipment of goods, systems and products, Palfinger provides high-tech solutions for seamless loading and transport logistics. On the truck-loading crane market Palfinger is the undisputed technology leader and with its new products (hookloader, transportable forklift, tail-lift, …) Palfinger faces the growing challenges of the transport and logistics market with particular focus on rationalisation of the interfaces. However, the competition is following suit and offering products with a similar technical scope of performance.


The Kobelco Construction Machinery Group has been developing innovative construction machinery and contributed a breakthrough in construction machinery technology. Kobelco Construction machinery has a full range of excavators that includes Mini excavators (Bkt capacity 0.22-.14 m3), SR series Hydraulic excavators (Bkt capacity .11-.93 m3), Dynamic Acera series (Bkt capacity .51-2.3 m3) and SK series (Bkt capacity 1.55-10.80 m3). KCM has also range of wheel loaders (Bkt capacity .022-5.6 M3). Kobelco hydraulic excavator are designed not only to provide excellent performance but also to address such concern as the life long cost of the machine and the specific condition which will be used.

Taking a bright opportunity of this mega show Kobelco along with all its innovation, introduced their CKE2500 crawler crane at Excon.

The CKE2500 crawler crane from Kobelco uses new technologies to raise performance to new heights. New Winches with greater line pull can handle the toughest jobs with ease. "Large drum capacities ensure ultra-smooth operation and longer component service life. This crawler crane can perform crane operations even using the luffing boom, enabling it to perform heavy lifting on the spot at high-rise worksites.


Manitou Asia Pte Ltd, a subsidiary company of Manitou Group Singapore, provides marketing, sales and rental of new and used machines, spare parts, after sales services and technical expertise to all Manitou users and distributors in Asia. They are the world leaders in rough-terrain handling equipment. Their product range include: Maniaccess (Access platforms), Manitou Masted Forklift (semi-industrial and industrial forklift trucks), Manihoe (Forklift trucks with front telescopic arm and rear-mounted backhoe), Manilec (Warehouse equipment, including pallet forklift-trucks and stackers), Manitransit (Truck-mounted forklifts), Maniloader (Compact loaders) and Maniscopic (Telescopic forklift trucks).

Today, having an extensive product offering of handling and personnel lifting equipment, the Manitou group pursues its development strategy and pays attention to preserving a sector balance of its businesses, in building, agriculture and industry, which truly guarantees its economic independence.

At Excon Manitou have demonstrated their MRT series of Telescopic forklift truck i.e MRT 1432, MRT1542, MRT1635, MRT1742, MRT1850, MRT2150, MRT2540, MRT2440 etc.

The MRT range of telescopic swivel trucks will lift loads or personnel to heights from 14 to 30 metres, depending on the versions. The very wide range of attachments available makes the MRT the most versatile machine for industrial maintenance, structural work, and also on all the construction sites.


Sany Heavy Industry, one of the biggest companies in construction machinery mainly is engaged in the research & development, manufacture and sale of construction equipment & machinery. Its products include over 110 types in 10 series such as concreting equipment, road construction equipment, earthmoving equipment, infrastructure equipment, etc.

Sany Group views India market as one of the most important, because of the fast growth of India economy, and hence set up the subsidiary Sany Heavy Industry India Pvt. Ltd, in 2002. The products that have good sales in India include Truck Mounted Concrete Pump, Trailer Mounted Concrete Pump, Motor Grader, Crane and so on.

To meet the further demand of Indian Market, Sany Group has recently invested a $70 million on its manufacturing plant in Pune, for producing 15,000 units of construction machinery which will help to contribute in the increment of its Indian share.

At Excon, Sany has displayed Truck Mounted Concrete Pump, Trailer Mounted Concrete Pump, Motor Grader and so on. It has also showcased the 55t SCC D crawler, which has a 55m boom. Sany has sold about 30 crawlers in India in the last year which was imported from China. Sany heavy Industry India regional manager, Mr. Kingman Ge said, that the Sany crawler cranes would be manufactured soon in India.


Multiquip is best known worldwide for its large variety of light and medium sized construction equipment under one roof had made debut of its products at Excon.

Multiquip is mainly promoting compaction equipment, light towers, vibrators and concrete finishing and ceiling equipment such as Trowels, pavers and Saws in India. According to Mr. Narinder Jit Singh at Excon we had launched our new Light Tower Model that has been partly manufactured and assembled in India. Mr. Singh added that this high quality model of light Tower is more economical to that of MQ USA models.

Multiquip is positioning itself by offering economical prices and opening more service centers. Multiquip in near future will tie up with certain approved and authorized government agencies to provide training to upcoming students and would provide these agencies students training at actual job sites on equipment operation, maintenance and services. This would create good operating and maintenance staff availability for their clients and users.


BULL, the largest selling tractor attachment manufacturer in Indiawas also present at Excon in Bangalore and attracted the attention of large number of visitors. The company is recognized as an In-house R & D unit by Ministry of Science and Technology and has a strong R & D team proactive to customers needs. BULL has nation–wide sale's and service's network of 600 plus dealers and branch offices across the country.

At Excon, Bull had presented its Front End Loader, Backhoe dozers, Backhoe loader, Bio–Pulverizer, Windrow Turner and Harvester. Bull Loader attachments are detachable from the tractor in less than 20 minutes and the bare tractors can be used for multi-applications which are not possible in case of dedicated machines.

Ajax Fiori

Bangalore based Ajax Fiori Engineering (India) Pvt. Ltd, manufactures a wide range of equipment for the construction industry, including self loading mobile concrete mixers, batching plants and site dumpers had also participated at Excon.

At Excon, the company has displayed its range of Self Loading Mobile Concrete Mixers, Site Dumpers, Radius Lift Arm Batching Plants, Bin Type Concrete Batching Plants, and Transit Mixers and received overwhelming response from the trade visitors.

Ajax Fiori machinery has been used for RMC operations, at building construction, canal lining, dam, road and other infrastructure construction projects, to name a few.


Universal, an ISO certified company endeavors to provide world-class construction equipment backed by fully-equipped integrated manufacturing processes. It has managed to carve a deep niche for itself and stand as an icon of the modern construction industry. The company vision is to leave its footprints on all national and international ground and utilize such networking opportunities to strengthen its presence across the globe.

With huge investment in infrastructure, strong R&D, extensive range of quality products, wide spread sales and service network and global reach, in over 25 countries, Universal's high production capacity plants in conjunction with heavy exports are helping thousands of customers better their lives.

At Excon, Universal displayed its wide range of products including Batching Plant with Planetary Mixer, Batching Plant with Reversible Drum Mixer, Mini Batching Machine/Reversible Drum Mixer, Tough Rider, Passenger Cùm Material Handling Lift, Works Platform, Bar Bending & Cutting Machine,Concrete Mixer, Earth Compactor, Weigh Batcher, Sand Screening Cùm Washing Machine and so on.


MAIT is the first choice of Indian piling contractors for drilling rigs. The company is a world leader in the manufacturing of Hydraulic boring rigs, diaphragm Wall rigs, tools and accessories is more than 50 years old with vast experience in the field of Piling & Foundations. At Excon, MAIT has demonstrated its HR 260, HR130 and HR 180 range of machines.

The Company at Italy manufactures an extensive range of hydraulic rigs for Bored Piles, Continuous Flight Auger, Diaphragm Walls, Jet-Grouting, Casing Oscillators & other auxiliary accessories like Drilling Tools, Casings etc. They also manufacture their own Hydraulic Impact Hammers for driven piles.

MAIT's piling & Diaphragm Wall Rigs have been used extensively by its clients for many prestigious projects in India like flyovers in Mumbai, metro rail project in Delhi and Bangalore, NTPC power projects across the country, Golden Quadrilateral (NHAI), Bangalore elevated express way, marine port connectivity jobs. MAIT rigs have worked in all areas across the length and breadth of the country in all types of ground conditions and are proven to be of the best quality and reliability.

NPK Middle East

To serve the needs of the construction, demolition and mining industries of the Middle East and GCC countries. NPK Middle East started its operation in Dubai in 2005. At Excon in Bangalore, they launched their new GH Series of hydraulic hammer with improved durability. This series of hammer provides higher production and ensures less downtime.

Since its inception, NPK Middle East is building an extensive and competent dealer network for product distribution. In India, it serves the need of the industries through proper channel and of distributorship M/s Vev Ventures, Chennai.

The unique patented design of NPK breakers has attracted the discerning customers in India so much that more than 200 used breakers have found their way into India and are still in good working condition despite being 15 to 20 years old.

NPK breakers available for a very wide range of excavators from the mini 0.6 tons to the giant 110 tons. Speaking at Excon, Mr. Yoshiharu Kotone, President mentioned that NPK will certainly give due importance to the growing construction equipment industry in India.


Terramite India is the authorized importer and distributor for India, SAARC and Middle East Regions for the entire range of Terramite construction equipment being manufactured and sold in the US. Terramite Corporation is in business to provide high quality cost effective products that will have long term value to their customers.

At Excon, the company launched Terramite rage of Compact Tractor loader backhoes i.e T7, T9, and T5C.

Terramite's T7 Compact Tractor Loader Backhoe handles the toughest jobs, and maximizes customers profit. T7 is standard with a 26HP Kubota model #D1105E Engine, extended reach arms for a dump height of 96," high capacity front loader bucket for faster cycle time, Super Terra Grip front and rear tires for better traction and maneuverability, and dual front curl cylinders.

Terramite is committed to Total Quality through dedicated teamwork: delivering defect-free products and customer service that meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations, on time, and at a competitive price.

Maruti Steel Fab

Manufacturer of telescopic steel Props, Adjustable spans, scaffolding system, pier, pier caps, prestress girders shuttering, anti crash barrier shuttering, trussels, tunnel form work, tabular structure for factories, cement godown, warehouse, mushroom plant, etc., Maruti Steel Fab provides ultimate choice for shuttering material and also undertake project work for structural fabrication on site.

The company is registered SSI units registered as fabricators, undertake structural fabrication & erection of staging work, heavy structures material handling, structural fabrication of steel shed with sheeting & footing works, either with material or on labor charges, also made its presence felt at Bangalore Excon.

Maruti Brand Plywood Shuttering Plates are manufactured from High Densified film faced Shuttering ply encased in Rigid Steel frame for Protection against wear and tear and water. Since these plates are incased in steel frames, it gives 70 to 75 repetation from 1 side & 40 to 45 reputation from other side. Plywood Shuttering Plates specially designed for P. T. Slabs, for building, and bridges, Heavy industries, Power plants.

Maruti Brand High Densify ply shuttering is light in weight sturdy and having very smooth finish thus reducing the cost of plastering and giving adent free table top finish to the slab. Since these plates are manufactured in size of 600 x 1200 mm, 1200 x 1200 mm & 1200 x 2400 mm the cost of props & spans is reduced by 30 to 40%.


Spartan Engineering Industries Pvt Ltd, the leading manufacturer of construction machineries like, Tower Cranes, Rack & Pinion Hoist & Platforms, Rope Suspended Platforms, Cement Block Machines, Bar Cutting & Bar Bending Machine, showcased its product range at Excon in Bangalore. Being the largest manufacturer of Bar cutting and bending machines in India with annual sales of 2500 nos, demonstrated these machines at this mega show.

Due to their proven design backed with excellent manufacturing facilities and stringent quality control, India's top construction and infrastructure companies are their regular customers like L&T, Gammon India, DLF etc.

Spartan has a widely spread service network throughout India and provide prompt after sales service which is the company's true strength.

Terex Pegson

Terex Pegson made debut with wide array of crushing and screening products that include, Terex Pegson XA400 Track mounted jaw crusher, the Powerscreen Chieftain 1700 and Finesmaster Compact 120.

XA400 hydraulic track jaw crusher can achieve high performance capacities and included features that are ideal for both quarrying and recycling application. There are numerous innovative features on the X400 series to improve productivity and enhance maintenance procedures.

The eye catcher at the Terex stand was Powerscreen Chieftain 1700, developed as a highly mobile 2 & 3 deck model giving up to 6 product separation. It has been specifically designed to fit into the mid range bracket between the Chieftain 1400 and the Chieftain 2100.

Powerscreen range of Finesmaster sand classification system are among the most efficient sand dewatering units available on the market. The debut of the Finesmaster 120 compact show how popular the finesmaster compact range has become. It is a simplified cost effective, energy conscious alternative to the main powerscreen Finesmaster range.


Striving on enlarging overseas distribution in southwestern Asian market, EVERDIGM had participated in EXCON 2007 at Bangalore. EVERDIGM produces various construction machinery that are necessary for construction sites as well as fire extinguishing and special vehicles that are required in natural disaster sites.

The company had taken the advantage of this wonderful platform to etch the brand name" RHINO attachments, Tools that make people move" into the Indian market which precisely distinct Rhino hammers from other companies.

The show sites are showcased with specially developed Rhino hydraulic breaker for Indian market. Also it would be a one-on-one chance to experience what Rhino attachment are offering to dealers and their customer through their qualified staffs at spot.

Rhino hydraulic breaker is a professional demolition tool to break rocks, concretes and asphalts, providing the highest impact energy and reliable durability. Various product ranges of Rhino hydraulic breaker, which is applicable from 0.7t to 70t carriers, give the best breakthrough of productivity and efficiency to your tough and diverse job sites.

Deccan Trading Corporation (DTC) works as an authorised distributor for Rhino brand Rock Breaker & Attachments from Hanwoo-Korea, in India.

Nifty Lift

Niftylift a manufacturer of trailer mounted, self–propelled, track mounted and vehicle mounted hydraulic access equipment, at Excon demonstrated it Nifty 170 trailer Mounted Access range of platform.

With one of the largest working envelopes in its class, the Nifty 170 delivers maximum reach with stability and control. Octagonal boom sections provide strength without compromising on weight and the telescopic upper boom improves accuracy when positioning. Hydraulically operated outriggers and controls make setting up and operating quick and easy, especially on uneven surfaces.

According to the company, with all Niftylift products, their trailer mounted access platforms use only the highest quality components and have built a reputation for themselves in safety and reliability. They are available with hydraulically powered outriggers to reduce set up times and pressure sensitive footpads that ensure the machine cannot be used incorrectly.

Electromech Engineers

Electromech Engineers is primarily engaged in design, manufacture, erection and commissioning of material handling systems. The product offerings range from electric hoists to electrically operated and manually operated cranes to special purpose equipment such as stackers and stunnel mucking systems.

Electromech is also the exclusive representatives for ABUS crane systems, Germany, in India. The ABUS range of products comprises chain and wire rope hoists, EOT & underslung cranes as well as versatile light rail systems.

ABUS crane systems cover the entire range from 80 kg up to 100 tonnes and offer customers tailor-made solutions for efficient material handling and individual service from the design stage right through to after sales service.

The ABUS scope of supply offers everything to keep client's production flow moving. From overhead traveling cranes up to 100 tonnes SWL, right down to compact chain hoists to lift 80 kg SWL, and a wide range of crane accessories and hi-tech crane components.


Present at Excon was Voltas Materials Handling and Mining & Construction equipment division (M&CE). Voltas M&CE has been serving the cause of mechanisation and Modernisation for almost 50 years, serving as a vital value-adding link between manufacturers, suppliers and distributors. Voltas Materials Handling division is capable of designing and manufacturing higher capacity diesel forklift trucks against specific enquiries. Today it offers in-house designed forklift trucks ranging up to 20 tons in the diesel version, and up to 3 tons in both battery and gas (LPG & CNG) versions.

At the show materials handling division of Voltas Limited showcased VLRT40 Rough Terrain Hydraulic Mobile Crane. The Tip Height of this crane is maximum 52.1 mt. which gives excellent performance and greater productivity.

Arrow Machinery

Australian based Arrow Machinery— fondly called as Kerb maker People— could create its presence effectively at EXCON, highlighting its 12 years of successful operation in India, serving the highways and state sector roads. It has supplied its versatile machinery and equipment to national highway, GQ for road construction and also for states roads. As a matter of fact, we have sold the highest number of curb making machines inIndia being used in various road projects undertaken by companies like L&T, (highest number), Soma Enterprises, HCC, IRCON, Afcon and many others. Over 100 machines are in servicewith these leading companiesfor constructing highways and state roads, said Mr. Tim Andrews, Managing Director, Arrow Machinery, in his interaction with NBM&CW at Excon exhibition. Company product range, Curb & Gutter Extruder, Curb, sidewalk Slipformers along with the technical services provided by the company were effectively presented at the exhibition. In India, the company is represented by Galactic Projects, Gurgaon. Speaking to NBM&CW, Mr. Tim Andrews and the Managing Director, Galactic Projects, Mr Mohan, underlined the need to impart training to the personnel handling these machines in the art of proper mix design, selecting qualityraw materials, cement etc as it would finally determine the quality and performance of finished productsturned out by these machines.

MBK Maschinenbau GmbH

MBK with 40 years of engineering experience in manufacturing reinforcement products and services was at Excon 2007 at Bangalore with its mission to penetrate into the growing construction market in India. The company manufactures and supplies trusted reinforcement products such as machines for round and square cages for bored piles, precast piles, support columns with cage diameters up to 1500 mm, high welding capacity and superior welding quality with accessories, machines for cage diameters up to 4400 mm with NC control, wire cage machines, square cage welding machines and circular wire cage machines, mat welding machines for the production of reinforcement mat for box culverts and rectangular concrete products with width up to 4000mm with accessories including modem-based remote maintenance system etc. All these machines, according to the company are easy to operate with low maintenance and minimum manpower and effective control systems to save all parameters. All these products from MBK were showcased at its stall in the exhibition. Interacting with NBM&CW at the exhibition, Mr. Giel Janssen, CommercialDirector, MBK said that these machines would particularly suit complex construction jobsto facilitate greater mechanization, promptly with quality reinforcement requirements. These machines have served well in theSouth East Asia region in China, Vietnam and Thailand and we are here in India to enter its wide construction market, which is very much focusing on greater mechanization in the industryto execute timely and quality jobs. We are here to create awareness about the attributes of these products and services offered by MBK. Introduction of these machines in the Indian construction sector will make a distinctive change the way the things are done, promptly with high quality reinforcement as needed in the present construction scenario, he added. In India, Technicom - Chemie (India) Ltd, New Delhi, are the marketing partner for MBK.


Wirtgen is the world "Market Leader" in road construction and rehabilitation machines. Wirtgen India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wirtgen GmbH, Germany, presented its range of products at Excon in Bangalore. Being the one-stop shop for the road contractors for almost all the modern road rehabilitation/construction equipment Wirtgen India will reinforce its strength further with its unparalleled after-sales services. Since inception India, Wirtgen has pioneered introduction and implementation of several innovative technologies in the field of surface mining, road construction and road rehabilitation.

At Excon, the company had displayed Vogele Electronic sensor Paver model S-1300-2 with AB 340 TV, Vogele Electronic Sensor Paver Model S-1800-2 with AB 600-2 TP2, Hamm articulated Tandem roller Model-HD12VV, Hamm Soil Compactor Model-3411, Hamm Tandem Vibratory Roller Model-HD090V, Wirtgen Cold Milling Machines Model-W1900, Special Milling Drums for various Milling applications and special type of cutting tools.


Masa group, Germany, the pioneer in making concrete plants for over 102 years in global market of 1900 plants is coming out with Noiseless plant after extensive research and development, which is the First in the world. The prototype made few years ago has been tested successfully, being run at Germany by R&D dept and planning to market by the year 2000. It is revolutionary development and achievement by MASA group to make the plant staff and environmental friendly. This development will make high productive and less maintenance cost pleasing the investors.

MASA-HENKE has also developed the technology to produce AAC Aerated concrete light weight blocks with 100% Flyash. This is another revolutionary development by Masa Group to utilize the millions of tons available in India making environment friendly.

Being part of ISO9000 plan, the service engineer from Germany visits every plant in the world periodically to survey irrespective of the calls from the investors.

In India MASA plants are around 20 (including old units) and latest high productive plants with large capacity are getting increased in south India specially. It is interesting to note that the MASA plant owners has placed orders for second and third plant in different locations.

MASA has opened sales/service offices at Bangalore and Chennai, and planning to extend the service stations to Mumbai and New Delhi in future.

The first ever-largest plant with every values added quality products is Basant Betons–Bangalore is coming out with largest product range of:

Every size of blocks with high quality, Split blocks, retainer blocks, Exposed tiles, Shot blasted finish, In line washed pavers, Color kerbstones, Tumbled stones, Colored pavers, PVC coated/UV treated pavers, and Textured tiles/pavers, Multi shapes of pavers as per Germany standards.

All the above products are quite new to Indian market, which has high demand.

Basant Betons is getting ready to run MASA 9002 XL plant and come out with production from March 08 and cater to all over India with its existing sales network.
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