President, LiuGong India.
LiuGong growth has been encompassing in all segments. LiuGong India - an Indian based company manufactures and markets products largely built for Indian conditions. The products are equally supported by customized service. Our market accessibility being our basic elements for support stands LiuGong as a clear champion & differentiates from the competition.
After years of research & development, we fully summarise the performance & characteristics of wheel loaders from domestic and international loader industry. In addition, we strive for learning, introducing & absorbing the advance technology and production processes to constantly create more value added products for worldwide customers with high quality & reliability, he added.
To start with our products range, 3tonne and 5tonne class wheel loaders are our in-house production from our Indore plant and many more are in the pipeline. The products being manufactured pass through our in-house stringent tests besides the field tests & conform to Indian environmental & emission norms. In addition, we have been observing the customers in various segments started appreciating the versatility of wheel loader, its value addition and how it can be optimised to ideally suit different applications bringing in more cost economics & productivity. Customising a product based on application needs, has come in vogue where customers have started using product for right applications. So there is a drift of customisation for other used category machines towards wheel loaders has come into existence where customers have clearly distinguished its versatility as a multi-utility product. This shift is really evident in the loaders segment and we are quite optimistic that the wheel loaders market will rebound.
"Although we are the largest wheel loaders manufacturers in the world, it took us nearly 50 years of expertise to evolve latest technological advancements, product customization, cost effective products with design and technology variants, which can now be reflected in the CLG 835BSIII and CLG856BSIII wheel loader variants coming with operating weight of 11,200 kg and 17100 kg.
The LiuGong CLG835BSIII and CLG856 BSIII series wheel loader powered with Cummins (India /US make) engine/s with various bucket variants making it more cost effective solution for material handling. The design offers exceptional visibility to the bucket edge and its ergonomics. Its features also include priority steering; unload systems, caliper disc/ wet disc brakes, an electrically raised engine hood and low brake pressure warning signal, deluxe operator station. All operator controls are located on a single-lever pilot joystick control. For operators comfort & safety feature includes backup alarm, an enclosed FOPS/ROPS cab, standard heating, air-conditioning, a fully adjustable seat and boom hoist cylinder braces. The products are having ARAI certification too.
These products can be offered or customized with attachments viz, forks, grabs, log handlers, high reach (dump) buckets, side dump buckets, special buckets for handling asphalt zipper for road repairs & soil stabilizations, snow cutter etc.
The business model we adopt provide value based solution to customers with total product solutions in terms of quality, reliability, durability & its cost effectiveness resulting in Value for Money and the right vendor choice. The products in place too has excelled in various segments & lived upto its reputation & appreciation & accolades for its performance - competitive pricing with high returns, productivity, and product support.
"To make our equipment affordable & project viable, we have cooperated with major financing companies for longer gestation periods and also offer various maintenance contract viz operation and maintenance contracts, fleet management contracts, maintenance and repair contracts besides undertaking turn key projects supported by our entire products line.
For skill development, Liugong has laid more emphasis to bring in more skill operational team by vigorously conducting the operators training programmes at the site. We conduct classroom training and provide hands in training at our Pitampura plant. Apart from above, we also provide regular health checkups, customised services, spare recommendations.
With objectives of having our presence across India, we have set up our own offices in major cities/metros supported with logistic/parts centre in Chennai & Indore and further being very close to the Customer through channel across pan India Network, said Mr. Sapru.