SOLMEC Scaling Newer Graph of Success

Jaimish Dodia
"In view of the new government's initiatives to raise finance of almost Rs.50,000 crore for NHAI & PMGSY, and to drive 'MAKE IN INDIA like campaign,' we anticipate that the construction equipment industry will head for huge market in the years to come, and this is the right time for investment in this sector. Based on the market movement, we are planning to increase our production capacity, and to introduce couple of new generation equipment such as Asphalt Batch Mix Plant with rated capacity of 120–240 TPH and also to establish overseas market. I am extremely confident that in the near future, Solmec would be the topmost brand in road construction equipment manufacturing and service segment," avers Mr. Jaimish Dodia, Chairman, Solmec in an interview with Maria R.

A word about your company's inherent strength in engineering design, development of a sound distribution network and customized services solutions exactly matching to the aspirations of your clients.
Our company has strategic growth plans in both domestic and international markets and has made investments towards capacity expansion via forward and backward integration. Our company in Ahmedabad is equipped with state-of-art facilities with our own R&D, we are able to provide customized solutions to our customers and develop new applications.

Solmec Drum Mix Plant

The pinnacle that our company has reached in such a short span of 6 years is indeed remarkable and I owe all this success to my team and the hard work that they have put in. At the company we make sure that every order is taken care of in the utmost manner. With a benchmark set for perfection, we assure our clients of quality products and services. I am extremely proud of my team and confident too that in the very near future, Solmec would be the topmost brand in road construction equipment manufacturing and service units.

How do you view the growth of construction equipment industry in general and your company business in particular in the wake of new stable government in the next few years?
Solmec Diesel Refueling Unit
In the next few years, construction equipment industry have fabulous market, and this is the right time to invest in this sector. The new stable government will raise a finance of almost 50,000 crore for NHAI & PMGSY. So the market will boom within few months. And our PM has started Make In India campaign from which the will be benefited a lot. Based on the market movement in next few years, we are planning to increase our production capacity, introduce couple of new products and establish in overseas market.

What has been market response to your premier products such as Asphalt Drum mix plants, Wet Mix Macadam Plant, Bitumen Sprayer etc and how these are being upgraded to the requirements of your clients?
We have upgraded our road construction machineries as per client's requirements. We are offering wide range of products with different different types of quality control, so our client can customize products as per requirement of quality control at different sites & projects.

What is the company's contribution in Construction equipment industry?
SOLMEC makes the world's most preferred road construction machineries for road making companies. The company offers a wide range of solutions for Road making. SOLMEC's ranges of product are specially designed with latest technology and we offer heavy duty structure that makes our machine durable.

Could you please let us know about aftermarket service of your company?
SOLMEC believes in sharing knowledge & providing service. The aftermarket service network is spread all over India and also has presence in overseas market. Well service offer across the country is one of the most salient features in the sales of equipment. In addition to design & production, SOLMEC takes proud in its well-trained and technologically updated service personnel.

Solmec Wet Mix Macadam Plant

Are you providing suggestion to the companies for maintenance of the machine for longer life?
Yes we're, maintenance is the key to the success of the equipment and all the companies using any such equipment have to work with a proper systematic and periodic maintenance of all their equipment to achieve the desired results.

Are you planning to launch any new product in 2015? If yes, what is its added benefits as compared to the older ones?
We are planning to launch Asphalt Batch Mix Plant with rated capacity 120–240 TPH. It is a new generation equipment which will be versatile and cost–effective.
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