bC India 2014 : All Set to Start for A Big Draw

bC India 2014

The most awaited bauma Conexpo Show - bC India 2014 is all set to start from December 15 to 18, 2014 at the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida/Delhi. After the culmination of two consecutive successful events in Mumbai, the show has moved to North India. This is happening for the first time ever that a major show of construction equipment and machinery is taking place in the Northern part of the country. "We sensed to look at the new venue of Greater Noida to exploit the untapped market of the North India to the hilt," says Mr. Igor Palka, CEO, bC Expo India Pvt. Ltd.

bC India has developed into one of the most important business to business trade fairs for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles in the Middle East and India after just two editions. The show's 3rd edition is taking place at a time when the market is witnessing northward trends and anticipating brighter biz prospect ahead. This year around 710 companies are expecting to exhibit their hitech, latest and advanced technologies on an area of over 170,000 square meters of premium exhibition space (28,000 square meters of modern indoor space and 142,000 square meters of outdoor presentation space). The exhibitors are coming from over 33 countries including national pavilions from China, Germany, Italy, Korea, Spain, U.K. and the USA. The main product categories that will be exhibited include: All around construction sites, mining, extraction and processing of raw materials, production of building materials and component and service suppliers. These categories cover almost all sections of the equipment segment and will be presented by both the international as well as domestic key players of the industry.

bC India

The theme of the show this year is 'Quality makes the Difference'. The organizer has planned to increase the quality of the show by not only adding a high quality supporting program with different kind of presentations, panel discussions and training sessions, like for example health-and-safety workshops or training sessions but also talking about emerging markets and how the innovative products of the exhibitors can be beneficial for other markets. According to Mr. Palka, "I am sure that our supportive associations will again contribute and hold interesting and well-casted seminars parallel to the exhibition. But the real new and interesting things will be provided by our exhibitors showing their newest equipment. This year, we will see several new launches of innovative products and also live demonstration."

As all seems to end well as the sentiment of the market is improving, it is believed that the show has come at the right time and all the participants are very optimistic and looking forward to contribute not just in keeping the success story intact but also ensuring that the event scales newer heights. Maria R interacted with several important participants to know their new launches, products display, expectation from the show and also about CE growth prospects which are covered here. Excerpts:

Manitowoc

Raman Joshi
Mr. Raman Joshi,
MD, Manitowoc Cranes
Manitowoc will introduce two new topless tower cranes-the MCT 205 and MCT 85 from its Potain brand at this year's bC India.

The new topless models include the latest design for better on-site placement, allowing contractors to situate more cranes on projects, to speed construction. Raman Joshi, managing director of Manitowoc Cranes India, says "The new topless cranes which will be a major highlight at bC India, are easy to erect, highly efficient and very reliable - the three major requirements of crane users across the country. The new tower cranes, together with other displays on our booth, will show visitors that how we are true leaders in lifting."

Potain MCT 205
The MCT 205 tower crane has a 10t maximum capacity and can lift 1.75 t at its maximum jib end of 65 m. With a focus on fast erection, the complete upper works for the MCT 205 can be assembled in four lifts. The heaviest group of components is just 7.9 t and the full 65 m jib can be placed in a single lift. Attention has been paid to transportation too, with three jib sections able to fit inside a standard container.

Manitowoc Tower Crane

Potain MCT 85
The second model in the Potain line-up of new topless cranes is the MCT 85. Smaller than the MCT 205, it has a 5 t maximum capacity and an ability to lift 1.1 t at its jib end of 52 m. This practical unit is efficiently easy to transport, needing just two trucks for the entire top portion of the crane.

Again, on-site assembly is simplified thanks to the pre-assembly work done at the Potain factory in Pune before the crane is delivered to the customer. For example, the counterjib and towerhead are assembled as a single component and can be lifted as such. Connecting the jib is quick and easy, facilitated through the use of pin-connectors. This means the entire upperworks of the MCT 85 is connected in just two sections.

Like the MCT 205, the MCT 85 can be operated as an internal climbing crane, sitting inside the building it is constructing. Mounted on 1.2 m mast sections, the crane offers a maximum free-standing height of 33.2 m when operating internally.

Everest Engineering Showcasing Anti-collision Devices

P V Ramdev
Mr. P. V. Ramdev, MD, Everest Engineering Equipment Pvt. Ltd.
Everest Engineering Equipment, a professional service provider for tower crane, passenger hoist and rack & pinion platforms and the authorized partner of major overseas companies such as GJJ, SYM and FINEHOPE in India, is showcasing its new-generation anti-collision devices for tower cranes during bC India 2014.

Anti Collision Devices
According to Mr. P. V. Ramdev, MD, Everest Engineering, "The Indian CE market is expected to grow to $4 billion by 2017 where the tower crane segment has higher growth potential due to the tremendous growth expectation from the real estate, power and pre-cast construction sectors. So, it is anticipated that the tower crane demand will increase by 30-40% in the next few years."

To fulfill the equipment growing demand, he says, we, at Everest are well equipped to furnish the higher capacity tower cranes, high-speed passenger hoists and anti-collision devices. We are committed to the continued improvement of the services, product upgradation and power saving solutions to tower cranes.

At bC India, we will display our New Generation Anti-collision device CXT 90-IIB system for tower cranes. This Anti-collision and zone protection device can be easily installed with any make or model tower crane. The same device can also be used as safe load indicator.

This system provides a clear visual position to the crane operator about all the installed cranes, structures, towers and even trees as programmed around it by which the collision/accidents can be avoided.

The CXT 90-IIB system includes high performance micro processor, Software, wireless radio communication system and sensors to deliver accurate communication, data analysis, control, braking and data storage features. Touch Screen Monitor makes the installation and site setup simple.

GJJ Tower Crane

This is an advanced ground monitoring system through which the basic setup such as tower crane data, prohibited zone, obstacle, site boundary height changes etc can be configured/changed and uploaded to all cranes simultaneously by wireless communication system. The site personnel need not to climb individual crane to execute site changes such as crane height increase, zone protection etc.

Caterpillar

Ramesh Tipirneni
Mr. Ramesh Tipirneni
Country manager, Caterpillar India
Caterpillar has the widest range of equipment from which an ideal combination of road construction machines can be used for different terrain and end-uses. All Cat® products are built to last long and offer World Class technology, Lowest Lifecycle costs and Highest Profitability for our customers. The Cat 320D Hydraulic Excavators, 120K2 Motor Grader, 950H Wheel Loaders and the D6R Dozer are global leaders in their particular class and these products have proved to be bestsellers here in India as well.

Cat Hydraulic Excavator
Building on the solid performance of its predecessor 320D, the new 320D Series 2 Hydraulic Excavator is an exceptionally reliable, highly productive machine that lowers operating costs through reduced fuel consumption and simplified routine maintenance. The 320D Series 2 machine features a new engine, powerful hydraulic system, durable main structures and a refined operator station. Depending on the region, the 320D can be configured with a standard or a long undercarriage. It comes with a smaller and high efficiency pilot pump and newly designed main pump that boasts an increased Hydraulic efficiency by 3%. Efficiency is increased by minimizing extra gap between gears and gear case in order to reduce oil agitation.

Caterpillar at bC India will display its world-class machines along with many road construction and utility equipment. Also on display will be Customer Support offerings that Caterpillar and our Dealers (Gmmco & TIPL) can deliver. Moreover, we will be showcasing our product support solutions, rental and used equipment solutions, Cat financial services, and technology solutions at the show.

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Kaushik and Cesan JV to Manufacture Asphalt Batch Mix Plant in India

Commitment to offer Global Quality at Economical Price
Saumil Shah
Mr. Saumil Shah, Director,
Kaushik Cesan Equipments India Pvt. Ltd
Ahmedabad (India) based Asphalt and concrete plants manufacturer Kaushik Engineering Works has recently cemented a strategic technical collaboration with a Turkish leading mobile and stationary asphalt plants manufacturer Cesan Ltd to further strengthen its products range by manufacturing Asphalt batch mix plant of higher capacity and global standard in India.

Kaushik has been operating with great success in the Indian market since 2000 and frequently increasing its production capacity and geographical presence. Its recent JV 'Kaushik Cesan Equipments India Pvt. Ltd.' is an icing on the cake with which it aims to increase its manufacturing capacity and capability as Cesan world-standard products are in great demand both in the country and abroad.

On this partnership, Mr. Saumil Shah, Director, KEW says, "Our cardinal objective is to serve a wide array of industries with low cost, reliable, and high quality machines. Further, in our endeavor to serve our clients with global quality products, we have collaborated with Cesan to manufacture Asphalt batch mix plants in India whose demand is growing faster in the country. Through this JV, we will manufacture the plants in various designs and capacities ranging from 90-300 tph depending upon the customer needs and demand. Our first Indian manufactured Asphalt batch mix plant is ready to be displayed at bC India."

Kaushik Asphalt Batch Mix Plant

Elaborating on the features of this global standard product he apprises, Kaushik-Cesan Asphalt batch mix plants are designed for maximum efficiency and minimum operation cost. The plant can reduce energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and improve efficiencies by reducing fuel consumption with its completely self-designed dryer which operates in basic principle heat transfer to the aggregate. For each tonne of asphalt a minimum 1 litre of fuel can be saved.

Any sort of liquid (fuel-oil, diesel) natural gas or LPG can be used in the asphalt plants. Operating cost is low because of low energy needed, optimized fuel consumption, long life of system units and minimized maintenance needs. The operation of the plant can be controlled continuously through the computer monitor on the operator table manually, semi-automatically and automatically. Apart from these, modular structure of the products provides easy erection and replacement in a very short time."

Cesan Asphalt Batch Mix Plants
Furthermore, the plants are safe with respect to noise, dust, and heat. It is environment and user-friendly. Dimensions of the units are designed as they are convenient to the global road transporting gauges. It is improved for fast dismantling and reassembling. Affordability, end product consistency, cost efficient production rates, user-friendly operations and simplicity of erection are some of the driving factors and USPs of the plant," he affirms.

Mr. Shah says, "Our commitment to finest quality service delivery makes us one of the most renowned construction, production and manufacturing companies not only in India but also across the globe. The purpose behind the JV between the two entities is to serve the global clientele with outstanding engineering, manufacturing, and production services."

Kaushik commenced its operation a decade back and since then the company has been increasing its geographical presence not only in India but also in the overseas markets. At present, its products are exported to South Asian, African and Middle East countries and recently to Europe as well. The company entered into the European market by selling its plant in Poland. Around 50% of its products are sold in export market and it is aggressively promoting the sales of its products in the Latin American and Eastern European markets.

Manufacturing Strength & Quality assurance
Talking about their manufacturing strength Mr. Shah informs, "We possess a state-of-the-art manufacturing unit supported by up-to-the-minute technology and machinery. The components, machines and equipment that we manufacture undergo most stringent quality checks. We have a professional team of engineers for undertaking the projects in the most efficient and affordable manner even in the most adverse conditions.

In his concluding remarks he quips that the voice of the customer will always drive the development of Kaushik's strategic plans and actions. Our strategic JV with Cesan is going to serve with activities such as engineering, know-how, assembling, technical service, and spare part services. Last but not the least is our commitment to offering global quality at economical price.

LiuGong

Nischal Mehrotra
Mr. Nischal Mehrotra Director Sales and Service, Liugong
LiuGong, a leader in manufacturing full line of extreme duty equipment, is all set to demonstrate its strength in bC India 14 at Greater Noida.

bC India serves as a platform for business rendezvous between end users and equipment manufacturers. The purpose of this event is to bring all the professionals and other players related to a common platform. The expo presents an extensive range of construction products, services, technologies & equipment. Moreover, LiuGong has something new to present to its customer this year notably for RMC, Material Mixing, Hot-Mix plant, and batching plant. bC India is a wonderful platform for us to meet, interact, create & boost the growth potential & generate new business opportunities.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
Liugong Wheel Loader
LiuGong India is all set to launch its new 2 Ton wheel loader CLG 818C BSIII. This new 2 ton wheel loader has been developed with stringent quality control and follows the LiuGong standards. The machine is designed for application in Glass industry, paper mills, scrap handling in steel plant, sugar mills and crusher application customers.

LiuGong CLG818C BSIII is equipped with Kirloskar 4R1040TC engine with rated power of 56kw. Ideally suited for the Indian market, the CLG818C BSIII meets India's BSIII emission standard. Featuring YJ280 single phase torque converter and BD05 counter shaft-type power shift transmission, the CLG818C BSIII offers big traction force with high reliability. The accurate matching of the torque converter and the engine ensures high speed and low fuel consumption

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
The government's 'Make in India' initiative aims to increase the share of manufacturing to 25% of GDP by 2022 from the current 12%. The PM's this initiative would have an impact on the ports, mining industry, roads and highways and the development in these sectors boost the growth of construction equipment in India. 100% FDI is allowed under the automatic route for projects related to the construction and maintenance of ports and harbors, exploration, mining, minerals processing and metallurgy & road and highways sector subject to applicable regulations and laws. Needless to say, Make in India programme is not just an option but a national imperative that is needed to keep pace with global growth.

Murphy by Enovation Controls

Harpreet Singh Wahan
Mr. Harpreet Singh Wahan,
GM - Sales & Marketing,
Enovation Controls India
Murphy has been participating at bC India since the first edition and is continuing its relationship with them this year too. We are bullish on the Indian CE segment and bC India has a great platform to show our capabilities and interact with the industry. Murphy is in Hall 7, Stand D01.

Products on Display
Murphy will display its Powercore IX3212 - Intelligent Expansion Power Module which was launched this year. This is a state-of-the-art High current module for rugged equipment.

We are also exhibiting our 7 inch Rugged Touch Display, and Wheel Loader Weighing system for the first time along with the all new MPC20 - Controller unit. Overall, we are focussing on Total Equipment Integration solutions for our customers.

Sustainable Features
Murphy Enovation Controls
Murphy is one of the leaders in Integrating Mechnical & Electronic Engines into equipment. All our Powerview Displays are capable of working with the latest TIER IV Final Engines which are very low on emission. These displays ensure that our customers equipment is "Future Safe" and totally capable of taking the latest engines globally available.

Adding to this, the Powercore IX3212 module reduces cost and complications in wiring harnesses and vastly improves Power Management in the equipment. This helps reduce assembly costs, service times and overall makes these equipment very service-friendly. That is what we believe is the way forward.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
It's definitely a proactive thought and should get all the backing it needs. In my view, it needs to be firstly backed by the necessary modifications in rules and regulations that make it easy to setup and do business in India. This if done well will encourage companies like ours to further invest and work more closely with the Indian CE OEMs. This will make them globally competitive and that can only be a good thing.

Growth Overview of CE industry & Murphy Business
We, at Murphy, see good days ahead for the Indian CE and Mining industry. Technology acceptance is going to be a key in making our equipment globally competitive. I see no reason why Indian home grown companies can't be globally recognized manufacturers. In the next 3 to 5 years, we will see more Indian companies getting things right and growing at the rate of 8 - 10% YOY, which I beleive is very much possible. Companies like Murphy will also play an important role to facilitate this and support the OEMs achieve this.

PMP Industries: Consolidating the Results

Luigino Pozzo
Mr. Luigino Pozzo, President,
PMP Industries
The year 2014 is an important year for PMP Industries: during the last months the relevant results of the previous years have been consolidated. This was largely possible due to the commitments and the efforts in continuous technical improvements, in developing new solutions and in customers' problems solving: all these for delivering the best high-tech products to the markets to satisfy specific needs.

Strategic Alliance: PMP and Linde Hydraulics
Compact Mixer Trucks Gearboxes
PMBec series, compact Mixer Trucks Gearboxes
In mid-2014, PMP signed an important strategic agreement with Linde Hydraulics, the global developer and supplier of modular drive systems consisting of hydraulics, electrical engineering and electronics that broadens each other's product portfolio, sales channels and regional coverage. Customers in construction, agriculture, forestry, mining and other mobile machinery segments can benefit now globally from complete drive system solutions for self-propelled machines in both - open and closed circuit applications. Linde is able to offer PMP's wide range of swing, track and wheel drives, along with hydraulic plug-in motors while PMP can add Linde's sophisticated range of heavy duty hydraulic pumps, motors and main control valves to its portfolio. Both companies will offer the other party's products through their own extensive sales and service networks to utilize individual regional strength.

Linde Hydraulics is well positioned and established in Western markets while PMP is particularly strong in growth regions. With this strategic agreement, PMP is now able to provide the Applications manufacturers with even more broader and tailored complete solutions. These technical solutions tailored for specific applications are the result of the company philosophy that sees the investment in research and development as a vital step in the growth and development of any company in today's global markets. Even in difficult years, where the performance of the economy is unpredictable, PMP Industries has always invested heavily in the development of innovative new products.

Travel Drives Integrated Motor
PMCI series, Travel Drives with Integrated Motor
In the last 10 years, the company has designed and developed an impressive range of new products characterized by high technology and high innovation rate. The company has protected these investments, registering several patents worldwide. Several products have been studied to meet customer technical requests and market-specific needs. A striking example is the very compact mixer truck gearbox PMBec, 55% shorter and 50% lighter than the traditional solution. This innovative solution represents a breakthrough in mixer drives technology: outstanding weight reduction (40%) compared to the traditional solution that on a yearly basis could mean an increased load capacity of 150m3 of concrete, outstanding length reduction (55%) outside of the mixer compared to traditional solution, possibility of mounting PMP hydraulic motors and total mechanical protection of oil seals from external agents (freeze, sand, etc) are the amazing features of this innovative product series.

PMP Industries in India
PMP Industries has been working in India since 2003. After the first year of direct sales from Italy, in 2012 PMP Drive Systems India was established and started the first local assembly line. The first model to be assembled locally is the PMB: the solid and reliable mixer truck gearbox. Within the year new Chakan plant of PMP India will be ready and early next year the production process will start as well. In the new premise PMP plans to install both assembly and production lines to serve the important local market and, in the future, all the Middle East and the SAARC area. PMP plans to strengthen after sales support and customer service in two stages: in the early stage PMP will have an internal structure that will take care of the after sales service to support and find best solutions to satisfy the customers. At a later stage an after sales network will be created to assist locally PMP valued customers.

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ACE

Pradeep Sharma
Mr. Pradeep Sharma
President, ACE
Action Construction Equipment Limited (ACE) is India's leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority of market share in Mobile Cranes and Tower Cranes segment.

bC India is being organized for the first time in the North. Since it is the home turf for ACE hence we will display our entire range of equipment including tower cranes, mobile cranes, crawler cranes, Lorry Loaders, Backhoe Loaders/Loaders, Vibratory Rollers, Forklifts and other construction equipment. Those customers who did not have the opportunity of visiting Bauma 2012, Mumbai orExcon 2011, Bangalore,will be benefitted by this mega event.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
Hydraulic Truck Cranes
Besides its existing products, ACE will display its newly invented New Generation Hydraulic Truck cranes (14 - 20 tons range) during bC which have following features:
  • These cranes use industrial driveline from Trucks resulting in improved gear shifting, better operator comfort and higher speeds.
  • Cabin is in front and at lower height. Operator sits just like sitting in a car. He has excellent all round visibility.
  • Overall machine height is much less as compared to present m/cs resulting in LOWER Center of Gravity and hence improved stability and very low chances of m/c toppling.
  • Less No. of structural parts as Front and Rear Frame are joined by pins having self aligning bearings providing flexibility in structure.
  • Rear Frame is connected to axle through Leaf springs providing robust suspension and jerk free ride.
  • Luff cylinders are positioned in a way that the cylinders move away from load when the boom is lifted ensuring safer operation.
  • Wheel Steering is standard just like cars and hence operator-friendly and facilitates easy manoeuvring of crane.
  • ACE Cranes have a special feature that the full rated lifting capacity is available even in articulated / steered position.
Sustainable Features
Our machines carry the latest technology and are according to the current green regulations of the country. In fact, our equipment are not only fully equipped with the sustainability features required in our country but also for the other parts of the globe. We are exporting our equipment to various countries across the globe where they are successfully working in all kinds of terrain. We have lately seen that CE exports from India have grown and the growth seems to be sustainable in the future. We shall definitely be benefitted by our readiness in tune with the requirements of the times.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
Unless the Govt. announces its policies for this sector including the tax reforms and benefits to its allied industries and the implementation is felt on the ground, impact on the growth of CE Sector cannot be assessed. However, we are all waiting for the announcements and are hopeful for the future.

Growth Overview of CE industry & ACE Business
With the new Government, sentiments are improving but the impact of this change is still not visible on the ground. We feel it will take some more time to see visible changes in the demand pattern.

ACE Tower Crane
Tower Cranes: If we look at sector wise growth, the demand for Tower Cranes is likely to grow from the first quarter of the calendar year 2015 onwards. Tower Crane demand is mainly driven by growth in Real Estate and Infrastructure Sector and expect it will grow by approx. 15-20% next year.

In order to drive the demand for Tower Cranes, we also offer Tower Cranes on rental basis, which helps a contractor to utilize Tower Crane without getting into hassles of fixed cost. Customers need not bother about operations and maintenance or availability / uptime issues. We provide the complete package which enables customers to work with Tower Cranes without owning them.

We also offer Self-erecting Mobile Tower Cranes which are of smaller capacities and work for buildings up to 10 floors. These Cranes are very good for smaller projects and are in great demand from tier 2 cities.

Forklift Trucks: ACE is today established as one of the largest manufacturers of Forklifts in India. The range includes Electric Forklift (1 - 3 Tons), Diesel Forklift (1.5 - 35 Tons), & LPG Forklift (3 Ton). ACE forklifts are known to be cost-effective, durable and high performance. ACE forklifts are registered with relevant Govt. agencies &Defence sector and have received some of the bulk prestigious orders from Govt. & public sector agencies like Railways & Defence.

Road Construction Equipment: Road Construction Equipment division of ACE has several quality products to offer like the Soil & Tandem compactors, Motor Graders, Backhoe Loaders & Wheel Loaders. The market is set to boom for these Road Construction Equipment once the Govt. Policies are in place and the effect is visible in the market.

The key success factors for the future depends on innovative financing and value-added services where the focus is on increased penetration of financing, leasing and rental services, providing adequate maintenance to equipment and training to crew, and facilitating immediate repair and refurbishing of equipment. The study also points out the importance of R&D and innovation in terms of appropriate product technology and pricing, product customization for different applications, product reliability and ease of use, and last but not the least, post-sales support in terms of service and training infrastructure, focus on maintenance of equipment, ensuring the availability of spare parts and widening the distribution network to service the client better.

Despite the prevailing global uncertainties, rising needs of better infrastructure, modernized methods of agriculture and growing complexity of mining/manufacturing methods will boost demand for technologically advanced equipment in these industries. Moreover, looking ahead, the growth path widens for the emerging and developing nations, which will inevitably be attractive destinations for machine makers worldwide. The new political dispensation lends lots of credibility and hope for growth in infrastructure sector in future.

Vipul Sameer Agencies Pvt. Ltd.

Vipul Gupta
Mr. Vipul Gupta M.D,
Vipul Sameer Agencies Pvt. Ltd.
bC India is one of the premier exhibitions in the country and was quite successful in its first time in getting quality visitors. This time also there is quite a buzz around the exhibition and we expect that as it is the first major show in north India on CE, footfalls should be good both in numbers and quality. With a stable and proactive government at the Centre, the sentiment of the market is improving on daily basis and we believe that this show has come at the right time when we are expecting a turnaround in the infrastructure segment. We participate as we understand that the real customer is looking for a place where he can meet the sellers of a wide range of products needed by him and take a real time look at the offerings which ideally a show like this provides.

Products on Display-USP and Technical Attributes
Our company is dealing in providing solutions- both product supply and service, to the equipment users in the concrete and aggregate industry. We produce and sell replacement wear and spare parts for various equipment including:
  • Concrete Pumps and Batching Plants for Civil Constructions and RMC sector
  • Stone Crushing Plants in both merchant selling and road building sectors
  • Grouting equipment for soil reinforcement and stabilization in underground structures
  • Asphalt Mixing Plants for road building segment.
While we shall be showcasing our regular products, we are also launching during this exhibition our world-class Shotcrete Hose for use in concrete pumping equipment used for mortar and cement spraying during underground works. This hose is specially made for the new age shotcreting machines which require high abrasion resistance, high pressure sustainability and high flexibility - all parameters to be optimally achieved for best performance.

Shotcrete Hose

Our USP is primarily our ability to 'Design', 'Develop' and 'Deliver' (3 D's) customized parts solutions to companies using a variety of construction machinery. We are also trying to add 'Delight' as the 4th D to complete the customer orientation of our processes.

Sustainable Features
We believe that by supplying parts of the highest quality, which ensure optimum performance and minimum breakdown in CE is the best, a solution provider like us can ensure that inefficiency is rooted out of the system. A high uptime of all equipment goes a long way in ensuring that projects do not get delayed and are also meeting the quality standards as required for sustainable development of the infrastructure with minimized adverse effect on the environment. Equipment are the backbone of any construction activity. So, ill-maintained or breakdown-prone equipment lead to poor construction quality and huge delays causing large scale wastage of time, manpowers and resources. This does not help in any way in taking care of the environment, which we feel should be the duty of all citizens of the nation.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
The new government has embarked upon a major drive of 'Make in India' which we feel was long overdue. A nation can progress only when it is self reliant and has a strong and robust manufacturing segment which takes care of all needs and desires of its population. It seems that this government is keen on actually delivering on the easing of regulations and registration processes for businesses. Production facilities provide cost competitiveness, large scale employment opportunities for the people, shorter lead times on projects, easy maintenance of equipment due to local availability of parts among many other benefits creating a win-win situation for the economy in general. An important thing which is essential to make this program a success is the ability of the local manufacturers to rise to the challenge of producing world-class machines and to pass on the benefits of local production to the actual buyers. Often it is witnessed that the industry is not able to take benefits of the government's patronization due to its inability to honestly pass on the benefits to the consumers.

Growth Overview of CE industry & Vipul Business
Construction Equipment industry currently is going through a very tough phase due to unfavorable conditions. Large scale delays, rising interest costs, undercutting and policy paralysis on part of the previous governments, have led to severe liquidity crunch being faced by the construction companies and it is a challenge specially for the bigger players who have multiple projects to survive the period. Lack of prudent financial policies and overleveraging has resulted in drying up of funds in the system as financial institutions are not able to recover their dues and are hesitant to provide additional funding to old projects or starting new ones. This has caused idling of resources including equipment and manpower. But the new government's policies are now firmly moving in a positive direction and we hope that a turnaround will be seen sooner than expected and stuck up projects and new projects should be starting at the earliest. Our company used this recession period to firm up its processes and resources and we are confident that with market improvement we are better prepared than ever to provide solutions to our esteemed customers when time comes in future.

Visit Vipul at Stall No. H8-C28 on the 2nd Floor

Wacker Neuson

Senarat Jayasekera, Director, Wacker Neuson Equipment Private Ltd.

Wacker Neuson being a Technology and Market leader in concrete and soil compaction, job site technology, excavation and material handling is looking forward to showcase its Light equipment range sold in India.

We are participating in bC India since its inception and always get a very good mix of customers who have used and experienced our products. We are also expecting new customers to visit us at bC India.

Products on Display
We are displaying our complete range of Plate Compactors, Tamping Rammers, Internal & External Vibrators, Job site Lighting equipment and Walk behind rollers. We will present our rugged High Frequency mechanical internal vibrators (HMS) that are increasingly being used by Indian customers for their greater reliability, less downtime, and higher efficiency.

We will present our selected models of reversible plate compactors that are very popular due to their versatile applications. We will also demonstrate Wacker Neuson state-of-the-art light tower LTN 6L which is truly a value for money machine that is gaining popularity at construction sites.

Wacker Nueson Plate Compactors

USPs and Technical Attributes of LTN 6L Light Tower
LTN 6L Light Tower incorporates a sleek, durable design, quiet operation and excellent lighting features. "Our light tower LTN 6L offers a revolutionary look. The housing has a unique streamlined curved design made from high impact composite. This material is incredibly durable. It's virtually dent and rust proof, which extends the life of the unit, especially in the harsh elements. These units are easy to service. As part of the housing, the panels on both sides extend the full length of the unit providing for easy and complete service access."

Borrowing from the automotive industry, the LTN 6L is the first light tower to utilize a stamped 10-gauge steel tub base which provides superior strength and full protection from ground debris. "The fully enclosed base is also crucial in reducing sound emissions. "The LTN 6L sound level is as low as 66 dBA at 7 m which is an impressive number." This steel tub base and all other metal components including the inner mast sections and outriggers are protected by durable powder coated paint, and all external hardware are zinc dichromate treated for extreme rust resistance.

Wacker Neuson's light tower comes equipped with distinctive elliptical light fixtures which offer a diffused and even illumination without glare. The lights can be manually adjusted without tools. The light fixtures come preinstalled at the factory, reducing set up time. The LTN 6L offers a 13.4-hp Lombardini diesel engine that operates very quiet. It is equipped with a 6 kW generator, large capacity 123 l fuel tank for up to 68 hours of operating time and the 9 m adjustable tower also rotates 360-degrees for light adjustment once the mast is raised. The mast mounted base winch improves operator ergonomics by allowing the operator to raise the mast without bending. Wacker Neuson's light tower is available with manual or power winch and a fully equipped highway ready trailer with torsional axle for superior towing and rough terrain handling. The trailer draw bar can be fully connected or disconnected with 3 bolts for storage and can be removed and stored as a theft deterrent at the job site. Wacker Neuson's light tower LTN 6L comes standard with a 230 V, 20 amp receptacle for powering small tools, lights, etc. Because the generator is wired in parallel, it provides full 230 V output, maximizing the available power for small tools, especially when the lights are on.

Growth Overview of CE industry & Wacker Neuson Business
Wacker Neuson, as a leader, in innovation and technology, has grown strongly in India over the years. Our light equipment portfolio covers over 250 product groups. The company is well renowned for its customer-oriented range of services. Our customers receive a high-quality and quick-response service from our qualified dealers, such as machine maintenance or repairs. Our sales and service personnel support local dealers with direct customer contacts in strategically important cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Odissa, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Vadodara, Bangalore, and Kolkata. In addition, regional dealers represent the company in other areas of the country.

We have increased our customer base and our market shares across India. We are represented pan India by our own personnel as well as by dealers, all of which augers very well for us.

We strongly believe in the Indian construction industry and look forward to the growth of the Indian infrastructure in 2015.

PRENSOLAND

Enric Solsona
Mr. Enric Solsona Area Manager for the Middle East and Asia, Prensoland
PRENSOLAND will invite the visitors to share our views about the full precast building in India focused on the scale of the precast initiatives, the related building methods and the necessary economic viability.

In the absence of concrete pre-casters, either in pre-stressed or reinforced concrete, the developers or the constructors in this country are willing to setup factories to produce the elements they require at the sites. This is a new business for them requiring a different professional approach and know-how.

With a 56 years of experience in many different countries, our company is ready to bring its expertise to the local constructors and developers in India for a sustainable and successful business model development in the full pre-cast concrete.

Prensoland Concrete Pre Casters

Products on Display
At bC India, we will display our concrete machinery: block machines and machines for manufacturing prestressed beams and hollow core slabs.

Our company is the only OEM designing and manufacturing both: (1) equipment for the production of pre-stressed elements and (2) installations with presses to produce blocks, bricks, pavers or kerb stones. The products obtained are specially made for their use in seismic zones.

The PRENSOLAND equipment offers: pre-engineered features to ease a quick and reliable assembly of the pre-cast concrete elements; different levels of automation to suit the necessities of our customers. The presses are adapted to new materials.

We offer feasibility studies, the optimized design for pre-stressed elements profiles, the design of the buildings with BIM software and the plant engineering.

Products Sustainable Features
VMI Vibrating System
In the presses, we include the partial use of fly ash mixed in the concrete while the electronic VMI vibrating system reduces the use of cement and the electrical power consumption.

Our equipment which produces pre-stressed elements use half to one-third of the electrical power compared to the other technologies with mechanical elements in play. On the other hand, the optimized design of the profiles reduces the amount of materials required to comply with any structure demand.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
The 'Make in India' program is a key to the Indian industrial sector but addressed to the indigenous entrepreneurial spirit, not to the foreign equipment manufacturers as a way to avoid the taxes.

The country has to believe in itself, its talent and its competences to definitely create the 'Made in India' brand as token of a determined attitude to never look back, avoiding old mindsets like the one that the foreign countries are trying to 'milk' the country once more along its history. It is crucial in this journey to modern India that the Government directives persuade the investors to keep their resources in the country.

Growth Overview of CE industry & Prensoland Business
In all the free countries, there are two rules that generally apply in their economies: the market leads everything or the business opportunities are result of a decision from the Government. The recent decision of the central Government to consider the affordable housing as infrastructure is an example.

The growth of construction equipment industry will most probably happen as a mix of indigenous production and foreign supply, where the import of equipment has to be seen for the technological boost that no doubt will speed up the development of the infrastructure and housing initiatives.

Hess

Manoj Kumar
Mr. Manoj Kumar
MD, Hess India
HESS group, a leading concrete products machine manufacturer with an impressive range of products in its portfolio is launching the new products such as RHI 500 and Single station wet cast press to the Indian market during bC India.

With the new government efforts to keep India as a Manufacturing and Export Hub, the German multinational company Hess reacts to this and decided to keep India as the sourcing and servicing hub for the Group. The company is ready to launch the new models RH 500 in different variants and Forest Press Single station press for India and neighboring countries. The special feature of the machine is the board size with 1200x670 and also available in 1300x670 to start with an output of 8000 blocks per shift which can upgrade to 14,000 blocks. This could start with a semi-automatic handling which can upgrade to complete automatic finger car system at any point of time.

These mid-sized machines will be produced mainly with the parts sourced in India. The critical and key components will come from Germany, UK, and Netherlands whereas the assembling will take place at Indian facility under the supervision of German engineers. The quality will be at par with German standard as the export market is considered. For the time being the countries around India will be the starting areas like Sri Lanka, Burma, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Hess Open House 2014

With its strong R&D backup and variety of quality products, Hess is all set to serve the Indian and neighboring markets successfully for a long time. At Hess India, every customer's unique requirements are first thoroughly analyzed and then the solutions are suggested accordingly. The company hopes to leverage its several areas of advantages and with its systematic approach and service facility could make the inroads to customers in the Indian subcontinent and other export markets from its Indian subsidiary.

Hess Forest Wet Cast Machine
Hess Forest Wet Cast Machine
Hess believes that the new government has been proactively bringing in much needed fillip and reforms to speed up the economy. Policy initiatives such as allowing FDI in manufacturing, infrastructure and defence and the annoucement of several tax concessions including special consideration for export oriented units has all come as excellent news. Moreoever, the company is expecting positive news from the banking segment as Interest rates and NPA's still seems to be on higher side and need major reform.

Witnessing the emerging growth in the Indian market, the Top Werke companies like Schindler and Prinzing are looking to enter into this market along with Hess for infrastructure projects and value addition in concrete. Schindler being specialized in value added lines like tumbling, splitting, shot blasting, curling, coating and grinding whereas Prinzing-Pfeiffer is into infrastructural activities and Forest Press serves the field of kerbstones, flag tiles, cable tiles, canal liners and dish channels. As India is heading towards major developments in infrastructure, industrial manufacturing, residential and commercial construction, the products from these Top Werke companies could contribute a lot.

Suretech Infrastructure

Surajit Mukherjee
Mr. Surajit Mukherjee - MD,
Suretech Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
Suretech is participating at bC India 2014. The slowdown in the industry has forced us and many other companies to just having a token presence in this show. By exhibiting at this show, our company wishes to introduce its products and technologies to prospective customers, create awareness on new trends in the piling and foundation business globally. Any business generated there would be a bonus.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
We are primarily into Foundation Engineering solutions, excavators and excavator attachments and will showcase Vibratory hammers, Hydraulic Impact hammers, Reverse Circulation Drilling rigs, Vibroflotation equipment, Pile breakers, Still Worker, Trench shoring systems, excavator attachments, Breakers, Augers, Vibro Rippers, Plate Compactors, and Material Handling Grabs.

The latest advancement in Vibratory Hammer technology is the use of Resonance Free Vibratory Hammers, which can work in city centres to drive sheet piles with casings noiselessly, this avoids bad vibrations to surrounding buildings, monuments etc. It's very ideal for Metro projects.

Products Sustainable Features Our all products are designed in such a way that they are safe and most environment- friendly. For e.g. our Resonance Free Vibratory Hammers are ideal for noiseless operations and can work next to even dilapidated structures without causing any damage. These hammers do not pass bad or harmful vibrations to the surroundings and thus can work in city centres and congested areas.

Another example is The Kowan Still Worker, which is a hydraulically powered, static-load steel pile pressing machine.Operated at ground level and by a wireless radio control device, the Still Worker is the safest and most environment-friendly system for installing steel sheet piles today.

Suretech Reverse Circulation Drilling Rigs

Growth Overview of CE industry & Suretech Business
Compared to the last couple of years, we hope the market situation for the foundation equipment segment to improve. Foundation equipment have always been the starting point for any important project. On the Macro level, other than Metro Rail, there are no new projects. With the new Government at the centre, we hope that many projects which were kept on hold for funding, land acquisition or statutory clearances, will be given green signal.

Jotwire

Keijo Kurki
Mr. Keijo Kurki
MD, Jotwire
bC India is the correct platform to showcase capabilities and contact the right decision makers of the OE. The electrical systems are the essential parts of machines hence our target is to attract more and more OEMs and generate serious enquires.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
We will display our Wire Harness, Cable Harness and Electrical Cabinets for Mining, Construction machines, and Road vehicles.

Jotwire in India is fully capable in Design, Automated Processing & Testing of the products. We focus on global components and quality with competitive price level for the Indian market. Moreover, we use best quality and global approved parts which are proven for environment and safety norms.

Jotwire Electrical Systems

Growth Overview of CE industry
We believe that in the next 5 years CE industry has bright prospects due to the current government's focus on infra development and 'make in India,' campaign. We, at Jotwire, in this period of time, will try our best to tap maximum opportunities coming therefrom.

Paschal Formwork India

Mr. Eldo Varghese, General Director, Paschal Formwork India

bC India being the International Expo which collects quality visitors from all part of the world, hence, we feel this exhibition is the right platform to participate and make people aware of the usefulness of Paschal Formwork System and its working strategy.

Paschal is in the segment of Building Material in this exhibition. So our main scope in the construction Industry is FORMWORK. We will present innovative concrete formwork solutions which stand for high Return on Investment.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
The products which we are going to exhibit include:
  • MODULAR System- One of the world's most widespread and versatile panel systems for hand set applications for any concrete structures also suitable for any segment in the construction Industry.
  • E-Deck system- Slab formwork ideally suited for construction sites without crane availability.
  • Circular Column system - Steel formwork for round and oval columns
  • PASCHAL Ident - RFID-Technology built into our formwork. Each panel uniquely identifiable by code opens new ways of financing and will help you manage your equipment and optimize deployment to site.
Growth Overview of CE industry & Paschal Business
Prime growth demand drivers for formwork industry are:
  • Construction growth in India in all sectors (Infra and Buildings)
  • Need of speedy and quality construction
  • Labour scarcity in key areas of construction
  • Extensive usage of concrete pumps
  • Safety requirements.
Paschal Formwork
These growth drivers necessitated the introduction of new technologies in almost all areas of construction. We see a wonderful opportunities for all advanced formwork systems in India. The new government's major thrust is on infrastructure and industrial projects developments which play an important role in developing the states and effects the countries' growth automatically.

Paschal progression in the Indian market is moving steady as we are into market for the last four years with making some reputed construction companies as our prominent customers. Our key business area is FORMWORK which is a starting step for forming a superstructure in Infrastructure and construction Industry. Paschal's main motive is to improve Construction in India. Power, Irrigation, Roads, Bridges, Oil and Gas etc. are the major sectors where our modern formwork finds application widely. As our Modular formwork system is versatile, unique and Flexible in nature, hence, it can be used in any sector wherever concrete pouring is generally carried out.

Stall Details: Indoor Area 1 (H-1 C-008)

PERI

Anibrata Routh
Mr. Anibrata Routh
GM, PERI India
We look forward to participate in the mega event in a big way. Innovation and competency development has always been a key area of strategic focus for PERI. Consistent attention to the needs of our customers is always at the center of our services. bC India provides a platform to the construction and infrastructure sector players to converge, network and do business through direct interaction with clients.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
We will display the following products:
  • PERI Tableform Slab Formwork
  • PERI UP Shoring Scaffolding System
  • PERI LIWA Panel Formwork
  • PERI Wall Formwork
  • PERI Column Formwork
  • PERI GRIDFLEX Grid Slab Formwork
  • PERI SKYDECK Slab Formwork
  • PERI RCS (Rail Climbing System).
When PERI started in India, we introduced the formwork systems which were used globally. As we went along we also started understanding the market better and now we have systems which are designed with the Asian construction industry in mind. The products which will be displayed by us are the most cost-effective and best suited solutions for different application areas. The need of the hour is to have systems that are less labor intensive and these systems have been developed keeping that aspect in mind. Saving time and labor is the USP of these products.

PERI Formwork Systems

Growth Overview of CE industry & PERI Business The government has been laying stress on infrastructure since the 12th Five Year plan was announced.

The five-year plan is expected to bring about a healthy growth of allied industries along with an increase in demand for construction equipment. Development of infrastructure is vital for the growth of India and the 12th Five Year plan reiterates this fact, estimating over $1 trillion to be spent during this period on development of infrastructure in India. This will certainly give boost to the construction equipment sector which is expected to grow at 20-25% annually over the next few years.

Nav Nirman

Bharat Patel
Mr. Bharat Patel
Manager Sales, Nav Nirman
Nav Nirman will showcase its entire range of Products in the upcoming bC India Exhibition. We are catering to the Formwork segment in the Construction Industry under which we manufacture Formwork H-Beams, H-16 and H-20 Beam, widely used in all the concrete shuttering areas of the Construction activities.

Considering the growth emphasis laid down by the new government, we are very much hopeful that this bC India event will contribute in huge inflows.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
Nav Nirman Formwork H-Beam
We are launching a new version of wooden Beam known as H-10 Beam. Keeping in view the emphasis laid by the new government on low cost housing, Nav Nirman a renowned name in the field of Formwork have come up with H-10 Beam so as to replace the wooden runner in the construction activities.

H-10 Beam is designed so as to overcome the use of conventional shuttering thereby eliminating cumbersome process of procurement of timber.

Due to its affordable Pricing and high technical characteristics, H-10 Beam is the best product to completely replace the wooden runner.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
India with its huge population is a demand driven country. Construction Industry is the second largest industry in terms of providing employment opportunities. Yet the demand has always outstripped supply in many products.

The "Make in India" platform will address the supply side and also provide opportunity to Construction companies to be fully indigenous in making their product thereby increasing the competitiveness of the companies in India.

Growth Overview of CE industry & Nav Nirman Business
The New Government has already laid emphasis in the infrastructure and Housing sector. With the improvement of macro economy and positive sentiment; India is poised to enter into the high growth rates of 7-9 percent in the coming five years.

Construction Equipment industry will be the major beneficial as the demand of the products will increase. Nav Nirman is targeting a growth of atleast 30% in the coming five years.

EPIC ECO Formworks System

Rajesh Nambrath
Mr. Rajesh Nambrath
Director, INDIGO
EPIC ECO is participating at bC India to showcase its innovative Formworks System - EPIC ECO FIBERGLASS FORMWORKS SYSTEM, to potential customers particularly in Northern and Central India. We will display our Column system and Wall System. Moreover, we have also planned to launch EPIC Light, a cost effective extension of EPIC ECO Formworks during the show.

We believe that bC India is an ideal platform for meeting wide varieties of serious customers across construction sector. As such there are various options in Formworks available to the customer, but we hope to present a unique system.

USPs and Technical Attributes of EPIC ECO® Composite & Fiberglas formwork system:
  • Save in time - extreme panelling speed
  • Lightweight & pressure resistance
  • Minimum number of needed elements and maximal flexibility
  • Extreme durability-long exploitation period
  • Overall implementation from the founda- tions to the roof
  • Practical and economic transportation
  • Ecological-friendly system,
  • Quality of wall surfaces
  • Resistance in all temperature conditions
  • Designed to be used in water
  • Quality of build in materials
  • Borrowing of the system to end-users and quick amortisation of the investment
  • Competitive price
  • No maintenance costs
  • Overall reduction of costs for building contractors.
Products Sustainable Features
EPICO Scaffolding
Since EPIC ECO replaces wood and steel used in construction, its uses have lot to do with the Environment and the surroundings. Our system is maintenance free, long lasting upto 10 years, faster assembly and disassembly.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
It is too early to actually comment on this. But this is a good initiative. Our Principal - EPIC Eco Group is looking forward for any opportunity to start production in India. Of course, there are certain areas of proprietary and Patent Protection in India.

Growth Overview of CE industry & EPIC-ECO Business
Although, the construction industry passed through a lull last year, this year we have seen a bounce back in certain sectors and areas of construction. With the new stable government and new initiatives like building new cities, we see tremendous scope of construction in future. Of course, it all depends upon how policies are framed and implemented, but the start is good.

MFE Aluminium Formwork

Ketan Shah
Mr. Ketan Shah, MD
MFE Formwork Technology India Pvt. Ltd.
We are participating for the first time in this event and hoping to add customers from regions where we don't have much presence as this event attracts companies across the country.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
We are specialized formwork manufacturing company & market leaders in "Make to Order" Aluminium Formwork & erstwhile company name (Mivan Far East Sdn Bhd) itself has become product name. Customer knows this product as "Mivan Formwork" as we introduced them in India with great success beginning 2001.

USP of this system is that it is predesigned as per customer requirement, fabricated in factory with precision so as to give very high speed of construction with good quality at low cost. We are currently developing hydraulically operated safety system but it is under trial.

Products Sustainable Features
MFE Aluminium Formwork
Use of system replaces wooden formwork which needs cutting of trees for manufacturing & are burnt at the end of life again damaging environment. Aluminium formwork can be recycled at the end of useful life.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
We planned to manufacture in India twice in the past but complex laws were big deterrents. If major changes are made in taxation & good infrastructure in terms of Power & Road takes place, we will look at it again.

Growth Overview of CE industry & MFE Business
There is bound to be exponential growth considering ambitious plans of government to provide house for all by 2022. All construction related industries including our industry are bound to benefit. Our industry in particular as there is clear preference for using "Make to Order" Aluminium Formwork and our company being Market Leader, will benefit most.

The Art of Scaffolding: Layher Allround Bridging System for Pedestrian Bridge

Mithilesh Kumar
Mr. Mithilesh Kumar, Director,
Layher scaffolding systems Pvt Ltd
For more than 60 years, the Layher name has been synonymous worldwide with high-quality and practically tested scaffolding systems. The company has worldwide presence with more than 30 sales subsidiaries. Its products are used for building and construction, in all kinds of industries like chemical plants or power plants, at shipyards and offshore. Due to innovative products, superior technical solutions and absolute customer oriented service package, Layher has become the standard in scaffolding systems worldwide.

The Allround bridging systems are the ideal complements to Layher Allround equipment with just few additional components, the load-bearing capacity of the proven Allround systems can be increased enough to create for example, wide- span footbridges or support structure for heavy loads.

The Allround Bridging system is a modular truss system that can be adapted to the respective application. The posts of the Allround Bridging Systems have wedge heads welded to the side, to which standards of the Allround equipment can be fastened. As a result, the Allround Bridging Systems can be combined with Allround equipment, offering a wide range of possible uses. A complete integration into an Allround Scaffolding structure (e.g. to transfer high loads or for bridging of wide spans) is also possible. The individual components of the Layher Allround Bridging System are connected in a time-saving way using bolts of diameter 30 mm. The connection to the Allround equipment is made using the proven Allround wedge head connection.

Layher All round Bridging System
Innovative supplementary component: even unsupported bridging structures with a span of up to 30 meters can be completed, or high loads can be supported thanks to the modular All-round bridging system from Layher

A standard Layher bridge structure mainly comprises two loads transferring Allround Bridging Systems which are arranged parallel to one another at a defined distance, depending on the required bridge width. A stable bridge supporting structure is obtained with an internal Allround scaffolding structure fastened between the two Allround Bridging Systems. The stiffening in the transverse direction and hence the stabilization of the Allround Bridging Systems is achieved with horizontally arranged bracing in the Allround structure. The bridge decking and the guard rails are fastened to the internal Allround scaffolding structure. The entire bridge structure - both bridging units in combination with internal Allround Scaffolding - is finally supported at the bridge ends. The support can for example be on individual Layher heavy-duty supports integrated into a separate stairway access. In some cases, it is also possible to support the end posts of the bridge directly on existing foundations, beams or walls.

With the new development of "Allround bridging system" Layher offers the optimal solution for the construction of a more than hundred metres long pedestrian crossing with free spanned bridge elements of 31 metres.

Temporary Pedestrian Bridge UK Layher Allround Scaffold Pedestrian Bridge England
Layher Allround Bridging System as temporary pedestrian bridge at UK (Drax Power Station) Layher Allround Scaffold as pedestrian bridge in England

Application of Allround Bridging Systems
When a footbridge is built, the Allround bridging systems are connected to Allround standards using the wedge-heads provided on the sides of post. Depending on the application, either event decks or steel decks can be used. These support elements permit pre-assembly on the ground and subsequent insertion by crane, which is a major advantage when spanning bridge across roads.

As a replacement for the closed bridge, the construction of a temporary pedestrian crossing was ordered which was to cross the road and railway parallel to the existing bridge. Tasks of this nature generally require project-oriented and therefore expensive special constructions. With the innovation from Layher, scaffolders can now offer this service much more efficiently with only a few additional components to the Allround system. After a successful appearance in Davos at the World Economic Forum, the use of the Allround bridging system for this project with supporting spans of up to 31 metres was also the optimal solution.

In order to derange traffic on this highly frequented route as little as possible, the construction was pre-assembled on the ground. To bridge road and river, provisions were made for two sections of 31 metres each. To compensate deflexion, these were constructed thanks to the lengthwise adjustable diagonal brace with a slight cant. Within only five minutes, the builders in charge were now able to place the two parts of the bridge onto the supports by means of a crane: during the afternoon over the river, and at night - during a short complete closure - over the motorway. One day, one night - and the bridge is completed for duration of approximately four to six months. Accesses as well as the middle section were, thanks to full compatibility, constructed with the Allround scaffolding.

Nova Formwork System

Nova group of companies manufactures many plastic products at their plants in Delhi and Bangalore from the last 35 years and introduces products which are of the latest technology. The company's products are plastic raw materials, plastic molded furniture, plastic corrugated flute board, Blow molded water tanks and Plastic formwork systems. It has recently introduced light weight scaffolding and supporting system for formwork in the market.

Nova formwork system, introduced around 4 years ago, is the first Indian plastic modular formwork system. "Looking at the Indian construction industry facing the tough challenges in cast-in-situ operations using plywood and steel formwork, it was necessary to introduce a system which could be easy to use and also reduce the cost," said the company spokesperson.

Nova Formwork System

NOVA Formwork is a plastic system & leading company in the development of shuttering system manufactured from Composite Plastic Material. Plastic Shuttering building system represents a revolution in the area of shuttering because of their universality, lightness, simplicity, durability, solidity, resistance to temperature change and of course their price competitiveness. This is the only shuttering that can work in salt & fresh water without any damage. It has very good surface finish with no need to plaster and also ease of use.

The panels can be fixed and attached with each other with the help of the locking handles which are of the exact size and they fit into the panels exactly and there is no gap between the panels when locked. The locks help the various panels to join together and make it a single panel as the panels lock very well and there is no leakage of concrete from in-between the panels.

While making the walls, these panels are attached in two lines having the face of the panels parallel to each other in such a way that the panel tie rod holes match each other and by using aligner / wallers the tie rods can be reduced and with the help of spacers have a exact distance between the two panels as of the size of the walls.

It has already been used in all types of construction like pile caps, foundations, rafts, columns, shear walls, retaining walls, walls, slab, beam, monolithic formwork etc. It is the best system for verticals and casting cast-in- situ cellular low weight concrete walls and has been adopted by LNT in their projects for inner walls in Gurgaon and some other contractors in projects in lucknow. The slab system is with the drop head system where one can achieve slab cycles of 4-5 days as well. Now slab plates are also available with plastic steel combination. The company has started rental of nova formwork for columns and slabs. Nova is open to associate with companies for its rental and sale in different cities who have a local presence in construction field in that city. Visit Nova formwork at bC India HALL NO. 8, A-49

ULMA

Surajit Ray
Mr. Surajit Ray
MD, ULMA
ULMA has been following a dedicated plan since the beginning of this year to participate in the mega event of bC India. The stall design and construction would be done as per corporate norms established by ULMA HQ in Spain. We will be showcasing our latest range of vertical & horizontal systems formwork relevant to the Building & Infrastructure projects in India following the trend of customers' requirement that we have collected all these years. Paucity of space has not allowed us to showcase hydraulically operated automated travelling or vertical climbing formwork systems. Apart from this, interactive media system and one-to-one discussion with ULMA technical representative should help any visitor to satisfy their query against all type of formwork requirements.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
ULMA Formwork
Formwork systems on display would mostly be horizontal and vertical system for infrastructure projects (Water reservoirs / Tanks, Retaining walls, Piers, Heavy duty slabs) and residential (Shear wall, column, Flat slabs, Lift core). Emphasis has been given on panel formwork system available across various categories to suit customers' requirements. Apart from that, the systems to display would cater to the most common formwork system requirements enquired by all customer groups for their projects in India. The USP lies on the panel formwork system which comes with finishes like painted or galvanized and inherent flexibility of adaptation to any type of structure. The focus has been reserved to those systems which are cost-effective, easy to use, quick assembly and disassembly, ensures faster cycle period and an added factor of very high durability. Apart from this, there will also be display of EVERMAX composite ply board to be used in vertical and horizontal systems which carries unique USPs like high abrasion and chemical resistance, 10 years long life span, 100% recyclability etc.

Products Sustainable Features Each and every type of material used for manufacturing of our formworks is 100% recyclable. The raw material sourcing has preferential selection factors so as to leave the least carbon foot print as per EN norms.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
Given a foolproof technology which has emerged out of continuous R&D exercise by ULMA over the last 5 decades, components manufactured in India strictly adhering to ULMA specifications and quality control can help follow the government's 'Make in India' programme and thus infuse tremendous competitiveness in the price of such system formworks. This can also help in reducing the gap in price between conventional and system formworks - thus making affordability easier even for the 2nd and 3rd tier contractors to embrace the technology by way of using system formworks resulting in better output w.r.t. quality and speed.

Growth Overview of CE industry & MFE Business
For the last 5 years, the real estate sector has really lost its sheen as compared to the exponential growth experienced till 2008. Positive signs of improvement and overall consolidation of this business sector have been experienced since the wave of a new stable government with positive growth outlook began doing the rounds. The Economy getting stronger day by day and inflation on a downtrend is having a positive impact on real estate sector coming up with lots of new projects with commitment to quality and timely delivery. We have experienced this from the enquiries received for system formworks from many construction companies who have been primarily using conventional systems all along. However, usage of our type of formwork system in the infrastructure sector still remains quite limited mainly due to price restrictions.

To summarize, the market outlook has definitely improved over the last one year and trending towards sustainable growth path for next 5 years at least.

Bellstone Hi-Tech: One-stop Shop for Construction Equipment and Industrial Products

Bellstone Hi-Tech
Bellstone Hi-Tech International, one of the biggest industrial departmental stores in Asia-with over 90,000 varieties of construction and Industrial products under one roof-has got its name registered in the Limca Book of Records. With over 40 years of experience, the company has a history of growth and development with a number of notable milestones in its name. Working on the motto to give its maximum for the customer's satisfaction, currently, it is supplying its products to most of the sectors including government, semi-government, private, educational institutions, traders/wholesalers and to quite a few associations, which include UNIDO, WEP, IAPO, UNOPS, UNDP, UNICEF, ADB, FAO, UN UNDB, WHO, and World Bank projects.

Bellstone, which is participating at bC India, will put on display its range of diversified products meant for the stakeholders of the rapidly burgeoning country's construction industry. While showcasing its products, the company looks forward to establish a long and fruitful partnership with visitors associated with construction industry. The company, which can also supply customized products is open to explore new market demands.

Among the exhibits include bar cutting machine, bar bending machine, batching plants, lab & testing equipment, hanging platforms, tower hoist, mini batching machines, mobile high-raised lift tables, vibratory roller, walk behind vibratory roller, mini concrete mixer, concrete mixer with hydraulic hopper construction hoist, multi function flooding, tower light, mini loader, etc.

Bellstone's Bar Cutting Machine is widely used all over India and abroad. It is the most selling model with full service back-up and spare-parts. Manufactured using high-quality raw materials, the machine ensures accuracy in cut and provides quick operation. Its Grade II driving mode helps increase its shear velocity by not less than 50% when compared to the ordinary cutting machines. High-quality flywheel increases the inertia torque so as to reduce impact load on the machine. The integral connecting rod and salient bent axle are of comparatively higher strength. Besides, enlarged case opening facilitates easy installation and dismantling. Cover of top vent of sleeve is fastened with 14 socket high strength head screws so as to prevent from frequent loss.

Bellstone's Bar Bending Machine is compact in size and designed to bend the bars up to 32mm /42mm /50mm in different angles and number of bends. Totally enclosed type case help enhances the operational efficiency, provided it has sufficient lubrication and dust-free atmosphere. Opening at both ends of the case can facilitate easy installation and dismantling of internal parts. The machine has numerating function to stop automatically, when get in to the specified number. The bending angle can cycle automatically with simple operation. The machine can store the curved shape of steel bar and keep it reusable.

Arrows Machinery

Tim Andrews
Mr. Tim Andrews,
M.D, Arrows
Arrow Machinery is the manufacturer of concrete Kerbing and paving machines from Australia and has been in the business for the last 30 years. Arrow machines are present in the Indian market for the past 21 years and are being used by major players in the road construction sector like L&T, HCC, GMR and so on. "Our products are very well-known in the Indian market so our focus at bC India would be to highlight the latest technological advances we have made. We ensure to meet all our existing customers and new players in the road construction business during the show, said Mr. Tim Andrews, Managing Director of Arrows.

Arrows Machinery

Our machines are tailored to the Indian construction conditions and currently we have over 130 + units of concrete kerbing machines working in India so we think it is important for us to display the arrow brand at all major exhibitions especially at bC India 2014.

Rightvision India

S.P.Rastogi
Mr. S.P.Rastogi
Rightvision India
Right vision is participating at bC show and will display its product such as PVC Cover Blocks. As bC India provides a huge platform for the various players in the construction industry, hence we expect to expand our reach to many new prospects clients through this exhibition.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
Right vision products are considered as Formwork Accessories and their range includes plastic (PVC/ HDPE) Grass Pavers, Cones, Plugs, Sleeve Cones, Chamfers, Gratings etc besides Cover Blocks for which we are the pioneers in India. We also have the capabilities to customize our wide range of products on special orders.

As compared to traditional concrete Cover Blocks which find wide application during construction, our plastic Cover Blocks are ready to use and easy to place or carry as they are lighter and do not require any binding to the reinforcements, cost effective, unaffected by vibrations / tempering, do not crumble or disintegrate, are stable, chemically inert and bond well with concrete.

Right vision image
The plastic cover blocks can be produced in thousands per day in Injection Moulding Machines utilizing multi cavity moulds. These do not require huge sheds for casting and curing and one does not need to worry for atmospheric moisture affecting the curing process. Our plastic Cover Blocks conform to international standards for physical and chemical properties like Compressive Load Strength, Chlorides & Sulphates content, Ash content, Acid Resistance, Density, Melting Point etc.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
We heartily welcome the new Central Govt's "Make in India" programme, being the pioneers in manufacture of PVC Cover Blocks, in substitution of concrete cover blocks. The fast expanding construction and building industry in our country has been using lot of machinery and equipment for best use of resources and saving time, labour and costs. Such deployment of machines / equipment is bound to leapfrog with the current govt.'s emphasis on infrastructure and housing. Hence the indigenous manufacture of construction machinery /equipment will bring down costs, save foreign exchange and generate much needed employment benefitting the national economy, and help reduce overall construction costs.

Growth Overview of CE industry & Right Vision Business
The construction equipment industry's growth is certainly linked directly to the growth of infrastructure and building industry. It is a big relief to note that many mega projects are ready to take off now. The present govt.'s announcement of establishing 100 smart cities and the long pending push to Infra sector will give a shot in the arm of Shuttering segment also and therefore, our plastic products like cover blocks etc. will be required in huge quantities while concrete cover blocks will not stand competition in terms of volume since they require 28 days curing time apart from expansive casting sheds at site.

We at Rightvision, therefore, are very hopeful that with the new decisive majority Central Govt in place, a very high growth would come about in the construction industry greatly benefitting the national economy.

Sicoma Mixers India

Prashanth Kumar
Mr. Prashanth Kumar,
Executive Director
Sicoma Mixers India
Sicoma srl is a leading manufacturer of Concrete Mixers catering to various applications in concrete (RMC) and concrete products (pre cast and dry cast). Its range of mixer includes Twin Shaft Mixers, Planetary Mixers, Turbine Mixers, and Continuous Mixers. Sicoma also provides consultancy and products for Concrete Distribution Systems. It manufactures close to 3000 mixers a month on an average which are extremely user-friendly and cost-effective in operations.

Sicoma globally participates in all major events to showcase its latest technology and products. In every trade show, we go with the intention of connecting with our customers, our competitors, industry captains and the industry in particular to understand more deeply and precisely the new opportunities, requirements and demands of the market. These events help us shape up our future plans for the markets in terms of product development, R&D, services etc. bC India is definitely one of them and a great platform to achieve this.

Since Sicoma Mixers India Pvt Ltd's (SMIPL) incorporation in India in 2007, we have participated in all major trade shows in the country. Our experience has been very encouraging despite ups and downs in the industry.

Sicoma Mixers

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
Apart from showcasing our core strength of designing and manufacturing Planetary and Twin Shaft Mixers, we will widely utilise the bC India platform to launch a new Twin Shaft Mixer MAO 750/500 with an output capacity of 0.5M3 batch size of compacted concrete.

Of late we have observed that Twin Shaft Mixers are increasingly gaining popularity in lower capacity plants (< 30M3/Hr.) due to low wear and tear, better productivity and quality of mix. The demand for these small capacity Twin Shaft Mixers has resulted in Sicoma designing and manufacturing the MAO 750/500, 0.5 M3 Twin Shaft Mixer exclusively for the Indian sub-continent market.

This Mixer has significant importance for markets here, as large construction projects prefer to have captive plants at site for concrete production. We are sure this Mixer is going to garner a large amount of interest among our customers.

We will also showcase our services and products for Concrete Distribution System (travelling buckets etc.), which we would like to introduce in India. Other products on display shall be our Planetary Mixer with skip & bucket arrangement.

Sustainable Features
Well, we produce our products keeping in mind the general requirements of the market. We believe in utilising minimum resources and delivering maximum. Our products are built on common platforms and ideology.

Views on government's 'Make in India' Campaign
This is a very good initiative by our new Union Government. For the past few years we have seen CE Industry proposing such initiatives to the governments, but they would fizzle out midway due to reasons beyond our control. They could be political, bureaucratic etc.

Sicoma Mixers India
But the 'Make in India' initiative coming from none other than our Honourable Prime Minister sounds very good. I am sure the new government will always devise ways to facilitate the CE Industry to implement this initiative smoothly and flawlessly. Referring to our new launch of the MAO 750/500 Mixer in India, it is truly our goal to manufacture this product 100% in India.

The 'Make in India' programme will contribute to the impetus the CE Industry has been looking for. The benefits of such a programme shall be many in terms of employment generation, additional capex and probably most importantly offering our customers world class products which will be made in India. But then, the markets too have to open up.

Growth Overview of CE industry & Sicoma Business
If you look at the growth graph of CE Industry over the last 2 decades, you would see growth peaking and at its best between 2005 to 2008. Since then we have seen mixed responses/reactions by CE Industry to market situations. Sicoma in India was incorporated in 2007, and we have been through tough times as well. I hope we have seen the worst. Since SMIPL's incorporation in India, we have supplied 300+ Mixers, expanded our capacities and are on track with a firm growth plan for the future. This is testimony to the fact that Sicoma is committed to the Indian market.

With a stable government in place, I am sure situations should change for better. We have already seen signs of market revival in the months of Aug, Sep & Oct'14.

LASCO

LASCO KSP 1001
LASCO is participating at bC India and will present its sand-lime block presses of the KSP series which are the cornerstone of modern sand-lime block production. Equipped with an electro-oil-hydraulic drive they compact from two sides with an accuracy of 0.1 mm and consistent homogeneity. This is a prerequisite for uniform stability of the block in its entire cross-section.

The two press punches may be adjusted easily to the filled in mass, thus saving energy, as only pressure required for individual forming is exerted.

Proven, reliable design ensures continuous precision by means of a rigid press frame with accurate guiding system and advanced valve technology which delivers the correct fill height to the mould.

In-process measuring technology monitors and controls production quality by continuously checking, and, if necessary, adjusting the block height and the force required for correct compacting of the sand-lime-water mixture.

Block heights of up to 350 mm are the speciality of the compact KSE press, developed especially for low heights of construction and foundation pits. It is used both for the production of traditional sand-lime blocks and - in a number of countries - for the production of blocks with aggregates (e.g. fly ash and slag).

The press design guarantees ease of access. The hydraulic drive is mounted on floor level. Filling device, mould box and block removal device are all integrated in a hydraulically driven compact component. The block removal is facilitated by a lifting device of high sensitivity.

An optimum cycle time is achieved by simultaneous execution of various operations, such as filling the mould box and removing the green blocks.

Depending on the size of the KSE press, up to 34 blocks (KSE 1250) may be pressed in one stroke. The programmable control system stores all quality parameters. Setting up the machine for different block formats and raw material mixtures is unproblematic. The quality of the sand-lime blocks produced meets the German standard DIN 106.

Stall at bC India 2014: Hall H3, booth no. H3.J25

Goldhofer

Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft - the world market leader in the field of transport technologies brings revolution in self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) segment with the introduction of the new PST/ES-E Heavy-Duty Modules.

The new generation comprises three heavy-duty modular transporters: the PST/ES-E 6 (315) with an axle load of 45 t, the PST/ES-E (285) with electronic multiway steering and hydraulically adjustable track width, and the PST/ES-E (385), the first modular transporter with an axle load of 60 t.

Goldhofer

With a track width of 1810 mm, the PST/ES-E (285) has 24% greater lateral stability than a conventional SPMT with a track width of 1450 mm. With a basic width of 2430 mm, it can be quickly transported to the next job and offers optimum maneuverability - with less manpower than is normally the case.

The PST/ES-E (385) is designed for ultra-heavy loads and offers the optimum payload/axle load ratio - with standard truck tires. And that is one of the keys: All the new self-propelled modules can be fitted with standard low loader or truck tires in 215, 285, 315, and 385 mm widths. In addition, due to the +/-135° steering angle and the larger tire contact area, tire wear is significantly reduced. As drive units, there is a choice of four PowerPacks with a rated output of 150, 207, 360 and 390 kW, two of which are already in compliance with the new TIER IV Final Standard. A hybrid drive is also available as an optional.

"Goldhofer's new SPMT generation is also superior to conventional SPMTs with regard to such decisive parameters as capacity, bending moment, speed and tractive force," says Jean-Philippe Martin. Due to the new drive system, travel speed has increased by between 30 and 100%, while tractive force is up by 27.5% and lateral stability is up to 24% higher. "These factors and also the lower mobilization costs are a source of real added value," Jean-Philippe Martin points out. For Stefan Fuchs, one thing is clear: "With our new PST/ES-E modules in the SPMT segment, we have proved once again that Goldhofer is the world market leader in terms of technology, quality and value retention."

MOBA

MCA-500 MOBA Compaction Assistant
MCA-500 (MOBA Compaction Assistant)
With the technological awareness there has been a demand of integrating automation systems in various applications of construction, mining and earthmoving to achieve efficiency and optimization of resources. This year at bC India, MOBA is introducing two of its latest automation systems for rollers and tippers, MCA-500 (MOBA Compaction Assistant) for rollers and LMS (Load Measurement System) for tippers.

Also on display will be machine control system; Xsite LINK for Excavators, GS-506 levelling system for motor grader and the Big Sonic-Ski® for sensor pavers. Apart from these, there will also be on display the new HMI concept for the OEMs who wish to upgrade their operating panels from the mechanical toggles switches to the latest membrane key panels.

MOBA Compaction Assistant MCA-500 is a derivative of its former technology acclaimed as MCA-3000, which is designed keeping in mind cost driven markets like India and Middle East. This system will assist the Roller operator to keep track on the Intelligent Compaction Value as well as Mat temperature in case of asphalt and can monitor the compaction process over a 3.5 inch color graphics display, to prevent unnecessary passes once the desired compaction value is attained. One can thus increase the efficiency by saving on fuel and time. This technology is suitable for rolling on both, soil and asphalt surfaces.

LMS - In cabin DISPLAY
LMS - In cabin DISPLAY
LMS-Payload Monitoring System for tipper is another addition to our product portfolio designed for monitoring the details of payload, number of trips, loading and unloading weight along with date and time stamps. The advanced version system is also equipped with built-in GPS and GPRS modules to log the location and transmit the payload report over a remotely located webserver. This offers a transparency of work done in case of work orders billed on contractual basis.

Better Leveling - Smooth Roads
The Big Sonic-Ski® with its unique feature which helps to eliminate the use of string line while laying the BC layers where smoothening of the road is taken care over road waves, which make the top surface super fine. The innovating measuring method with five ultrasonic sensors and its reliability make the Sonic-Ski together with the MOBA-matic controller a state-of-the-art system for leveling control.

Customized Application Solution with HMIs & Operator Control Panel
The MOBA product platform delivers components of premium quality for various applications. A wide range of controllers, sensors and HMIs comes along with a standard or customized housing for many different requirements. With its open, modular structure, all products can easily be integrated in existing systems. The MOBA product platform sets standards for components in the mobile automation industry and offers components to system integrators, engineering offices and original equipment manufacturers. The platform catalogue offers customers from any industry the possibility to choose the component which fits best to his demands even in small quantities.

Booth no: H21 in hall no: 5.

Sand Manufacturing with PROMAN Custom Engineered Crushers

PROMAN is one of the leading providers of complete crushing solutions which involve the process, the application and the system. The company has a state-of-the-art factory in Bangalore, for manufacturing Crushing, Screening and Sand Washing equipment for supply of aggregates and sand to quarry and minerals sectors

PROMAN focuses on:
  • Major accounts in the mineral and contractor segment
  • Sand plants
  • Road and Dam contractors in India and neighboring countries
  • Mines and Mineral Processing Industries.
PROMAN REMco Rockmax VSI-2
We, at PROMAN, feel that our U.S.P. is to provide innovative crushing solutions through our technology collaborations with world class crushing and screening equipment manufacturers. In collaboration with M/s REMco, USA which is a leader in reduction technology, we manufacture Vertical Shaft Impact Crushers PROMAN-REMco machines which produce cubical, well-graded, sound, mid-range aggregates, specification sand and other fine sizes. Whereas in collaboration with LIPPMANN of the USA, PROMAN manufactures heavy duty primary Jaw Crushers which have the capacity to produce 100 to 500 tons per hour of product. We also manufacture PROcone, a cone crusher which does both secondary and tertiary crushing.

Moreover, we have also technical collaboration with M/s Finedoor, United Kingdom to manufacture screens and grizzly feeders in India while in collaboration with M/s Aggregate Equipment Industries, USA we manufacture the unique Ortner for the removal of fines from the product available from crushers. PROMAN has flexibility in the form of PROMO series mobile crusher and PROMAN-TESAB range of Tracked Machines.

Manufactured Sand
Sand is one of the most important ingredients in deciding the strength and quality of concrete. Experts have recommended technical parameters and methods to judge the quality of sand. Fineness Module (FM) of sand is one such important parameter in judging quality of sand.

Materials which can be crushed to make sand are limestone, granite, basalt, gravel, andesite, sandstone, silica, and quartzite. In short, any sound stone used for construction material can be crushed to produce sand.

At PROMAN, we manufacture crushers which produce manufactured sand by crushing aggregates. Manufactured sand has a tremendous demand in India.

Custom Engineered Equipment for Sand Manufacturing
REMco Sandmax VSI is exclusively designed to produce sand and other fine products. It produces manufactured sand from hard abrasive rock at an affordable cost. It can be custom engineered to meet specific sand production requirements. Typically the power consumption in a REMco VSI is in the range of 1 to 1.4 HP per ton which is quite close to the power cost of a tertiary cone. The REMco VSI offers shape and grade advantage and the material goes 100% through the rotor whether it is "Rock on Rock" or "Rock on Anvil" design. The flexibility of the rotor speed, type of chamber and rotor offers greater control on gradation.

PROMAN-REMco VSIs are crushers and not just shapers. Better design and material technology guarantee lesser wear-cost per ton. REMco VSIs are easy to maintain as they can be serviced from top. The tips are "insert" type unlike the traditional "bolt on" type used by others. Lubrication is also easy as greasing can be done through centralized greasing block.

Dual Purpose Aggregate Plant
The plant for concrete sand manufacturing that meets the IS: 383 (Zone I and II) specifications requires an elaborate flow circuit design. The equipment consists of surge bin, feeder, automation, screen, washing and blending gates. Surge bin is necessary to provide a ready large quantity of new feed to the crusher.

PROMAN PROjaw Jaw crushers

A feeder is essential as it controls the rate of new feed introduced to the sand circuit. A feeder allows optimum and continuous flow or new feed. The addition automation increases sand production by 10-30%. The vibratory screen is designed for fine screening below 3/16" (4.75 mm). It may be 2 or 3 deck type. It can be horizontal or inclined style

Putzmeister

Wilfried Theissen
Mr. Wilfried Theissen
MD, Putzmeister
bC India, one of the most renowned trade fair shows covering construction sector, is a perfect platform to represent the consequent endeavor to create added value for clients and the whole industry. Therefore it offers an ideal opportunity for image and branding. Putzmeister aims to meet its partners from the industry, to exchange views and create a positive bond for mutual business in the upcoming business year. Business opportunities can only be created through an amalgamation of ideas, brainstorming and exchanges of Industrial expertise and this is exactly what Putzmeister seeks to achieve during bC India trade event.

Products on Display-USPs and Technical Attributes
At Putzmeister, we pursue a research and development strategy that is closely linked to our client's expectations. In the last 12 months, we have come up with a complete range of trailer mounted concrete pump BSA eSmart namely; the BSA 1404 D, BSA 1405 D, and BSA 1407 D. Putzmeister has successfully placed this new product range amongst the existing as well as the new clients. The OPS (Open Pump System) helps reduce the hydraulic oil usage, thereby helping to cut down on operational costs which, in turn helps the customers with long- term savings. Features like the HMI (Human Machine Interface) control panel and EGD (Ergonic Graphic Display), have levelled the convenience for Putzmeister's customers by allowing easy tracking of the machine performance on real time basis. An example of optimum performance of the Putzmeister eSmart range is the BSA 1407 D that recently performed 113m vertical pumping at the M3M project, Guragaon. With its presence at bC India, Putzmeister will certainly launch other new products, but since Putzmeister believes in solid partnership and trust, this will be unveiled to the clients first and then to the entire market.

BSA 1407 eSmart

Products Sustainable Features
As mentioned above, Putzmeister machines are smarter now and apart from being environment-friendly, It also largely focusses on the human and machine safety. The emergency switch on the control panel is very easy to access. It stops the entire operation of the machine when pressed in case of an emergency. The RSA - which is the grill safety switch, keeps the pump and agitator from working if the hopper grill is open, thereby avoiding accidents and ensuring the safety of the operator.

Putzmeister

Also, Putzmeister's NG BSF 36-4 is equipped with delivery cylinders of 230 mm diameter, which the company proudly names 'Big Mouth'. Its cylinders of 230 mm diameter are 32% more efficient in filling the pipeline than its smaller counterparts with a diameter of 200 mm. During pumping, suction is enabled to the cylinder and then pushed out through the pipeline. The suction is particularly difficult in the boom pump since the cylinders are positioned upwards to accommodate the truck axel. The usage of the 230 mm diameter cylinders leads to a better suction efficiency of the concrete which results in a better filling ratio. This is imperative with rough concrete. The "Big Mouth" solution reduces running costs, diesel consumption, maintenance cost on wear and tear parts for every cubic meter pumped.

EBAWE’s First Carrousel Plant Delivered in India for Precast Concrete Panels

Shapoorji
Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd. is one of the leading construction giants in India and abroad. The company is specialized in the construction of residential buildings erected with precast concrete panels.

For the erection of the huge housing complex "New Haven" in Bangalore, Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd. invested in state-of-the-art technology from Germany. For the delivery and installation of an automated precast factory, the market-leading supplier EBAWE Anlagentechnik was charged. The plant is utilized for the manufacture of solid wall and floor panels and is the first carrousel system of its kind in India.

The New Haven project has a built-up area of 1.7 million square feet and comprises 35 towers in total. It is a green township and designed by internationally acclaimed architects from the USA. With the new precast plant, about 70 flats will be erected per month.

Shapoorji
The carrousel systems consist of 30 production pallets circulating in the plant. The product contours generated from CAD data are marked out by the plotter on the pallet surface. The shuttering is placed manually on the pallet surface at additional workstations. After the casting process, the freshly poured concrete is compacted by a high frequency compacting equipment. The pallets are then transported by the pallet stacker into a curing rack. Once the elements are cured, the finished wall panels are removed by means of a tilting equipment. The floor panels are lifted horizontally in their later installation position.

The whole precast panel production is controlled, supervised and optimized by the universal manufacturing execution system ebos®.

EBAWE convinced not only with the right solution as global contractor but also met the very short deadline. The project started in July 2013 and the first precast elements were manufactured 6 months later after the long shipment of 2 months.

Shapoorji

Shapoorji Pallonji is very confident with the German technology and highlights the reliability and excellent delivery time of EBAWE that was able to realize the whole project in such a short period. At bC visit EBAWE in hall H3, stand no. K36!

Weber Construction Equipment

Sailesh Kadiya
Mr. Sailesh Kadiya
Director, Weber Construction Equipment.
The Ahmedabad (Gujarat)-based company 'Weber Construction Equipment Pvt Ltd', set up in 2009, manufactures and exports technically advanced hydraulic and industrial construction machinery adhering to the defined international standards. It boasts of providing an extensive range of hydraulic construction machineries and tools like mini reversible mixer, mobile concrete batching plant, hydraulic 10/7 concrete mixer machine, manual 10/7 concrete mixer machine, without hopper mixer, half bag concrete mixer and other equipment. Apart from these, the company also exports slab trolleys, tower hoists, block making machines, weigh batcher and other machineries.

Weber Construction Equipment
"The booming real estate industry is witnessing an upward surge leading to a significant rise in the construction works, and thereby increased demands for construction machinery. This, in turn, has opened new avenues for machinery manufacturers across the country. To cater to the growing demand, we at Weber offer tailor-made products that can serve the customers' specific needs," says Mr. Sailesh Kadiya.

Our mobile batching plants and batching mixing plants are engineered to perfection, and offer maximum output to clients. Highly efficient and requiring low maintenance cost, these products are widely used in the construction industry in both national and international arena.

Weber Construction Equipment
Weber's mini reversible mixers are durable in quality, have compact design, require less space and mix at comparatively faster rate. These mixers are easy to transport and operate, and assure the clients maximum weighing accuracy. Besides, the company also offers a wide range of hydraulic concrete mixer machines which are known for their heavy duty parts. Capable of working for long hours, these hydraulic concrete mixer machines are widely in demand in India and also in foreign countries. According to Mr. Kadiya, "All these machines are developed as per ISI and international standards to pass all the defined quality parameters."

Liftwell Hydraulics

Liftwell Hydraulics
Rajkot (Gujarat)-based Liftwell Hydraulics Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading manufacturers of hydraulics cylinder and jacks for use in industrial, construction, and agricultural sectors. The company produces hydraulic jacks for tractor-trailers and for tractor attached dozers to be used in agro industry. For industrial needs, it offers hydraulic cylinders for cement concrete mixers. Liftwell serves both national and overseas markets (Asia, America, Europe and Africa).

Spread across 10,000 square meters, the company's state-of-the-art facility is fully equipped with the latest hi-tech machineries supported by highly trained personnels comprising expert engineers and an experienced R&D team. All the products are manufactured with high precision and with utmost care to fulfill varying needs of the end-users. Each of the equipment is a true representation of engineering excellence in manufacturing and performance of designated production tasks. To start with, the outsourced raw material undergoes quality checks to determine its conformity to prescribed quality standards.

According to the company, customer is sovereign at 'Liftwell', and is served with utmost satisfaction at both while processing the order and after market services. In the process of delivering varied customers' needs, Liftwell gets exposed to numerous, typical engineering applications making it produce applications-oriented equipment and systems.

It develops customised products according to customer's samples, drawings, designs or brands, processing with supplied material as well as compensatory trade and technical cooperation.

Liftwell is willing to further cement its relationship with existing trade partners, while looking forward to get associated with new clients.

Impex Earthmovers

Commanding over 60 years of expertise, Impex Earthmovers is in the business of importing, trading, stocking of chains, filters, and HEMM spares, which include seals, kits, O-ring, universal joints, pistons, liners, cutting edge, end bits, undercarriage components, and countless spares to be used in Dozers, Dumpers, Excavators, Heavy Trucks, Diesel Generator sets, Drills, Oil-Rigs etc. The company, currently, supplies spare parts to construction sector giants like Caterpillar, Komatsu, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Hitachi, and other equipment manufacturers.

Impex Earthmovers

The company is one among the reputed suppliers/vendors to various government undertakings, semi-government departments, private sectors, contractors, cement plants, oil fields, coal fields, iron-ore mines, power plants and other mines and industries.

Impex Earthmovers
Impex Earthmovers is representing major overseas company in India including: PULTON Chain Co. Inc. - JAPAN, Champion Laboratories Inc. - USA and FRAM Filtration - USA.

Being a global manufacturer of Heavy Duty Filtrations for Lube, Oil, Hydraulic, Air, Water Separators etc. since 1936, Luber Finer/FRAM USA has started offering its filtration solution for road, mining, marine, and agriculture sectors in India from the last one year through its authorized distributor Impex.

The JV Company Luber Finer/FRAM is a major supplier of the filters to several worldwide OE/OES and has been awarded quality certificates by several OEMs. The manufacturing facilities of the company are certified with ISO /TS16949: 2002 and it has one of the industries' finest research and development programs, strictest quality control and performance standards that meet or exceed OE specifications.

PULTON Chain Co. Inc Japan manufactures all kinds of Transmission Roller Chains with their latest technology and systems to maintain the quality and tensile strength as per ANSI specifications and American and British standards.

Impex Earthmovers

In its endeavour to become one stop shop provider, the company is now going to launch a new product of Coolant i.e. Prestone - USA Coolant which is the ideal solution to help the engine last longer. Fortified with the new patented Cor-Guard(TM) improved extended life technology, Prestone prevents corrosion and helps keep the cooling system running more efficiently. It keeps the entire cooling system, including radiator and water pump, free from the damaging effects of worn-out antifreeze. It can be used in any car or light duty truck and can be worked with any color antifreeze.

Zenith Industrial Products

ZIP-36-36-C
Zenith Industrial Products, better known as ZIP, is one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of industrial fasteners in India. Established in the year 2000, ZIP is currently serving more than 150 companies of various fields around the country. The company offers myriad range of fasteners to be used across various industry segments right from light to heavy engineering industries, which include electrical & electronics, telecom, automobiles, etc.

ZIP keeps on designing and developing new products quite frequently, and thereby increasing its purview to add more industries in its clientele. Recently, the company has introduced a wide array of fasteners components, suitable for earthmoving power, solar generator, construction equipment, hoists, cranes. Components so developed are MS & HTS NIB Bolt, Round head with Sq Neck Carriage Bolt, Hex & Sq Head Machine Bolt, Eye Bolt, Hex & Sq Head Coach Bolt, Flanged, Castle Nut, Washers-plain, Machine, Spring, Star, Disk Fan, Bearing, Disk Spring, Wave, Tapper Washers, Circlip, Hex Socket type HTS, Allen Bolt, Hex Socket & Slotted Grub Sc, Plunger Screws, HTS, BSP, BSF, NPT, NPTF, MM Size Hex Socket, Hex hd & Sq Tapper plug, Hex hd, Hex Washers faced Collar plug, Hex Socket Allen Plug BSP & MM Size, Copper packing Washers, Philips Star Punch & Slotted Machine Sc, Self Tapping Sc, Solid Dowel pin, Tapper pin, Grooved Pin Ext/Int Threaded Pin, Spring Dowel Pin, Cotter Pin, Sleeve Pin/Rivet, Self-drilling STS Sc, etc. Other items are available as per drawing samples. ZIP believes that knowledge backed by technology is an important key to deliver better products. Further, in line with its goal to maximize customer satisfaction, the company boasts of consistency in quality at the right price to be delivered on time.

MB S.P.A.

MB Crusher Bucket
MB S.P.A., one of the leading players in the fields of crushing, demolition and recycling, produces the widest range of crushers and screening buckets for excavators, skid steers, and backhoes of all sizes. The company is participating at bC India and will exhibit its two crusher buckets-the BF120.4 and BF90.3, and one screening bucket-the MB-S18.

The MB crusher bucket is the latest generation crusher and the first and only crusher bucket patent owner of the multiples jaw movements, guaranteeing high levels of productivity on site. It can be used on the entire digger range and its application areas are far-reaching: from general building demolition and the redevelopment of disused industrial and urban areas to the treatment of materials from digs, from the earthmoving sector to roadworks, from quarries to mines, and from environmental reclamations to rock applications.

MB Rendering
Its versatility of use and advantages have led to the very high production levels of the MB bucket: directly on site, the bucket crushes any type of inert material and allows the product that requires crushing to be collected by placing it in a mound on the truck or in the site to be filled in, thus hastening operations.

MB Crusher Buckets lead to a significant reduction in management costs and in the recycling of inert material without going through landfill, a fundamental factor in terms of respect for the environment and savings on disposal costs.

Today, MB S.p.A. offers different models of crusher bucket, from the smallest, the MB-C50 (for mini excavators), the MB-L - which can be mounted, onskid steers, loaders and backhoe loaders, to the largest, the BF150.10, suitable for excavators from 70 tons.

Besides crusher buckets, MB has also designed 4 Screening Bucket models for its customers; the MB-S range, the only bucket that may be equipped with the intermittent system for screening damp material and increasing production by 30% compared to traditional systems.

Developers Can Gain Control Over Project Costs with the Use of Rebarcad Software Solution

RebarCAD software and its rebar engineering and information processing suite is a unique solution of its kind. Over 100 million man hours of reinforcement engineering is being carried out by RebarCAD around the world each year. In business for over 40 years, CADS is one of the world’s leading software developers, specialising in solutions for the international construction industry. CADS has an installed worldwide user base of more than 5000 customers, who use in excess of 50,000 copies of CADS supplied programs in more than 80 countries.

RebarCAD

Software such as RebarCAD from CADS India can help Real-estate / Property Developers to achieve significant material and time savings on their projects, which in turn ensure that developments are cost-effective and completed on schedule. Developers can benefit from suppliers who are able to minimise errors, reduce rebar consumption and prepare rebar quantities several times quicker than manual methods.

Developers can also benefit from contractors who have better control over the processing of reinforcement and Consultants who have more input into material quantities. This all adds up to better accountability regardless of who produces the drawings and BBS.

Rebar Fabricators can take advantage of Optimal Cut suggestions to plan the cut and bending of steel and fully utilise stock lengths. Accurate bend deduction calculations that comply with IS-2502 can help save steel before the beginning of fabrication. In addition, time spent checking and double checking drawings and schedules is reduced significantly, whilst edits and revisions are handled quickly and efficiently without large increases to costs. The automatic revision of BBS helps save 100% of the time consumed in preparing manual schedules.

For developers, ultimately savings in time can help increase productivity and enable more projects to be handled by one preferred Contractor. This plethora of data in turn means they can combine projects, to realise even bigger material savings through maintaining control of overall rebar usage and minimising rebar waste.

Mr K. K. Jagadish (Managing Director of CADS India) commented; "Quicker turnaround of high quality bar bending schedules (BBS) and drawings equals quicker and higher returns for developers! This reduces the financial risk for developers and increases confidence in the ability of the construction industry to deliver high quality projects, to budget and on schedule."

An example of this in action is Sobha Developers, headquartered in Bangalore, which is a renowned name in the industry for luxurious real estate projects in India and in the Middle East. Sobha Developers began its first landmark project in Chennai with the Sobha Meritta development. This luxury gated community, spread across 6 acres of greenery, consists of 556 elegantly crafted apartments divided into 5 spacious blocks. Sobha wanted to start servicing the site with BBS for the first time, with the key challenge of ensuring accuracy and frugal consumption of reinforcement steel.

Mr. Rajesh Shirakol, (Sobha Developers Senior Vice President - Structures, Design & Engineering) commented; "The RebarCAD software has helped us to speed up construction and we were able to achieve a reduction in the wastage of bars. The site has appreciated the BBS to a great extent, as we never did BBS before Sobha Meritta."

NBMCW December 2014

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