- Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India
Located @ Outdoor OD 14 and 15 (area of 2,499 sq m) Associated with Excon since its inception
With government's infrastructure development polices, there is good demand and growth for the construction equipment industry,÷ says Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India.
He shares more on the company's plans at Excon this year:
The benefit: We are not looking at Excon from a business perspective but as an excellent platform to interact with customers v both existing and potential. This will be a platform to showcase our latest technologies and innovations.
Our customers will have an excellent opportunity to interact with our product managers and application specialists and experience our new products that will be on display.
Recent launches: Wirtgen will present as many as five Indian premiFres in Bengaluru: The large milling machine W 195, the small milling machines W 50 H, W 55 H and W 120 R, and the slip-form paver SP 62. In addition, the small milling machine W 100 H, the compact milling machine W 130 CF, the recycler and soil stabiliser WR 240 and the offset slipform paver SP 15, the inset slipform paver SP 94 and the texture curing machine TCM 180 will give visitors an in-depth insight into the comprehensive range of Wirtgen Group solutions for road construction and rehabilitation.
With the new SUPER 1400 and SUPER 1403, V˜gele are presenting true all-Indian road pavers for pave width up to 7.3 m. The new tracked and wheeled pavers set new standards in everything that matters to Indian road construction companies. Both pavers come with ErgoBasic, the revolutionary system for easy paver operation. ErgoBasic simplifies the operator's work and provides comfort and ease. In addition, V˜gele is also presenting the Universal Class SUPER 1800-3 paver at the expo. Hamm is presenting its compactor 3520 with an operating weight of 20 tonne as well as the compactor 311 as basic version and the compactor 311 P with additionally powered drum.
For asphalt construction, Hamm is presenting two articulated tandem rollers: The compact HD 12 VV (series HD CompactLine) and the HD 99 with an operating weight of 9 tonne. Moreover, Hamm is showcasing the rubber-wheeled roller GRW 15 in Bengaluru; it can be used for both asphalt construction and earthworks. This year, Kleemann will exhibit three products from the EVO line: the mobile jaw crusher MOBICAT MC 110 Z EVO, mobile impact crusher MR 110 Z EVO 2 and mobile screening plant MOBISCREEN MS 703 EVO. The plants are characterised by compact dimensions, good transportability, simple operability and flexibility. The continuous feed system guarantees optimum crusher utilisation and regulates material flow. The emergency-stop control that covers all crushing and screening stages provides safety.
CE demand drivers: The past few years have been good with respect to awards and construction of road projects. We expect this trend to continue with the construction of 19 km per day and the government working towards 30 km per day. With this, there is an increase in demand for equipment.