VGK Murthy, Vice President-Marketing, Puzzolana Machinery Fabricators
With some major projects in Madhya Pradesh, Puzzolona Machinery Fabricators also operates in other parts of the country, VGK Murthy, Vice President-Marketing, elaborates upon the company's operations, offerings and future plans in conversation with SHUBHANGI BIDWE.
Tell us about your operations in India.
We are mainly involved in the manufacture of concrete machinery plants, road pavers, bar cutting, bar bending and twin-shaft mixers in the range of 15-60 cu m per hour.
Did you participate in the earlier edition of bC India? How different is this year's edition?
We participated in the 2011 edition and this year, both the exhibition space and number of exhibitors have increased. We are launching bar cutting, bar bending and road paver machines and the M12 mobile crusher here. We have also launched the 4-m road paver for concrete roads.
Where are your centres of operation?
We are mainly operational in Maharashtra, Bihar, Assam, Bengal, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
How is the market in Madhya Pradesh?
The market is not very favourable but as we are into manufacturing, we are supported by other states such as Maharashtra and Bihar.
Tell us about your prominent projects.
We have been involved in the development of universities in Madhya Pradesh, including Amarkantak University. Additionally, we also have dam, canal and road projects.
What support are you getting from the state government?
The state government aids us during the tendering process. It should form strict rules for builders and contractors to maintain quality standards.