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Our commitment to development of smarter machines will be the highlight at Excon 2017

December 2017
- Shandar Alam, Director, Sales and Service-Vehicle and Hydraulics Businesses, India-Eaton

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Projections for the construction equipment industry have been encouraging, which has made the business fraternity bullish about the overall industry outlook, says Shandar Alam, Director, Sales and Service-Vehicle and Hydraulics Businesses, India-Eaton. He shares more on the plans for Excon this year.

The benefit: Excon will certainly be a valuable platform in bringing forward the optimism of the construction equipment market by enabling businesses to explore the latest product and technology trends in the industry. Networking with leading industry players also helps companies explore business opportunities that may propel further growth. We expect the exhibition to be an excellent platform to gain exposure to new and futuristic products, solutions and technologies in the construction equipment industry. We are also keen to learn from OEMs and other participants that are leading growth. We expect to strengthen existing relationships and forge new ones this year.

Product showcase: We plan to leverage the expo this year to showcase our differentiated products, solutions and services, and demonstrate how we can create distinct value for our customers. Eaton's commitment to the development of smarter machines will be the highlight at Excon 2017. The showcase this year includes various electro-hydraulic products such as the HFX range of electronic controllers and VFX display, along with state-of-the-art CMA valves. In addition to our wide range of hydraulic products for backhoe loaders, skid-steer loaders, compactors, scrapers, dozers, concrete mixers, boom pumps, wheel loaders, commercial vehicles, cranes and mining equipment, we will also showcase our solutions for excavator applications, which include the main pump, swing motors, track drive motors as well as hydraulic remote controls. Along with this, you will also get to see our wide range of fluid conveyance offerings.

Understanding customer requirements: With continued focus on reducing fuel costs, increasing efficiency and improving productivity, Eaton is keen to learn and share the benefits provided by smart technologies in making optimal use of limited resources to achieve exponential growth.

A case in point is the company's approach to dynamic machine control or DMC. With the transition towards smarter machines v where users demand better performance, greater flexibility and efficiency v dynamic machine control opens a new way.

Products like the Eaton CMA valve and Pro FX suite of controllers and HMIs v with the inherent ability to run custom software applications that can be tailored to individual applications v which can help improve productivity, increase efficiency, and enhance operator safety, will be showcased this year at the expo.