Agriculture to drive growth of JCB s material handling products

JCB India showcases its ‘Made-in-India’ range of Material Handling product solutions. Introduces three revolutionary products - Telehandlers, Skid Steer Loaders and Super Loaders. BK Jha reports

Agriculture to drive growth of JCB s material handling products

Apart from infrastructure, agribusiness, sugar, paper and other rural sectors would be main driving force for growth of JCB India’s newly introduced pioneering material handling products, Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of JCB India Limited told R&M on the sidelines of the launch function in New Delhi today.

He said that three class leading machine namely Telehandlers, Skid Steer Loaders and Super Loaders are would revolutionise the material handling industry in India. “ This industry is fragmented and unorganized, we are creating demands by showcasing our new products to different sectors like infrastructure, agri business and for sustainable growth of the material handling segment, we need to add a few more sectors,” Sondhi said, adding “ Agriculture sector would be our main focus and it will drive our growth with growing demand.”

JCB JCB India, which is a leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment in India, showcased its wide range of revolutionary products which are being ‘ Made in Indi’ with ‘ One Global Quality.’ The Managing Director     said, “All our products are ‘Emerging Market Centric. The industry is now progressing towards more safe and     reliable practices and through these revolutionary products we foresee a great opportunity to replicate the global best   practices in the material handling industry.”

JCB has been pioneering the concept of Telehandlers globally since 1977 and has remained the world’s first choice in this segment ever since. These machines are extensively used for material handling applications such as loading, unloading, placing and lifting material at various heights and reaches. Through the use of various attachments, this versatile machine offers the perfection of 4 machines in 1.

In line with global standards this machine greatly enhances on-site safety. In India, JCB offers three variants of Telehandlers – a 7m lift height machine known as the 530-70, an 11m lift height machine known as 530-110, and a 17m lift height machine which is the 540-170.

“Over the years, we have been witnessing a growing need for technologically advanced and intelligent product solutions in this industry. With the three product solutions, JCB is leading this paradigm shift in India. This world class range is a perfect combination of safety, productivity and versatility,” said Sondhi.

JCB Skid Steers are the world’s safest Skid Steers as they come with a unique side door entry.The Super Loader on the other hand is a perfect blend of value, versatility and performance. It is designed as a dedicated loader for loading applications at higher heights. At present, JCB offers two variants in the Indian market, a 3.1m dump height machine and a machine with a 4.0m dump height.

This range is accompanied with a wide option of attachments such as Power Grab, Drum Handler, Vibratory Roller, Industrial Grappler, General Purpose Shovel, Heavy Duty Fork, Crane Hook – Fork Mounted, Grain Bucket and Man Platform. During demonstration, these attachments proved its worth smart functions for different jobs.  

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