On the verge of growing demand if the earth moving equipment, Masterbuilder had one to one chat
Mr. Shalabh Chaturvedi, Head of Marketing, CASE India, to gain an insight of the present market in India. CASE Construction Equipment is built on the principle that simple is better. Their equipment is an evolution of fine-tuned products designed to solve real-world challenges. Therefore taking a point of view of CASE expert was pivotal.
Here are the excerpts of the interview.
Discuss the range of earth moving equipment offered by CASE?
CASE in India offers a wide range comprising loader backhoes, vibratory compactors, motor graders, crawler dozers and skid steer loaders which have been designed to face extreme climate conditions and operate in demanding situations.
The loader backhoe is the most popular construction equipment sold in India. CASE which is among the top players in this segment has a wide offering for its customers ranging from 76HP to 96 HP. The company recently upgraded its offering to PRO series Loader Backhoe with higher productivity and better fuel efficiency. These machines were launched during EXCON17 along with only loader – OL which is customized for the Indian market. Customers can choose what suits them the best according to the specifications.
CASE India has maintained a leadership position in the Indian subcontinent riding on extraordinary customer connect and support. The company launched globally renowned CASE Crawler Dozers in India in 2016 with three models – 1150L, 1650L and 2050M in the 13 T, 18 T and 20 T equipped with the hydrostatic transmission.
CASE has SR130 in its skid steer range. CASE SR130 radial-lift skid steer loader provides a reliable, economic and productive skid steer. Imported from the USA and powered by 4 cylinder ISM engine developing 49HP. SR130 CASE SR130 Skid steer loader is designed to provide best in class fuel efficiency, productivity and operator comfort.
How much suited are Crawler dozers for Indian terrain?
Crawler dozers are well suited for Road & General construction as well as in mining because of their high traction power. The tracks give them tremendous ground holding ability and mobility through rough terrains of India.
All CASE Dozers are equipped with hydrostatic transmission to provide best in class drawbar pull capacity and lower maintenance and operating cost. Tracks in CASE Dozers are XLT ( Extra-long track ) for stability and higher traction force. CASE Dozers are equipped with closed HVAC cabin with ROPS to provide excellent operator comfort and safety.
How is the demand for earth moving equipment at present in India?
There is still a massive amount of work yet to be done in the country, especially with government’s focus on Infrastucture development and projects like Bharatmala, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, UDAN and Sagarmala which will call for large volumes of equipment to complete them. We are ready with our range of construction equipment products and considering the set of conditions prevailing in the country and other foreseeable factors at this moment, we expect the market will follow an upward trend.
Which sector is foreseeing the most demand for CASE Equipment?
The massive amount of work which is being done in the country is calling for more and more of construction equipment. CASE equipment is well suited for Road & General construction as well as in mining. We have a full range of products including loader backhoes, vibratory compactors, motor graders, crawler dozers and skid steer loaders which are in demand because of the huge construction happening in the country.