SANY India, one of the leading makers of construction, heavy machinery and renewable equipment in the country, has turned market leader in the Long Reach (LR) excavator segment with a 52% market share in India and the milestone has been achieved in a very short span of last 18 months.
However, the company has not specified the number of Long Reach (LR) excavators sold during the period.
In Western India region, Maharashtra was the prime market for SANY’s LR excavators and it commands a healthy 62% market share in the state in this segment. In this state, it performed above than national average of 52%.
LR excavators have seen maximum demand in the states of Maharashtra and Telangana in the last year, the company said in an official release.
SANY’s Long Reach Excavators designed for better synchronization of engine and hydraulic system with extended and heavier components. The Long Reach excavator is primarily used in applications like well digging, river/canal cleaning and metro construction.
This machine is equipped with 8.5 m long boom, 6.02 m long arm and long crawler undercarriage having 800 mm track-shoe width for better operating safety and stability. These excavators are C-9 series of excavators equipped with Intelligent DOMCS (Dynamic Optimization Machine control system) which ensures unmatched productivity with optimum fuel economy coupled with superior hydraulic tuning that handles greater digging forces.
“Our leadership in the Long Reach excavator segment is a testimony to the exciting growth phase Sany India is going through. SANY is the first player in the CE (construction equipment) industry to command such product leadership in a particular category,” said Mr. Dheeraj Panda, BU Head and VP of Excavator, SANY Heavy Industries India Pvt. Ltd on the achievement.
He further said, SANY excavators are versatile heavy construction machines designed for India conditions which offer superior product quality.
Last month, the company had announced that it achieved a milestone by crossing the mark of one thousand machines from its India’s biggest plant from Chakan, Pune in a short span of just nine months from January to September in 2016. The 1,000th machine which was manufactured in the plant was Excavator and followed by Transit Mixture.
This China-based construction equipment company has performed well in the Indian CE market in a short period. Since 2002, SANY has provided over 10,000 units of construction equipment to India, and SANY Group Co Ltd has also planned to build 2GW of wind power capacity in India soon and planned to make turbines locally.
The SANY India’s manufacturing center covers South Asia, Middle East, and the entire African Continent.
Source: Information has been obtained from SANY India