Roads and highways continue to be a major driver for infrastructure growth in India and the government’s focus is evident through the significant outlay it has made towards this sector in successive National Budgets. Construction equipment manufacturing major JCB India announced its commitment to accelerate construction of roads and highways through its range of road solutions.
In an event recently held in JCB’s Pune facility, the company showcased its range of world-class, Made-in-India road construction solutions that are designed to transform the road making in India.
Vipin Sondhi, MD and CEO, JCB India said, “JCB’s machines have been contributing to the development of India’s infrastructure for close to four decades. Now through its Premier Line Road Construction Solutions, it is committed to contributing and expediting the building of roads and highways in both, rural and urban India.”
He adds, “JCB provides a full solution of products, training, monitoring, parts, and service, backed by the largest distribution network in India.”
JCB India organised a live demonstration of its machines to highlight the utility of each of the product that plays a pivotal role in the construction of roads. In the large Excavator category, the JS 205LC (20-tonne Tracked Excavator), the JCB 220LC Xtra (22-tonne Tracked Excavator) and the JCB 305LC (30-tonne Tracked Excavator) were shown live in action.
In the Compactor range, the recently introduced JCB116 (11-tonne Soil Compactor), the VMT860eco (9-tonne Tandem Roller) and the VMT330 (3.3-tonne Mini Tandem Roller) were demonstrated. The JCB 455ZX, the 5.5-tonne Wheeled Loader which is primarily used for bulk material loading was also part of thisactivity which had 12 machines in all.
JCB’s world-class ecoXcellence Backhoe Loader – the 3DX Xtra, the 3-tonne Mini Excavator – JCB 30Plus and the comprehensive range of material handling product solutions which includes the Telehandler and the Skid Steer Loader were also part of the demonstration activities at the work site.
“With Internet of Things becoming an important part of our daily operations, JCB Livelink has gained immense popularity in the industry. JCB Livelink enables users to remotely monitor machines. It maximises the productivity of the machines by providing real time alerts on service, operation and security benefits to the machines owners,” Sondhi said.
To ensure that customers derive the maximum from its machines, JCB recently introduced “Premier Line Solutions” which are specifically designed to give maximum value to customers through a comprehensive range of customised support packages. These packages offer real time and proactive product support solutions. Products included under the JCB Premier Line Solutions are the JCB 220LC Xtra, the JCB 305LC, the JCB 370, the 455ZX Wheeled Loader and the JCB116 Soil Compactor.
All these products are backed by an industry leading product support network. JCB India has over 60 dealers and 650 outlets, making it the largest dealership network in the construction and earthmoving equipment industry. These outlets are spread across India, employing over 6,000 trained professionals to cater to different customer requirements.