Plans for bauma CONEXPO India 2018
KYB – Conmat has always actively participated and sponsored in bauma CONEXPO India since past few years, and so this year as well the company is an associate sponsor. bC India 2018 is going to be one of the biggest business opportunities for the construction equipment (CE) sector.
“We are launching many new products this year, besides displaying the new generation Stationary Batching Plants, Mobile Batching Plants, Road Paving Machines, Canal Paving Machines, Elevators, Concrete Pumps, Transit Mixers from 6 to 8 Cubic Metre capacity with PTO & slave Engine,” says Sailaj Verma, VP- Sales, KYB Conmat Pvt Ltd.
Future trends- concrete equipment
The CE sector is made up of five main segments – earthmoving equipment, road CE, concrete equipment, material handling equipment, and material processing equipment. Indias infrastructure sector is poised to grow significantly with the increasing demand for development of key infrastructure projects such as roads and highways, rural connectivity, urban infrastructure including metro rail projects, etc. Investment and implementation of key projects are the concerns of the construction and construction equipment industry. Government initiatives such as 100 smart city projects, urban infrastructure including metro rail projects, port development, would boost infrastructure development. Infrastructure and construction will prosper in the long run.
After a fruitful 2018, the company expects 2019 to be even better. With projects like roadways, ports, airports, etc., being announced, the company is working to be a part of these projects.
“Concrete is the future. We are looking to expand our market and reach, both domestically and internationally. We also wish to explore unchartered territories in the international market. We have some new products currently in the development stage. At the same time, it will also be our endeavour to upgrade and keep our existing product offerings up-to-date with the latest technology. Our aim is to be one-stop shop for all concrete equipment and are working to achieve that,” says Verma.
The company’s R&D centre in India, Vadodara and Japan is working in full force on some great products, while also focusing on upgrading its existing products.
KYB is enjoying over 85 per cent market share in Japan with an annual sales of over 7,000 transit mixers. Its low slump handling and high discharge capacity offers the best geometric volume and operating cost in the class. The centre of gravity is also low due to the welded chassis frame, and offers better operator comfort and road safety.
Customer support aids understanding and resolving machinery related problems immediately, thereby making the plant run continuously and minimise the shut down time. Multiple nodes are used for providing solutions online for any plant software related problems. Immediate solution can be given depending on the nature of the problem. If necessary, service engineers are assigned to the plant, after understanding the nature of the problem and cause of the problem at the earliest for better understanding of customer.
Dealer network and market expansion
“KYB-Conmat is focused in its drive to provide innovative design, state-of-the-art technology, and quality-based world-class products, which are well accepted in the market because of its prompt and effective after-sales-service and higher performance on price ratio,” he says.
As a brand, KYB has a vision and goal to expand and create a global presence. With this is in mind, the company is planning to increase presence for sales, and after sales to all the major cities in India and overseas. Apart from that, it will also be associating with new channel partners to increase its presence and come closer to its customers. Within a short span of time, the company will have large presence in all the major cities across PAN India, he added.
Our aim is to be one-stop shop for all concrete equipment and are working to achieve that.
VP- Sales, KYB Conmat Pvt. Ltd