JCB India, the construction equipment manufacturing major, showcased its world-class range of material handling product solutions namely Telehandlers, Skid Steer Loaders and Super Loaders in an event at New Delhi.
Speaking on the occasion, Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of JCB India, said, “We are delighted to showcase our wide range of ‘Made in India’ material handling products solutions for the Indian market. 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 manufacturing Telehandlers globally since 1977. 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 7-metre lift height machine known as the 530-70, an 11-metre lift height machine known as 530-110, and a 17-metre 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,” Sondhi added.
JCB Skid Steers are available in two variants in India – the 135 and the 155. Skid Steers are ideal to operate in urban infrastructure applications or for narrow and areas which space is a restriction.
The Super Loader on the other hand is designed as a dedicated loader for loading applications at higher heights. At present, JCB offers two variants in the Indian market, a 3.1-metre dump height machine and a machine with a 4-metre 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.