20 February 2019

Table of Contents for Post Event Report

Interaction-Chander Dutta, MD, Elematic India

Our USP is State of the art technology, Engineering and after sales service we provide


Elematic India is a part of Elematic Oyj based in Finland, a world leader in manufacturing of precast concrete plants and production lines.  With more than 50 years of operations, the company has supplied technology to over 100 countries and to every continent. The turnover of the company, which employs roughly 230 people, is approximately 100 million euros, of which exports generate 95 per cent. Elematic Oyj has daughter companies and own sales offices in the USA, Germany, China, Russia, India, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates as well as agents in over 20 countries.  The company has production units in Finland and India. CHANDER DUTTA, MANAGING DIRECTOR, ELEMATIC INDIA responded to CONSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES.



Tell us about the product portfolio of your company, How do you assess the market in India in terms of cost/quality equations, sector challenges, and growth prospects.


Elematic is a Precast Technology company based out of Finland. We are in the Precast Business since 1959 and have established more than 4000 plants across the world. Being market leader, we have been in India since 2007 and have seen the positive market developments. India with its huge demand for Housing and infrastructure is a natural market for Precast adoption and that is now happening with huge volumes to be constructed in a short time. Challenges are mostly the same, lack of skilled manpower, demand for speedier and quality construction cost constraints etc, which we take as opportunities. India provides a huge opportunity to adoption of Precast construction technology and we are very positive on this.



With the rise in the construction and infrastructure projects, what kind of demand do you see for your products, which sectors are demand drivers for your products?


We see Affordable Housing has a large demand pocket for many years ahead and also infrastructure projects such as Commercial buildings, Hospitals, Stadiums, Factories. IT Buildings, office spaces etc. driving demand for Precast construction.


Your feedback on Concrete Show in terms of footfall and business generated, did it meet your expectations.


We regularly participate in Concrete show and such other major events across the country. This show has provided the opportunity to interact with our existing clients and discover some new. Overall it is a decent foot fall and business interaction.




Brief us about the new products your companylaunched at CONCRETE SHOW INDIA 2018 or you plan to launch in the recent future


We have three stages in Precast production technology :

  • SEMI- which is a startup plant and can also well adapt as a site-based plant.
  • PRO- which is for High production – Medium Automation
  • EDGE- High Production and High Automation.


We also have site-based wall production system and Partition wall production system called Acotec. Elematic is the only company that has technology for all building products.




What are the USP’s of your products Vis-à-vis competition.


Our USP is State of the art technology and importantly the Engineering and after sales service we provide. We are the only company who have a 90-member team based out of India with full service back up. We also have an India manufacturing plant that produces all the molds required for setting a precast plant.




What is the company’s approach towards innovation, environment and sustainability?


Precast is a Green zone technology and brings in savings of water, Concrete and steel. It is plaster free and hence reduce the pollution levels.


We have our innovation center in Finland and they come out with answer to customer challenges.




How do you expect the market for your products to shape up in the coming years?


We are positive of the development potential of India and we already have installed 25 Precast plants across India, with initiatives such as PMAY and infrastructure growth impetus, our products and services are expected to grow above market rate




Future outlook on the industry and from a company perspective.


Precast is just beginning to get acceptance in India and are very positive about the growth path of this industry.


Elematic is well equipped with the best of Technology, services and people and we look forward to serve our customers and prospects with the best in the Precast Technology. We are market leaders and intend to maintain that in the long run.


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