18 November 2019

Interaction - Thampan K S, National Head-Infra Div, Sunbeam Generators

We are well positioned with qualified dealers and trained technicians across India


Sunbeam Infra Equipments, a division of Sunbeam Generators Pvt. Ltd(a leading Manufacturing Company),is a prominent and emerging player in the Concrete Equipment Industry with its Transit Mixers(acquired from Greaves Infra) and now with recent additions of Batching plants and Boom pumps.The company’s core team, along with the team of well-qualified, professional design engineers, translates world -class engineering expertise into a successful blueprint that forms the basis for designing and developing its products. In an exclusive interview with CONSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES, THAMPAN K S, NATIONAL HEAD-INFRA DIVISION, SUNBEAM GENERATORS PVT. LTD spoke about the trends in the RMC sector, the company’s offerings and outlook for the RMC equipment market in India.




What is the present growth trend witnessed in the RMC sector?


Due to lot major projects around and Govt. is also emphasizing on housing, infra, smart cities etc; we are expecting very good growth as compare to the previous year.




Tell us about your product portfolio of RMC equipment.


As regards to RMC sector we are in to preparation of Concrete by Batching Plants ranging from 30,45 60 Cum in both inline and cross bin versions; Placement of Concrete by Mixer pumps and now Boom Pumps 37 Mtr and 42 Mtr in collaboration with KCP of Korea, then Transportation of Concrete by Transit Mixers ranging from 4 cum to 9 Cum both with slave engine or PTO versions.




Game changing technology/products developed by Company


We have newly introduced Modular and foundation less batching plants, Electric Mixers, Diesel driven or Electrical Concrete Mixer pumps and heavy duty Boom pumps ranging from 37 mtr and 42 mtr.




Smart technology featured in your products. What is extent of indigenization in your products? Do you practice ‘Make in India, Sell Globally.’


In our Transit mixer we have introduced Controller along with tracking system. There by the owners can have the ware about of these machines and control on operation and maintenance. In Transit Mixers other than Hydraulic motor and pump all other components are made in India and we also sell globally




Major demands made by end-users of your equipment. Is there a shift from initial cost price to TCO in Buyer Decisions?


Yes. Customer look out is not the initial cost most of them considering TCO




Aftermarket services offered by your company.


We are well positioned with qualified Composite Dealers with trained technicians across India and also with our own Team to support all our Clients.




Do you offer lease/rentals of your equipment?

No we do not have rental division now which is in planning stage.



Are you tied up with any equipment financing companies to help potential buyers with equipment purchases?


We are having understanding and MOU with all leading Financers and they are also supportive.




What kind of government policy will foster growth of the RMC equipment sector?


With affordable Home loans and committed delivery from the developer this sector will have definitely growth. More over the Smart cities and low cost housing projects of tier 3 cities implementations, RMC equipments definitely will have growth.




Your outlook for the RMC equipment market in India. Which sectors will be major demand drivers?


According to us the demand is always there for the primary products called Batching plants, Transit mixers and Concrete Pumps, so construction equipment industry will grow .


We feel High ways , Airports, Indian railway and Smart city are the few major demand drivers now.


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