09 July 2020

Table of Contents for Post Excon 2019

Spotlight- Caterpillar

Caterpillar expands its product portfolio to help build a better India


Exciting range of innovative machines displayed at Excon 2019.


  • New Next GenerationCat® 120 Motor Grader designed to elevate production and lower costs, launched for the Asia Pacific region.
  • A wide range of products including excavators, wheel loaders, backhoe loaders, skidsteer loaders, off-highway trucks and generator sets on display
  • Focused on ensuring customer satisfaction through impeccable aftermarket services.



Caterpillar, the global heavy equipment manufacturer, announced the launch of its new products for the Indian region today at Excon 2019.  With the introduction of the new Next Gen Cat®120 Motor Grader, Caterpillar aims to deepen its presence in the infrastructure, mining and energy sectors in India with innovative and cutting-edge technology.



New Next Gen Cat® 120 Motor Grader
Key Specifications
Engine  Cat C7.1
Net power, max., hp (kW)           156 (116 kW)
Weight, tandem drive, lever lb. (kg)        34,610     
(15 699 )
Moldboard width, ft. (mm)         12 (3658)


The new Cat120 Motor Grader was displayed alongside Caterpillar’s existing range of products at the prestigious Excon 2019in Bengaluru. Other products showcased at the exhibition included excavators, wheel loaders, backhoe loaders, skidsteer loaders, off-highway trucks and generator sets. The company is committed to delivering quality and service to encourage brand loyalty among its customers.                  


Customers can expect increased productivity with an improved operator environment, better fuel efficiency and more reliability from the new range of Catmotor graders. TheNext Gen Cat120 Motor Grader is engineered with customer preferences in mind and offers the ability to tailor the machine to required applications. Building on the top-selling Cat120K2 Motor Grader, the new Next Gen Cat 120 Motor Grader advances performance and lowers costs. Several reasons for customer preference include:


  1. With standard features such as ECO mode and variable horsepower, the new Cat C7.1 engine reduces fuel consumption by up to 15% compared to its predecessor.
  2. The completely redesigned operator’s cab features new air conditioning, seat options, and a large touch screen monitor with information display to deliver unprecedented operator comfort and productivity. The cab’s innovative connecting rear window design enhances visibility.
  3. New filtration technology saves customers up to 15% in maintenance costscompared to the previous model.



Caterpillar believes it is uniquely positioned to partner in India’s growth story – especially the “Make in India” initiative – with its wide range of equipment, manufactured in India for India and the global market, state-of-the-art technological solutions, and unrivalled global experience in project implementation.



“We have more than 40 Cat120K2 Motor Graders in our equipment fleet. These machines have been reliable partners in several road projects for more than 10 years. We really appreciate the reliability, durability and performance of these machines and look forward to the newly launched Next Gen Cat 120 Motor Grader adding value to our business,” said Amit Singh, Director, Apco Infratech, one of the longstanding customers of Caterpillar in India.






“At Excon 2019, we are launching the Next Gen Cat120 Motor Graderto expand our presence in India and serve our customers to help them make more profits.  Our decision to launch new products to our existing segments demonstrates our commitment to contribute to the India growth story,” said Gurman Reen, Sales & Marketing Director, Caterpillar Global Construction & Infrastructure Division.



Caterpillar is focusing on customer-centric initiatives across the country through effective aftermarket service. “At Caterpillar, we always put customers first and with focused aftermarket services, we aim to achieve industry defining customer satisfaction. At Caterpillar, we believe that the success of our customer determines our success,” Reen said.



Also, on display at Excon 2019 was the Cat 216B3 Skid Steer loader. The B3 series models are proven Caterpillar designs that have earned immense reputation for quality, low owning and operating costs, and performance worldwide. The machine’s wide range of work tools/attachments include multipurpose buckets, pallet forks, utility brooms (sweepers), augers, brush cutters and hammers, among others, making it the ideal worksite solution for a variety of applications.



Numerous recent product advancements in the Caterpillar backhoe loader line have been driven by voice of customer feedback.The Cat 426F2 is now bundled with four-wheel drive, multipurpose bucket option, boosted brakes, drive shaft guard option, air conditioning option, ROPS/FOPS certified cabin and a host of other exciting features to cater to the ever-evolving needs of the customers.



“The Cat 426F2 is a highly configured machine with industry defining features, opening up a new dimension for our customers in India,” commented Amit Bansal, Sales & Marketing Director, Caterpillar Building Construction Products Division. “The machine aims to cater to some of the aggressive topography and terrain requirements, where we have focused our efforts on getting the job done comfortably and safely.New product introductions and product improvements are a way of life at Caterpillar, as we aim to meet customers’ changing expectations and demands.”




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