09 July 2020

Table of Contents for Post Excon 2019

Spotlight- Komatsu, L&T, Scania

At Excon 2019, Komatsu, L&T and Scania reaffirm commitment to the CE Industry



Komatsu India Pvt. Ltd. and Larsen & Toubro Limited put together an impressive show at Excon 2019, South Asia’s largest Construction Equipment exhibition, to showcase their technological strengths and service capabilities and reaffirm their strong commitment to the industry.



The show witnessed Komatsu, Scania and LTCEL putting up a panoramic display of 19 machines, making it one of the most comprehensive displays of Construction, Earthmoving and Road Machinery.


Coinciding with the occasion, L&T handed over its 50,000th machine - V. Prabhakar Reddy, Founder & Promoter, VPR Mining Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. received the symbolic key of Komatsu PC450 Hydraulic Excavator from Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President and Head, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery and Masaaki Kamizono, Managing Director, Komatsu India Pvt. Ltd. at Excon 2019.


Several machine handing - over were done in the course of the exhibition – the most prominent being 6000th Komatsu PC130 machine received by Vaijnath Bhalkikar of Vijay Enterprises Chandrapur.


Komatsu machines on display included a wide range of Hydraulic Excavators -- PC71, PC130, PC210-10, PC300-8, PC350-8 and PC450, which are popular in the Construction Industry and manufactured by Komatsu India Pvt. Ltd at its state-of-the-art facility in Oragadam, Chennai. D85 Crawler Dozer and GD535 Motor Grader, imported from Komatsu Limited formed part of the impressive product display. These machines have been deployed for multiple applications such as earthwork, land development, irrigation, blue metal quarry and set new benchmarks across the industry.


The cynosure of all eyes was Scania NTG G440 XT Heavy Tipper which was also on display in the L&T Pavilion. With its unique modular system, this G440 will deliver higher productivity as well as customized transport solutions. This machine is manufactured by Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd. and incorporates the advanced Swedish technology. Introduced in 2007, Scania Tippers  are marketed and serviced by L&T in India.  


L&T also offers a wide range of Road Machinery, manufactured by L&T Construction Equipment Limited (LTCEL)as part of the Make in India program -- L&T 9020sx Wheel Loader, L&T 1190 /L&T 990HF/L&T 491 Vibratory Compactors, L&T 2490 Pneumatic Tyred Roller, Hydraulic Paver and Skid Steer Loader. These equipment incorporate world-class features and are fitted with L&T DigiEye for tracking the machines online and for the display in L&T Pavilion.


During the show, L&T launched Komatsu Genuine Grease, Komatsu G2-LI, which is a multipurpose grease designed for all components covering a majority of the Komatsu range of Construction Equipment. It is an extreme pressure lithium grease with excellent mechanical stability, which means that this Grease maintains its consistency, for long hours of service.


L&T Pavilion incorporated a built-up stall with Mezzanine floor and a large viewing gallery. Recon Components such as Engine and Pumps, which have been refurbished at L&T Service Centres were on the display. A wide range of Komatsu Genuine Parts, which is the lifeline of the industry, formed part of the display inside the stall area. Special diagnostic tools, Fuel patch test kit, KGO Touch screen Kiosk were some of them. An exclusive room fitted with Excavator Simulator gave the visitors an opportunity to try out their driving skills.


For the first time, L&T introduced 2 trained lady operators in the stall to handle Hydraulic Excavators as part of its efforts to bring in gender inclusiveness. MS Dhoni, Ace Cricketer and Brand Ambassador of Gulf Oil, paid a goodwill visit to L&T Stall.


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