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JCB India Celebrates Milestone: 500,000 Construction Equipment Rolled Out

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Priya Singh
26-Mar-24 06:06 AM

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The event was held at the company’s India Headquarters in Ballabgarh.

Posted By Priya Singh on 26-Mar-2024 06:06 AM

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The event was organized at the company’s India Headquarters in Ballabgarh.

Key Highlights:

•    JCB India hits a big milestone, rolling out its 500,000th construction machine from Indian factories.
•    Lord Bamford joins the celebration at JCB's India HQ in Ballabgarh.
•    The milestone machine, a Telehandler, offers safer material handling methods.
•    CEO Deepak Shetty stresses the Telehandler's importance for safer work environments.
•    JCB's diverse workforce and contribution to India's infrastructure stand out.

JCB India, India's leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment, has rolled out its 500,000th construction equipment from its factories in the country. The event was held at the company’s India Headquarters in Ballabgarh and attended by JCB’s Group Chairman, Lord Bamford.

He remarked, "India is now one of the world's strongest economies. Over the last decade, there has been a tremendous focus on infrastructure development, and we are glad to have contributed to this expansion with our equipment”.

JCB has been a part of India’s growth story since 1979 and its goods are employed for infrastructure development around the country. With six production plants in India, JCB exports 'Made in India' machines to more than 130 countries.

India now plays a vital role in JCB’s global business, serving as one of its largest markets and contributing to the global supply chain. The company has been continuously investing in India since 1979 when it established its first factory here in Ballabgarh.

The 500,000th machine, a Telehandler, is a multipurpose material-handling machine. According to the company's press release, it is a revolutionary new technique to handle material at heights that is safer and more productive than old methods.

Lord Bamford expressed his pride in being a part of India’s strong economy. He remarked, "India is now one of the world's strongest economies. Over the last decade, there has been a tremendous focus on infrastructure development, and we are glad to have contributed to this expansion with our equipment."

Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director of JCB India, highlighted the significance of the Telehandler as the 500,000th machine. This versatile equipment has made work sites safer and more productive with its superior design and engineering. As India continues to grow, JCB sees opportunities for the Telehandler in the material handling sector.

JCB is a global leader in Telehandlers, and as India grows, the company sees potential for this machine in the Material Handling sector. Furthermore, JCB's exceptional machines, including as backhoe loaders and excavators, will continue to be used in the infrastructure sector.

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JCB’s commitment to quality extends globally, with exports to over 130 countries. The company’s focus on delivering value to customers has earned trust and loyalty. JCB manufactures over 60 products in nine categories in India, and its gender-diverse workforce sets a benchmark in the construction equipment sector.

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The corporation has also set a standard for gender diversity in the construction equipment industry. JCB’s Jaipur manufacturing plant has 34% women on the shop floor and the Vadodara facility, which opened in 2022, has over 52% women. According to the statement, the company's design center in Pune employs over 700 engineers who work on both domestic and worldwide projects.

CMV360 Says

This milestone reflects JCB’s unwavering dedication to India’s progress and its role as a major player in India’s infrastructure development. This big achievement for JCB India is about more than just numbers. It's a celebration of all the hard work and effort that went into making 500,000 machines.

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