indo-asian news service
CHENNAI, 6 JULY: Engineering company Greaves Cotton has tied up with Japanese company Nikko for fabrication work and is expanding its product range in the construction equipment segment, a top company official said today. It is also hoping to start exports of concrete pumps to Samil of South Korea from which it has bought the technology.
"Most of the fabrication work will be done in India for the asphalt hot mix plant for which we have tied up with Nikko, Japan. The control systems, burners and other critical items will be from Nikko," Mr R Nandagopal, CEO, construction equipment business, told reporters here. The Rs 1,873 crore turnover company has three plants near here ~ one to roll out road construction equipment and two for cement concrete ready mix machines, batching plants.
According to Mr Nandagopal, the company is in the process of exploring the market for premium machines.
Greaves Cotton launched three models of S-Valve concrete pumps designed for infrastructure concreting operations.
These equipment are used for heavy duty construction activities in high rise commercial/residential buildings and infrastructure work sites such as tunnels, dams, bridges and others.