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Escorts Construction Equipment Limited (ECEL) Expands Portfolio - Launches Fully Hydraulic Crawler Cranes

Escorts Construction Equipment Limited (ECEL), the Construction Equipment and Material Handling Equipment manufacturing arm of Escorts, has expanded its product portfolio and launched Crawler cranes in India. Escorts Construction Equipment Limited has signed up with IHI Construction Machinery Limited of Japan which is part of IHI Limited, a USD 12 billion company, for marketing its entire range of crawler cranes in India.

Marking the launch of Crawler cranes, Mr. Tsuuneo Nagase (Deputy General Manager- Crane Group – International Division), IHI and Mr. Koji Hibino – GM (India Operations), IHI along with Mr. Rajesh Sharma (Associate Vice President – Marketing ECEL) handed over the key to the first customer in India, city-based Navayuga Engineering Co Ltd.

Mr. Rajesh Sharma, says, “ECEL pioneered the Construction & Earth Moving Equipment industry in India and plans to further consolidate its leadership position in the segment. Infrastructure and real estate development are driving rapid growth of the construction equipment industry. ECEL is geared to tap this opportunity with a slew of product offerings for the diverse set of verticals in the industry.”

According to industry estimates, the Construction & Earth Moving Equipment industry is currently estimated to be around Rs9000 crores (2.25 billion US dollars) and expected to grow to about Rs 40000 crores (10 billion US dollars) by the year 2015.

IHI Crawler Cranes – Ideal for Greenfield projects

IHI Crawler Cranes are packed with features and attributes which are desirable for the end customers. The Crawler Crane, finds extensive usage in erection work at any Greenfield project including the erection work involved in a power project especially thermal power and nuclear power, urban infrastructure Projects such as Metro Rail projects & Flyovers.

The IHI crawler cranes are fully hydraulic 360 degree slew crawler cranes, having better lift duties, higher reaches and low ground bearing pressure in its class.

ECEL – pioneers of Earth Moving & Construction Equipment industry in India

ECEL pioneered the ECE industry in India. It is India’s largest mobile crane manufacturer and world’s largest manufacturers of the Pick-n-Carry Cranes.

With over three decades of presence, ECEL is a dominant player in the Material Handling, Construction Equipment and Road Construction Equipment sectors. It has also recently received the award in the category of fastest growing company from CWNICMAR, a nationally recognized award. It manufactures a wide range of Pick-n-Carry Cranes, Slew Cranes, Loaders, Vibratory Soil Compactors and Tandem Vibratory Rollers. ECEL also markets & distributes world renowned brands in the product categories of Fork Lift Trucks, Articulated Boom Cranes, Power and Telecom Utility Equipment, Tower and Crawler Cranes.