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Escorts Construction Equipment Ltd. ties up with Zoomlion, China

To market Truck Cranes and All Terrain Cranes in India

Escorts Construction Equipment Limited (ECEL), the Construction Equipment and Material Handling Equipment manufacturing arm of Escorts, has signed an agreement with, Hunan Zoomlion International Trade Co. Ltd., China, the world’s top 10 mobile crane manufacturer and part of the US $ 4 Billion Zoomlion Group, for marketing a wide range of Truck cranes and All-Terrain truck cranes in India.

Escorts Construction Equipment Limited will market Zoomlion’s range of Truck Cranes which includes 12T-150T and All-Terrain Truck Cranes which includes 180T-350T. Currently ECEL has a wide variety of Pick-n-Carry cranes 5T-23T, Rough Terrain Slew Cranes 17T-40T under its Crane Product portfolio.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kanwal Kishore Vij, CEO & Executive Director, Escorts Construction Equipment Limited said, “ECEL pioneered the Construction & Earth Moving Equipment industry in India and plans to further consolidate its leadership position in this segment of the industry. Given the planned growth and focus on infrastructure projects like flyovers and bridges, this arrangement will provide a boost to ECEL's ongoing growth plans. The launch of these truck cranes and All- Terrain truck cranes are further expected to complement ECEL’s existing range of Material handling equipment solution and hope to cater to large construction companies, engaged in infrastructural development”.

He further added, "Zoomlion is one of the most preferred brands in the worldwide construction machinery industry due to its continued innovation and focus on meeting customer needs, the same ethos as of ECEL. The synergy in business philosophy of both the entities is sure to provide some highly exciting offerings for our customers in the domestic markets".

Commenting on the tie-up Mr Xiong Yanming, Vice President, Zoomlion Group said ‘We are pleased to collaborate with Escorts Group to elevate their market presence and expansion initiatives. I have great expectation from the co-operation between Escorts Group, India and Zoomlion, China as both companies have strategic importance in the history of construction equipment industry as reputed companies in their respective countries and internationally.“

Hunan Zoomlion International Trade Co. Ltd.: The mobile crane branch of Zoomlion has been developing and manufacturing mobile cranes for the past 40 years. With a turnover of US$ 1 billion, this division is ranked top 10 in global mobile crane manufacturing. The company has been consistently striding towards modernization and internationalization. The product varies from small and medium truck cranes to heavy construction cranes of various series. The company and its products have received a series of internationally authorized certifications like 3C Certification, ISO 9001 Quality Certification, ISO 14001 Environment Certification, OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series and CE Certification etc.

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About Escorts Construction Equipment Limited (ECEL)

Escorts Construction Equipment Ltd. (ECEL), a subsidiary of Escorts Limited, is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment company. ECEL has defined the evolution of India’s Earthmoving and Construction Equipment (ECE) space over the past 37 years.

The company entered the field of Material Handling Equipment way back in 1971 when it introduced the concept of Pick-n-Carry Hydraulic Mobile crane, providing the most cost effective solution to any material handling problem. The company has since constantly introduced world-class equipments to meet the emerging need of India’s infrastructure. From Slew Cranes, Crawler Cranes, Tower Cranes to Vibratory Compactors, Loaders and Forklift Trucks, ECEL is a supplier to every major industrial/ infrastructure project in the country. Today, ECEL is World’s #1 manufacturer of Hydraulic Mobile Cranes and #2 player in Road Compaction Equipment in the Indian ECE industry.

ECEL has an extensive network of 7 zonal offices and 78 dealership locations across the country. ECEL’s wide range of innovative and value-engineered solutions, cutting-edge technology and effective after sales service has helped it in becoming the undisputed leader in the industry in India.

About Hunan Zoomlion International Trade Co. Ltd.

Zoomlion is a leading manufacturer and distributor of construction machinery and sanitation equipments in China. Its product portfolio consists of over 100 different products, including concrete machinery, cranes, sanitation equipments, road construction machinery and other types of construction machinery and products. Zoomlion is listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange with a market cap of approximately € 3.5 billion.