Dec 15 2016 | Make in India

JCB India showcases JCB 455ZX and the JCB G63QI Diesel Generator

JCB India Ltd is a leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment in India. The company started as a joint venture in 1979 and is now a fully owned subsidiary of J.C Bamford Excavators, United Kingdom. With five state-of-the-art factories in India, it today manufactures 48 products in 8 product lines which are not only sold in India, but are exported to over 65 countries. JCB has the largest dealer network in the construction equipment industry with over 60 dealers and 650 outlets spread throughout India.

At the International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) 2016 in Kolkata, the earthmoving and construction equipment major has displayed its latest ‘Made in India ‘offerings. The company showcased its new 5.5 tonne Wheeled Loader – the JCB 455ZX and the JCB G63QI Diesel Generator. JCB India’s world-class 455ZX Wheeled Loader has been engineered for sectors such as Mining, Construction, Ports and Roads. This new, “Made in India” machine comes with a powerful 6-cylinder Common Rail JCB DieselMAX 672 engine which also was exhibited at the stand. This machine is designed to work for longer hours at a lower maintenance cost.

JCB also presented its Genset range – the JCB G63QI Diesel Generator. Fitted with JCB ecoMAX engine, this compact Genset is extremely fuel efficient and saves upto 40% space.

In addition, JCB’s “Made in India” 11m Telehandler - the 530-110 was also on display. Introduced recently, this machine is revolutionising the way material is handled at work sites. A wide variety of attachments gives this machine unmatched versatility and productivity.

Vipin Sondhi, MDand CEO,
JCB India Ltd

"The IMME has been a leading exhibition for the Mining sector for manyyears. With India becoming a bright spot in the world economy, it isthe right time to introduce world class mining equipment suitable forIndia. We at JCB are keen to leverage the opportunity to display ourstate of the art wheeled loader specifically designed for the Mining Sector.