Pune, India, October 12, 2016: SANY India, a leading manufacturer of construction, heavy machinery and renewable equipment, today announced its market leadership in the Long Reach (LR) excavator segment with 52% market share in India. Maharashtra is the prime market for LR segment of excavators in Western India and SANY India commands a healthy 62% market share in the state. This market leadership is being achieved in a short span of last 18 months.
Commenting on this achievement, Mr. Dheeraj Panda, BU Head and VP of Excavator, SANY Heavy Industries India Pvt. Ltd.,said, “Our leadership in the Long Reach excavator segment is a testimony to the exciting growth phase SANY India is going through. SANY is the first player in the CE (construction equipment) industry to command such product leadership in a particular category. SANY excavators are versatile heavy construction machines designed for India conditions which offer superior product quality.”
SANY India’s Long Reach excavators are primarily used in applications like well digging, river/canal cleaning and metro construction. These excavators have seen maximum demand in the states of Maharashtra and Telangana, in the last year. SANY’s Long Reach Excavators designed for better synchronization of engine and hydraulic system with extended and heavier components. The machine is equipped with 8.5 m long boom, 6.02 m long arm and long crawler undercarriage having 800 mm track-shoe width for better operating safety and stability. These excavators are C-9 series of excavators equipped with Intelligent DOMCS (Dynamic Optimization Machine control system) which ensures unmatched productivity with optimum fuel economy coupled with superior hydraulic tuning that handles greater digging forces.
About SANY Group
Founded in 1989, the SANY Group has developed to be one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction equipment. SANY India is a wholly owned subsidiary of SANY Heavy Industry Co Ltd (SANY Heavy Industry) which has its global headquarters in Changsha along with the SANY Group (SANY) headquarters.
SANY India was established in December 2002. In the year 2007, SANY Group signed a memorandum with the Maharashtra government to invest USD 60 million and purchase an 80-acre (about 333,000 square meters) plant at Chakan Industrial Area, Pune to build a new plant to satisfy the continuously increasing demand of construction machinery in the Indian market. This was the first big Chinese investment in Maharashtra and also the first overseas investment for SANY Group. The product offerings in India includes Truck Cranes, Rough Terrain Cranes, All Terrain Crane, Crawler Crane, Piling Rig, Motor Grader, Reach Stacker, Empty Container Handler, Heavy Duty Forklift, Variable reach truck, Rubber Tyre Gantry Crane, Rail Mounted Gantry Crane, Ship to Shore Cranes, JIB Cranes, Mobile Harbour Crane, Batching Plant, Tansit Mixer, Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) and Excavators. SANY India employs over 269 people working in the fields of Marketing, R&D, Production, Distribution and Service, in India.