Pune, India, November 17, 2016: SANY India, a leading manufacturer of construction, heavy machinery and renewable equipment, today announced its foray into the mining segment at the International Mining & Machinery Exhibition (IMME) 2016, held in Kolkata. The SRT55D Dump Truck was launched in the presence of one of the Top 05 SANY customers in the Southern region. With this announcement, the company also launched its SRT range of off-highway dump trucks in India. The new mining business unit will be headed by Mr. Dheeraj Panda, who is the BU Head and VP of Excavator at SANY India.
SAN's SRT series trucks are largely used in large surface mining sites for transportation of OB, Coal, Iron ore, limestone, bauxite etc and in quarry segment. These trucks come with six core features that has unique competitive advantage and is fundamental to SANY mining equipment range. The trucks are equipped with high-strength frame and are 20% stronger than any other product in the same category. It has a gross horsepower of 480kW, 650HP@1800rpm and a payload capacity of 60 U.S tons (55 metric tons). SANY off-highway mining trucks are known for its high safety, reliability, durability, comfort and cost effectiveness.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Deepak Garg, CEO, SANY Heavy Industry India Pvt. Ltd., said, “With our foray into mining segment, we want to set new benchmarks for SANY India. SANY India will offer complete mining solutions and partner with big mining companies for end-to-end solutions. SANY has shown its commitment to the Indian market by announcing various investments across the country and is currently gearing up to realize this vision globally”.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Dheeraj Panda, BU Head and VP of Excavator and Mining, SANY Heavy Industries India Pvt. Ltd., said, “We are excited to enter the mining sector in India. Since mining is a crucial segment adding significantly to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country, we believe there is a huge potential for us in this market. With the launch of our new world-class product range, we are confident to contribute meaningfully to the growth of the industry”.
With the launch of the new SRT series off-highway dump truck, SANY India will be offering mining solutions to the iron & coal, power, cement and construction industry. Currently, SANY will be importing these truck series as CBU (Completely Built Units) from China. SANY aims to continuously innovate and design products that meet its customers’ requirements and thus helps them in growing their business. The company will also introduce new solutions as per the demand in the segment, going forward.
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.