Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Pvt Ltd rolled out its 10,000th machine from Kharagpur plant in West Bengal on Thursday. The machine, ZAXIS470H, was handed over to V Prabhakar Reddy of VPR Mining Infrastructure Pvt Ltd - a leader and trend setter in the Indian mining industry, with many global ongoing projects and a big patron of Tata Hitachi.
The company also rolled out of the 10,001st machine - the ZAXIS370GI excavator - which was handed over to Nilamani Panda of Balasore Alloys Ltd.
Sandeep Singh, managing director, Tata Hitachi, said, “We have been able to cross several milestones at Kharagpur. Handing over of the 10,000th machine series is yet another achievement for us. I am extremely happy to be a part of this great event and thank my team for their unfailing commitment, dedication and hard work. I am confident that Kharagpur will script several such moments in future as well.”
S Nakajima, director representing Hitachi Construction Machinery
Co Ltd, Tokyo, commented, “With the economic growth and expansion of the market, our Kharagpur plant will play an integral role in meeting domestic demand and address export requirement as well.”
The 250 acre Tata Hitachi
Kharagpur plant is counted among the biggest construction machinery
manufacturing facilities which also has a unique mix of batch and mass production. The plant currently produces hydraulic excavators
from 5 T to 40 T, wheel loaders, motor graders, and dump trucks.
Tata Hitachi, one of the leading players in the Indian construction equipment industry, is a joint venture between Tata Motors
Limited (40 percent) and Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Limited (60 percent).