Mr. Jagadish Bhat | Managing Director | AJAX Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
AJAX, the truly Atmanirbhar Bharat company with its continued focus on innovation and indigenization expands its footprint to meet the growing demand from diversified construction segments namely roads, railways, energy and irrigation by being the next-gen 360° concreting solutions provider delivering world class concreting equipment.
ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT AJAX: INVESTMENT & EXPANSION PLANS IN 2021
AJAX Engineering, the World’s largest manufacturer of SLCMs has recently earmarked around INR 100 Crores for the allotment of 20 acres of land in Bangalore from Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) as well as for building a new manufacturing facility. This investment was done to expand its robust business operations to meet the demands of the construction industry in the future. The new factory that spreads across 20-acres will be equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities to design and manufacture the newly introduced products, such as concrete Slip-Form Pavers, Boom Pumps and the Self-Propelled Boom Pumps. The annual production capacity for Boom Pumps and concrete Slip-Form Pavers would be 100+ units and 50+ units respectively.
A further investment of INR 40 crores is being done at Gowribidanur plant to expand its existing facility where batching plants and transit mixers are being produced.
Speaking about the investment & expansion plans, Mr. Jagadish Bhat, MD & CEO, AJAX Engineering, “With our indigenously manufactured product portfolio and engineering expertise, we have been catering to the Indian as well as the global market requirements. We are positive that this investment will further strengthen the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative and create employment opportunities for talented youth of the country.”
AJAX has always evolved over time by adapting to the needs of its customers with a clear and consistent goal towards becoming the most customer-centric organization with a strong customer focus. With the tailwinds of demand blowing in favor of concreting segment especially with a strong emphasis on indigenization, AJAX is an indigenous brand which has strategically aligned its product portfolio in line with the Indian government’s ‘Make in India; Make for the World’ programme by indigenizing its product portfolio offering state-of-the-art machines equipped with top-class technology manufactured at its Bangalore plant for the complete bandwidth of construction infrastructure segments. Furthermore, the implementation of the USD 1.4 trillion National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) plan spread over the next five years, will ensure a steady demand for the CE equipment in coming years. Focus from the government on infrastructure spending is very high where road project awards in April-September 2020 have grown by 140 percent and 23 expressways have been announced with the targeted completion between March 2023 and March 2025.
AJAX has been a leader in the industry with its cutting-edge digital and technological innovations at par with global standards. Leveraging technology to offer innovative products has been AJAX’s strength all through. AJAX is committed to embracing digital transformation and is constantly re-inventing itself. Being the market leader in SLCMs, AJAX is dedicated to developing cutting-edge features to provide product accuracy and reliability in terms of technological advancement in our concreting machines. Some of the latest innovation is “Load Cell Weigh Batching System” for SLCM, which ensures a higher level of accuracy in the weight management of aggregates and ensures compliance to IS4925 which no other SLCM manufacturer offers today.
AJAX is renowned for its in-house engineering expertise, and is proud to introduce the first Slip -Form Paver designed, engineered and manufactured in India. It is a versatile machine for concrete paving projects and is the best solution for your paving needs. The Slip-Form Paver was launched during EXCON 2019. The new, specialized paving machine is the first-of its kind in India with low noise, excellent fuel efficiency, reliability and durability – advantages that add significant value and appeal to end users.
AJAX – SLIP-FORM PAVER SPX 1204
IMPORT SUBSTITUTE: AJAX concrete Slip-Form Pavers are import substitutes working in line with the Government of India’s plan of Atmanirbhar Bharat where we are also working in this area to align ourselves to be self-reliant and have as many as components locally and make it a product made in India for the world.
AJAX Boom Pump is another marquee product resonating with the ‘Made in India’ theme as the Concrete Boom Pumps have been revolutionizing the construction of large commercial & residential buildings and structures. AJAX’s Boom Pumps have overseen deployment in various application & have been proficient for urban mega infrastructure projects commercial and office buildings, high rise segment, commercial retail spaces, bridges, airports and various projects under the Smart Cities’ initiative led by the Government of India.
With the continuing growth and evolution of the concreting industry, AJAX stays in the forefront of technological advancement, benchmarking processes and best practices delivering customer-centric solutions.
About AJAX Engineering
Business Mantra: CUSTOMER FIRST always, Wherever the need is, Whenever the need arises for, Whatever the nature of need of the Construction Industry.Profile: AJAX was established in the year 1992 for manufacturing Self-Loading Concrete Mixer and today is the Global Leader in this product. Over the years, it has substantially expanded its product range to Concrete Batching Plants, Transit Mixers, Stationary Pumps, Boom Pumps, Self-propelled Boom Pump, & Slip-form Paver and has now become a complete next-gen 360° concrete solutions provider starting from concrete PRODUCTION, TRANSPORT, PLACEMENT & PAVEMENT offering end-to-end solutions. A truly ‘Made in India’ brand, AJAX Engineering has established itself as a global leader in manufacturing Self-Loading Concrete Mixers. With over 2 decades of experience in catering to the construction business, the company has been a catalyst of change for the industry with its cutting-edge digital and technological innovations at par with global standards. The full-fledged team of skilled engineers of AJAX is trained to handle both preventive and reactive maintenance during emergencies. Today, the company has over 19,000 equipment working satisfactorily across the length & breadth of the country in various sectors. AJAX has a wide geographical spread with more than 30 Dealers across the Country and over 100 touch points catering to the sales & after-sales support to its customers. AJAX has a robust network of service capabilities with dedicated service centres in Hyderabad, Hubli, Madurai, Raipur, Surat, Faridabad & Ranchi having fully equipped facilities to Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) equipment under stringent conditions. With a reliable & unmatched dealer network in India, Nepal and Bhutan, the company has entered into the international markets and has its setup distribution networks in Bangladesh, Sri-Lanka, Myanmar, Mozambique, Philippines, Kenya, Tunisia, UAE, Vietnam, Cambodia, Oman, Uganda, & Egypt.