In-depth understanding of markets and market dynamics, 17 commercial subsidiaries, four mobile production facilities in four continents and a wide range of high technology power conversion systems, make Bonfiglioli a long-standing global player for mobile and construction solutions.
Bonfiglioli Transmissions is amongst the global leaders in power, control and green solutions. Its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Chennai has been setting benchmarks in the mobile and infrastructure business in India. With more than 30 per cent of its products being exported to the global markets and with a turnover of more than Rs 500 crore, BTPL India´s innovative product portfolio ensures highest levels of quality to worldwide markets.
Says Kennady V Kaippally, Country Manager, Mobile & Wind Solution, India said, ´We believe that the enhanced investment forecast on infrastructure sector , as per 12th Five Year Plan, will be a strong growth driver for the equipment industry in coming years. Opportunity for supply chain flexibility and the impact due to exchange rate escalation have renewed equipment manufacturers thrust for localisation.BTPL, a hundred per cent subsidiary of Bonfiglioli Italy, with its technological strength and local footprint is poised to benefit from this shift. By bringing global solutions at doorstep, we are providing strategic advantage to our customers.´
BTPL´s stellar range of planetary drives caters to a vast array of applications including mini excavators, excavators, batching plants, transit mixers, self loading truck mixers, concrete pumps road compactors in all versions, skid steer loaders, tracked and wheeled road pavers, milling machines, recycling machines, soil stabilizers, tracked and wheel mounted cranes, access platforms, tele-handlers, scissors lift platforms, tower cranes, reach stackers, drilling rigs, crushing and screening machines and host of other applications. The broad range of products are perfectly tailored to meet these specifications, making us an ideal partner for providing end-to-end solutions for the construction industry.
Fausto Carboni, Global Head, Mobile & Wind Solution said, ´We are a company with a global footprint but at the same time we realise that each country is different in its requirement, thus making it imperative for us to have local solutions to cater to the local market. The key here is to closely interact with our customers to provide customised solutions generating value for them. The Indian construction industry has tremendous potential and we are fully committed to the India growth story.´ For over 40 years, the Mobile Business Unit sector has been one of the cornerstones of Bonfiglioli Groups global expansion. This Business Unit originated from Bonfiglioli Trasmital and has partnered most of the global equipment manufacturers of earthmoving, building, construction and agricultural sectors since 1975.
Started in 1999 in India, Bonfiglioli Transmissions Pvt. Ltd. (BTPL) is spread across 46,500 sq m area and with a dedicated workforce of more than 350 employees, Bonfiglioli´s Mobile Business Unit caters to the complex demands of the gears and motors solutions for construction industry. With a current capacity of approx 40,000 units, the facility manufactures a wide range of planetary gearboxes, complete with hydraulic and electric motors for excavators, roadwork equipment and many other applications firmly focused on the specific needs of its customers. This ultra-modern facility is slowly turning to be the bridgehead of expansion for the business unit throughout the Asian subcontinent.
Bonfiglioli ensures its commitment to the future of the construction industry with its strong global focus on R&D. With the excellence centre based in Chennai, the team provides extensive support in factory operations and new product development, specifically for Indian markets in collaboration with global R&D team. The Business Unit is amongst the pioneers to offer innovative electro-mobility solutions for mobile equipment. This choice is perfectly in line with its industrial philosophy of increasingly placing electrical systems alongside traditional power transmissions in future.