Volvo Group member SDLG opens facility to produce wheel loaders in Bengaluru – ET Auto


SDLG is a pioneer in introducing groundbreaking innovations like the Electric Wheel Loader L956HEV in India, the release said.

New Delhi:SDLG, a member of the Volvo Group, that supplies sustainable solutions to construction, earthmoving, infrastructure and mining projects, Wednesday inaugurated its manufacturing facility for wheel loaders, in Peenya, near Bengaluru.

The move is part of SDLG’s endeavor to increase localized manufacturing capabilities, introduce innovative new products, and to expand the customer base across the country.

Equipped with advanced technology, this state-of-the-art manufacturing facility boasts of a comprehensive manufacturing setup for five products and has the capacity to produce 1,000 machines annually per shift.

Present in India since 2009, SDLG has contributed to the Indian construction equipment market with its lineup of wheel loaders, motor graders, and excavators applied in ports, roadways, mining, steel, and cement industries, the company said in a media release.

SDLG is a pioneer in introducing groundbreaking innovations like the Electric Wheel Loader L956HEV in India, the release said.

Surat Mehta, Head of SDLG Business in India, said, “We are thrilled by the strides we’ve made in our dedication to manufacturing equipment in India, tailored specifically for the Indian market. SDLG Growth Machines have garnered widespread acclaim among customers in quarrying, mining, roads, railway siding, and port segments. Their remarkable adaptability ensures users can derive maximum value across diverse applications. This milestone reinforces our commitment to bolstering our competitive advantage in the market while continuously meeting the evolving needs of our valued customers.”

With the inauguration of the manufacturing facility in India, SDLG India is poised for accelerated growth in the market. The key priorities include ensuring cost efficiency, expedited delivery, offering tailor-made equipment for the region, and delivering superior customer service and support. SDLG’s overarching plans and strategies for growth and expansion in India are centred on harnessing the country’s burgeoning construction equipment market and bolstering its competitiveness within the region, the release added.

  • Published On Apr 18, 2024 at 03:15 PM IST

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