|CAT Backhoe Loader Plant Inaugurated in Thiruvallur|
CAT, which is also known as Caterpillar, reputed manufacturers of construction business and its minority merchandise markets is now witnessing sustained growth in India. Caterpillar has already 3 plants in the country manufacturing a variety of construction and heavy equipment vehicles for the country’s infrastructural growth and development.
Now the company has decided to expand its backhoe loader manufacturing unit in Thiruvallur near Chennai. The plant is also the second largest in the region and the fourth in the India. The Backhoe Loader plant was inaugurated by Robert Droogleever, General Manager for Caterpillar BHL Worldwide.
Robert Droogleever about the facility said “Our new facility is a testimony to the growing importance that India as a market commands in our global Backhoe Loader business strategy today. The demand for backhoe loaders has been gaining traction with the construction equipment industry growing at a rate of 15-20% per annum. With local manufacturing and long-term commitment to our world-class standards, we aim to provide a quality product that meets this growing demand and brings us closer to our aim of attaining a market leadership position”.
Kevin Thieneman, Country Manager- India, ASEAN & China, said, "India will make significant investments over the next several decades to build its infrastructure and support higher levels of urbanization. This facility, our fourth manufacturing operation in India, positions us to meet industry growth and enables us to better serve our customers with the broadest range of products in the industry."