Big names confirm bC India presence

By Chris Sleight18 November 2014

The bC India 2014 construction equipment exhibition in Delhi, India is expected to take up 120,000 m2 of exhibition space according to the organisers. This will make it about the same size as the last bC India.

The show will be held for the third time from December 15 – 18 at the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida/Delhi. It will be its first time in Delhi, having previously been held in Mumbai in 2013 and 2011. The inaugural show took up 88,000 m2, and grew to 120,000 m2 in 2013 when it welcomed 28,000 visitors.

According to organiser bC Expo India, which is a joint venture between the US-Based Association of Equipment manufacturers (AEM) – responsible for the ConExpo-Con/Agg exhibition, among others – and Messe München International (MMI) of Bauma fame, there are plenty of big names taking part in the show.

Among the companies signed-up are ACE, Ammann, Aquarius, Bauer, BKT, Bomag, Herrenknecht, Kobelco and Liebherr, Linnhoff, Liugong, JLG, Potain, Puzzolana, Sany, Schwing Stetter, Spartan, Terex, Volvo Penta, Wirtgen and Zoomlion. It added that there would also be strong representation from the formwork and scaffolding sector, with Doka, KumKang, Layher, Peri, Pranav and Ulma also confirmed.

And in an unusually late development, October saw the news that Caterpillar’s two Indian dealers, GMMCO and TILP, had applied for space at the show applied for their participation in bC India 2014.

There will also be of seven national pavilions at bC India, from China, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Spain, the UK and US.

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