IAB Report – JCB India launches 12 new made-in-India machines

Posted on: Oct 11, 2014 - 9:18pm IST

JCB India recently launched a comprehensive addition to its lineup of construction and logistics equipment in India, by adding 12 new products in one go. The 12 products vary from forklifts to multi-purpose vehicles (called Loadalls) to excavators to backhoe loaders.

JCB 430ZX Plus press image
The newly introduced JCB 430ZX Plus is powered by the Ashok Leyland ‘H’ series engine.

For starters, JCB India launched two made-in-India machines in the form of the Loadall 530-70 and the Loadall 530-110 along with the Skid Steer (SSL 135 and SSL 155). The Loadalls are basically forklifts attached to cranes and are therefore helpful in agricultural logistics, construction and material handling. The Skid Steer 135 and 155 are machines that help in small load carrying jobs and have a side-entry.

Apart from existing variants, JCB added to its widely popular backhoe loader segment with the 3DX Xtra, 3DX Super and 4DX. JCB India also upgraded its Heavyline segment, giving its tracked excavators a new cab, structure and improved fuel efficiency. Three new variants, the JCB JS30, JS120 and JS81 were also launched. The company also added new variants to its VMT330 compactor.

JCB SSL 155 press image
The JCB SSL 155 and 135 are made-in-India and have a wide variety of applications.

The new JCB 430ZX Plus, a wheeled loader, now carries the Ashok Leyland ‘H’ series engine. This series is a 4-cylinder naturally aspirated 4.0-liter engine family that produce anywhere between 50 and 68PS of power.

JCB India’s 12 products launch – Press Release

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One thought on “IAB Report – JCB India launches 12 new made-in-India machines

  1. Dr. Nayak says:

    Unlike the mobile phone manufacturers (sorry, importers with with name printing machines) you are a true India centric company and we solute you!


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