Recently in a milestone event, Tata Hitachi Kharagpur plant announced the roll out of its 1 0,000’th machine. The machine, Z AXIS 470H, was handed over to Mr. V. Prabhakar Reddy of VPR Mining Infrastructure Private Limited – a leader and trend setter in the Indian mining industry, with many global ongoing projects and a big patron of Tata Hitachi.
The day also marked the rollout of the 10,001 st machine – the ZAXIS370GI excavator – which was handed over to Mr. Nilamani Panda of Balasore Alloys Limited. Sandeep Singh, Managing Director, Tata Hitachi on the occasion had said that,”We have been able to cross several milestones at Kharagpur. Handing over of the 10,000 the machine series is yet another achievement for us. I am extremely happy to be a part of this great event and thank my team for their unfailing commitment, dedication and hard work. I am confident that Kharagpur will script several such moments in future as well.” Tata Hitachi will also been seen at EXCON 2017 presenting its latest machinery.
Nakajima, Director representing Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd, Tokyo, said “With the economic growth and expansion of the market, our Kharagpur plant will play an integral role in meeting domestic demand and address export requirement as well”.
The Tata Hitachi Kharagpur plant is a stellar example of world class manufacturing, state – of – the – art – technology and has been conferred with the TPM excellence award by the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance. This 250 acre plant is counted amongst the biggest construction machinery manufacturing facilities which also has a unique mix of batch and mass production. The plant currently produces hydraulic excavators from 5 T to 40 T, wheel loaders, motor graders, and dump trucks.
The Kharagpur plant has been spearheading skill development programs through its Operator Training School and has been addressing several social and community initiatives in and around Kharagpur city.