Interview

Vice President - Marketing | Puzzolana Crushing & Screening Solutions

V. VENKATARAMANA

PUZZOLANA is the First Indigenous manufacturer from India engaged in the design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of Crushing & Screening Plants on turnkey basis from 100TPH to 1200TPH. Today Puzzolana is the Market leader in India with more than 3500 Plant Installation, almost double the number of plants supplied by the 2nd & 3rd Leading MNCS.

 

Q. Brief us about the ‘Puzzolana Crushing and Screening Solutions’ and its success story?

PUZZOLANA with five decades of enviable history a truly ‘Make in India’ organization PUZZOLANA is the First Indigenous manufacturer from India engaged in the design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of Crushing & Screening Plants on turnkey basis from 100TPH to 1200TPH. Crushing and screening plant with two/ three/Quadra stages with Jaw Crusher, Cone crusher and vertical shaft Impactor, Sand Plant with Sanders concrete Plaster Sand, Sand classification with Wet type & dry type classifiers and Diesel Electric Crawler Crusher, Jaw Unit/ Cone Unit / VSI Unit/ Screening Units. Today Puzzolana is the Market leader in India with more than 3500 Plant Installation, almost double the number of plants supplied by the 2nd & 3rd Leading MNCS.

 

Q. What are the various variants in the ‘Puzzolana Crushing and Screening Solutions ’portfolio?

Puzzolana range covers folloeinh:

1. Skid/ Modular design plants up to 250TPH

2. Skid mounted/ stationary plants up to 1000TPH

3. Fully mobile Diesel electric Crawler Crushers in three stages –Jaw, Cone, VSI and screeing units

4. Soft ores like coal ,limestone etc., crushing up to1200TPH

5. Continuous miners –capacity plus 1000tph

6. Dedicated manufactured sand plants for concrete sand & plaster sand as per Bureau of Indian standards

 

Q. Puzzolana, earned a reputed brand name in infra segment with five decades of enviable history in delivering effective, economic & environmentally compatible engineering solutions. Kindly evaluate us about your considerable strength and resources?

We are today in this position, basically we focused on the complete solution to our customers, most of them being first time buyers and builders& Infra contractors who are looking for their own requirements Or commercial marketing.

Also the major exhibitions like EXCON, Bauma CONEXPO India are giving us the opportunity to display and also platform for launch of new products and networking with new customers.

The technical Magazines like you cover the case studies and complete survey on the manufacturers and their capabilities on construction equipments and with suggestions for improvements and also the study of new launches of equipments and articles by the decision making authorities in the Govermnment,NHAI, ministry etc.,

 

Q. What is your opinion about the government policies that affect ‘Puzzolana Crushing and Screening Solutions’? What are it’s gratification and deprivation, such as demonetization or GST?

The implementation of GST has helped in enhancing the business as the end product is sold with GST all our customers were able to take input credit. We are also able to pass on the benefit of input credit to our customers.

Demonetization had only a short time effect as the aggregates are normally on cash & carry basis. However it is now a more stream lined and benefits due to the GST input credit have helped the business to not only recover, but gave a growth in the business.

 

Q. What are the short term as well as long term future outlook of the industry?

Govt policy to introduction of super high ways , dedicated railway corridors and development of smart cities have created a good prospects for the Crushing plants market and we expect a growth of 10-15% present and a continued future.

 

Q. What are the different strategies adopted by ‘Puzzolana Crushing and Screening solutions’ to contribute in sustainability?

We have well developed dealer net work and placement service team in the remote crushing zones so as to be able to reach the sites with in hours of intimation of break downs.

In house manufacturing facilities starting from engineering, foundries, fabrication, assembly and testing facilities to ensure total control of quality and accuracy of supply and erection and commissioning Parts stocking and approach with customers through our wide spread net work.

 

Q. Puzzolana is planning to participate in CONMAC Nepal 2018 and BC India 2018. Please elaborate your plans for the same?

We are participating in both exhibitions, for the first time in Nepal and also with a big display of our latest disel electric crawler crushers of Jaw crusher, Cone crusher and Vertical shaft impactors and Hydro cyclone sand Washing systems.