07 June 2020

Interaction - Ramesh Palagiri, MD & CEO, Wirtgen India

Kleemann crushing plants have several innovations

The WIRTGEN GROUP  brand – Kleemann range of mobile crushers and screens, are among the most sophisticated and technologically advanced equipment currently available in the market. The brand has developed niche products in the mobile segment which have emerged as best sellers. In an exclusive interview to CONSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES, RAMESH PALAGIRI, MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO, WIRTGEN INDIA, discusses the Indian market and cutting edge technology featured in their products.




Tell us about the range of Crushing & Screening equipment offered by your company, in terms of types and capacities.

The product portfolio of Kleemann (a Wirtgen Group company), comprises of a varied range – MOBICAT range of Track mounted jaw crushers, MOBIREX range of track mounted impact crushers, MOBISCREEN series which are the track mounted screening plants, and the MOBIFOX/MOBICONE range of secondary screening units. Each of these variants come with further different models with varying production capacities from 200 to 1500 tph.




Cutting edge technology featured in your machines. What distinguishes your machines from competitors.

Crushing and screening plants from Kleemann are characterised by their excellent customer benefits. The decisive elements for success such as technology, innovation, quality, and service, combine to make Kleemann like no other company. Its decade-long competence in the construction of stationary plants ensures an excellent position on the market for mobile plants. The plants are distinguished mainly by their sophisticated and detailed solutions which keep constant track of the entire process.




Give us an understanding of their key features in terms of ease of operating your machines, cost efficiency etc, and their specific advantages.

We offer the complete range of track mounted crushers, from 150 TPH to 1500 TPH in Jaw, Cone, Impactor& Screens. With track mounted crushers/screens, there are less environmental restrictions/clearances compared with stationary plants. Kleemann crushing plants have several innovations like the CFS – Continuous crusher feed system; Diesel – Electric Drive; Crusher De-blocking system etc.




Aftermarket services as a strategic differentiator.

We provide worldwide service and on-site application support. Therefore, optimal customer care and performance and availability of the plants are guaranteed at all times.



Which sectors are major demand drivers for your products?

Due to the large number of new road projects being rolled out, there is a sudden demand for construction and road building equipments and with these the demand for aggregates is also increasing, where green field projects and expansion from 2 to 4 laning and 4 to 6 laning is being taken up. This has boosted the demand for crushing and screening units. Also the development in road and rail sector will see a huge surge in demand for aggregates for construction. The new urban infrastructure projects also add up to the demand for aggregates, and consequently for crushing and screening equipment.




Future outlook for the crushing &screening equipment industry and from a company perspective.

We expect the demand to grow at 25 per cent every year.

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