Oerlikon exhibiting drivetrain products at Agro Tech Exhibition 2014

To further enhance its presence within the Indian marketplace, Oerlikon will display many of its drivetrain products at Agro Tech Exhibition 2014.

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Oerlikon Drive Systems Segment, with its two brands Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield, worldwide leader in the field of precision gearing, transmission solutions and driveline systems will attend Agro Tech Exhibition from November 22 to 25 in Parade ground, Sector 17, Stand 28 - Hall 4 (International Pavilion), to strengthen its position as “Global Drive Systems Provider” in the Agricultural Equipment & Off-Highway market. Its innovative technologies and solutions, combined with a worldwide footprint presence in EMEAR, Americas, China and India, made the company the preferred partner for co-design, testing and manufacturing drive solutions. These technologically upgraded solutions are used in a wide range of applications to operate machinery and equipment for agriculture, construction, energy, mining and transportation. Among the technologies on display will be the latest CVT, Torque Hub, Shifting Solutions, Electron Beam Welded Products and components.

Oerlikon Segment Drive Systems India is today a strong asset to expand the business addressing the customer requirements in contribution to European and American Operations. Gears and transmission components for high quality applications make the company a full gear solution provider to all major players in India, in agricultural tractors, construction equipment and commercial vehicles.

Oerlikon Drive Systems has been regularly gearing up to answer the market requirements of upgraded technology, high efficiency and minimal development and production times. A new state-of-art facility at
Sanand, Gujrat (India) is being commissioned, 2015 will see this to be an operational facility serving customers with drive solutions to agricultural and construction equipment and commercial vehicles.

Oerlikon Graziano India started its operations in 1999, with the plant located in Greater Noida, specialized in the production of gears, shafts, synchronizer assemblies, crown wheel and pinion sets, axles and transaxle assemblies for agricultural tractors, construction equipment, commercial vehicles, utility vehicles and other off-road vehicles.

With a holistic approach to grow continuously and serve the customers better, Oerlikon Graziano India (Greater Noida) has expanded to maximum capacity, installing a best in class grinding shop, redesigning a new packing area and creating a separate warehouse for incoming material. Having always in mind the project operational excellence, the company has also re-located the paint shop with an aim of modernizing and advancing it with latest technologies and revamped the existing heat treatment area by installing state of art continuous carburizing furnace and rotary furnaces.

Oerlikon Fairfield India is located in Belgaum and is specialized in gears, ring gears, shafts and planetary assemblies. Fairfield Atlas Limited (FAL Limited) was established in 2000 when Fairfield Manufacturing Inc. (USA) acquired Atlas Limited (India). Atlas Limited was founded in 1990 with a historical background. At present it has two dedicated buildings, both well equipped with gear cutting and allied machinery required for manufacture of quality gears, one plant caters to Indian market and other EOU unit for overseas customers.

Between the two brands, Oerlikon Fairfield and Oerlikon Graziano, the product range exhibited at Agro Tech 2014 includes a mechanical continuously variable transmission (CVT) for a compact tractor that improves fuel efficiency by around 10% compared with a conventional hydrostatic transmission and a range of Torque Hub, final drive units that deliver the torque output and long service life required for agricultural, industrial and off-highway mobile equipment applications. The company will also display examples of its gear sets (gears, shafts, crown wheel and pinions, planetary gears), Shifting Solutions (synchronizers and powershift clutch pack units) and Electron Beam Welded parts.

Technical and sales staff will be available to answer questions on all the technologies during the show, or to give more in-depth interviews by prior arrangement through the press contacts shown below.