The Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) Limited added more feathers to its cap by entering into business agreements with European firms at Hannover, Germany. Avijit Ghosh, CMD of HEC, signed two Memorandum of Understandings on April 15 at Hannover, Germany in the presence of Rajan Katoch, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industries, Visvajeet Sahay, Joint Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, and captains of Indian and foreign companies. The CPSU is participating at “Hannover Messe 2015” at Hannover, Germany as one of the top Indian companies.
The first MOU was signed with Kirow Adelt GmBh of Leipzig for manufacture of Railway Cranes. Kirow is the market leader of Railway cranes in the world. HEC has signed the understanding of manufacture and supply of cranes to Indian market particularly to Indian Railways and Steel Authority of India Ltd. These cranes are multipurpose cranes which are used for switch construction, track and bridge construction and accident recovery.
HEC signed the MoU for manufacture of railway cranes for lifting capacities ranging from 25tonnes to 160 tonne. This will give HEC an advantage to offer a complete portfolio of cranes apart from custom made EOT cranes which HEC is already making for different customers.
CMD HEC also signed the second MOU for promoting Vocational education and Training with Europe India foundation for excellence of Belgium This will help HEC to undertake, finance, co-produce research, education and other activities to promote the idea of skill development in the state of Jharkhand by developing HEC Training Institute (HTI) as a centre of excellence.