Award commemorates highest export during the financial year 2010-11 in the engineering sector.
New Delhi, June 9, 2012: SAME DEUTZ-FAHR, India, one of the leading world renowned manufacturers of tractors distinguished by their German pedigree and formidable international reputation earned another feather in their cap by winning the coveted Export Excellence award for achieving the highest export turnover amounting to an impressive Rs.550 crores ( pertaining to export sales for the last financial year of 5000 units). The award was received recently in Chennai by Mr. Bhanu Sharma, Managing Director & CEO, SDF India, by Rahul Khullar, IAS, Secretary, Dept. of Commerce, Govt of India at a ceremony attended by industry heavy-weights. Mr.L.V.Surendhran, CFO, SDF India was also present on this occasion.
Said Bhanu Sharma on the occasion, “The group is very sanguine about the growth potential of its Indian operations and is consequently investing heavily in India operations. We are planning to expand our commercial and industrial presence here with the aim to supporting the progress in agriculture and development of local market, as also to meet increasing international demand for our tractors & engines.”
DEUTZ-FAHR is an internationally acclaimed brand and this is borne out by the fact that these tractors are exported to countries in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia as well as to the USA. The Indian manufacturing facility is located in Ranipet, Tamil Nadu near by Chennai. Bhanu Sharma further explained that as a group SDF offers global brands like Deutz Fahr and Lamborghini names that are a hall-mark of quality and reliability worldwide.
The SDF group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tractors, combine harvesters, farm machinery and diesel engines. It rolled out the world’s first mounted with a diesel engine in 1927 and its products are marketed under prestigious brand names such as Deutz Fahr and Lamborghini. The combined sales turnover of the company exceeded Euro 1 billion last year. The group has manufacturing facilities at several locations in Europe and Asia where tractors in the 30 to 270 HP range and Combine Harvesters in the 120 to 450 HP range are manufactured.SDF India is a 100% owned subsidiary of SDF Group.
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