HISTORY

ElectroMech was born in 1979, out of a passion to provide its customers with reliable and durable well engineered material handling solutions. Over the past several decades, the Team ElectroMech has been consistently delivering top notch products for the material handling industry not only in India but across several countries across the world.
  • Electromech is established by Mr. Vinayak Mehendale in partnership with a group of other technocrats as ElectroMech Engineers
1979
  • After 14 years of partnership, the partners decide to go their independent ways. Mr. Vinayak Mehendale becomes the sole owner of ElectroMech Engineers and shifts the business to an 800 sq.m facility in Pimpri near Pune, India
1993
  • Additional adjoining land admeasuring 800 sq.m is purchased to expand capacity and cater to the growing demand for ElectroMech’s products
1994
  • ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (I) Pvt. Ltd. Is incorporated in order to corporatize the growing business.
1996
  • Business is growing and to cater to future capacity requirements, additional land admeasuring 10,000 sq.m is purchased in Pirangut near Pune, India.
1997
  • On 17th January, Mr. Vinayak Mehendale suffers a severe cardiac arrest and he passes away at the age of 52 years.
  • On 18th January, Mr. Tushar Mehendale, his eldest son, who was 24 years old at the time, takes over the reins of the company.
2000
  • After stabilizing the company through a turbulent transition period, ElectroMech starts spreading its wings. The first export order is executed with cranes being supplied to UAE and Oman.
  • ElectroMech Engineers are awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification by Bureau Veritas.
2001
  • ElectroMech opens its first overseas branch office in Jebel Ali, Dubai.
  • ElectroMech secures its first large order for Tunnel Mucking systems (8 nos.) used for construction of tunnels at Koyna Hydroelectric Power Project in India.
2002
  • ElectroMech diversifies into manufacturing of chassis for mobile rock crushing plants for Sandvik.
2003
  • A new factory spread over 1600 sq.m is built in Pirangut to expand the manufacturing capacity of the company.
2004
  • ElectroMech enters into a strategic partnership with Abus Crane Systems of Germany for supplying high end standardized cranes to the Indian market.
  • ElectroMech starts spreading its sales network across India by establishing it's first branch offices in Chennai and New Delhi.
  • Engineering Exports Promotion Council awards ElectroMech with an "Export Excellence Award" in the category of EOT & Gantry Cranes.
2005
  • ElectroMech expands further its manufacturing capacity to cater to the growing demand for its cranes in the market. The total factory area now became 5600 sq.m.
2006
  • With the demand for its cranes continuing, ElectroMech acquires additional 24,000 sq.m land adjacent to its existing factory to enable further expansion.
2007
  • ElectroMech expands its manufacturing capacity further. The total factory area now becomes 11,600 sq.m with a capacity to manufacture in excess of 700 cranes per year.
  • The company implements SAP ERP system across the entire organization.
  • To cater to its expansion plans across India, ElectroMech procures 10,000 sq.m of industrial land near Chennai.
  • Crosses annual sales turnover of USD 25 million for the first time.
2008
  • ElectroMech FZE is incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary in Jebel Ali, Dubai to handle the export markets of the Middle East, CIS and Africa in an effective manner (www.emech.ae).
  • Cranedge (India) Pvt. Ltd. is incorporated as the wholly owned subsidiary focussing exclusively on the after sales service requirements of the industry (www.cranedge.com).
  • ElectroMech enters into a strategic partnership with Carogtec of Finland to diversify into the manufacturing of deck cranes and on-board hatch cover handling equipment for the marine industry.
  • ElectroMech purchases additional adjoining land around its existing factory and builds a new factory and office block taking the total factory area of 20,000 sq.m at Pirangut and land area of 72,000 sq.m.
  • ElectroMech establishes a strategic partnership with Stahl Crane Systems of Germany for their EX range of products.
2009
  • ElectroMech FZE bags its first large order from Impregilo S.p.A., Italy for tunnelling projects in Abu Dhabi.
  • ElectroMech receives plant certification for fabrication, from Germanischer Lioyd, Germany.
  • ElectroMech delivers the very first Mac Pilerhatch cover handling crane to Rongcheng shipyard, China through Cargotec.
  • ElectroMech upgrades its QMS system and gets accredited as per ISO 9001:2008 standards by Bureau Veritas.
  • Cranedge, the new and young crane service brand passes the litmus test with two giants, Caterpillar India and Pipavav Shipyard Ltd by providing prompt service and gaining trust from the clients.
  • ElectroMech enters into a strategic partnership with Shuttlelift of USA for supplying high end industrial rubber tired gantry cranes to the Indian market.
2010
  • ElectroMech bags a premium order from Nuclear Power Corporation Of India Limited for 29 EOT cranes and successfully develops its first ever Single Failure Proof Crane for 700MW atomic power plant at Kakrapara in India.
  • Motilal Oswal Private Equity invests in the ElectroMech growth story
2011
  • ElectroMech inks a joint venture with Zoomlion Heavy Industries of China, the world's largest manufacturer of tower cranes, for manufacturing and selling tower cranes in India. This JV is christened Zoomlion ElectroMech (I) Pvt. Ltd. (www.zeipl.com).
  • ElectroMech launches its "torqk" range of products for the SME sector.
  • Launch of very first tower crane model TC5010-4 in Zoomlion ElectroMech India to cater the Indian construction sector.
  • ElectroMech proudly features on the cover page of a prestigious international magazine "Hoist" from UK, as a leading Asian player in the crane market.
  • Manufacturing Today awards ElectroMech with "Excellence in Innovation" award in SME category for its specialized tunnel mucking system.
2012
  • ElectroMech FZE receives a milestone order from an Air Liquide group of France 29 EOT cranes for their massive manufacturing facility in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
  • Zoomlion ElectroMech India delivers flat top tower cranes to help build one of India’s largest cooling towers for 1320 MW coal-based thermal power project at Nellore.
  • ElectroMech does it again, by achieving Manufacturing Today’s “Excellence in Innovation” award in SME category for its indigenously developed a single failure proof crane for Nuclear Power Corporation of India.
  • Cranedge gets certified as a member of the very prestigious, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association – LEEA of UK, a global representative body of all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide ElectroMech adds one more feather to its hat by bagging the "Innovative 100" award for most innovative companies in the mid-sized industry segment.
2013
  • ElectroMech – Stahl partnership receives the largest order ever finalized in India for EX cranes from Reliance Industries Ltd. for its J3 project
  • Cranedge successfully executes a Health Check Up Project for exotic crane systems at a Rolls Royce Aero space factory in Singapore.
  • Zoomlion ElectroMech receives India’s single largest order for tower cranes from Indiabulls.
  • Cranedgeis honored with the "Excellence in Customer Service" award by Manufacturing Today at the 3rd edition of their annual conference and award ceremony.
  • ElectroMech is awarded as “Outstanding Company in Material Handling Sector” for 2014 at the EPC World Awards 2014.
  • ElectroMech gets recognized for the 3rd year in succession, as ElectroMech Group Managing Director, Mr. Tushar Mehendale is awarded the 'Next Generation Leader of Indian Manufacturing - SME Segment'at the 3rd Annual Manufacturing Today Awards ceremony 2014.
  • ElectroMech receives “Smart Innovation” award by Innovative 100 for the indigenous development of the Stacker Crane.
  • Mr. Tushar Mehendale, ElectroMech's Managing Director was honored with the” Innovative Globaliser Award” By Innovative 100 for his innovative approach.
2014
  • ElectroMech’s count of countries where it has supplied cranes crosses the 40 mark.
  • ElectroMech group crosses the USD 40 million sales landmark for the first time.
  • ElectroMech celebrates supplying its 5000th crane to Gamesa.
2015
  • ElectroMech announces an agreement with Hyster - Yale Asia - Pacific Pvt. Ltd., for the sale and service of their Yale® and UTILEV® lift trucks in India.
2017