BEML of India launches in South Africa
High Commissioner Gupta performing a lamp lighting ceremony at the launch of BEML offices in Johannesburg. Looking on are (l-r) Mr Satish Kendagan and Mr Narayana Bhat of BEML
The High Commission of India in South Africa and BEML Ltd hosted a function for the official launch of BEML Ltd offices in Johannesburg. The Company operates under three major Business verticals- viz. Mining & Construction, Defence and Rail & Metro. In addition to the above, Technology Division of the Company provides end-to-end technology solutions in Auto, Aero, Defence and Rail & Metro related areas. Trading Division deals in non-Company products.
BEML Limited is a Miniratna Category-1 Public Sector Undertaking under Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence.
BEML’s products are exported to more than 56 countries including Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Jordan, Suriname, South Africa, UK, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand, Zimbabwe etc. BEML has exported goods and services valued around Rs.1400 crs (USD 350 million) in 2011. BEML is adopting new strategies to promote brand image and expand its international presence. BEML has Dealers operating from Syria, Tunisia, Sri Lanka, & UAE. and representatives in Morocco Suriname and Zimbabwe.
The Company has opened its overseas offices in Malaysia and China for sourcing components and parts as well as for promoting its products in these markets. ‘BEML Brasil Industrial Ltda’ was set up in Brazil for sales of mining and construction equipment in Latin American countries with a phased local manufacturing program. The Company opened its sales and service centre in Indonesia in Aug 2009.