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At TIL, our role as a responsible nation builder is a source of immense pride and inspiration for us. Here’s taking a look at some of the major milestones achieved by the Company since inception.

1944

Tractors India is incorporated as authorized dealer for Caterpillar (USA) in Eastern India.

1955

Tractors India goes public.

1960

Enters Joint Venture with Coles Cranes.

1962

India’s first indigenously manufactured mobile crane rolls out of the company’s Kamarhatty plant in Calcutta.

1974-78

Dealership for Caterpillar extends to Nepal,Sikkim, Bhutan and Myanmar.

1982

Manufactures India’s first rough terrain crane.

1985

Changes its name to become TIL Limited.

1988

Manufactures India’s first 100-tonne truck-mounted mobile crane.

1993

TIL concludes an agreement with Grove Worldwide (USA) for transfer of crane technology for the manufacture of mobile cranes in the 20–100 Metric Tonne category.

1994

Completes 50th year of its corporate journey.

1995

TIL sets up Myanmar Tractors and Trading Company Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary, subsequently renamed as Myanmar Tractors Ltd (MTL).

2000

Sets up its subsidiary in Nepal called Tractors Nepal Private Ltd.

2001

TIL establishes TIL Overseas Pte Ltd, another fully owned subsidiary, in Singapore.

2002-03

Launches 6-sigma.

TIL is also awarded the Highest Exporter’s Trophy for the Eastern region by the Engineering Export Promotion Council in the capital goods category.

2003

Initiates the first Maintenance & Repair Contract (MARC) in India with Tata Steel (South Eastern Block).

2005

Initiates the first Caterpillar Rental Store in India at Sahibabad in Delhi.

TIL also receives the Best Supplier Award from Tata Steel and wins the Caterpillar Asia Pacific Division (APD) President’s Award for successful implementation of 6-Sigma protocols.

2006

TIL wins the runner-up award at the Construction World NICMAR Awards in the category of the fastest growing construction equipment company.

2007

5000th crane rolls out of the Kamarhatty manufacturing plant.

Wins the Construction World NICMAR Award for the second time.

2008

Ties up with Hyster – a division of Nacco Materials Handling Group (NMHG) – for forklifts and container handlers for India, Nepal and Bhutan

Ties up with Astec Inc. for bringing their road building solutions to India.

2010

Tractors India Pvt Ltd (TIPL) is formed as wholly owned subsidiary of TIL to undertake the Caterpillar business.

Wins Construction World Award as the second-fastest growing construction equipment company in India.

Ties up with Potain for sales and service of tower cranes.

Commences the construction of a new 200-acre factory at Changual, Kharagpur (West Bengal).

2011

Inaugurates the new factory at Changual, Kharagpur, and commences phase 1 production.

Wins Construction World Award as the fastest growing construction equipment company in India.

2012

The Kamarhatty Plant completes 50 Years of successful operations.

2013

TIPL acquires part of the Expanded Cat® Mining Distribution business from Caterpillar.

TIL receives the L. N. Birla Memorial Award for Corporate Excellence.

2014

TIL celebrates its 70th Anniversary and is once again recognized as the fastest growing construction equipment company in India by Construction World.

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1, Taratolla Road,
Garden Reach,
Kolkata 700 024, West Bengal
Phone: +91 33 2469 3732-6
Fax: +91 33 2469 2143, 3731

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+1800 265 1535

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mktg-til@tilindia.com

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