JCB announced plans to begin production of six-cylinder engines with the addition of the JCB Dieselmax 672 to its world-leading engine line-up. The introduction of the engine represents an investment of around $68.5 million. By the time the engine goes into full production later this year, its launch will have created more than 50 new jobs.
In just over eight years, JCB has gone from being new to the field of engine manufacturing to a major global engine producer with a reputation for fuel efficiency and innovation. The first engine rolled off JCB’s UK production line in November 2004. In 2011, JCB began producing engines at its Indian headquarters in Ballabgarh. To date, JCB has produced more than 250,000 engines globally.
“In a relatively short space of time we have become a major producer of engines and today more than 70% of JCB’s machines are powered by the engines we manufacture,” said JCB Chairman Sir Anthony Bamford.… Continue readingRead More »