[dropcap]O[/dropcap]rient Automotive Industries (Pvt.) Ltd. Karachi affiliated with Omni Group of companies is producing high quality BULL POWER IMT Tractors in technical collaboration with renowned European company INDUSTRIJA MAŠINA I TRAKTORA (IMT) of Serbia. The Omni Group of companies is one of the leading business conglomerates in Pakistan. The Group was established in 1999 as an industrial, agricultural & service oriented entity. The group has diversified interests in manufacturing industry with emphasis on Rice, Sugar, Cement, various grades of Ethanol, Polypropylene Bags & Power generation. Additionally, the Group also has interests in aviation sector where they currently hold General Sales Agency for Sri Lankan Airlines, Sudan Airways, & Air Malawi.
Orient Automotive Industries (Pvt.) Ltd has commenced assembling of tractors, initially for the domestic markets followed subsequently by exports to selected markets during the course of year. In this connection the Group has already entered into a transfer of technology and trade mark agreements with IMR and IMT from republic of Serbia, whereby these entities have now authorized Orient Automotive (Pvt.) Ltd., 100% owned subsidiary of Omni Group, to manufacture/assemble its range of tractors in Pakistan.
The plant for producing BULL POWER IMT Tractors situated at Hub Industrial and Trading Estate Balochistan and is approved by Engineering Development Board (EDB), fully equipped with covered area of 56,000 square meter facility for Tractor assembling/manufacturing with the production capacity of 9,000 tractors per annum on single shift basis and 27,000 tractors per annum on three shift basis. The constructed/covered area of the Plant is 131,250 square feet for the Tractor Assembly.
The facilities include covered area for engine assembly, test beds, quality control lab, state of the art automated metal sheet and chassis paint shop, spare parts storage, and conveyor system for assembly area as well as covered facility for SKD/CKD units, PDI section as well as a storage facility for CBU units.
The Plant also has a covered facility for manufacturing of Mufflers, fuel tanks as well as other smaller parts. Including other facilities like electrical hoist machines, overhead cranes, conveyor for engine assembly area, tractors lift equipment etc. The Plant also has a 15,000 square feet office area, staff cafeteria, guest house and backup power generators.
BULL POWER IMT-549 50HP tractor is available and new series of 60HP and 76HP will be available shortly. BULL POWER IMT-549 50HP tractor is coupled with high quality of European technology, and is Durable & Highly Efficient with Heavy Duty Front Axle and Spring Suspension Seat. Nationwide after Sales Service and availability of spare parts would be offered through 3S dealership network. The company is offering 12 Months/ 1,200 hrs Warranty and Competitive introductory price.
The company is launching BULL POWER IMT-549 tractor in April-2013. Company has established 3S dealership network in Sindh and further expansion is under way to strengthening of the network. The Head Office is situated at suite No.416, 4th Floor, Continental Trade Centre, Block-8, Clifton, Karachi.
-Published on page# 39 April-2013 edition of MOBILE WORLD Magazine