Our Journey So Far


  • 1944

    Tractors India is incorporated.

  • 1950

    Tractors India becomes a Coles Crane Distributor.

  • 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.

  • 1972

    Coles Crane of India changes name to Indian Crane Company Ltd

  • 1976

    Indian Crane Company Amalgamated with Tractors India Mr. Avijit Mazumdar takes over as Managing Director.

  • 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.

  • 1994

    Completes 50th year of its corporate journey. Gets ISO 9001 Material Handling Division certified by BVQI. TIL ties up with Grove USA for Rough Terrain & Truck Cranes

  • 1995

    Mr. Sumit Mazumder takes over as Managing Director.

  • 1996

    TIL ties up with National Cranes, USA for Loader Cranes.

  • 1998

    TIL ties up with Manitowoc, USA for Crawler Cranes dealership

  • 2002-03

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

  • 2007

    5000th crane rolls out of the Kamarhatty manufacturing plant.

  • 2008

    Ties up with Nacco Material Handling Group (now Hyster-Yale Group) for forklifts and container handlers

  • 2009

    Ties up with Astec Inc for Hot Mix Asphalt Plants, bringing road building solutions to India.

  • 2010

    Ties up with Astec Aggregate Mining Group, USA for Crushing & Screening Equipment.

  • 2011

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

  • 2012

    Kamarhatty Plant completes 50 Years of successful operations.

  • 2013

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

  • 2016

    CAT Distributorship divested becomes part of TIPL (Now Gainwell).

  • 2018

    TIL Limited wins Indywood CSR Excellence Awards for Best CSR Campaign in Employee Engagement.

  • 2019

    TIL completes 75 years of its existence on 22nd July 2019

  • 2024

    Acquired by the Gainwell Group through its group entity Indocrest Defence Services Private Limited (IDSPL) and new management is appointed.

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