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Yellow Dot AwardYellow Dot Award

Yellow Dot Award is considered an industry benchmark for recognizing and honoring the innovative design of equipment and machinery. Instituted by Equipment Times, the Yellow Dot Award 2022 marked the second edition of this prestigious honor, hosting industry experts, independent consultants, the CEO of Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC), and industry leaders.

Yellow Dot Awards were conceptualized to promote the Spirit of Innovation in the construction and mining equipment industry. The idea is to identify and honor innovative design of equipment and machinery by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) as well as component and aggregate manufacturers. 

The Yellow Dot Awards of 2022 were presented at Golden Palms Hotel during the 10th International Construction Equipment and Construction Technology Trade Fair on May 17, 2022. At this event, Hyundai Construction Equipment India’s R215L SMART PLUS Mining Crawler Excavator won the Yellow Dot Award 2022 in the Innovation category. 

Hyundai CE India launched R215L SMART Plus Crawler Excavator in January 2021 and was designed with “Customer Voice in Mind”. Here are some product highlights that helped it qualify for the design award in the Innovation category. 

  • Use of a CAC system on an Indian Cummins engine to enhance the power, to increase productivity and fuel efficiency.
  • Use of telematics with dual SIM network for continuous connectivity.
  • The CMCU multi-lingual interface and operator-friendly features to improve convenience.
  • Most durable product in class with a Forged ring body and Heavy Duty structure which is also low in Operation and Maintenance cost.

Another key feature of this Hyundai R215L SMART Plus mining excavator that helped it excel to the glory was its innovative design for increased fuel efficiency and productivity, enhanced durability, and low operating & maintenance costs. According to a Hyundai Construction Equipment official, “The award is a resounding affirmation of our unmatched competitive designs. We will continue to introduce new and facelift products which are Customer-centric, this is our top priority.” The officials added, “We won a prestigious design award, a complete verification of our design prowess”.