Kobelco Cranes India Pvt. Ltd (KCI), a part of Kobelco Cranes Co., Ltd (KCL). Japan has commenced the commercial production of its hydraulic crawler crane manufacturing plant in India in February 2012. The facility located at Sri City SEZ near Tada in Nellore District (75 kms north to Chennai), produces 100 units comprising 100 -Ton, 150-Ton and 260-Ton class cranes.

Kobelco is going to start its second manufacturing unit at Sricity.  Kobelco has laid foundation to start construction of its second manufacturing unit at Sricity. This function was attended by Kobelco President, KCI President, Director Yutakha Goto,and Sricity managing director Ravindra Sannareddy. Kobelco group is the first Japanese company which has started its production at Sricity.