ICEMA is an apex association for construction equipment manufacturers in India and represents over 90 leading companies that manufacture, trade and finance a wide range of Construction, Earthmoving, Mining & Material handling equipment used in developing the robust world-class infrastructure for the nation. Constituted in 1949 as Tractor & Allied Equipment Manufacturers and Importers Association Ltd., the association started with 10 Indian member companies, primarily manufacturers and importers of tractors, earthmoving and allied equipment. It was rechristened as Indian Earthmoving & Construction Industry Association Ltd. (IECIAL) in 1986 with the objective of making the body a national point of reference for Indian earthmoving & construction equipment industry. In 2012, the association was renamed as Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA), with the objective of making the association a truly representative body of the Indian construction equipment industry and to expand its scope of services. Today, the Association boasts of a stellar legacy of over 70 years.

ICEMA, an affiliate of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), represents OEMs covering 95% of India's CE Industry. A non-government, not-for-profit organization, ICEMA serves as a reference point for India's construction, earthmoving, material handling and mining industry. From influencing policy to encouraging debates and engaging with policy makers, ICEMA articulates the views and concerns of CEMM industry in India.