Post Graduate in Textile Engineering from IIT Delhi
Experience in Technical textiles, Paper Maker Felts and Nonwovens- 20 years
Two and half years experience in Europe in Nonwovens Market Development and Manufacturing Needlepunch Nonwovens, Thermo bondeds for consumer and technical end uses. Particularly conversion into wipes for consumer uses and Wash Gloves for medical uses.
Proficiency in Production Processes, Project Management, Product Development, Market Development and Quality Management systems.
Ability of Quick learning and application of knowledge
Hands on experience in Technical Textiles, Tyrecord, Fibre Manufacture, Polymer compounding, Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics, Needlepunched and Thermobonded Nonwovens, Felt finishing, Cleaning Wipes
Implementation of PVC coating plant for technical end uses
Training on Coating at Val Mehler, Fulda, Germany
Have worked as independent consultant for past 9 years –undertaking project management and market development
Currently involved in setting up a hydroentangled nonwovens plant in India- (techno-financial feasibility) with conversion for medical and wipes market and a Spunbond plant feasibility study.
Assisted in Due diligence for Nonwovens industry takeover in China
Complete expertise in Nonwovens and Technical textiles from Raw material to end uses
Presented papers on Status of Indian Nonwovens industry in Edana Seminar 2004
Represented India in Korean Trade Commission
Presented Papers for Textile Ministry, India on Technical Textiles and Nonwovens
Presented Papers on Potential for Nonwovens in Agriculture at IITD 2005
Training and Department asst. in Spinning in Mafatlal Group Bombay
(study Masters Degree in Textile Engineering)
Product and Market Development for Glass fibre yarns, FRP mouldings with Fiberglass Pilkington Ltd Bombay.
Sale and Market Development of Nonwoven Filter fabrics and Geo-tex and Papermaker felts at Dinesh Mills, Baroda.
Application Development and Sales of High wet tenacity Rayon with Gwalior Rayons
Technical Textiles and PVC coating Plant Project implementation for SRF,, Manufacture of Nylon Tyrecord, conveyor beltings, filter fabrics, PVC coated fabrics, Compounding of Engineering Plastics, implementation of !SO 9000 Quality Systems at SRF Ltd, Madras.
1992 to Present
Independent consultant in Technical fabrics, Polymer compounding & processing, Quality Management, and Project Management, Nonwovens , ISO 9000 Quality Systems at Sintex Industries, Sanrhea Textiles,interlinings project, Technical Textiles plant commissioning
1997 to Present
Establishing a Nonwoven plant of Thermobonding and Needlepunching nonwoven FACTORY on ‘TURNKEY BASIS’ in Estonia for Tolaram Group. Included Market and Product Development all over Europe for folded and packed wipes, wash gloves etc.,. Involved in implementing a spunlace plant in India including Technology tie ups, Advising managements on markets, products and potential new industries in technical textiles and Nonwovens. Developing Coated fabrics for USA market, Developing shoe interlinings, Suitable fibre development for Nonwovens, Nonwovens for Auto interiors, Technology tie, identification of potential Joint venture partners in Technical textiles and nonwovens field. Working on Spunlace, Spunbond, Needlepunched Nonwovens and specialized applications.
Bachelors degree in Textile Technology from SKSJTI, Bangalore
1974 - 76
( worked in Spinning dept of textile mill)
1976 - 78
Masters Degree in Textile Engineering from IIT Delhi