Mangaluru, June 6, 2019: It takes a lot of zeal and perseverance to be a successful industrialist. Risk factors are imminent, but courage and confidence can downplay anything. Here’s a success story of a man who emerged a successful industrialist banking on his vast and rich experience.
For P Ramdas, Managing Director of Ace Manufacturing Systems Ltd striving towards Excellence is a way of achieving success.
Hailing from Puttige in Moodbidri, he is an alumnus of the prestigious NITK-Suratkal where he did his graduation in Mechanical Engineering and later pursued MTech in Machine Tools from IIT Madras.
He joined HMT as a Design Engineer and played a pivotal role in developing indigenously built NC and CNC lathes there. With a rich professional experience of 13 years at HMT and his short stint at MMC – Kolkata, he joined WIDIA (India) Ltd. (Kennametal) as a Project Manager to start the SPM division in 1984. During his tenure as Project Manager for 7 years with WIDIA, he developed several varieties of Machine Tools including Turning Centers, Machining Centers, Deep Hole Drilling Machines, Grinding Machines, and many others. In 1991, he joined Mysore Kirloskar Ltd, Harihar, as the Vice President - Engineering. In 1994, he along with the other promoters founded Ace Manufacturing Systems Ltd., and has since been its Managing Director.
Ramdas is the recipient of the KASSIA “Kaigarika Ratna” award in 2015-16, MTMA-Premier Outstanding Entrepreneur Award in 2016 and“Karnataka Rajyotsava Award” in 2018.