- Technical Consultant for the manufacture of rubber molded product, rollers, metal to rubber bonded parts, acid proof tank lining, V belts, and extruded parts.
- Manufacture of specialty adhesive tapes.
- Research and development of pressure sensitive adhesives, contact adhesives and sealants.
- Specialty raw material sourcing for adhesive tape industry, foam converters and the flexible laminate industry.
- Quality management and continuous improvement.
Undisclosed Company, Proprietor, 2010 - Present
- Service and start-up of turn-key projects for adhesive tape manufacturing.
- Adhesive research and development.
- Specialty raw material sourcing.
- Project reports for manufacturing plant for adhesive, and laminates.
- Product costing.
- Water based, water repellent coatings and PSA (Pressure Sensitive Adhesive).
Montex Fiber Glass, Pvt Ltd, Nashik, Maharashtra, India, 2008 - 2009
Technical General Manager
- Headed the entire adhesive tape manufacturing division, responsible for costing, production, raw material procurement, research and development, marketing and administration.
- Production planning, raw material procurement planning, product coating, quotations for buyers inquiries, negotiation of prices, new product development, guiding marketing for technical aspect involved.
Focus Air Conditioning Industries, Dubai, UAE, Technical General Manager, 2006 - 2008
- Heading the entire factory management team.
- Responsible for raw material procurement, research and development, marketing and administration.
- Production planning: Raw material procurement planning, new product development, guiding marketing for technical aspects.
EuroGulf Packaging and Adhesives FZC, Sharjah, UAE, General Manager, 2004 - 2006
- As General Manager, headed the entire factory management.
- Presided over production, raw material, procurement, research and development, marketing and administration.
Flexo Film Wraps India Ltd, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India, General Manager, 2003 - 2004
- Provided design and development of manufacturing machines, erection and commissioning of the entire plant that manufacture surface protection tapes based on co-extruded polyethylene film, and other specialty tapes for this exporter of PVC; cling films-klin wrap, lamination films, conductive films, PVC fuel tubes manufacturer and PVC products.
- Set-up of a complete quality control laboratory, testing procedures and development of a quality control manual.
Futuristic Tapes Pvt., Ltd, Pune, Maharashtra, India, Technical director, 1999 - 2003
- Design and development of manufacturing machines, erection and commissioning of the entire plant for manufacture of pressure sensitive adhesive tapes, for automobile electronic and electrical shoe manufacture, printing and surface protection tapes based on co-extruded polyethylene film Industries.
- Setting up of complete quality control laboratory, testing procedures and development of quality control manual.
Honors & Publications
Academic and Professional Affiliations
- Associate Member of Maratha Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture, Pune
- ISO 9001-2008 Certificate
Publications and Patents
- Author of numerous publications: A hand book, seminars, conventions, presentations and technical writings.
B.S. Chemistry and Physics, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnatak State, India
L.P.R.I. Rubber Technology, Plastics and Rubber Institute, London