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Short CV of RAVISHANKAR 2016


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Short CV of RAVISHANKAR 2016

  1. 1. Resume - Mr. Ravishankar Gopal Executive Summary  Passed out from IIT Delhi in1978 - M. Tech ( Textile Engineering)  Location- India  Age- 62 years  Overall 30 years industrial experience in the field of Nonwoven and Reinforcements, Technical Textiles and Coated fabrics  Established Nonwoven Business and Factory in Estonia ( Europe)  Worked in SRF Ltd as Production Manager  GRASIM ( viscose fiber) as Technical Services Manager  Dinesh Mills as Nonwoven Filter fabric development executive 1.0 COMMUNICATION ADDRESS B-2, Sandalwood Apartments 22, Pratapgunj Society Opp. Rosary School, Vadodara- 390002, Gujarat, INDIA Phone: +91 98252 44940 Fax: +91 265 2782245 Email:
  2. 2. 2.0 WORK EXPERIENCE Company Role and Responsibility Personal Contribution 1. Shri Dinesh Mills Start up Filter Fabrics Department for Woven and Nonwoven Needlepunched Products Identified industries to be focused, gave manufacturing department product requirements for manufacture. Sales increased from Zero to Rs. 500 lakhs in one year. Responsible for achieving marketing targets and payment receivables. Independently coordinated with various departments to use their facilities and achieve final results. Reporting to Managing Director. 2. Fiberglass Pilkington Ltd Market Development for Glass fiber Yarn and tissues. Identified application areas for Glass yarns, pursued product development with present customers. Market Development activities contact with end uses and also seminars, national specification bodies. Yarn business was 40% of company turnover. Worked to budgets and increase market for glass yarn through substitution and new applications including interaction with defence establishments. 3. SRF Ltd Joined as Technical services and Market Development Officer Project Management for the green field Project for manufacturing Technical Textiles. Through job rotation handled Technical services, Production, Quality Management. Successfully introduced Spin draw Nylon Tyrecrod Yarn for the first time in India through Application Development, Techno-commercial Presentation to all tyre company executives in India. 4. Baltex Nonwovens / Toomtextil- Estonia Assigned to establish Market in Europe for Needlepuch Nonwovens and Thermobonded Nonwovens for the products produced . Establish Own Brand Product needle punch wipes. Identify customers, sell and book capacities for products produced in the factory. Roll goods customers established in Greece, Germany, UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Russia, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark. Independently Brought up sales from zero to 150 tons per month for colored Cleaning wipes and Polyester thermobond nonwovens. Organized Company participation in exhibitions like Techtextil, Index, PLMA etc., Established conversion facility in-house for wiping products. Reporting to Profit Centre Head. 80% Capacity utilisation achieved in two years. 5. . K's Technical and Management Consultants Chief Consultant for the last 12 years for Nonwovens and Technical Textiles Responsible for identifying opportunities in the Nonwovens and Technical Textiles field and initiate investment by Indian industrialists in the field. Prepare Detailed Technical and Financial Project reports, Conduct market survey for the products, identify suitable technology partners suppliers, assist in implementing projects. Responsible for over 8 Spunbond Nonwoven projects, two coated fabrics project, two Needlepunch Nonwovens projects, Two Technical Textiles project, One Spunlace nonwovens project and currently working on cotton based Spunlace nonwovens project. Working also with a German and British company for development of Nonwoven products in India for export to their countries. Have identified and assisted companies in Nonwoven conversion equipment. Have handled for all these projects, both technial and commercial aspects of the business. Presently on the Government of India Textile Ministry expert committee on Technical textiles and working on creating Centre of Excellence in Surat. Dealing with Owner entrepreneurs and Technical Directors.
  3. 3. 3.0 DETAILS  Established a Nonwoven plant of Therombonding and Needle punching 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 line advising managements on markets, products and potential new industries in technical textiles and Nonwovens.  Developing Coated fabrics for USA market,  Developing shoe interlinings,  Fiber development for textile end uses  Nonwovens for Auto interiors, Technology tie-up,  Identification of potential Joint venture partners in Technical textiles and nonwovens field.  Working experience on Spunlace, Spunbond, and Needle punched Nonwovens and specialized applications.  Currently advising many companies in India on sustainable product manufacture in textiles using natural fibers for disposable products.  Concept to commission assignments including financial evaluation for many projects in India Spunbond Nonwovens, Coatings, Tyrecord Dipping, Belting Manufacture, PP bag conversion, SMS spunbond for medical end uses.  Establishing conversion plant in Hygiene sector like Baby Diaper Plant.  1993-present working as Independent consultant. Empanelled consultant in Textile Ministry for development of Technical Textiles  Defending projects with Financial institutions on behalf of clients  Preparation of Detailed Project Reports  Providing New Product and Project ideas to potential clients
  4. 4. 4.0 LIST OF SOME OF ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT DURING THE CAREER OF MR. RAVISHANKAR GOPAL 4.1 Technical Consultancy in Nonwovens and Technical Textiles Issues related to  Selection of Appropriate Process for manufacturing the product  Machine Modifications to achieve quality and productivity  Selection of relevant technologyafter evaluation of available routes  Selecting the Equipment for the project for Optimum Product Quality  Alternative Technologies Evaluation for manufacturing  Evaluating and Selecting the Technologypartner for the project  TechnologyTrend and Obsolescence reports  Process optimization for a given product  Collaboration agreements  Product development  Product Evaluation and Customer Approval  Market Development outside India  New Project Ideas  Feasibility Report Preparation for Projects  Location Selection outside India for New Projects  Market Potential Studies
  5. 5. 4.2 Examples of Some of the Projects Completed (Clients name and some projects not provided due to Nondisclosure agreements) 1. Market Potential study in India for Woven and Nonwoven Interlinings 2. Installation and start up of Needle punched Nonwoven Plant 3. Fabrication of Chafer and Belting fabric dipping machine 4. Modification in Dipping machine to improve Productivity and Safety. 5. Design of Belting fabric specification to optimise weight to strength ratio 6. Development of PP tape laminated product for Germany 7. Market Development for Nonwoven wipes in Europe 8. Feasibility for Geo-Textile and High-loft Nonwovens 9. Project Feasibility Report for Spunlace Nonwovens 10. Project Feasibility Report for Spunbond Nonwovens 11. Selection of Process and Equipment for Needlepunch Nonwovens 12. Scope for Shoe lining Nonwoven felts in India 13. Total Project Management for Coated Fabrics used in Automotives 14. Development of Specialty coated fabric for Athletic tapes, automotive harness, abdomen bandages etc 15. Training for manufacture of technical fabrics 16. Project Feasibility Report for Medical Disposable fabrics 17. Market for High TenacityPolyester yarn in India 18. Trouble shooting in Agricultural Net manufacturing Process 19. Development Geo textiles on Sulzer Looms 20. Development of Textile Reinforced Printing Blankets 21. Development of Armored Fabrics for Personal Protection 22. TurnkeyProject for Industrial Fabric Manufacture 23. Design and implementation of Fabric coating Process 24. Design and Fabrication of Tyrecord Dipping and Chafer dipping machines 25. Design and Fabrication of Fabric Stretching Machine for Belts 26. Design of Geogrid Coating Machine
  6. 6. 27. Evaluation of equipment for making Geo textiles for Indian company. 28. Source Development for Shoe felts, oil absorbent fabrics, scrims etc., 21. Presented a comprehensive paper on Nonwovens Market Potential in India at Edana Symposium, Barcelona, SPAIN 22. Presented paper on Agriculture Nonwovens potential in India at IIT Delhi seminar on Technical Textiles 23. Presented paper on Geotextiles at SASMA 24. Presented paper on Medical Textiles at SITRASeminar 29. Presented paper on Hygiene market potential at IIT Delhi 30. Glass fabric development for Pultrusion process