Mr. P. Ramachandran, President, TIDC India
P Ramachandran is the President of TIDC India, a unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is an Engineering graduate from Madras Institute of Technology and holds a post graduate diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of marketing, business development and general management. Before joining TII, he has worked with Asian paints for 5 years in Sales. In the 20 years since he joined TII, he has handled a variety of assignments in the three divisions of TII viz TI cycles as Regional Manager and as All India Sales Manager and in TI Diamond Chain as Head of Marketing for the Domestic and International business. In Tube Products of India he has handled operations and was head of Marketing and Business Development of tubes for the domestic market. He was also responsible for handling Tubular Components Division. Presently, he is heading the TI Diamond Chain business. He is a member of CII Southern Regional Council 2010-11 and has represented the Company in several Industry associations.
TIDC: TIDC of India
Established in 1960, TIDC is the leading manufacturer of power transmission, precision fine blanked components and conveyor chains for the industrial, automotive and agricultural segments. Our vision is “to be a world class global player in power transmission and conveyor systems”.
A vital nerve of application and machinery across continents, our products are key solutions for several industry segments. TIDC’s customers include industry stalwarts such as Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, Bajaj Auto Ltd, Royal Enfield, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd, TVS Motors Ltd, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd, Voltas and Atlas Copco (India) Ltd.
Powering one out of every two two-wheelers in India, we have manufacturing plants in Chennai, Hyderabad and Uttarakhand, and a well-established country-wide distribution network. A domestic market leader for industrial power transmission chains through an extensive dealer network, we are also one of the fastest growing manufacturers of fine blanked components for automotive and industrial applications.
Internationally, we have a strong presence spanning over 30 nations across continents, with warehouses in US and Europe. Over 50 per cent of the chains exported to global OEMs are for special applications in various industries including cement, agriculture, fertilisers, material handling and construction equipment.
In 2010, we acquired SEDIS, a leading manufacturer of industrial and engineering class chains in France, thus strengthening our capability to offer requisite technical skills and state-of-the-art products for Indian and global customers.
Link by link, we are propelling forward to the edge of engineering excellence.