about

Ace Designers, led by three experienced design engineers and powered by a dynamic team of more than 500 members is one of India’s largest machine tool manufacturing companies. With a spread of over 50000 square meters, its manufacturing plants, located in Bangalore, India, are equipped with state of the art technology to deliver large scale high quality products.

Ace Designers, was founded in 1979 as a design-consulting firm. Initially, the team developed product designs for various machine tools including special purpose machines. Three years hence, in 1982, Ace stepped into the world of manufacturing with a range of special purpose import substitution machines for the I. C. Engine valve Industry.

Since then, Ace has rapidly grown to become India’s largest manufacturer of CNC turning centres and has remained the undisputed leader for nearly two decades. With a strategic focus on manufacturing of CNC turning centres, Ace has developed a wide range of indigenous cost effective products to meet the changing needs of its customers. Ace has ensured product excellence through quality driven manufacturing processes supported by meticulously planned world class infrastructure.

Having played a vital role in the Indian industrial renaissance, Ace machines have established their footprint in the global arena too. They have found acceptance in Europe, USA, South America, UK, Middle East, China, South East Asia, Japan and Australia.

 

vision

We will deliver Value Driven Customer Experience by providing Engineered Products & Solutions with Leading Edge Technologies in Turning and Beyond having Smart Agile Manufacturing to become an Admired Organization enabled by Vibrant Inspired People achieving Accelerated Growth

values

  • Customer delight
  • Cost effective working
  • Passionately ensuring quality
  • Empowering people
  • Business ethics & transparency

leadership

Building on its expertise in machine tool manufacturing, the group has further diversified into manufacturing of components for various industry segments. In addition, the group also offers products to enhance its customer's productivity through real time machine monitoring.

Mr. Ashok Vishwanath Sathe

Mr. Ashok Vishwanath Sathe

Non Executive Chairman

Mr. Ashok Vishwanath Sathe

Mr. Ashok Vishwanath Sathe

Non Executive Chairman

Mr. Ashok Vishwanath Sathe academically Post-graduate in Machine Tool Design from IIT Bombay. After working for a short period as Designer Engineer at M/s. Cooper, he joined M/s. CMTI in the year 1963 and was heading the design and department of CMTI till 1978. He started M/.s. Pragati Engineering Works 1976 promoted Ace Designers Limited in the year 1979

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Mr. Shrinivas G Shirgurkar

Managing Director

 Srinivasan

Mr. Shrinivas G Shirgurkar

Managing Director

Mr. Shrinivas G Shirgurkar obtained degree in Batchelor of Engineering - Mechanical in the year 1970 and joined as an Design Engineer at CMTI in 1970. He left the service in the year 1979 and promoted Ace designers After serving for nine year.

Ace Designers has won several awards at National level under the leadership of Mr. Shrinivas G. Shirgurkar that include The Best Small Scale Entrepreneur – 1st Prize in the year 1986. Mr. Shrinivas G. Shirgurkar was felicitated by the Government of Karnataka on the occasion of Suvarna Karnataka celebrations in 2008.

Mr. Benedict Machado

Mr. Benedict Machado

Managing Director

Mr. Benedict Machado

Mr. Benedict Machado

Managing Director

Mr. Benedict Machado did his graduation in Mechanical Engineering in the year 1970 and started his career as Design Engineer with CMTI in 1970. He left CMTI in the year 1979 and started Ace Designers Limited.

Under the leadership of Mr. Machado, Ace Designers Limited have introduced a number of significant innovations in its products.

Mr. Machado has won DSIR National Award for R&D efforts in Mechanical Engineering Industries instituted by Government of India, Ministry of Science and Technology for the year 1995. The machines designed and manufactured under the leadership of Mr. Benedict Machado have won several awards at various international exhibitions - IMTEX.

Mr. Raghavendra B

Mr. Raghavendra B

Whole Time Director & CFO

Mr. Raghavendra B

Mr. Raghavendra B

Whole Time Director & CFO

Mr. B. Raghavendra is a commerce graduate and started his career as accountant with the Company in the year 1982 with the Company when the Ace designers was a partnership firm (PSF). His career grew leaps and bounds where he has held various positions prior to becoming Sr. Vice President - Finance & Projects. Today, he holds position of Whole Time Director in the Company. During his career with the Company for more than three decades, he had held Finance & Projects port-folio through his career.

Madhavi

Ms. Madhavi Chandrashekar

Executive Director

Madhavi

Ms. Madhavi Chandrashekar

Executive Director

Madhavi Chandrashekar born on 10th May, 1972 and graduated completed her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from B.M. S. College of Engineering, Bangalore in 1994. Immediately after graduation she moved to Raleigh, North Carolina in USA where she earned a diploma in Object Oriented Computer Programming from Wake Technical Community College.

She began her career in 1996 as a software consultant with a leading consulting firm called Analysts International. She gained experience in developing business application software during long term assignments at the cosmetic company Revlon Inc and IBM.

She is co-founder of Ace Micromatic Manufacturing Intelligence Technologies (then Pioneer Computing Technologies) and developed the first version of a productivity monitoring software which is now a well-known product called TPMTrak.

She is director of Ace Micromatic Manufacturing Intelligence Technologies

Srinivasan

Mr. R. Srinivasan

Non-Executive Director

Srinivasan

Mr. R. Srinivasan

Non-Executive Director

Mr. R. Srinivasan is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering, BE (Hons) from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Madras University, in the year 1962. He Joined Widia India limited Bangalore as a works engineer in 1966 and quickly rose to Leadership positions and was its Managing Director till 1994.

Mr. Srinivasan has been associated with Various initiatives of the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers Association, particularly the establishment of the Bangalore International Exhibition Center.

He is presently on the Board of some Public and private limited companies including Sundaram Fasteners, Kirloskar Oil Engines, TTK Prestige, Yuken India Limited, NTTF etc.

Has over 50 Years of Industry Experience in Manufacturing Industries.

Infrastructure

  • Area of 50,000 sq. mt.
  • State of the art Innovation center housing R&D, Design and IT
  • High quality plant & machinery for in-house manufacturing of key components
  • Assembly of machines on conveyor lines for volume production
  • Current plant capacity of 5000 machines annually
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Design & Development

  • Large team of 100+ experienced designers
  • Use of advanced design and analysis tools like Pro-E and FEM software
  • Separate teams that focus on :
    • Product - Development, up gradation and performance improvement.
    • Application engineering
    • Mechanical R&D
    • Electrical and Electronics R&D
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certifications
& quality

Ace Designers Ltd has setup management systems as per ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 standards and is certified by TÜV NORD CERT GmbH.

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CORPORATE
SOCIAL
RESPONSIBILITY

In addition to providing good quality products at reasonable prices, we at ACE DESIGNERS are committed to make our operations environmentally sound, adhere to standards and in the verge to contribute to a better society, we have taken up initiative to train non-technical candidates to operate CNC machines and make them readily employable in the metal cutting Industries.

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