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. A Shankar

Mr. A Shankar

Independent Director

Mr. A Shankar

Mr. A Shankar

Independent Director

Mr. A. Shankar is academically Charted Accountant and Law graduate. He is practising as corporate advocate and has been advising various reputed domestic and multi-national Companies on matters relating to taxation, finance etc., He has rich experience in accounting, auditing, taxation and legal field.

Has participated in various National Conferences, Seminars and Workshops and presented more than 50 Technical Papers.

Ms. Hema Hattangady

Ms. Hema Hattangady

Independent Director

Ms. Hema Hattangady

Ms. Hema Hattangady

Independent Director

Mrs. Hema Hattangady graduated from Karnataka University, Dharwad in 1984 and holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in French from the same University. She is aluminium of IIM kolkatta. Hema Hattangady was the Vice Chairman and CEO of Conzerv Systems Pvt Ltd until it was sold to Schneider Electric in June 2009. Conzerv was in the business of Consulting, Training and Products for Energy Efficiency

She was selected as one of the 10 women who have contributed meaningfully to the Power Sector. The nomination was by Powerline, a premier Indian magazine for the Power Sector.

She has over 25 years of experience in Marketing.

Mr. T.P Sridhar

Mr. T.P Sridhar

CEO

Mr. T.P Sridhar

Mr. T.P Sridhar

CEO

T. P. Sridhar with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, began his career with Ace Designers in the year 1986 as a Trainee Design Engineer. He is known to have three decades of rich industrial Experience. He has been instrumental by taking active part in initiatives driven by IMTMA such as Benchmarking Exercise with ACMA members and a member of core committee responsible for selection of equipment for the Advanced Machine Tool Testing Facility.

He has been a visionary by guiding the design team towards development of many new products such as the Twin spindles, Sliding Head Automats, Turnmills, VTLs & many more. Currently, T. P. Sridhar holds the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. R. Prabhakar

Mr. R. Prabhakar

COO

Mr. R. Prabhakar

Mr. R. Prabhakar

COO

R. Prabhakar a BE Mechanical from R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, joined Ace Designers as a Trainee Engineer in Feb-1989. With a rich work experience of more than 29+ years, he has worked with Technical Services Group, Exports Division including managing Sales & Service office of Ace International (Detroit, USA), Vendor Development, Purchase & Component Manufacturing Division, Business Head of Strategic Business Unit – High Volume Machines. He has been instrumental in implementing SAP ERP software systems at Ace Designers, Ace Keiretsu for Purchase & Component Manufacturing functions, Development of “Jobber Elite” series of CNC machines which also won the India Design Mark award. Currently, R. Prabhakar holds the position of Chief Operating Officer.

Ms. Manisha Kannur

Ms. Manisha G Kannur

Executive Director

Ms. Manisha Kannur

Ms. Manisha G Kannur

Executive Director

Manisha Kannur born on 23rd March, 1974 and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore in August 1996. Immediately after graduation, she started her career in Ace Designers as Engineer- Design.

Manisha spent nine years in the design function. She was one of the first designers to implement top down design in 3D. She was part of the team which was awarded the prestigious FIE Foundation Award at IMTEX 2004 for the design of CNC lathe with sub spindle.

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
  • spindle-assembly
  • robot
  • metrology
  • amda-press
  • infra2
  • infra3
  • infra4
  • infra1
  • spindle-assembly
  • robot
  • metrology
  • amda-press
  • infra2
  • infra3
  • infra4
  • infra1

Design & Development

  • Large team of 100+ experienced design engineers
  • 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

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.

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.