about

Ace manufacturing systems (AMS) is one of the largest manufacturers of Machining centers in India. A strong R&D facility, the passion to excel and a young dynamic team led by experienced professionals has fueled the rise of AMS to this premier position.

Offering a wide range (over 70 products) of machining centers, both vertical and horizontal, it covers the entire gamut of milling applications, from the simple to the most complicated. AMS also offers turnkey options, automation and tooled up solutions centering on the product offerings.

AMS has contributed greatly in dispelling the myth that machining centers are expensive. Its strong presence in the domestic market has been complimented by an equally impressive global presence.

Being an ISO 9001:2015 company, AMS has reposed great importance in its quality driven manufacturing processes and performance oriented management practices.

 

mission

“To enhance our market share by constantly growing at the rate of 30% CAGR to achieve revenue of Rs. 1,200 Crores by FY21 by serving diverse markets with enhanced product reliability and cost effective products and services”

vision

“Be a global leader in engineering and technology to deliver reliable, cost-effective, quality products & services through passionate people with inspiring leadership”

leadership

The company was started by Mr. P Ramadas along with the promoters of Ace Designers Ltd. Mr. Ashok V Sathe, Mr. Srinivas G Shirgurkar and Mr. Benedict Machado in Feb 1994. Driven by rich engineering experience of these technocrats, AMS has grown continuously to be what it is today. The customer centric approach has made AMS popular among corporate as well as small and medium scale enterprises.

Leadership

Mr. B. Machado

Chairman

Leadership

Mr. B. Machado

Chairman

Mr. B. Machado, Chairman of the Company completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from KREC, Suratkal in the year 1970. He joined Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI) in the year 1970 as a Design Engineer. In 1979, he left CMTI and started Ace Designers Ltd. along with Mr. A. V. Sathe and Mr. S. G. Shirgurkar. Presently, Mr. Machado is one of the Managing Directors of Ace Designers who are the largest producers of CNC Turning Centers in the Country. Driven by a strong passion for Research, Mr. Machado is one of the pioneers in indigenization of manufacturing technology in India.

Ramadas

Mr. P. Ramadas

Managing Director

Ramadas

Mr. P. Ramadas

Managing Director

Mr. P. Ramadas, Managing Director of the company, completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from KREC in the year 1968 and his M-Tech in Machine Tools from IIT Madras in 1970. He joined Hindustan Machine Tools (HMT) Ltd., as a Design Engineer in 1970 and has been responsible for the indigenous development of NC & CNC lathes at HMT. He received Best Design Award for the SB CNC Lathe at IMTEX 1979. He was elected as Vice President of IMTMA and is currently the President of IMTMA. The Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association (KASSIA) felicitated him with the “Kaigarika Ratna” award in 2015-16. He was also a recipient of the “IMTMA-Premier Outstanding Entrepreneur Award” by IMTMA in year 2016. In 2018, Mr Ramadas was felicitated with the “Karnataka Rajyotsava Award” by the Government of Karnataka. With a rich professional experience of 13 years at HMT and his short stay at MMC – Kolkata, he joined WIDIA (India) Ltd. (Kennametal) as a Project Manager to start the SPM division in 1984. During his tenure as Project Manager for 7 years with WIDIA, he developed nearly varieties of Machine Tools including Turning Centers, Machining Centers, Deep Hole Drilling Machines, Grinding Machines, and many others. In 1991, he joined Mysore Kirloskar Ltd., Harihar, as the Vice President - Engineering. In 1994, he along with the other promoters founded Ace Manufacturing Systems Ltd., and has since been the Managing Director. Mr. Ramadas has been a strong promoter of Success through Excellence and has demonstrated it in action.

LS Umesh

Mr. L.S. Umesh

Director and CEO

LS Umesh

Mr. L.S. Umesh

Director and CEO

Mr. L.S. Umesh, Director & CEO of the company, completed his Graduation in Mechanical Engineering at the National Institute of Engineering, Mysore in the year 1981. He joined Mysore Kirloskar Limited, Harihar, (MKL) as a Design Engineer. He later joined AMS Mr. L.S. Umesh was a member of the Board of Studies in National Institute of Engineering, Mysore. He was also member of advisory board at H.M.I. Institute of Technology, Tumkur to introduce better industry/institution co-operation.

TK Ramesh

Mr. T. K. Ramesh

Director

TK Ramesh

Mr. T. K. Ramesh

Director

Mr. T. K. Ramesh, Director of the Company is Mechanical Engineering graduate from BMS College of Engineering with a PGDBA from Bangalore University in 1984. He began his career in BFW and has over 30 years of experience in Machine Tool marketing in the domestic and international markets. He is presently the Whole-time Director and CEO of Micromatic Machine Tools Pvt. Ltd., the marketing arm of the Ace Micromatic Group.

Leadership

Mr. A. V. Sathe

Director

Leadership

Mr. A. V. Sathe

Director

Mr. A. V. Sathe, Director of the Company, completed his Graduation from University of Pune and M-Tech in Machine Tools from IIT Bombay. After working for a short period as a Design Engineer at Walchand Nagar, he joined CMTI in the year 1963 and headed the Design Department of CMTI till 1976. He founded Pragati Engineering Works in the Year 1976 and jointly started Ace Designers Ltd., in the year 1979 along with Mr. Machado and Mr. S. G. Shirgurkar. At present he is the Chairman of Ace Designers Ltd., and Pragati Automation Ltd. With his strong engineering and manufacturing knowledge, Mr. Sathe has steered Pragati Automation to be one of the largest Turret and Automatic Tool Changer manufacturers in the World. Pragati Automation currently caters to the requirements of Machine Tool builders all around the world. Mr. Sathe is a recipient of the "Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year" Award in the year 2011 from IMTMA.

Leadership

Mr. S. G. Shirgurkar

Director

Leadership

Mr. S. G. Shirgurkar

Director

Mr. S. G. Shirgurkar, Director of the Company, completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from BMS College of Engineering in the year 1970 and joined CMTI as a Design Engineer. He left CMTI in 1979 and started Ace Designers along with its other two promoters and has been one of the Managing Directors of the company ever since. Mr. Shirgurkar is the Chairman of Ace Multi-Axis Systems Ltd., (AMASL) which was started in the year 1995. He has served as the President of the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers Association during the years 2001 and 2002 and is a recipient of the "Life-time Achievement Award" from IMTMA in the year 2007 for his contributions to Machine Tool Industries. Mr. Shirgurkar is also one of the Directors of Wendt India, which is a part of the Murugappa Group.

values

India is all poised to be a global super power by the end of this decade. The world is looking up to India for manufacturing solutions. Keeping pace with this exponential growth, AMS has aims to be one of the top few machining center manufacturers in the world by the year 2020 in terms of number of machines produced.

CUSTOMER FOCUS

CUSTOMER FOCUS

RESPECT

Care

CARE

humility

HUMILITY

TRUST

TRUST

INTEGRITY

INTEGRITY

  • quality

    Quality

    QMS(ISO 9001:2015)
  • Environment

    Environment

    EMS(ISO 14001:2015)
  • Safety

    Safety

    OHSMS(ISO 45001:2018)
  • Social Accountability

    Social Accountability

    SA(SA 8000:2014)
  • Information Security

    Information Security

    ISMS(ISO 27001:2013)

certifications
& quality

AMS Quality Policy: "We are committed to achieve total satisfaction of our customers through timely delivery, innovation, development and continual improvement of products, processes, people and suppliers with effective implementation of quality management systems"

AMS is the only CNC manufacturing company in India to receive all 5 quality certifications.

All products for export markets are CE certified.

corporate
social
responsibility

Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic Unit for power generation
AMS is involved in many natural resources conservation activities like planting trees, rain water harvesting, recharging of the bore wells and adopting concept like open office resulting in reduction in electricity consumption. Moving ahead, AMS has installed 468 KWp Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic (SRTTPV) panels on the roof of the factory. This facility has been generating around 2000 units per day, meeting 40% of the total power consumption requirements.

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  • AASHIRVAADA
  • Garden
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  • Plantation
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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

AMS corporate office and factory is built in accordance with the Green Building Concept. The Phase 1 of the plant has the capability to manufacture 1,200 machines in a year. The Phase 2 has an assembly capacity of 2,200 machines. The factory with multi-floor assembly facility is one of its kinds in the country today.

The green factory uses minimum amounts of artificial illumination and ventilation keeping the ecological footprint low. The factory has a rain water harvesting tank which has the capacity to collect water up to 1.8 million liters. The in-house water treatment facility recycles water and is used for gardening and other non-critical purposes.

The solar panels in the factory have a capacity of 500 kWh which meets about 60 to 70% of our existing demand of power.

  • AMS Aerial view
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