We started the journey in the year 1986 as a small scale industry in the southern Indian city of Coimbatore, has grown to become a leader in precision manufacturing in diverse fields. The years of experience we have in the field of Engineering has strengthen our commitment, determined customer focus, culture of quality, and unique emphasis on social responsibility empowers Team Craftsman Automation.
We are a leading engineering organisation engaged in the manufacturing of precision components, where Quality is at the heart of every aspect of each component that we make at the benchmark of reliability.
We are engineers and inventors. We design, develop and manufacture engineering products using state-of-the-art engineering technology and efficient manpower to meet the requirements of our customers. Our manufacturing facilities include state of the art equipment, engineered layout with process controls and necessary automations for quality and productivity.
Established “Craftsman Automation Pvt. Ltd.”
Our company adheres to local rules and
regulations. The Company uploads policy
documents on the website on this page in
accordance with these regulations.
Our state of the art quality systems focus on
quality consciousness throughout the
production chain, ensure extremely high
quality products and customer satisfaction.
Srinivasan Ravi is the Chairman and Managing Director of our Company and has been associated with our Company since its incorporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He is the Promoter of our Company. He has experience of more than 34 years in the automotive industry. He has received various awards, including “Outstanding Citizen of Coimbatore Award” by Rotary Club of Coimbatore in 2018, “Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award” by Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Coimbatore, “Outstanding Entrepreneur Achiever Award 2012” by Bharathiar School of Management and Entrepreneur Development, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and “Best Entrepreneur Award” by Coimbatore Management Association in 2010.
Ravi Gauthamram is a Whole-time Director of our Company and has been on our Board since February 20, 2014. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University, Germany. He has experience in automotive industry. He is engaged in building the product strategy in the industrial and engineering segment of our Company. Prior to joining our Company, he was associated with Caterpillar India Private Limited.
Sundararaman Kalyanaraman is an Independent Director of our Company and has been on our Board since June 30, 2017. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Madras. He has completed senior executive course of the 3-tier programme for management development from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and BPL strategic leadership programme from Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru. He has experience in automotive industry. He was associated with TG Kirloskar Automotive Private Limited, Kirloskar Systems Limited, BPL Limited and Widia (India) Limited in the past. He was a trustee in Caring with Colours – A Manasi Kirloskar Initiative, and has completed a training course for preparation as an award assessor for the “Confederation of Indian Industry Award for Business Excellence” by European Foundation for Quality Management (“EFQM”). He is a member of Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering and is also a member of Project Management Institute (a global membership association dedicated to advancing the practice, science and profession of project management).
Vijaya Sampath is an Independent Director of our Company and has been on our Board since April 30, 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree in arts from University of Madras and a bachelor’s degree in law from University of Mysore. She is a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She has attended the advanced management program of Harvard Business School, USA and a program on managing strategic alliances conducted by the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. She has experience in corporate laws and advisory and chairs the FICCI committee on corporate laws. She was associated with Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys as a senior partner and with the Bharti Airtel Limited as group general counsel and company secretary in the past.
Mr. Tamraparni Srinivasan Venkata Rajagopal Tamraparni Srinivasan Venkata Rajagopal is an Independent Director of our Company and has been on our Board since March 19, 2022. He is a Practicing Chartered Accountant by qualification and profession, possess rich experience of more than 30 years. He is the Senior Partner of Subbachar & Srinivasan, Chartered Accountants Firm, Coimbatore. He is a graduate and fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He is also an All India Rank Holder in both CA Inter & Final examinations. He was awarded several academic awards at School and College levels. He has presented several papers on corporate audit and taxation at the ICAI, Coimbatore.
Mrs. Rajeswari Karthigeyan Mrs. Rajeswari Karthigeyan has an overall 30 years of experience in CRISIL Ltd., which is an Indian analytical company providing ratings, research, and risk & policy advisory services. It is the largest rating agency in India. It is also a subsidiary of S&P Global, which in turn is the largest global company in financial information, ratings and analytics. She also has 18 years of experience in Credit rating of Indian corporates and around 12 years of research experience encompassing various industries, Indian economy as well as customized research. She has functional expertise in Credit appraisal of large manufacturing entities, surveillance of ratings, interacting with investors and media, and providing thought leadership in the form of opinion pieces and webinars on various industries. She also served as a rating committee member for several years. During her tenor, she had insightful interactions with several Promoters, MDs, CFOs, CEOs and various functional Directors. She has meaningfully contributed to sustainability and risk management of numerous large corporates.