Raghu Vamsi: Winning Global leadership in Precision manufacturing
‘Creating value while setting standards of excellence in the arena of Precision Manufacturing’ – is what Raghu Vamsi envisions. Raghu Vamsi thrives as one of the most prominent entities in export and manufacturing space for Aerospace & Defence. The company has been engaged in the manufacturing of High Precision Engineering Components for Aerospace, Defence, Oil & Gas and Power Transmission Sectors. Global Aerospace OEM’s (Original Equipment Manufacturers) like Rolls Royce, GE Aviation, Rockwell Collins, United Technology Corporation entrust Raghu Vamsi with their specialized needs. Raghu Vamsi is the first and the only firm in the SME segment to qualify for stringent Quality processes of global OEM’s forming a Joint Venture with a Spain based ITP Group (A subsidiary of Rolls Royce) to manufacture Precision Engine Parts. Apart from exporting to Global customers, Raghu Vamsi is also helping the Make in India program by indigenizing major import substitutes by doing R&D in-house and supplying the systems to DRDL, BEL & other major Indian PSU’s. During a chat with The CEO Magazine, VamsiVikas – Managing Director @ Raghu Vamsi shares, “Aerospace manufacturing is a niche segment which is growing rapidly in the last few years. As a tradition, this was controlled by Indian PSU’s with all the technology limited to the government and skills set limited to people working in PSUs. However, the evolutionary landscape of the industry needs more innovation. This creates a gap for quality mindset and high technology. We at Raghu Vamsi have excelled with our DNA of ‘Learn, Grow, Excel and Joy’ in this segment to provide varied services like manufacturing of Critical Assemblies in Engine and Avionic segments.”
Towards realizing its vision, the company has established a world class machine shop and has set finest quality methods leveraging best in class technology to achieve consistent delivery of zero-defect parts to its clients at very cost effective prices. An AS 9100 C Certification credited to its name symbolizes Raghu Vamsi’s uncompromised adherence to stringent quality measures and demonstrates its excellence in processes. The company owns two high end manufacturing facility at Hyderabad equipped with latest CNC Machines and robust quality processes & procedures; which has enabled faster learning time, technology transfer time towards achieving quality and reliability requirements as per global aerospace standards. This empowers the company with an outstanding manufacturing capability.
As a dominant player in engineering and manufacturing solutions, Raghu Vamsi has developed a robust portfolio which encompasses its profound expertise in broad spectrum of services ranging from CAD/CAM Services (Drawing to 2D, 2D to 3D Modeling, Programming & Manufacturing Methods), CNC Machining (CNC Milling & Turning) and Tool Design & Fabrication. The company has been uniquely positioned as a leading manufacturer of Aero Structures, Avionic Components, Aero Engine Components, Antenna & Missile Components and Sub-Assemblies for Defence and has exported Critical components to USA, UK, Europe and Singapore.
Speaking of what sets the company apart from other players in the market, Vikas Vamsi shares, “At Raghu Vamsi, Reliability, Integrity, Social Responsibility and Empathy are the key values that guides the company culture that breathes in innovation. With a strong focus on equipping our team members with required skill set, we have been fortunate enough to build a dedicated dynamic team, which holds proficiency in delivering excellence and maximum value to our clients. We have been successful in maintaining 100% Delivery through advance planning tools and in-house built real-time Aerospace ERP. Our persistent efforts towards achieving perfection in what we deliver has translated into our prowess in following Stringent Aerospace Quality systems and reaching Global Aerospace standards.”
Raghu Vamsi’s success story traces its roots to 2003 when the founder G. Thrimuthulu started manufacturing parts for HAL. The journey that stretches more than one and a half decade has witnessed hitting several milestones that served as the stepping stones to the company success. The major milestones envelop receiving the ISO Certificate in 2004. In 2010, it established itself as an AS 9100 Rev B Company and received the approval from KEMA, USA. The company took a giant leap the following year when it entered into a Joint Venture with ITP, Spain (Subsidiary of Rolls Royce) to manufacture Aircraft Engine Components. The firm has recently moved to a World Class manufacturing facility in Hardware Park near Airport.
ü National Awards
· Bharat Guarav
· Bharat Vikas Ratan
· Young Enterprising Award
ü Best Vendor Award from HAL Koraput – 2012
ü Best Supplier Award from GE Aviation – 2015
Apprising us of what does the future hold for the company, Vikas Vamsi briefs, “We have created a world class manufacturing facility near Hyderabad airport to grow into additional Technologies like Special process, Composites, Welding, Clean Room and Electronics. These technologies will empower to manufacture products and services at a System Level. Also, we have been following a strong growth plan towards positioning the company as a $100 Million company with employing close to 1000 Employees. We believe in growing organically by investing continuously in the growth plans as well as inorganically through JV’s; also by taking over companies in India and overseas which are strategically aligned. In the next few months Raghu Vamsi will be taking over a company in India for manufacturing of Composites and a company in USA having NADCAP approvals in Heat Treat and EDM, allowing us to have a Marketing office and Warehouse in USA. Raghu Vamsi is working closely with a major Business house in India to form a Joint Venture to manufacture Majo Systems for Single Engine Fighter Aircraft.”
Vamsi Vikas Ganesula – Managing Director at Raghu Vamsi
Mr.Vamsi has been the major guiding force that drives the whole team to achieve its mission and vision while meeting the expectations of all stakeholders. As the Managing Director of the company, he heads the Strategy & Business development of the company. A business graduate from IIM Kolkata, he took over the business in 2004 at an age of 23 after the sudden death of the Founder. Under his leadership, the company observed a significant growth having entered into important sectors of Aerospace, Defence and Oil & gas.