Winners 18

Winners 18


Cloth Bags

Mr. Jaideep Sajdeh

Authentic Impex is a Mumbai-based company set up in 1990 to manufacture premium quality tote bags, sling bags, string bags, tote bags, handbags, shopping bags (to replace plastic bags), backpacks, shoe bags, laundry bags, messenger bags, pouches and cushion covers.

Besides India, these products are also retailed in markets like Germany, France, the Netherlands, UK and the USA.

The company was set up by a third generation entrepreneur, Jaideep Sajdeh, who joined his family’s business of textile recycling in 2011-12.

The business consists of recycling (upcycling) old and used textiles like hospitality beds, table linen, denim and other material on an industrial scale to creates a huge impact on carbon and water footprints, besides replacing millions of non eco-friendly packing products.

The company’s most recent venture has been to use pre-consumer waste by collecting cut pieces from weaving mills across India in order to make bags which replace plastic bags.

It imports old bedsheets from the US and transforms them into beautiful cloth bag products sporting the tag lines ‘I am not a virgin’ or ‘I am so wasted’.

Avantel Ltd CENTRE LTD

Embedded Systems

Dr Abburi Vidyasagar
Chairperson & Managing Director

Avantel Limited is a successfully running company offering solutions in the domains of defence and aerospace since it was started in 1990 by its Chairperson & Managing Director Dr Abburi Vidyasagar, who is also its founder.

The company’s customers include Indian defence services, ISRO affiliates (Antrix, SAC, SHAR, NARL), Boeing, Indian defence public sector units like Bharat Electronics Ltd, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Electronics Corporation of India Ltd and Indian defence laboratories.

It has developed GSAT-7 based satellite communication products like INSAT MSS trans-receivers for ship borne and airborne communications, besides satellite modems as well as UHF radios for shipborne and airborne (line of sight satellite) communications.

It makes GSAT-6 based products like MSS trans-receiver terminal with DBF, universal MSS terminal, satellite mobile radio terminal, ruggedised reporting terminal, handheld reporting terminal, portable multimedia terminal and real time train tracking information terminals.

It also makes wireless products like RF/microwave subsystems, high power solid state power amplifiers, T/R modules, radar sub-systems, GSM/GPRS-based intelligent data devices, software for network management systems, MIS and GIS, besides also providing services like system design and engineering.

Axiom Ayurveda

Herb Juices

Mr. Rishabh Gupta

Axiom Ayurveda, which is situated in the district of Ambala in Haryana, manufactures around 100 kinds of different herb juices, cosmetics, Ayurvedic medicines, health drinks and supplements.

The company which was set up in 1995 is the brainchild of Dr Hemlata Gupta, a former senior medical officer and her sonSanjay Gupta, a chemistry graduate.

The organisation has been led by Rishabh Gupta along with a team of dedicated professionals The company’s produces herb juices like Aloevera Gel Juice, Amla Juice Karela Jamun Juice, Aloevera Amla Juice, Wheat Grass & Giloye Juice, Trifla Aloevera Juice, Locky Amla Juice and Giloye Stem Juice.

Its Ayurvedic medicine portfolio includes Axiom’s Naval Ointment, Axiom’s Trikatu Churan, Axiom’s Nyagrodadhigan Kwath (for kidney problems), Axiom’s Sugar Cure (for Diabetes Mellitus), Axiom’s Heart Power (for cardiac problems) as well as Axiom’s Bone Power (for fractured bone and osteoporosis).

Its fruit juices like Aloevera Pulp & Juice With Mango, Aloevera Pulp & Juice With Guava, Aloevera Pulp & Juice With Litchi, Aloevera Pulp & Juice With Lemon as well as Aloevera Pulp & Juice With Mix Fruits.

Ayoki Fabricon Pvt Ltd

Cement Plants

Mr.Ganesh Kumar
Managing Director

Ayoki Fabricon Pvt Ltd, which was set up in 1984, is in the business of constructing cement, sugar and captive power plants worldwide.

The Pune-based company was set up by Ganesh Kumar and his partner Vasu Krishnankutty with around 200 casual labourers and an initial turnover of merely Rs 14 lakh.

The company provides heavy engineering, procurement and construction solutions for cement, sugar and power sectors, all over the world.

After being headquartered in Pune since 34 years, Ayoki Fabricon has a staff strength of 800 people across its offices in UAE, Bahrain, Nepal and 21 African countries.

The company does a business turnover of Rs 350 crore per year and in 2014 it took over a 40-year old civil construction company based in Bangalore called Buildmet Pvt Ltd, which pioneered the construction of RCC silos.

It has well established engineering, project management, logistics, stores and material management and human resources departments. It also has its its own fleet of cranes and construction equipment.

Best Value Chem Pvt Ltd

Flavour & Fragrance

Mr. Shaju C O
CEO & Director

Best Value Chem Private Limited (BVCPL), led by its CEO & Director Shaju CO, is one of the leading manufacturers of flavour and fragrance chemicals in India. It is a privately held company which was set up in the state of Gujarat, Vadodara, in 1996.

The company is engaged in manufacturing of aroma chemicals. Some of its products include Benzyl Acetone, Amyl Salicylate, Iso Amyl Salicylate, Verdyl Acetate, Verdyl Propionate, Undecavertol, Hexyl Salicylate, Verdyl Iso Butyrate, Melonal, Hexyl Acetate, Methyl Heptine Carbonate and Methyl Octine Carbonate.

In 2000, a new plant was commissioned at Karakhadi, which is 50 km from Vadodara in Gujarat. Increase in business lead to setting up of another plant at Moxi, which is 30 km from Vadodara. BVCPL’s export market covers around 80% of the company’s total sales. It has a global presence and business relations with leading flavour and fragrance (F&F) companies over the globe.

Its products are exported to the USA, Singapore, UK, China, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Netherlands.

Bharat Parenterals Ltd

Pharmaceutical Products

Mr.Bharat R Desai
Managing Director

Bharat Parenterals Limited is a WHO GMP and an ISO 10002: 2014, 9001: 2015 certified pharmaceutical company with its manufacturing facility in Vadodara, Gujarat.

Since it was set up in 1992, it has manufactured β-Lactum, cephalosporin products, medical formulations in the form of tablets, capsules, liquid-orals, ointments, creams, lotions, powdered Injections and small volume parenterals, both in ampoules as well as vials.

Under the leadership of Bharat Parenterals Managing Director Bharat R Desai, who holds a vast experience of more than 30 years in the pharma industry, the company has established its products in domestic and international markets.

Its product portfolio is diversified into three major segments namely antibiotics, anti-retro virals, antihypertensives and cardiovascular products.

It enjoys a strong global presence with major operations in exports to almost 38 to 40 countries. It aspires to acquire a major share in the Contract Research and Manufacturing Services (CRAMS). It has established its own state of art Formulation & Development Department which has been recognised by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), New Delhi in August 2010.

Biophore India Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

Dr. Jagadeesh Babu Rangisetty

Biophore India Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd was started in 2007 by Dr Jagadeesh Babu Rangisetty and his technocrat associates who returned to India from the US.

They started a technology development centre modelled along a company they had already established in the US which develops technologies for complex generics.

Their search for a reliable contract manufacturing organisation to form a partnership ended with Sionc Pharmaceuticals located in Visakhapatnam. Biophore became its partner and eventually became a part of Sionc Pharmaceuticals.

Sionc Pharmaceuticals manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) developed by Biophore. With Sionc’s support, Biophore now owns about 40 Drug Master Files (DMFs) which were filed in US, EU and Canadian markets.

In 2013, Hyderabad-based Biophore made another alliance with Azico Pharmaceuticals to form Azico Biophore. Biophore filed around 7 DMFs for APIs manufactured by Azico-Biophore in Europe and the US. In 2017, it acquired a Hyderabad-based fixed dose formulation company called Zenara Pharmaceuticals in order to forward integrate its API business with the formulations business.

Brilliant Corporate Services Private Limited

Payroll Management

Mr. Sreeram G

Brilliant Corporate Services Private Limited (BCSPL) is a Chennai-based company which was established in 2001, which specialises in placement, recruitment of staff for clients, personnel outsourcing and staffing, payroll management as well as personnel laws consultancy.

BCSPL provides human resources to clients as a contractor as well as trains manpower according to industrial standards before placing them.

BSCPL is also an Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) consultant which has simplified new company registrations. It takes care of audit and inspections as well as appears on behalf of clients to resolve issues related to the ESI department.

As a employees’ provident fund (EPF) consultant on behalf of its clients, the company carries out audit and inspection as well as appears on behalf of clients to resolve issues related to the PF department. The company also does customised payroll processing, exclusive customer relationship management (CRM) support, salary disbursement support, statutory compliance support and consultation for compensation structure from a compliance perspective.

It does registration of firms, besides renewal and amendment under the Shops & Establishments Act.

Brilliant Polymers Pvt Ltd

Laminating adhesive

Mr.Gaurav Talwar
Managing Director

Brilliant Polymers Private Limited, which has been promoted by Gaurav Talwar and Dr Ravinder Talwar, is a leading laminating adhesive manufacturer in India.

The company manufactures solvent based as well as solvent free laminating adhesives for flexible packaging. It achieved a turnover of more than Rs 200 crore in financial year 2017-2018 and has projected a turnover of Rs 300 crore for 2018-19.

The company’s manufacturing facility is well equipped with 13 reactors to produce large batch sizes of up to 30 tonnes at a time. The facility is ISO 9001:2015 certified and is well equipped with in-house quality control.

It offers a complete range of standard as well as customised solutions for the flexible packaging industry. Its products are designed to provide unique properties and afford excellent levels of performance while offering value to customers.

End user applications of the company’s products include food and non-food packing applications. The company’s solvent free adhesive S631/S310 has been awarded the IFCA Star Award 2017 under innovation in adhesive category.

Cargo Flash Infotech Pvt Ltd

Aviation Software Solutions

Mr. Jasraj Singh Chug

Cargo Flash is a leading infotech and business consulting solutions provider which is exclusively focused on the air cargo and logistics industry.

It seamlessly integrates clients’ business and organisational strategies with IT implementations, to improve their financial performance and operational efficiency.

The company’s clients include Lion Air, Lion Express, Air Arabia, Swissport Cargo Services Sharjah Aviation Services, Garuda Indonesia Cargo and Citilink. It is led by Jasraj Singh Chug, who has more than 20 years of experience in successfully running aviation focused businesses. As Director of the company, he mentors CEO Rahim Bhimani who leads the company’s business development activities.

The company provides an infotech based end-to-end cargo reservations system, cargo revenue accounting, warehouse management system, cargo GSSA management system, express door-to-door management system, customer relationship management and human resources management systems, international freight forwarding management system, besides other solutions. The company’s infotech based cargo sales and reservation tool is called nGen RES, helps airlines manage every logistics task, from initial booking of a shipment up to final delivery.

Catvision Ltd

Digital Head Ends

Mr.Syed Athar Abbas
Managing Director

Catvision was started in 1985 by professionals who had worked earlier in senior positions with the HCL group of companies.

They were led by the company’s Managing Director Syed Athar Abbas who had completed his B Tech from IIT Kanpur and an MBA from IIM Kolkata.

In 1986, Catvision installed dish antennae which could receive international TV programmes and in 1989, it tied up with satellite TV channel CNN to distribute its programmes to leading hotels in India. CNN became a household name in 1990, when it brought the first Gulf War live to TV sets all over the world, triggering off the commercial cable TV industry in India, with some early operators like Catvision putting up systems in residential colonies all over India.

In 1990, Catvision became the exclusive agent of CNN for a period of five years. In 1995, the company made a public issue of stock and presently it is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Today, Catvision is headquartered at Noida, a satellite town of New Delhi and runs a manufacturing unit at Dehradun, in the hill state of Uttarakhand.