Dynamatic Technologies produces Aft Pylon Assembly and Cargo Ramp Assembly for the Boeing Chinook CH-47F Helicopter. The Composite Sandwich Ramp Assembly is sourced from TATA Advanced Materials Limited (TAML). On 17th February 2016, Mr. Sudhi Ranjan Mukherjee, CEO, TAML, handed over the First Composite Sandwich Ramp Assembly to Udayant Malhoutra, CEO & Managing Director, Dynamatic Technologies Limited.
Dynamatic-Oldland Aerospace™ readies for Take-off
As Dynamatic-Oldland Aerospace™ India, moves from First Article Inspection (FAI) to series production in its major programmes, Mr. P S Ramesh, one of the company’s most experienced Executive Directors has taken charge as Chief Operating Officer of the division.
He is an accomplished Engineer with over 34 years of experience. He has over 20 years of experience in the Aerospace Industry including 12 years at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bangalore, where he dealt with international customers as Head of Quality and Technical Services. He has also served in senior positions in Malaysia’s Aerospace Industry. An alumni of Bangalore University, he has an M. Tech., in Aircraft Manufacturing from IIT-Madras. He joined Dynamatic as General Manager – Quality Assurance in January 1999 and took over as Chief Operating Officer, Dynamatic Hydraulics™, India, in November 2009 and served there till the present assignment. Mr. P S Ramesh was appointed Executive Director, Dynamatic in November 2014.
He is supported by Mr. Jagpal Singh, who has just taken charge as Head of Engineering, Dynamatic-Oldland Aerospace™ India. With a B.Sc. (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering from Queen Mary University of London and M.Sc. Aerospace Vehicle Design from Cranfield University, UK. Jagpal comes to us with over 31 years of experience in the Aerospace Industry including manufacturing, and is very knowledgeable in Stress Analysis, MRB Liaison/Stress, FEM Nastran / Patran, Composite material stress analysis and Enovia. During his career, he has worked with Smiths Industries Aerospace & Defense Systems, UK, British Aerospace Plc, (Military Aircraft Division), Farnborough, UK, Bombardier Aerospace, Quebec, Canada and Bell Helicopter Textron, Canada.
Udayant Malhoutra, CEO & MD, has been appointed Chairman of the newly formed National Strategic Manufacturing Sector Skill Council (SMSSC) on 22 February, 2016. This is an initiative of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India. The SMSSC governing body comprises renowned leaders of Indian industry and would assist this programme.
The strategic manufacturing sector provides employment to about 1.2 million people and is expected to employ over 3 million over the next ten years.
Besides developing clear career paths for existing workers and providing opportunities and linked benefits across the industry to reduce attrition, SMSSC would create standardised curriculums and benchmarks for training. It will also determine new skills and their standards for the existing work force and new entrants.
Dynamatic has already adopted the Industrial Training Institute at Devanhalli, aiming to turn it into India’s first aerospace ITI under this programme.
“The sector requires high precision levels and the current training infrastructure is inadequate. There is an urgent need to identify the gaps, assess the demand of various skill sets and build a skilled workforce for which all the stakeholders need to work collectively,” says Udayant Malhoutra at the inaugural event flagged off by the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar.