Management

Arvind L. Patel
Chairman

Personal Vision
My vision is to put India in the frontline globally, when it comes to laser technology.

Milestones

  • Immense contribution in developing indigenous technology for the Diamond industry.
  • Commercialization of Laser technology in India and thereby putting India at par with other developed countries.
  • Revolutionized Indian diamond industry by innovative technology and its application.
  • Developed varied innovation in Laser Technology and its successful industrial application.

Educational Qualification

  • B.E. (Electronics & Communication) in 1986
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Bio Medical Instrumentation in 1981.
  • Diploma in Electronics & Radio Electronics in 1980

Employment Summary

  • Managing Director of Sahajanand Laser Technology Ltd., Gandhinagar since 2002. SLTL is a special-purpose machine manufacturing group and is specialized in exclusive designing, developing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing sophisticated Laser systems and CNC machines.
  • From 1989 to 2001, worked as a Managing Partner / owner with
  • Sahajanand Laser Technology, Gandhinagar,
  • Sahajanand Laser Mechanica,
  • Sahajanand Electronics
  • Worked as a Sr. Engineer, GNFC, from 1986 to 1988
  • Worked with Space Application Centre, ISRO from 1984 to 1986
  • Did business in the name of Micro Electronics and Control during 1981 to 1984

Innovation

Developed following machines under my guidance and research:

  • Hallmark 007, Laser Sawing Machine
  • Akshar Pro Hallmark, Laser System for Hallmarking on Jewellery
  • SLT-SS, Laser System for Solar cell cutting
  • Bhramastra- High Power CO2 system for sheet metal cutting
  • Airwin Diagnoses- Laser Diamond planning and mapping systems
  • Q-top: Laser Bruting system
  • Hallmark TSP: Two side laser bruting and sawing system
  • Luster plus: Robotic diamond planning system
  • GIZMO: Laser Cone bruting system
  • Fiber Laser Sheet metal cutting machine
  • Akshar Fiber Pro: Laser marking system
  • Laser Welding system
  • Laser Surgical system
  • Machines for Industrial Laser CNC applications.

Achievements

  • Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Award for Young Scientists in the field of industry For immense contribution in Indian Laser Industry, Government of Gujarat bestowed this award in 1997-98.
  • Best Entrepreneur of the year Award Government of Gujarat and CII bestowed upon this award in 2005 for outstanding commercialization of laser technology.
  • National Awards for laser invention Awarded by National Research and Development Council (NRDC) and presented by then Finance Minister Mr. P. Chidambaram in 2005.

Awards Received Under my Leadership:

  • The Award for Export Excellence  -  EEPC: 2003-2004
  • The National Award for Excellence in Electronic  -  Ministry of Information Technology, 2002
  • The National Award for In-house Research and Development  -  Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, 2003

Guest Speaker

  • Centre for Advance Technology (CAT), Indore
  • Jadavpur University, Kolkatta
  • Indo-German Workshop
  • Indian Machine Tools Manufactureres Association, New Delhi
  • Nation Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar
  • CII, gems and jewellery conference, Surat
  • National Conference in In House R & D in Industries, New Delhi
  • India International Trade Fair, New Delhi
  • For various colleges

Membership

  • Ahmedabad Management Association
  • Indo-German Chamber of Commerce
  • Gujarat Chamber of Commerce
  • Indian Diamond Institute
  • OSA: Optical Society of America
  • AVPTI Alumni, Rajkot

Ms. Preeti Vani
R&D Manager / Department Head

15 years' experience in Quality and R&D department. Responsible for QC testing and Quality Assurance of Coronary stents, Drug Eluting coronary stent and Balloon catheter manufacturing.