About Us


Automation Excellence combines the power of Industrial Automation and Information Technology and provides a seamless Smart Manufacturing Solution for the manufacturing Industry.

Enables Smart Manufacturing – The OT – IT Integration

►    More than 150 man years of experience in Automation on various types of industry

►     Installed and commissioned  Automation systems for a large number discrete and continuous process manufacturing

►    One of very few companies having capabilities to provide solutions in Control, Power and Information solutions - including integration between Automation layer and ERP and configuring the         different elements of IIOT as a connected Enterprise.

►     Installed and Maintain Factory Talk MES solution from Rockwell Automation

►     Certified partner for Web Based SCADA and MES for Inductive Automation, USA on Ignition platform.

►     Global Partner for 42Q for their SaaS model MES on the Cloud for manufacturing Industry

►     Implementing Manufacturing Operations Management (MES ) for Auto, Tyre and CPG and integrating Automation systems to Enterprise solutions as part of IIOT framework.

►     Offer complete end to end IIoT solution through group company Elitia Technology Solutions

Ramnath S Mani

Ramnath S Mani
Managing Director


Ramnath S Mani -A 1969 B.Tech (Hons) graduate in  Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering  from IIT  Kharagpur, he has been a pioneer in field of Industrial Automation including Power Electronics, Variable Speed Drives, PLC, Distributed Controls and Scada and has been instrumental in introducing Automation in industry in India since early 1970’s.He has been a pioneer in field of Industrial Automation including Power Electronics, Variable Speed Drives, PLC, Distributed Controls and Scada and has been instrumental in introducing Automation in industry in India since early 1970’s.Starting his career in a Power Electronics start-up company, Debikay Electronics, he was part of the initial team that set up Allen Bradley (now Rockwell Automation) in India in the early 80’s. He has been involved in bringing to India  other International Automation companies like CGEE Alsthom of France, Stromberg of Finland (now part of ABB), Exide Electronics of USA (now part of Eaton Controls).In 1993 he set up a Joint Venture company, Control Techniques India which was Joint Venture with CT Emerson Industrial Automation of USA.After divesting his shares in 2008 in favour of his JV partner Emerson Electric, he was Chairman of  Emergys  India, an IT company with operations in India, US, China and Mexico.His over 40 years of hand on experience in the field of Industrial Automation coupled with his deep knowledge on IT, enables him to understand the “ Shop Floor to Top Floor” concept in shaping the manufacturing enterprise to link seamlessly to the Business Enterprise


Mark Francis
Technical Director

Mark Francis-graduated with a BE Degree in Electronics specializing in Power Electronics from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.Starting his career with M/s Kamani Metals and Alloys, Bangalore on a Reversible Cold Rolling Mill project, he has worked in a pioneering role in India with  CGEE Alsthom (France) Drive Systems for Metal industry. He was involved in a number of installations and commissioning of Drive Systems for the paper industry and was a part of implementation team for a Paper Project in Allen-Bradley, Bletchley, England.He was with Allen- Bradley / Rockwell India for 23 years covering  different levels including Regional Business Manager – Drive Systems, Regional Manager – Southern Region etc.,Has a rich experience in Automation and Drive system  for various applications in Metals, Paper, Converting , Cement etc.,In the last few years he has been MES Practice Head delivering Manufacturing operations Management solutions to various industries including Tyre, Printing, Auto components, Automotive  and Two wheeler industries.


Aparna Gopala krishnan
Director Finance & Administration

Aparna Gopalakrishnan-A Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years of corporate experience spanning areas of consulting/operations across India and Indonesia.  As a consultant in Gobel International, a Joint Venture partner of National Panasonic in Jakarta, was instrumental in setting up the internal control and accounting systems of the Group and also integration with the subsidiaries. After relocating to India, joined KPMG in their Tax division and engaged with multinational clients – providing advisory, planning and compliance services for Corporates on Income tax matters as well as Advisory Services for Merger & Acquisitions and Due Diligence.Subsequently as Chief Financial Officer in an IT Software Services company, handled all operational areas including HR, Finance, Legal and Administration.  Has extensive experience in setting up Policies, Procedures and Controls for the company from a start up stage to a large operation. Negotiated and finalised Bank arrangements for Business Funding as well as Term Loans for business expansion. Part of the due diligence team for Acquisition projects of the company. Also lead the finance function of the company for their offices in India and Mexico covering areas of Accounting, Budgeting, Cash Forecasting, Bank Financing, Financial Analysis, MIS Reporting, Audit and Statutory Compliances.

Naresh Dayal
Regional Director

Naresh Dayal – Regional Director-Engineer from Delhi College of Engineering he is an accomplished and seasoned professional with extensive experience in general management, sales and marketing, operations, and setting up greenfield projects in primarily a B2B environment. Management responsibility for both top line and bottom line performance, including setting up and managing independent Business Units.Experience includes creating and expanding new and existing businesses; developing and executing strategic and tactical business plans; developing significant new business through innovation and launching new products and solutions. Created alliances with a number of large companies for joint go-to-market especially targeting their existing customers. A pioneer in the field of Industrial Automation, he has been a part of the core team who set up a hi-tech manufacturing marketing organization in hitherto new products and services in industrial automation field manufacturing Drives and Automation systems.

Senior Analyst - MES

Arulwilliam - Graduated with a BE Degree in Electronics & Instrumentation at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore and has over 10 years experience with Core competency at all levels of Automation. He has specialized in the area of Industrial Information Systems including SCADA, MES & IioT Domain involving Plan, Design and developing MES Solutions, Design and Configure Network and OPC Layers, Understand and design reports as per business requirements, Architect and Program PLC, SCADA, Servo and HMI systems. He has worked extensively in implementing MES. He is familiar with multiple Tools and Software for Industry 4.0 .