Rockman Advanced Composites
Delivering Manufacturing Excellence in Composite Components!
Rockman Advanced Composites is AS9100D certified Indo-British enterprise, with over 4 decades of advanced composites solutions, design and manufacturing expertise of its two British Co-founders.
Part of the multi-billion-dollar Hero Group, the composite division of Leading Auto component manufacturer Rockman Industries is aimed at providing world class and cost-effective advanced composites solutions from our purpose-built facility located in Special Economic Zone, Surat, India.
Rockman Advanced Composites exports over 99% of its output to customers in UK, USA & the EU.
To further strength its presence in UK & Europe. Rockman Advanced Composites in 2018 has made a strategic stake acquisition in MCT Engineering Ltd.(UK) which serves marquee automotive and motorsports customers.
Mission & Values
Set highest standards in business practices and be partners in growth of customers by delivering engineering products, services and solutions in innovative and cost effective ways.
Rockman Advanced Composite’s culture thrives on seeking latest technology trends to radically change the way we design products and make decisions.
Founded in 2007, Rockman Advanced Composite is focused on adopting and developing methods to optimize designs and meet customer essentials. We are passionate about developing and applying technology in new and inventive ways to help our clients succeed through increased innovation intelligence.
We strongly believe that bringing magnificent design ideas and bespoke manufacturing technology together is a best way to create a colossal carbon fibre product. We innovate constantly in the way we design, the products we create and the techniques we develop them with. We also aggressively employ our product development methods, leveraging high-performance carbon-fibre parts, so that we can play an enabling role in the great things our clients are accomplishing.
Mr. Suman Kant Munjal
Mr. Suman Kant Munjal Chairman
Mr. Suman Kant Munjal is Chairman of Rockman Industries Limited, one of the oldest Hero group company – manufacturing automotive components for some of the marquee auto companies. He also chairs newly formed company and group’s first venture into Electronics- “Hero Electronix Pvt Ltd”. He is an acclaimed leader and an internationally trained expert in business and production management. He has been instrumental in transforming Rockman industries, into aleading player in the die casting industry in India. He is actively involved in philanthropic and CSR activities. He also serves as Director on the board of other group companies such as Hero Moto Corp, Hero Corporate Service, Hero Steels Limited, Hero Future Energies, BML Educorp (a not-for-profit university initiative by the Hero Group).
Mr. Ian Thomson
Mr. Ian Thomson Technical Director
A wealth of experience in the design and production of composites gained from a 30 year pluscareer mainly in Motorsports. Having held a number of positions from Technician to ChiefEngineer, at Rockman Advanced Composites Ian Thomson is responsible for Manufacturing, Material selection andproduction processes. He has worked with Williams GP Eng, Ferrari F1, Sauber/Mercedes-Benz, Sauber Motorsport, Prost GP, Asiatech, Renault F1, Super Aguri F1, Peugeot Sport. Composite companies Comtec, DTC, Retrac Composites and the world leading automotive consultants Dallara Automobili.
Dr. Robert Neumann
Dr. Robert Neumann Design Director
A Specialist in design and calculation, holding a PhD in composite materials with a background in the prediction of the behaviour of composite parts. Dr. Robert oversees the design of composite parts and tooling at Rockman Advanced Composites. He has worked in Formula 1 for the last 15 years with teams including Arrows, Toyota F1, Super Aguri F1, Dallara Automobili, Brawn GP World champions 2009 and Mercedes GP. Alongside Rockman Advanced Composites Composites he consults to a variety of motorsport and composite projects.
Mr. Ujjwal Munjal
Mr. Ujjwal Munjal Director
Mr. Ujjwal Munjal, an astute leader and a business builder did his BBA in international management from Pepperdine University, California. He currently serves as Managing Director at one of the oldest company of the Hero group, Rockman Industries. He has been instrumental in growing Rockman many folds in the last 10 years. Mr. Ujjwal is also responsible for the Hero group’s latest foray into electronics industry, “Hero Electronix”. He aims to transform Hero Electronix into a billion dollar global digital products and solutions enterprise within the next 5 to 7 years. His dynamism and ability to think new & different while expanding business horizontally and vertically, will certainly help Rockman Advanced Composites attaining newer heights.
Mrs. Manorama Nagarajan
Mrs. Manorama Nagarajan
Mrs. Manorama Nagarajan is the Group CFO of Krishna Maruti Group. A fellow member of ICMA and an MBA, in her overall career spanning over 30 years, she has served various companies on areas such as strategic planning, Accounts, Taxation, Treasury, Project funding, costing etc. She has also handled JVs, M&A, Equity funding etc. IT and systems are her strength areas and she has designed and implemented Companywide ERP in almost all these companies.
Mr. Amit Vijay
Mr. Amit Vijay is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT- Varanasi and an MBA from AIM, Philippines. He started his career with Tata Motors and served various MNCs like Cognizant and JCB before joining Rockman Industries to lead their Strategy Function. He has more than 18 years of versatile experience across Business Strategy, Business Development/Diversification, Joint Ventures, Partnerships, Mergers & Acquisitions, Marketing, Public Relations, Corporate Performance Management, Business Process Improvement and Management Consulting etc. During his tenure at Rockman, he has been actively involved in multiple diversification initiatives for the group and played a key role in entry of Hero Group in Electronics and Composites field. His techno-commercial knowledge combined with leadership skills would act as a fuel to the growth aspirations of Rockman Advanced Composites.
A successful entrepreneur and a mentor to our team. He has a played a vital role in developing Rockman Advanced Composites revenue and customer diversification strategies which have facilitated in our tremendous growth since inception. He has also successfully built and runs a company producing low Carbon Ferro Alloys for the Domestic as well as global markets.
Corporate Social Responsibility
- Working with a local Non Government Organizations for betterment of health and education of children
- Conducting eye test campaigns at municipal schools
- Have undertaken eyes testing of 11,000+ women and children
- 2,300+ free pairs of glasses distributed so far