Kineco Limited is one amongst India’s leading companies in the composites industry, offering a wide range of products and processing technologies to customers all over the world. Promoted by first generation entrepreneur Shekhar Sardessai, KINECO made a modest beginning in 1995 in Goa, India by manufacturing FRP industrial equipment. Today, with over two decades of experience, Kineco’s passion for composites, innovation and technology is recognized as its biggest USP in the market.
Kineco is now jointly owned by its founder-promoter Shekhar Sardessai, who serves as Executive Vice-Chairman & Managing Director of the company and Indo National Limited, a publicly listed company (BSE: 504058 | NSE: NIPPOBATRY) through its wholly owned subsidiary Helios Strategic Systems Ltd. Indo National is widely known in the industry as makers of dry cell batteries under the famous brand name ‘NIPPO’ and is a majority investor in the company.
Kineco’s has three manufacturing facilities spread over 33,000 sq. meters of manufacturing space in the state of Goa, employing over 400 people and equipped with state-of–the-art manufacturing and testing setup which is at par with the best in the world. Kineco’s expertise spans across design, development, prototyping and serial manufacturing of composite products using glass/carbon fiber reinforcements with any polyester epoxy or phenolic resin system. The company’s process capabilities include controlled hand layup, resin transfer molding, smart resin infusion, vacuum bagging/prep-reg autoclave curing, filament winding and pultrusion.
Kineco has a very successful joint venture with Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. (USA) under the name Kineco Kaman Composites India Private Limited, since 2012. Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. is a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation, USA, a NYSE listed entity with more than USD 1.8 billion of annual revenues in 2016.
With passion for innovation & technology and credentials of two and half decades in developing world class composite products to discerning customers Kineco has emerged as India’s most diversified and fastest growing company in its field.