Durable & Critical


  1. About
  2. Management
  3. Strenghts
  4. Financials

Marathwada Auto Compo Pvt. Ltd. is where we develop complex, technically challenging auto components that contribute immensly to the safety of a vehicle. State-of-the-art equipments and well-controlled processes ensures the process and product quality, the most crucial of all the factors. MACPL started in 1997 by two technocrats, Ram Bhogale joined by Ajit Soundalgekar to manufacture steering columns for scooters and 3-wheel commercial and passenger vehicles.

By 2000, MACPL became renowned for its ability to develop products and manufacturing line within record time. Today, 12 OEMs enjoy our reliable, hassle free and proactive component development. Systems like TPM and TPO have contributed in improving our shop floor efficiency. Appreciated by many auto majors across the country, we continue to grow in many dimensions.

Board Of Directors

Ram Bhogale


Ramchandra Neelkanth Bhogale is a Mechanical Engineer with the business experience of 38 years. He has worked extensively in the field of Engineering, Finance and Banking, Hospital and Health Care Industry Management. Ram has also chaired the trust of a banking institute and also a hospital. Both the organisations have witnessed a promising growth under his leadership.

Ram has contributed to the development of the region; he led the Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture (CMIA). On the account of his capabilities and contribution to the development of industry in the region, Ram has been elected twice as the President of the Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (MACCIA)

Ram has an impeccable reputation as an ethical businessman. He is well known amongst the society for his selfless and principle oriented advice.

Ajit Soundalgekar

Managing Director

Ajit Gopal Soundalgekar is a Mechanical Engineer. With experience of more than 33 years, Ajit has worked extensively in the field of tool and die design and also Auto Component Manufacturing Industry.

Ajit has led businesses successfully through all business cycles. His technical expertise has helped the company to develop complex and critical auto parts. With his commanding knowledge and understanding of various engineering processes, he has continuously improved the process and product quality.

Ajit has played a key role in the rapid yet steady growth of the company year on year. His ability to connect with people and nurturing relations has been a key point at the strategic growth of the company.

Dr.Sunil Deshpande

Director, Administration

Dr.Sunil Ramchandra Deshpande is a formally trained Radiologist who has worked for more than 35 years. After 15 years as a successful consulting radiologist Sunil moved to Hospital Administration and Management. He has a 20 years’ experience as a Hospital Administrator.

Sunil believes in disciplined work culture which is seen through his working style. Under Sunil’s leadership, a loss making hospital was turned around to profitable. His tremendous working capacity and sharp financial acumen also helped to create a new facility for the hospital with the latest health care and medical equipment. With his up to date administrative working style, Sunil worked with much larger group of hospitals. Sunil’s capabilities helped the group Hospitals to grow faster. His disciplined approach proved to be the key point for being very popular and most preferred colleague.

Sunil, with his rich experience in General Administration, now contributes to the growth of an engineering business group. His contributions in administration have started benefiting the group.

Dr. Ulhas Gaoli


Dr. Ulhas Gaoli is an Arts graduate in Marathi literature Langauge. Dr.Gaoli has done his post graduation in Public Administration and subsequently did doctorate in Business Administration from US based university. He has extensive experience in working with big corporates for almost 40 plus years. He was a Managing Director of MAVIM Ltd. a government of Maharashtra Undertaking, a Vice President of Garware Poliester Ltd. and now he looks after their CSR activities and is an advisor to the board for multinational SKODA Auto, Bagla Group etc.

Mr. Gaoli’s knowledge in business legalities and finance is helping AITG companies to take all those necessary steps to be legally complied.

Mukund Bhogale


Mr. Mukund Neelkanth Bhogale holds a Chemical Engineering Degree from UDCT Mumbai. Mukund is a Managing Director of Nirlep Appliances Pvt. Ltd. and has an experience of 35 years in the business.

Mukund’s grip on market trends and his analytical skills have benefited Nirlep immensely. With his observation on the trends, he was instrumental in successfully changing the Nirlep’s identity. Under his able leadership, NIRLEP has reached in Gulf, Europe and Latin America. Mukund is a member of audit committee on AITG board and identifies the gaps in the system. This helps the companies to make the systems robust.

Nityanand Bhogale


Mr. Nityanand Bhogale is a Science Graduate in Chemical technology. Nityanand has more than 25 years of work experience and has played many key roles in the organization throughout his peofessional career. Nityanand is a talented innovator and has developed several machines for Nirlep to automize processes. This helped in consistent quality and improvement in the over all performance of the shopfloor.

His enterprenural skills and persute for niche helped Nirlep to add promising business verticals to its portfolio. Nityanand started Bhogale Paints & Coatings, a division of NIRLEP where the company indeginiously developed its own non stick coating and industrial paints. Today the company is known for its quality products. He then started a independant coating application division for catering to automobile sector, thus NIRLEP engineering came in existance. All the ventures under Nityanand’s leadership can be stated as World Class Technology Businesses.

Top Management


Shrikant Damani

Accounts & Finance Head

Rajendra Bhandari

Materials Head

Ganesh Jadhav

HR Head


Anant Adhav

Plant Head - Unit 1

Vivek Deshpande

Plant Head - Unit 2

Avinash Kude

Plant Head - Unit 3


The people in MACPL top team are highly experienced in their respective areas. These self motivated people are ready to take on challenges. Their willingness and commitment to change for constant improvement has helped the company to grow steadily and consistently even through tough business environment.

MACPL stays strong with a name as “a critical component manufacturer” because of the team that delivers the desired output with the shortest possible time-frame. The team is commited to do the best in the business.

Manufacturing Systems

For last 10 years, MACPL has invested quite a time and resources in adapting to various manufacturing management systems. MACPL manages its shop floor and production equipment by using Total Productive Maintenance techniques. Consistent efforts to follow such techniques have given many benefits to the company on Product, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety and Moral (PQCDSM) parameters.


  • Total investment in fixed assets to the tune of 10 million USD.
  • Total workforce of well-trained 250 young, enthusiastic personnel to accept challenges to be able to offer cost effectivity.
  • In-house design and development capability.
  • SAP enabled administration and smooth flow of information within the organization.

quality systems

Quality Policy: We at MACPL strive for customer satisfaction through consistency in product quality. In order to achieve this, we shall always use equipment and processes capable of delivering required productivity. We, the management and employees solemnly pledge our collective knowledge, skills and efforts to translate our goal into reality. We shall continuously search ideal parameters and methods to achieve them for increasing satisfaction of all stake holders. We also strive to optimise the use of water, energy and other resources for the restoration of ecological balance for healthy coexistence.