Ram R Mallya
Chairman and Managing Director
THE ALLIED FOUNDERS PVT LTD
Ram R Mallya
Ram R Mallya is a highly accomplished business leader and the Chairman and Managing Director of THE ALLIED FOUNDERS PVT LTD. With a focus on manufacturing and exporting industrial cast iron components and assemblies, Ram has built a reputation for delivering high-quality products to OEMs worldwide. His expertise in the industry, commitment to excellence, and passion for global business have propelled his company to success in the international trade landscape.
Ram’s journey in the industry began with THE ALLIED FOUNDERS PVT LTD in year 2000 by joining the family-owned company established by his father Ramanand R Mallya in 1968.
He brought technical expertise to the business and played a pivotal role in transforming the company from domestic operations to a global exporter. Under his leadership, THE ALLIED FOUNDERS PVT LTD has become an ISO 9001:2015 (TUV SUD) certified company and one of the oldest foundries in Belgaum, Karnataka, India.
Ram’s professional accomplishments include manufacturing quality components for pumps, valves, gearboxes and general engineering industries, exporting these components globally, and establishing THE ALLIED FOUNDERS PVT LTD as a world-class exporter of cast iron and ductile iron components and assemblies. His dedication to producing high-quality products has earned the company recognition and trust in the industry.
Over the years, Ram has witnessed significant industry evolution. From conventional domestic operations, he led the company’s transition to meet global requirements and implemented automation, mechanization, and modern infrastructure. He recognizes the importance of digitalization, sustainability, circular economy, and emerging technologies like metal 3D printing and additive manufacturing in driving the future of the industry.
One of the primary challenges in the industry is acquiring skilled employees. Looking ahead, Ram foresees exponential growth in demand for their products, with a projected 10x growth in the next 5 to 10 years. He is optimistic about the industry’s future and highlights the significant growth THE ALLIED FOUNDERS PVT LTD has already experienced, with a 300% growth in the last three years and a 65% growth compared to the previous year.
For individuals starting in the industry, Ram advises being prepared for a roller coaster ride while emphasizing the rewarding outcome at the end. He believes in maintaining a constant positive approach when facing setbacks and challenges, allowing for resilience and perseverance in achieving success.
Ram’s greatest inspiration in the field is Mr. Ratan Tata, whom he admires as an industrialist and philanthropist dedicated to serving the nation. Mr. Tata’s achievements and values have influenced Ram’s approach to business and leadership.
Outside of his professional endeavors, Ram indulges in hobbies such as wildlife photography, motorcycle riding, and traveling around the globe. These interests reflect his passion for exploration and appreciation of nature’s beauty.