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Dr. JACOB CRASTA

Way back in 1981, Dr. Jacob Crasta founded CME Equipment & Instruments (India) Pvt. Ltd to manufacture laboratory equipment for R&D and Quality control Laboratories. After Globalization & Liberalization of Indian Economy, the growing demand for Quality/Reliability Testing of products manufactured across India presented a promising business opportunity

This potential was realized by Dr. Jacob Crasta, a visionary who started his career in marketing of Scientific Equipment in the laboratory market of India. That was the beginning of the remarkable success story that CME is today. What essentially began as a laboratory product manufacturer has grown at a phenomenal pace over the years. Today, CME is one of the fastest growing Environmental Testing Chamber manufacturers in the Indian subcontinent.

In fact, CME has earned itself an enviable Way back in 1981, Dr. Jacob Crasta founded CME Equipment & Instruments (India) Pvt. Ltd to manufacture laboratory equipment for R&D and Quality control Laboratories. After Globalization & Liberalization of Indian Economy, the growing demand for Quality/Reliability Testing of products manufactured across India presented a promising business opportunity. reputation of being amongst the most reliable manufacturers of Environmental Test Chambers in the country providing testing solutions to various industries in the Government and Non-Government Sectors.

CME ENVIROSYSTEMS FACILITIES
Today, the CME Group is a multi-location and a multi-faceted company with its presence all over the world. Renamed as CM Envirosystems Private Limited during 21th century, CME Group is today globally recognized as one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of new generation products of environmental testing systems based upon innovative technology with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities at Bangalore and marketing network in place all over the world

JOINT VENTURES & PARTNERSHIPS
CME Group is rapidly expanding its product line to cater to every testing needs of the market as one-stop -shop solution provider of testing requirements. CME has established distribution network in 4 continents namely North & South America, Europe and East Asia. CME Group is now exporting its products to more than 25 Countries and planning to set up manufacturing facility outside India to meet exceeding international demand.

CME Group also ventured into Paper Honeycomb through its subsidiary arm called LSquare Eco Products Pvt. Ltd. which offers total packaging solution and is a replacement for Wooden and thermocole packaging. The Craft paper converted into a paper Honeycomb and layered with vinyl or any hard board will be stronger than wooden packaging which saves cutting of wood.

PERSONAL PROFILE
Dr. Crasta is a Post-graduate from University of Mysore in Organic Chemistry and started his career as a Lecturer. Subsequently he worked as Sales Manager at Mumbai and later started the company M/s. C.M. Equipment & Instruments (India) Pvt. Ltd in the year 1981. He was born on 4th April 1952, in a remote Area, called Kinnigoly, near Mangalore, in an agricultural family, and married to Mrs. Rita Crasta, has two Sons, who are managing two independent Industries viz.,CM Envirosystems Pvt. Ltd - Environmental Simulation Products and Lsquare Eco-Products Pvt. Ltd - Paper Honeycomb Products for Packaging, Furniture, Doors etc.

AWARDS
1) Vijayanagar Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Bellary, conferred Honorary Doctorate degree for recognizing the "Entreprenurship and Services" rendered to MSME sector.
2) CCCI, Mumbai conferred "Industry Excellence Award."
3) KRETO awarded "Business Leadership Award."
4)The Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries (SIATI), awarded "Lifetime Achivement and Services Award."
5) FKCA awarded "Professional Excellence Award."
6) Kannada Karavali Vedike honoured "Karavali Siri."

Position in Trade Bodies & Associations
1) Past President of FKCCI, KASSIA, PIA, Nandini Layout Club.
2) Promoter Director of AIM's Alliance of Indian MSME's.
3) Co-chairman for ASSOCHAM-Southern Council of India.
4) National Executive Committee member, FICCI, ASSOCHAM.
5) Member of Council on MSME chaired by Hon'ble Prime Minister

Rotary
Installed as Light up Rotary chartered President of Rotary Platinum City by then D G Rtn Manjunath Shetty, on 6th June 2015, Dr. Jacob Crasta announced to be a major Donor at the installation day and donated the 1st donation towards the Heart Surgery. Rotary Platinum City got first three Awards for the year 2014-15, even though club was just one month old

Dr. Jacob Crasta continued as Rotary President No.1 gogetter for the year 2015-16 with plenty of projects like clean Platinum City, Teach Program for Servants and House Keeping Staffs, Donation ofSchool Uniform, Shoes etc

Rotary Platinum City received 13 awards for the year 2015-16. Now Dr. Jacob Crasta has been nominated as Assistant Governor for theyear 2017-18 and alloted four clubs namely Rotary Udyog, Rotary Chimney Hills, Rotary Nandini and Tumkur

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