Dhanaprakash Industrial Corporation

director profile

The multifaceted innovative manufacturing activities have been developed by a technocrat Mr. Dhananjay Navangul graduate from Banaras Hindu University 1980 in Chemical Engineering.

After joining the parent company manufacturing Fire Bricks, today company manufactures, supplies and also exports Ceramic Running and Gating System for manufacture of premium quality Steel Castings. A low cost metal feeding system and Alumina / Zircon Coated Ceramic Gating System are the latest innovation and the contribution to the foundry industry.

The development of heating system with own combustion equipment is a result of interaction with all types of industries in India and Abroad. The Energy, Cost and Environment Saving heating systems were developed in-house to cater the needs of Indian Industry grasping for Cost Reduction and Quality.

Knowledge dissemination has been the major activity through various associations all over India and Abroad by way of presentations and publications.

Interaction with educational institutions, commercial institutions and chamber of commerce and Rotary International has been great inspiration and provided ample association to work for society. Various projects have been accomplished in the field of Computer literacy, Vocational activities, Health and Safety - from the concept to commissioning of Bio Medical Waste Incinerator Facility for the corporation of Sangli - Miraj - Kupwad as a Rotary International Project.

The IIF (Institute of Indian Foundrymen) has always been and will remain centre for activities and being a member of Kolhapur Chapter and Chairman for the year 2004 - 2005, working very hard for the benefit of Foundry Industry in many ways. 

The contributions no doubt acknowledged by the IIF and NCTS (National Centre for Technical Services, Pune) gets benefited from his knowledge and expertise as a panel member since last eight years.


Dhananjay Navangul

  • Bagged prestigious 1997 G. S. Parkhe Award for Instant Ladle Preheaters
  • Bagged FIRST  prize of Rs.1,00,000 for Best furnace design held by Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI) Swiss Agency for Development and Co- operation (SDC) under TTZ Program.
  • Bagged first prize for Best Paper Presentation at BVCON 2000 a National Level Conference on Small Scale Industries, Past, Present, and Future.
  • Awarded SKOCH ORDER of MERIT for India’s Best SME’s 2016.
Associations: Technical
  • The Member of Institute of Indian Foundrymen Kolhapur Chapter Past Chairman, Presently Council Member.
  • Worked as Technology Facilitator for MITCON for Energy Efficiency Projects.
  • Member of Panel of Experts of National Center of Technical Services, IIF, Pune
  • Council member of Western Region, Institute of Indian Foundrymen, Mumbai.
  • Member, National Council, Institute of Indian Foundrymen, Kolkatta 2012-14
  • Member of Energy & Fuel Users Association of India.
  • Member ASM International, India
  • Countries Visited– USA, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Iran Egypt, China, Hong Kong, Canada, Germany, for Business and Technology interaction.
  • Number of papers presented at various Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) chapters all over India on Energy, Cost and Environment Saving for Foundry processes, & advanced ceramic gating systems for molten metal.
  • Approx. 25 Paper Presentations made through various associations & 10 tech paper also Published


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