Mr. Ravi Kapur earned his Bachelor’s ( B.Tech) degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur, India in 1981 and his Masters in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from University of Missouri- Rolla, USA in 1984.
Mr Kapur has worked in the arena of Automotive Engineering & Design, Tooling & Components for the last 21 years (since 1984) in the metro- Detroit area. He spent the first 14 years of his early career gaining valuable Engineering & Management experience and establishing valuable contacts within the Automotive OEM’s and Tier suppliers working for following automotive OEM & Tier 1 suppliers: GENERAL MOTORS, FORD, FUJI TECHNICA & MODERN ENGINEERING.
In 1998 Mr Kapur went the entrepreneur route and joined 3D Solutions a start-up company with a couple of other partners. As President & Chief Operating Officer of 3D Solutions, he grew 3D Solutions from its infancy to approx. 65 people and 6.5 million in revenue within 5 years. Under his leadership 3D Solutions won the “Future 50 companies of Detroit” award from the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce for the top- fifty fastest growing companies.
In mid 2003, Mr Kapur started ETCS as a sole proprietor focusing primarily on Engineering, Tooling & Components Systems.In last 5 to 7 years ETCS has established itself as a major tooling and component supplier to the Automotive OEM's and Tier suppliers.