Pennar Industries Limited is one of the leading engineering organizations in India. Beginning as a cold rolled strip steel manufacturer in 1988, Pennar Industries later expanded its business through partnerships and acquisitions and is now a multifaceted company with six manufacturing facilities that produce engineering materials as diverse as precision tubes, railway wagons and coaches, pre-engineered building systems, sheet metal components, road safety systems, hydraulics and warehousing equipment.
Nrupender Rao is the Founder and Chairman of Pennar Industries Limited. His career spans over four decades and various organizations such as the National Cash Register (USA), Union Carbide India, Nagarjuna Steels Limited and Pennar Group. A distinguished alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, he earned a Masters in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering from Purdue University (USA).