Industrial Inspection Services: An NDT Level-III Maven with Highly Qualified Manpower

Rajesh Gandhi,Proprietor

Rajesh Gandhi


Non-destructive testing (NDT) has always demarcated as a highly valuable technique that saves a great deal of money and time across product evaluation, troubleshooting, and research. Despite India boasting a spectrum of companies that deal with NDT services, there are only a few companies that truly specialize in every aspect of NDT and deliver services in accordance with the client's industry of expertise. One such maven is Industrial Inspection Services (IIS) that excels in offering end-to-end NDT services ranging from raw materials procurement, fabrication to in-service inspection. Unlike its competitors who confine to one or few segments in NDT, IIS outclasses as one of the largest companies in India that caters to Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) and Ultrasonic Testing (UT), all under one roof. Rajesh Gandhi, Proprietor, IIS, says, "We take immense pride in executing PT for more than 500 km of weld length each year besides bagging Best Entrepreneur Award ­ 2013".

We standout even in local stress relieving of up to 16.3 mm diameter, which no one else has achieved in India so far

An Expansive Portfolio
IIS owns a team of 180 dedicated and experienced professionals qualified in NDT Level-I, II & III who are further led by Rajesh, an ASNT Level-III (UT, RT, PT, MT, VT & ECT)expert. Leveraging the might of this manpower ­ USP, the firm leaves no stone unturned in delivering PT, MT, UT VT and RTFI services to its clients hailing from industries such as Fabrication, Heavy Engineering, Refinery, Petrochemical, Defence, Nuclear, and others. Apart from this,IIS is well known for its consultancy services for American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME) approval, which is mostly opted by pressure vessel manufacturers involved in exports. IIS' excellence also extends in delivering heat treatment services local stress relieving of weld joints like pipe, pressure vessels, tanks, site joints, and others at fabrication shops and various sites. Rajesh claims, "We standout even in local stress relieving of up to 16.3 mm diameter, which no one else has achieved in India so far. We are harnessing hybrid techniques to cater to heat treatment jobs up for very important equipment of refineries reactor made from alloy
steel having CrMoV as elements to 330 mm thickness, which only few companies in the world deal with".

Building Relations
Some of the test equipment deployed for NDT at IIS is basically supplied by its clients, while it provides qualified manpower to handle them. Some of these highend equipment include fiberscope and equipment for PAUT, TOFD and other testing techniques. Besides, the firm always stays abreast of the technological advancements and regularly trains its team under the supervision of Rajesh. Strict adherence to timelines for service delivery is another imperative facet of IIS. No wonder, the firm is associated with renowned clients such as Larsen & Toubro from past 25 years, Ambuja Cement from past 18 years, GNFC, IFFCO, and many other top corporate firms. It also successfully engages in and accomplishes various jobs at China, Nigeria, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah Dubai, and several other countries.

Eminent as an ISO certified and CRISIL rated company with highest ratings in finance & operations, IIS witnessed around 15-20 percent growth in turnover this year which was hardly 3-4 percent last year. The firm has many plans for its future such as becoming a Pvt. Ltd. company, expanding into the South Indian market by leveraging its recent tie-up with BHEL, and also constantly upgrading the skill sets of its manpower. Moreover, IIS will soon be plunging into Level-III Eddy Current Testing too.