The Founder Mr. A.C.Heri a Mechanical Engineer after serving in 8 years of his career, shifted to the City of Bangalore in the year 1974. Started as a small-scale industry employing just 5 Technicians in the name of ARMSEL (BANGALORE) offering expert maintenance, repairs and modification services to all major users of EOT Cranes and Hoists around Bangalore. Even though the initial growth was gradual the services rendered by the firm was very well accepted and appreciated by the major industries and the business grew. In the year 1998 the firm got incorporated as a private limited company as – "ARMSEL MHE PVT LTD" and set up a full fledged crane manufacturing plant on a three and half acre Industrial plot at Jigani Industrial Area, Bangalore to meet the encouraging demand from major consultants and users like Steel Plants around the Country.
Managing Director & CEO
Mr. Preet H Heri joined Armsel in 2002, after completing his M.E. in Manufacturing Technology at RMIT University, Melbourne. He started working on streamlining the systems in the Design Department and then introduced the use of In-house developed (for design calculations and selection of various components) as well as ready to use software (such as AutoCAD). He then took to the production department to help in systemizing the production planning and control activities. Being well versed in the complete design and manufacturing for special purpose cranes, he then took up the estimation and costing for the same. Currently, all costing estimates, sales and marketing, detailed design and overall manufacturing of special purpose cranes, hoists and other equipment are under his purview. He is also one of the active members of the “Cranes, Lifting Chains and Related Equipment Sectional Committee, ME14”, which is responsible for the drafting, amending and withdrawing of the Indian standards for design, manufacturing, testing, erection and commissioning for cranes, hoists and other related equipment, regulated by the Government of India.