Toronto, Canada – DASTUR is proud to announce the launch of Dastur Innovation Labs (DIL), headquartered in Toronto, to bring together the global research efforts of Dastur under a single umbrella. Our mission is simple - to carry our cutting-edge applied research, process modelling and design, targeting out our clients’ toughest challenges in the areas of quality, yield, throughput, and metallurgical process improvements.
The lab is headed by Principal Consultant Kinnor Chattopadhyay, who is Asst Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at University of Toronto, and draws on the extensive resources of the University of Toronto for replicating and analyzing a wide range of customer problems for ferrous and non-ferrous clients.
Rustam M Dastur, Chairman, explains the importance of this new orgnization, "The creation of Dastur Innovation Labs ties together, for the first time the research & development work going on at Dastur offices in India, Europe and North America, and makes available the combined strength of our team to our clients in every geography."
Understandably, there is also excitement from clients, who are keen to explore and collaborate with Dastur. "Dastur Innovation Labs's approach of integrating process, operations and cost aspects of steelmaking under one global roof is an effective approach to improve the competitiveness of North American steel plants. We are looking forward to DIL's contributions at Algoma" - said Kalyan Ghosh, CEO of Algoma, and integrated steelmaker in Ontario, Canada.
SK Ajmani, Chief Researcher at Tata Steel Limited, said "The approach to innovation at M N Dastur is both novel and practical - it brings together best of both the worlds by combining analytical and modelling capabilities of research lab like the University of Toronto with existing operation and process knowledge with the group in India.
The enthusiastic new team is supported by the global Dastur team of professionals working in offices across India, USA, Germany, Japan, UAE and Bahrain.
For more information, please visit http://www.dastur.com/innovation or contact:
Business Development Manager, North America
Tel: +1 647 632 7887
Principal Consultant, Technology and Process Improvement
Tel: +1 905 601 6624