Rajiv Toprani holds over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and business manager. Over the course of his career, he has contributed to industries including agriculture, machine design, industrial fabrics, and furniture. In 2009, Rajiv Toprani founded Avanti Corp., a manufacturing company based in Clarksville, Tennessee. He developed the company’s product line, which includes a range of engineered fabrics of superior quality. Highly active in the company’s daily operations, Toprani continues to oversee production planning, the expansion of product lines, and the implementation of new technologies. Under Toprani’s leadership, Avanti grew from sales of zero in 2009 to approximately $10 million in 2011. The company maintains a large customer base in both domestic and export markets; its products are utilized by industries including medical, automotive, and industrial filtration. Further information regarding Avanti can be found at www.avantimfg.com.Prior to establishing Avanti Corp., Rajiv Toprani served as President of KT America Corp. from 1996 to 2008. Located in Cranbury, New Jersey, the company focuses on importing and wholesaling plastic products. Toprani developed the company’s business strategies, resulting in consistent growth in sales. By 2008, KT America had achieved sales of $20 million. Its customers primarily include wholesale distributors across the United States. Rajiv Toprani holds an undergraduate degree in Business Economics and Commerce from the University of Mumbai. Beyond his professional endeavors, he is a music enthusiast, and he spends much of his free time traveling.
Jan 2009 - Present
Jan 1996 - Jan 2008
KT America Corp
Responsible for setup and development of a product line for overseas imports. Invented and implemented the model of finished product development, production and supply from overseas to just in time supply to customer locations in United States. The business is as involved in cost controls and new product capabilities as it is in supply chain logistics management.