Makrand Appalwar is a promoter, Chairman & Managing Director of Emmbi Industries Limited, one of the region’s most well established brands in the field of woven polyethylene and polypropylene product manufacturing. Makrand, an engineer from Pune University was always very particular in choosing products and processes which are highly environment friendly. His out of the box thinking helped the company to achieve a reputation of innovative-solution-provider for all the needs of a consumer. In the year 2005 he was awarded with prestigious “Udyog Rattan” award by Institute of Economic Studies for his very novel idea of “Protective Irrigation System”. He is instrumental in shaping and accelerating the organization’s marketing strategy through internal programmes. He completed a Management program in Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in the year 2014. His vision is to create all the polymer products with 100% recyclability increasing the overall sustainability of the polymer industry.