25 years

Our History

Inception and First Footprints…

Microcon Instruments and Systems - MISL (precursor of Microcon i2i) was founded in 1983. The Founder & Mentor Mr. Ravi Narayanan, is a visionary and veteran entrepreneur with vast experience in the areas of Electronics, Aerospace and IT. He is a renowned consultant in the field of automation, controls and testing and has more than 100 installations designed by him to his credit. Microcon made a modest beginning in 1983 and was a pioneer in providing control and automation solutions to industry that bridged the gap between Electronics, Mechanical and Instrumentation that existed in those early days. It primarily operated as one-man show till 1988 and offered design, consultancy and manufacturing co-ordination services and executed over 100 projects in its first five years.

Expansion and Diversification…

From 1989 onwards the company expanded gradually in terms of people, space, projects handled and technology. The main focus areas were Testing including solutions for ATE, test rigs, down to testability analysis; embedded systems development and Windows based software development. To strengthen its position as a Technology Solution provider, Microcon tied-up with several market and technology leaders in these areas such as Siemens for Controls and Automation and Racal for ATE solutions. Our customers ranged from Automobile ancillary companies, to Tube Mills, Tobacco and other discrete manufacturing industries to DRDO the largest defence organization in India. During this next growth and expansion phase Microcon had several success stories that include the following:

  • Development of Ground Checkout System for Light Combat Aircraft
  • First private company to be Cemilac certified to deliver yellow banded Airborne LRU;
  • Developing and delivering MPRU for the Indian Air Force;
  • Development of India's first crash test facility for Autoliv;
  • First in Asia to deliver a Computerized Integrated Manufacturing System (Indonesia);
  • First to make an American Petroleum Institute Compliant Quality Assurance System for Mannesman, Germany;
  • Awarded the software Oscar for KAPES - a computer aided process planning and estimation tool in the manufacturing category in Europe;
  • Developing and delivering a range of Wheel and Rim test and inspection systems for Wheels India.
  • Manufacturing the 10 m X 6m X 5m 3 axis planner scanner for LRDE which is by far the largest positioning system made in India,
  • Developing and delivering a range of Wheel and Rim test and inspection systems for Wheels India.
  • Automatic target tracking system with Correlation, edge trigger and centroid algorithm for ADE's Remotely Piloted Vehicles and more…

Consolidation and Growth…

Post 1998, the Pokhran Nuclear blast and the accompanying Sanctions led the company to curtail the embedded and defence side of the business. Nevertheless, Microcon forged ahead to consolidate its existing customer base and expanded to several other market segments with both targeted test and automation solutions and services for its esteemed clients. During this period Microcon also seized the emerging Internet and wireless opportunities to design and develop new solutions and products for the manufacturing and transportation industry. Developed the first trans-range solution using GSM and Bluetooth with WinCE driver for PDA, Comprehensive Logistics Information System based on GPS and GSM for Enterprises to remotely manage their Assets.

In over 20 years, Microcon has provided over 200 solutions based on 100 DNAs across Hydraulics, Pnuematics, Meachanical, Instrumentation, Electronics and Electrical areas coupled with Software capability to integrate with current technolog . These solutions mainly address customer pain points, and solving them by offering a great value in the least time frame. This is reflected in our shared value, Quality Policy and our satisfied clients. We are committed to continue in this tradition and strive for excellence in meeting our customer needs in the most cost effective manner in the years to come.


  To excel in Providing Solutions, Systems and Services of value that enhance the Quality and Productivity in the field of Manufacturing, Testing and Development  

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