LAS Engineering Consultancy: Project Management & Detailed Engineering Partners

L.J.Tawari, Chairman & Managing Director

LAS Engineering Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.,a multidisciplinary engineering company was established by Mr. L.J. Tawari at a time when only multi-national project consultants were operating in the India with very limited options for engineering consultants. Mr. L.J. Tawari, a Mechanical Graduate from BITS, Pillani, with his technical training from BARC, detailed engineering experience from UHDE and project management and execution at Ciba Geigy, incepted LAS with the sole purpose of making it a single point services center for all project needs. Mr. Santosh Tawari, CEO & Director (B.Tech. from IIT, Bombay & M.S. from Cornell University, USA) joined LAS in 2001.

During inception of LAS, the process know how for the industry was mostly acquired from abroad. This not only increased the cost but also were proved to be less efficient. LAS identified this gap at an early stage and addressed it by developing an inhouse team of experts. The company since then has been instrumental in assisting clients scale up their in-house research to a full scale working plants. “We work closely with client, understand the data generated by them. We help them select right equipment, size them correctly and scale up for commercial production,” speaks Santosh.

LAS acts as an extended arm to our client for meeting their project needs. Transparency and open communication enables us to integrate with our client’s team. Most importantly, with a strong process team, we help our clients to understand and assimilate new technologies and process know how to reap rich economic benefits. The appreciation and confidence can be gauged from the repeated orders received from our client,” mentions Santosh.
Team LAS not only provides complete engineering solution but also monitors the complete project cost and progress, with regular reporting to higher management. The company provides an array of services that includes Project Feasibility report, Cost estimation, Basic Engineering, Detailed engineering (civil, mechanical, piping, electrical, instrumentation, active and passive fire protection system, amongst others. They also undertake speciality services like stress analysis, surge analysis, Finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, energy & production Audit and Process development and optimisation.

"As an ideal outsourcing partner for projects requirements, LAS offers complete confidentiality and secrecy of client’s data, Innovative engineering solutions with value added expertise & flexible client conscious approach"

LAS also helps International clients seeking investment opportunities in India. “We help them to set up the complete line of business, from scratch. We along with our associates, ensure complete compliance with all local regulations and rule of Land related to Labour laws, taxation, pollution control, project execution and registrations with various statutory bodies,” he informs.

Steady Growth. Great Vision.
A name associated with integrity and innovative engineering solution. LAS has recorded a steady growth year after year. Till date, LAS has successfully provided services and completed more than 400 projects of various capacity – some of which include Carboxylate Styrene Butadiene rubber plant at Haryana, LPG infrastructure development at Bangladesh including jetty upgradation, cross country lines, Horton Sphere storage, mounded Bullet storage, tanker loading and cylinder filling, USFDA approved API manufacturing facility at Surat, Bensulf fertilisers plant at Haryana, Surge analysis for large diameter cross country lines for water,Cryogenic Propane/Butane /LNG lines and PDEB plant at Tabriz, Iran.

Santosh says, “We want to offer our client integrated solution wherein we work with our associates who are into ‘Process Synthesis’. We have tied up with our associates who have a state of art setup for developing and testing various synthesis roots and producing on pilot plant scale. We are already working with some of our clients on this model and same has helped to reduce the time frame for new concept implementation.”