About the company

Startup or self-employed

Members type

Gujarat 388120, India

Company size

Manish Kothari



  • Industry, innovation and infrastructure



Rhino - Sustainability Ecosystem

Rhino - Green Sand Process

Rhino - Social Engineering Interventions


Alliance member

Rhino Machines Pvt Ltd

Our vision is to provide Optimized & Appropriate Solutions with a mission of addressing Energy Efficiency and Waste Recovery Solutions as a Social Responsibility

¨Our core business is in Foundry Industry as Projects & Machine Suppliers, collaborated into Women's Ethnic Wear, Swiss Vocational School, Innovation Ecosystem, Internet of Things, Business Consulting, Entrepreneurship Development, Social Engineering, BioGas-AgriEngineering Ecosystem

Founded by R C Kothari in 1983, Rhino had humble beginnings as a Project Engineering Firm, ventured into wholesome manufacturing after the joining of Manish Kothari in 1991. Became a Pvt Ltd in 1996, and established its own workshop in Vitthal Udyognagar. With innovation - looking to find ways of doing things better, faster & cheaper as part of its ethos, Rhino kept growing in the Indian Ecosystem and in 2015 got selected in the GCIP 2015 as an Innovator in Energy Efficiency Category reaching Top 6 - the first time a MSME manufacturer and that too from the core manufacturing space found its way to this niche innovation ecosystem. Rhino has been instrumental in changing the process and technology landscape in India bringing Affordable and Appropriate High Pressure Moulding Solutions and Energy Efficient Sand Handling Solutions to the Industry. Rhino diversified into Green Sand Reclamation - an area connecting to Resource Efficiency & Sustainability, Rhino also ventured into partnering Meemansa in Garment Sector, ACE Foundation in Vocational Skill, Ecolibrium in IOT, Composite Solutions in Business Consulting, MSA BioEnergy for Renewable Energy and continues to partner for causes connected to mission waste recovery & energy efficiency Rhino is a part of CII State Council, Life member of IIF (Foundrymen), Elected member of local association and is playing an important role in installing UNCTAD's Empretec Program for India in the MSME manufacturing sector

Company Rhino Machines Pvt Ltd

rEcoFlex - Energy Efficient Sand Handling Solutions

Offer rEcoFlex - Energy Efficient Sand Handling Solutions

Sand Plant for Foundry Green Sand Process Industry with Cross Belt Design, Mixing Cooling - 30% lower installed energy

With the use of one machine instead of two i.e. our Mixer Cooler, and use of cross flow of sand, natural recirculation technique, instrumentation and synchronisation of the automation, rEcoflex brings a new way of looking at Foundry Industry. The installed power is 30 to 50% lower than conventional plants. The Number of equipments/drives are lower in similar ratio Dust Collection energy (non-value add) is reduced by 70% to get the same level of dust free environment, and therefore industries have started using it. The plant fits into a lower overall height, saving in building cost. Maintainability has become easy, downtime has gone down drastically. An all in all winner for an Industry which is Centuries old!

Categories of application
Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Sector of application
Industrial processes