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About Visthar

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A U.S.-based consulting firm dedicated to helping small- and medium-sized U.S. manufacturers do business in, and with India.

Why India? Why Visthar?

India is the world’s 5th largest economy. A globally competitive source for manufacturing, still largely untapped by small and midsize OEMs, Tier 1s and Tier 2s.

We bridge the gap. We focus on helping US manufacturers between $25M and $500M establish or grow their business in India.

We don’t just tell you what to do, we help you do it.

Get to know Visthar

Pradeep Nedungadi, Visthar‘s founder, started the company in Milwaukee, WI, in 2003. Over the last decade, Pradeep has expanded the firm’s bench strength by bringing in team members and associates with deep knowledge and experience in conducting business in the US as well as in India. The team’s capabilities cover a range of functional areas including Market Research, Industrial Sales and Marketing, International Supply Chain Management, India Entry Strategy, and on-the-ground Project Implementation.

Visthar brings to its clients a combined 84 years of experience working for US and multinational companies. Hence, we understand the high level of expectations and demands of our US customers. We know what you mean by ‘quality.’

Our team of international professionals have worked on projects in over 20 countries and across 12 – 15 industries. We come at it with a strong Customer Service orientation combined with a disciplined Quality Systems and Process Improvement approach.

Visthar’s strong roots and connections in India, go back generations. Our enduring business relationships uniquely position us to deliver results for you, on the ground, in India. We think American, act Indian.

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Pradeep Nedungadi, Visthar founder

Our Clients’ Experiences

“Our Deflecto team found Visthar invaluable when evaluating and starting our operation in India. Pradeep was willing to take ownership of our project and lead with urgency. As our project progressed, he made the difficult calls to push our on-the-ground resources to deliver timely results. Ultimately, working with Visthar helped us avoid pitfalls and saved us substantial time and money. I highly recommend working with Visthar when evaluating and entering the Indian market. Don’t go it alone!”

Paul Thompson President Deflecto – a PE Group Co.

“Pradeep, you and your team at Visthar did a really good job with helping our company develop a sourcing platform from India. Visthar’s Project Management skills and attention to details are great and I really appreciate your commitment to clear and regular communications, to bridge the gap between supplier and customer.”

Lana Gendelman Senior Product Development Engineer Schiller Grounds Care, Inc.

“Beginning in 1992, Essae has worked with Pradeep on a number of US → India and India → US initiatives. Since the formation of Visthar in 2003, our association has strengthened on multiple fronts. On the several strategic projects that Essae has collaborated with Visthar, their leadership has always come up with out-of-the-box and innovative business solutions – an uncommon and valued capability that has greatly benefited Essae on cross-border negotiations and transactions. Throughout our 26-year business relationship, the Visthar team’s ability to persuade stakeholders and communicate expectations from/to both sides has been outstanding. Team members are very prompt and responsive with clients; their ability to plan the details and “project manage” the activities is extremely helpful during all major assignments.”

Prakash Venkatesan CEO & Managing Director Essae Digitronics Private Limited

“Pradeep and his colleagues at Visthar have been helping our portfolio companies manage all aspects of expanding to India for over 10 years; including market research, establishing sales and sourcing teams, and analyzing options for setting up local production (Greenfield start-ups, JVs and Acquisitions).”

Andy Rice SVP International The Jordan Company, LP

You Know Your Business, We Know India.

Together We Can Make India Happen

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