K Murali has done graduation in Chemistry and Metallurgy. He also has done certificate course in SQC from the Indian Statistical Institute.
He started his career with Sundram Fasteners Ltd. (a TVS Group Company) and worked for 16 years in Cold Extrusion & Powder Metallurgy Division in Process Design & Control, New Product Development, Quality Assurance and R&D.
He then moved on to Tube Products of India (a Unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd., Murugappa Group) and held various leading positions in Product Development, Operations, Quality Assurance and Business Development in Electric Resistance Welded and Cold Drawn Welded steel tubes and Cold Rolled Steel Strips of automotive industry.
He now heads Tube Products of India, one of the largest manufacturers of Precision Cold Drawn Welded Steel Tubes, Steel Strips and Tubular Components.
He has close association with all major national and international auto customers and Steel producers for development of tubes as well as steels to suit to emerging requirements. He has presented Technical Papers in SAE Congress and International Tube Association.