Oz Firm: Staffer sold Plant Design | Ranchi News

Bokaro: An Australia-based multinational company on Friday filed an FIR against one of its Indian officials for allegedly selling the basic design of its new unit in the Gomia block in Bokaro district.
Orica, an explosives manufacturer and supplier to the mining and quarrying industries globally, filed an FIR against Project Manager Satyanarayana KR through his attorney at IEL Police Station.
“The manager was accused of selling the basic design of the new factory. An FIR has been filed by the company through legal counsel for Orica’s subsidiary, Indian Explosives (Private) Limited (IEL). The accused was fired from the company,” IEL Police Station Officer Ashish Kumar told TOI.
Orica, according to police, manufactures detonators at its IEL factory. He set up a shock tube factory a few days ago. Satyanarayana was in charge of installing and maintaining the plant.
“But the manager allegedly sold the design and other confidential factory information to a company based in Secunderabad,” police said, citing Orica’s FIR.
The company in its FIR also filed a complaint against a certain Srinivasan Rao, the managing director of Ideal Detonators Private Limited, based in Secunderabad, and his employees Shiva Prasad, Gopinath Kambli Ramachandran Naidu and Kemli Gopalappa Sarojamma for allegedly buying the design in Satyanarayana, police said. .
“The company in its FIR claimed that it had recently learned that Satyanarayana had sold its new shock tube plant design in 2016 and therefore the FIR had been filed,” it added.

Leon E. Hill