For Ratanjit, business is about adding value. After emigrating from India to the United States in 1968 to complete his Ph.D. studies in Polymer Chemistry, Ratanjit quickly found himself at home in America, where he saw opportunities plentiful for anyone willing to work hard, take risks, and operate on solid principles.
He worked through many difficulties and founded POLY-CARB, a global multi-million dollar construction and road-building materials corporation that was acquired by The Dow Chemical Company in 2007. POLY-CARB was structured on a modern-style leadership paradigm in which there were no bosses or titles, and team members were given direction by the company’s mission statement, path, and operating principles.
Ratanjit's Mission Statement for POLY-CARB:
POLY-CARB's mission is to provide unparalleled Value, Performance, and Service, through Every Thought, Action, and Endeavor to Our Team Members, Customers, Business Associates, Society, and Our Environment.
Ratanjit's Path for POLY-CARB:
We will achieve our mission by creating and sustaining an environment based on and driven by Truth & Truthful Living, which is conducive to total honesty, human dignity, and unconditional love.
Thus, encouraging personal growth, courage, team spirit, and simultaneously cultivating, nurturing and elevating visionary boundless creativity that produces self-driven ethical leadership in each team member;
Thereby, continuously inducing and enhancing extraordinary Quality in every thought, action, product and endeavor, resulting in the innermost fulfillment for each team member;
Thus, positioning us to achieve our Mission.