The company has always been very focused on Research & Development. With core emphasis on polymeric science, the organisation has successfully developed and supplied products that meet the most stringent operational requirements in Space Research, Mining, Corrosion protection, Filtration, Conveyor belt repairs, etc. and is a partner to Original Equipment Manufacturers.
Thejo's R&D has been the cornerstone for developing products that meet the needs of customers and society. Our sustained efforts have helped us develop diverse product ranges for varied conditions requiring exacting performance, such as the rubberizing of T 72 battle tank tyres, high-tension belt splicing compounds that can withstand some of the harshest working conditions in leading mines, acute abrasive and impact-resistant mining products and exacting filtration products and corrosion protection systems. All with unwavering focus on quality and commitment.
Thejo’s R&D Centre is recognized and certified by the Govt. of India and is actively engaged in filing for patents.
Dr. Rajaram Ganesan - Head R&D Department is a highly qualified and well experienced research scholar. graduated from the University of Madras with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and done his Master’s degree with a specialization of Product Design and Development from the College of Engineering Guindy (CEG), Anna university. He has obtained his doctoral degree from NIT Trichy. he has also done the post-doctoral research work in aluminum foam material modeling at U.T.F.S.M, Chile. He served as R&D Manager at National Engineering Industries Ltd, a CK Birla group. He has more research experience in Tribology, surface modifications, surface coatings, CAE-Material modeling and castings. He has 10 research publications 7 patents to his credit. His Ph.D research work got a best research poster award by Material Research Society of India (MRSI). He has developed a polymer based lubricant for rolling element bearings, which has won ACMA GOLDEN Award-Excellence in Technology.
Mr. C.Gopinathan a Rubber Specialist, has got his B.Sc (special) chemistry from Madurai Kamaraj University and is having an additional qualification of L.P.R.I. (London). He has been honored by I.R.I Chennai chapter for A.M.I.R.I and M.I.R.I in Rubber technology. He is also a member of ACS Rubber division. He has got 46 years of experience in the Rubber Industry handling various departments like R&D, Mixing, compounding, Calendaring, Extrusion, Moulding, Testing, Rubber rollers production, and Tyre production. Previously he had worked in T.V.S Rubber which is an automobile Industry and presently he is working as General Manager R&D in Thejo Engineering Ltd which is the manufacture of rubber to metal bonded products, sheeting, diaphragm and Pulley lagging for Bulk handling equipment division for Mining, Thermal and power industries. His focus of attention is to create awareness for cost control and productivity and to promote an environment for innovation and idea generation in technology with specialized skills. He has formulated various new compositions to existing products, which improved the quality of the product with customer satisfaction, Mr. Gopinathan is an active co-opted member of Indian Rubber Institute, Chennai Chapter.