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Our History

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1943
August 23

Mr. P.R Viswanathan

Mr. P.R Viswanathan
Mr. P.R Viswanathan and his cousin Mr. A.V Ramalingam launch Ram-Nath & Co., to trade in Dyes & Chemicals. Ram-Nath is appointed as a sales agent for “Cauvery” Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil of Mettur Chemicals, for Nellore District.
1953
August 23

Economic depression leads to price crash and Mr. A.V Ramalingam quits the business, leaving Mr. Vishwanathan to lend for himself.
1957
August 23

Mettur Chemicals appoints Ram-Nath as distributor for Hydrochloric Acid, bleaching Power & Caustic Soda for Andra Pradesh. Offices opened in Vijayawada & Secunderabad.
1966
August 23

Mr. N. Venkateswaran

Venkateswaran
Mr.N.Venkateswaran son-in-law of Mr.Viswanathan joins the business
1973
August 23

Mr. R.D. Sarma

Mr. R.D. Sarma
Mr.R.D Sarma, another son-in-law of Mr. Viswanathan joins the business.
August 23

Ram-Nath known as an “Acid Company” expands product portfolio adding several agencies -notable among them Travancore Titanium Products, Calico Chemicals , NOCIL, Indian Dyestuff industries, Indian Organic Chemicals, Gujarat Alkali, Atul, Hindustan Lever, Cetex Petrochemicals, Saurashtra Chemicals.
1993
August 23

Ram-Nath celebrates its GOLDEN JUBILEE. The galaxy of business associates present at the event bears testimony to the relationships that the company had built Mr. V Hari Narayanan joins the business
1994
August 23

Ram-Nath enters the polymers business. Appointed distributors for PVC of Finolex.
1997
November 20

Appointed distributors for PP of Reliance Industries polymer business.
1998
August 23

Ram-Nath is converted into a Private Limited company.
1999
August 23

Mr.P.R Viswanathan passes away
2000
October 20

Mr. K.A Srinivasan joins the business
2008
August 23

Ram-Nath enters in Food Ingredients business after being appointed distributors of Aditya Birla Chemicals, Thailand
2011
August 23

Mr.R.D Sarma retires from the business to pursue religious & Philanthrophic Interests.
2012
August 23

Launch of Project LEAP – a business transformation program to increase product expertise, raise market share and shape the organization for the future.
2014
August 23

Logo
Launched new logo to reflect the evolution of the Ram-Nath Brand
2015
August 23

Started office in Mandapeta, Andra Pradesh including a facility for packing Hydrogen Peroxide.
2016
August 23

Launched Obo-Rite as a consumer product