Early Life

Dr. K.V. Tolin born and brought up in Kalady, the birth place of Adi Sankaracharya. He had his secondary education at Rajagiri English Medium School, Kalamassery Kochi and had Graduation & Post Graduation at Adi Sankara College, Kalady. Dr. Tolin got Doctorate in Production Management with Special Relation to Tire Industry from Colombo University, Srilanka.

Career as an Industrialist

Immediately on his entry to family business acquired a running intermix mixing unit at Muringoor, Chalakkudy to commence in-house mixing for own products and to undertake tyre company mixing outsourcing. After two years i.e. in 1994 commenced Precured Tread Rubber manufacturing with in house developedtechnology and initiated steps for capacity enhancement of mixing. In 1997mixing capacity was hiked to 1000 MT per month and commenced efforts for exploring overseas markets. As a result in 1998 first export made to Middle east and consequently capacity was increased further by 600 MTs per month.

Joined in business of his father Late K.P. Varkey in early 90’s and accelerated diversification of his family business from rice mill to Tread & tyre manufacturing
business.

In 2002, Dr. K.V. Tolin being an aggressive Dynamic Industrialist acquired an automobile tube manufacturing unit at Edathala, Aluva. Further expansion in tread rubber manufacturing had taken place in 2005 also. By 2005 he started to think about commencing manufacturing automobile tyres which was a very highly competing and major giants dominating industry. Because of his aggression as an industrialist in 2008 commenced manufacturing LCV tyres also and he could become success in exporting 90% of tyre production to several countries in Middle East and African sub-continent.

TOLINS is the first company export Tread Rubber to USA in 2nd half of 90’s itself. Till date TOLINS continuing exports of Tread Rubber and Rubber compound to USA which indicates its quality acceptance in the tyre retreading industry world wide.

In 2006, TOLINS, became a Multi National Company by starting a plant at Ras Al-Khaima, UAE. Within 2 years of commencement this overseas plant TOLINS became the market leader in Middle East, especially in UAE. In 2011 also a major expansion taken place to increase capacity of Tread Rubber to 2000 MT per month in addition to earlier expansion for mixing.

And in 2015 Dr. Tolin commenced manufacturing two wheeler tyre at Kalady, Kerala and now in the course of further expansion of Two Wheeler tyre manufacturing.

Dr. K.V. Tolin, as an Industrialist, received the following recognitions /awards from the different sources:

• Best Exporter Award from Govt of India from 2007 to till last year
continuously
• Mc Millan Woods Global Awards 2013 for International Exports from
Malaysia
• Entrepreneur Excellence Academician Cocreating value with Gratitute –
from Jain Bharath School of Management Studies
• Business Award 2004 – Global Malayalee Council
• Vocational Excellence Award 2012-13 – from Rotary Club of
Irinjalakuda North
• Awards for Entrepreneur of the year 2006 & 2007 – from Berchmans
Institute of Management Studies , S.B. College, Changanachery
• Award from All Kerala SSI Tread Rubber Manufacturers Association for
winning Central Govt Export Award consecutively for 2 years in
2007 & 2008
• Safe Award 2012 – from Department of Factories & Boilers
• Grama Deepthi Puraskaram 2013 – from Ayyappa Seva Samithi
• Kalady Grama Panchayath Honored for the Social & Industrial
Development of Kalady
could become success in exporting 90% of tyre production to several countries
in Middle East and African sub-continent.
TOLINS is the first company export Tread Rubber to USA in 2nd half of 90’s itself.
Till date TOLINS continuing exports of Tread Rubber and Rubber compound to
USA which indicates its quality acceptance in the tyre retreading industry world
wide.
And now Dr. K.V. Tolin is:
• Vice-President – All Kerala Small Scale Tread Rubber Manufacturers’
Association
• President – Kalady Town Residents’ Association
• Chairman – Travancore Lords Club
• President – Kalamparambil Family Trust
His corporate has secured the following product certifications:
• SONCAP – Certification for exporting Tolins products to Nigeria
• GSO – Product Certification from Saudi Arabia for exporting to
Middle East
• DOT – Plant certification from USA to TOLINS Tyre manufacturing plant
• ISO 9000 Certification
• TS 16949 Certification

Dr. K.V.Tolin – a Philanthropist

The first step of Dr. K.V. Tolin as a Philanthropist was the event of Mass Wedding of 25 destitute Women in and around Kalady – the society where he born, brought-up and lives. Running a Trust – Sneham Old Age home Trust – as a shelter for old age Destitute at his home town. Sponsoring cost of education of a number financially backward students in surrounding villages of Kalady.

Entry into High Quality Education

Commenced a Pre-school in 2011 in the heart of Kalady to provide high quality pre-elementary learning through play & fun with quality infrastructure which was the first step of Dr. Tolin to Education segment. Commenced an International school – TOLINS WORLD SCHOOL – having total project cost of Rs. 30 Crores at Malaytoor with Global standards within 3 years of starting of Pre-school. A lot of features like teacher-student ratio of1:25, providing food from break-fast to evening tea & snacks, Air-conditioned Transportation facility, the concept of balancing of teaching and sports by providing sports whole time after lunch etc are differentiating TWS from other schools in Kerala and becoming the best school in this region within 2 years of commencement itself.

Dr. K.V. Tolin – A Tourism Promoter

Dr. Tolin entered in to tourism business by starting an online portal for booking of houseboats in Kerala, especially Alappuzha. Basically houseboat tourism do not have any standard practice or quality service providing till the entry of Tolins. By launching portal myboattrip.com the tourists are getting quality houseboats cruise at reasonable price.

A back water resort at Muhamma just opposite Pathiramanal Island, another resort at Munnar & Captains Boat House are the other ventures of Dr. Tolin in tourism segment for the time being.

And Safe Boat Trip Ltd, a venture of Dr. Tolin, is selected by Ports Department of Kerala Government as operator of High Speed Passenger vessels in Costal area of Kerala which will lead to an economic mode of transport for passenger from Calicut to Trivandrum and another step of Dr. K.V. Tolin in Tourism Industry.

Last but not least it is sure that there is more space in this horizon to Dr. K.V.Tolin for exploring his skill as an Entrepreneur and to fulfil his social responsibility as a Philanthropist.

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