The AVG Group of Companies is one of the oldest business houses in the region, founded in 1937 by the Late A.V. George, a distinguished public personality of the time.
The Group comprises of four companies listed on the Madras Stock Exchange and several other public and private limited companies.
The Kailas Rubber Company Limited, The Nilgiri Tea Estates Limited, The Thamarapally Rubber Company Limited, The Udayagiri Rubber Company Limited, AVG Motors Limited and A.V George and Company Private Limited are some of the bigger companies in the Group.
A majority of the companies are engaged in the Group's core business of cultivation and manufacturing of tea and rubber with tea gardens and plantations spread across Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Tea from the estates are sold through auctions.
Rubber products comprising mainly CENEX, EBC and PLC grades are sold through primary dealers.
The Group has diversified into non-agricultural lines of business also by taking up dealerships for Bharat Petroleum(Petroleum products), Maruti Suzuki India Limited (Maruti cars) and Eicher Motors Limited (trucks and buses).
AVG Motors Limited is an ISO 9001 certified company and two of our tea gardens have obtained the Organic Certification from the Institute of Marketecology (IMO), Switzerland.
The Group is well known for its ethical business practices as is evident from the trust and faith reposed by customers in the Group's products or services, be it the petrol dispensed at its retail outlet or its tea, or the vehicle sold and by those who have had dealings with the Group.
The Group employs more than 2,000 people and is headquartered at Kottayam where the corporate offices of the respective companies are located.
The AVG Group comprises of 9 companies