The Rubber industry in India is rising deeper and deeper. The development of the rubber industry in India plays an integral part in the global economy. Jayakanth Rubber is determined to be a respected and admired manufacturer of industrial rubber products recognized worldwide by strategic alliances with the customers and suppliers. Headquartered in Bangalore, Jayakanth Rubber Products Private Limited is one of the leading manufacturers of Synthetic Rubber Components used for Battery Manufacturing.
At Jayakanth Rubber, manufacturing customer-specified Precision Products & OEM products, and consistency in operations are the unique factors that set the organization apart from other industry companies. The company believes in 360-degree training and stakeholders' growth, resulting inoverall development. The company conducts several tests to maintain the quality at all processes. The company's exceptional 2020 production and quality team helps to achieve the same, and all the departments work together in fulfilling the organizational goal.
Sri Ramachandra Naidu Galla, Chairman of Amara Raja Group encouraged Mr. Umakanth Masarapu and gave him his first opportunity, today Jayakanth Rubber is a proud supplier to leading battery manufacturers and other sectors of India.
The organization offers a range of products specializing in Vent Seals, which is the core of the battery. Vent Seal allows release and closes the strain at the right moment, which is the most critical factor in the battery's manufacturing. Apart from that, the organization’s product range from O-rings to Metal-Bonded Products and other Rubber Components based on customer specification. Jayakanth's facilities include Rubber Kneader, Mixing Mill, Automatic Cutting Machine, 4
Compartment Hydraullic Machines, Injection Molding and Automatic De-Flashing Machine.
The organization's testing labs include the best in class instruments like Furnace Muffle, Rheometer, Tensile and Elongation Tester, Specific Gravity Tester, Profile Projector, and Opening & Closing Pressure Tester (Leak Test). Jayakanth emphasizes on perfection and reliability in all aspects. Jayakanth follows Lean Manufacturing/Just InTime (JIT) to reduce carrying cost whilst planning demand using demand planning and inventory management techniques. The company works with the buyers in new product development and provides less than 12 hours of response time for any queries.
Recent Challenges in the Industry
One of the main problems facing the company in this field is sourcing raw materials, including synthetic rubber, since most goods are imported. The supply and costs of raw materials are also fluctuating. This leads to another problem, namely the preservation of the consistent quality. Inventory planning and management is the best way to fix this problem. Jayakanth schedules an inventory based on demand and makes sure not to incur high holding cost / Inventory carrying cost. "The secret to our success is embodied in our maxim: "Customer and Quality First ", there is no alternative to Quality hence quality can never be compromised”. With these maxim, Jayakanth Rubber has received much customer appreciation and significant success", says Umakanth Masarapu, Jayakanth Rubber.
Meena Masarapu, Executive
Latest Updates and Forthcoming Projects
The next generation has joined the company. Umakanth Masarapu’s daughter, Meena Masarapu who completed her Post Graduation from abroad has recently joined the company. “With young minds joining, we look forward to implementing innovative techniques in future” says Umakanth Masarapu. The organization is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company and follows all quality standards.
The company is recently IATF 16949:2016 certified. Jayakanth is currently developing its infrastructure to increase manufacturing capacity and introduce high-tech machinery. “The company is currently working on the principles of Industry 4.0, the way to incorporate more automated and efficient processes” says Meena Masarapu, Executive, Jayakanth Rubber. Being a BEML approved vendor, the organization intends to swiftly begin Railway, Aerospace and Defence components. 'With ‘Make in India' initiative, Jayakanth focuses on expanding into different product lines.