Milestones

In 1978, RPI was founded as a custom compounding facility to serve the coloring needs of polymer processors in Western India.
We are still offering toll compounding services that formed the foundation of our company. But the RPI of today is now an international company of global repute in the production of Masterbatches and Compounds. We have grown from one small unit to two large manufacturing locations and have alliances with leading polymer processors in several locations around this world.

Some of the key milestones in our history are as follows

1978

RPI was founded as a small unit offering color compounding services. Most polymers compounded are PS, PA, PC, POM, PBT, etc.

1984

Succeeds in the manufacturing of its first lot of masterbatches and approaches Indian polymer consumers with this new concept of coloring plastics.

1986

Consumption of Masterbatches increases in Indian markets. RPI ramps up production by adding production capacity.

1988

RPI invests in state of the art laboratory and color matching equipment. Recognizes the need of added human resources.

1988

Major Polyolefin manufacturer opens plant in India shifting focus of the Indian polymer consumer from Styrenics to Polyolefins. RPI supports market requirements by gearing production to meet new requirements.

1988

Gains wide recognition and acceptance from markets in India and abroad.

1994

RPI goes on the internet. First polymer processing company in India to conduct business electronically.

1995

First lot of masterbatches exported to Europe

1996

Successful expansion accomplished to manufacture Polymer Compounds, Polymer Alloys and Blends

1997

Heavy investments in upgrading laboratory and R&D center. Awarded ISO 9002 certification.

1999

New plant set up in the special economic zone of Silvassa (200 Kms North of Mumbai) with state of the art mega compounder extruders and QC equipment.

2000

RPI is recognized in various trade journals and magazines such as Modern Plastics International as an upcoming global contender in the world of Masterbatches. Wide recognition received on many e-business portals.

2003

Influx of various multinational corporations from Electrical, Electronics and Automotive fields in India. RPI works towards being an approved vendor. Customer base reaches 800. Awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification.

2005

Engineering Plastic Masterbatch requirements in India grows manifold. Achievement of 50% growth over previous financial year.

2006

Launch of a wide spread marketing program. Registered record export sales. Received status of Star Export House from Government of India.

2007

New plant in Chakan - Pune (200 Kms East of Mumbai) set up with capability of 10000 MTPA production capacity.

2008

Rajiv Plastic Industries gets approved as a certified Tier 2 vendor to leading automotive companies such as GM, Tata, Bajaj, Volkswagen, Renault, etc.

2009

Recertified for the latest ISO standard i.e. ISO 9001:2008. We continue to be a leading solution provider for pre-colored compounds, commodity and engineering plastic masterbatches. Widespread recognition received through various participations at trade shows, seminars and lectures.

2010

Rajiv, in collaboration with a leading science and technology firm in India brings out a whole range of new and innovative products.

2011

Crossed 1200 customers. Supplies begin to many new countries such as Iraq, Kazakhstan, Libya, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

2012

Expanded production capacity at Silvassa works & Chakan works with the addition of one new mega compounder at each location.

2013

Rajiv focuses on speciality products such as foaming agents, flame retardants and speciality additives business.

2014

Export reaches 45% of our total productions

2015

New factory built in Silvassa, India