EVM Group, one of leading business houses in kerala, was founded in 1935 by Edackattukudyil Varkey Mathai & is based in Kothamangalam, Ernakulam. The group started its business with trading in Rubber,Cinnamon oil and other hill produce items. Later on the group started diversifying itself and has now business interests in various fields such as Rubber trading, Hospitality, Film Exhibition, Vehicle dealer ships, Warehousing & distribution, Rubber factories etc. EVM Group, after the demise of E.V. Mathai, is owned by his six sons.
The Flagship company of the group, M/s E.V.Mathai & Sons, is the biggest rubber dealer in south India. It Supplies Natural Rubber and Rubber products to popular tyre manufacturing Companies of India including Rubber crumbing factories across south India. The group also have own Rubber crumb factories in Kerala & Tamil nadu.
Another EVM group Company, EVM Motors & Vehicles pvt Ltd is the dealer for carmakers such as Volkswagen & Nissan in kerala. The group has under its wings, around 15 movie exhibitions houses across Kerala. Kavitha Theatre, amongst them is considered one of the best in Kerala. Being C&F agents for Tata Tea & Tata coffee in Kerala is another of EVM group’s long standing business in Kerala.EVM Leisure Holidays & Resorts Pvt Ltd, another EVM group company, concentrating in Hospitality and tourism development manage ‘ Westwood Riverside’ in Munnar and has upcoming projects in Kumarakom & Ernakulam. It also operates Houseboats in Alleppy.