The company Universal Eco bags was founded in 1986 , selling papers,paper bags and notebooks. In 2011, Mr K.J Thomas had started a company named Biowaypacks Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Thomas is not only a business man but also an innovator. He has developed a paper bag making machine through which bags could be manufactured in a cheaper and cost-effective way. The earlier method was tedious and time-consuming. The Innovation. : "It's an accidental innovation" says K.J. Thomas in a website of dare magazine, the foot operated paper bag machine - Bagmaster (log on to www.bagmaster.in) .This humble innovator believes that it is the simplicity of the machine that makes it easy to operate. Thomas started his paper bag company, Universal Eco Bags, in 1986, selling paper bags and notebooks. By the year 2011, things took a new turn.
Thomas developed a paper bag making machine through which bags could be manufactured in a cheaper and cost-effective way. The earlier method was tedious and time-consuming. He used to use a box-like mold to create creasing on paper, which was then manually folded to make bags. Apart from being a slow process, producing bags of different sizes was also not possible.
Now all corporate with social responsibility themes are moving towards , total replacement of environmentally dangerous materials from public use. This trend will percolate down the bottom line and spread among common people with the governments policies and awareness initiatives. The market trend will definitely in favor of paper carry bags as an alternative medium, which helps to preserve the global environment.
After Studies, started his career in1986 , as a paper merchant supplying paper to the major publishers and printers of kottayam., and on to printing, Then on to note book mfg.( till not imitated anybody.)
Joint Secretary of Kottayam District Industries Association, Past President of Kottayam South Jaycees ,Charter Member of Kottayam South Jaycees,Joint Secretary of Kerala small scale Industries Association. Member Indo-US chamber of commerce,[ Member of confederation of Indian Industry Member CII, Member Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kottayam . Life Member of Kottayam Y.M.C.A., Executive. Committee member of Kottayam district basketball association, Member of Kottayam Club.and committee member. Past P.T.A. president of Rajiv Ghandhi Institute of Technology Govt. College, Pambady. Member of Indo US chamber of commerrce.
C.M.D.of Bioway Packs Pvt. Ltd.,
Hailing from Ancient Kannothra family at Vadavathoor, and his wife Biny Thomas, Eldest son Thomas Joseph (S A P) Consultant, Delloids, Banglore. And daughter Mariam Thomas (student B,A Lit).
He introduced elongated stitched note books for the first time in India. And was the first M.D of smart publications Pvt. Ltd, kakkanad, ernakulam. Latest of his innovation is paper bag creasing machine. A patent creasing machine. He also owns a footwear retail shop, at Kottayam.
Now working as a social entrepuner, He has many customer round the Globe and delivering training to many people especially women, physically handicapped, mentally challenged and so many youth are earning their livelihood through the project of making paper bag, and doing a wonderful work in the field of environment by working against plastic carry bags a real threat to the society.