About us


Mr. Nagarajan, started this venture in 1986, about 32 years back. Virgo has more than 500 machines installed and successfully running at their customer base pan India and has installations at Singapore, Pakistan, London, Indonesia etc.

The founder Mr. Nagarajan, started his career with assisting his father who was a great mechanic in modern rice milling equipment, from his childhood. Being the eldest son in his family he had to bear the responsibilities after the sudden demise of his father. He embedded innovative engineering designs in the modern rice milling machines. Later on his interest tuned to food processing machines, his focused vision coupled with innovative characteristics started to pay. His machines such as Garlic peeling machine, Onion Peeling machine, lemon cutting machine and Multi Vegetable cutting machine got wide recognition from the industry people and academicals.

He has been awarded National 3 rd Award from National Innovation Foundation in the year 2005 for Garlic peeling machine and lemon cutting machine. The award was conferred given by our former president Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam and again in the year 2006, He has received an award for Meritorious Invention which is given by National Research Development Corporation.

His visioning is to start a dedicated research and development wing for designing and developing new machines related to food industry, resulting in import substitution and generating abundant employment opportunities as well as entrepreneurship.

Daughter – Ms. Muthu Preethi

She has completed Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Instrumentation subsequently, she has completed Post Graduation in Power Electronics and drives at SASTRA University, Tanjore She has joined her father’s venture her main responsibilities includes Marketing, Customer and Vendor relationships.

She takes care of production Scheduling, Quality, Installation and Inspection, realizing her father’s bandwidth enabling him to concentrate of innovations and research to launch of new innovation every year.


  • Best Women Entrepreneur Award
  • WEWA association Trend Setter Award
  • Working Women Achiever awards
  • Ooruni Foundation

Son – Mr. Dinesh Virgo

His son Mr Dinesh Virgo, who has completed Mechanical Engineering, He has already done a college project on design & fabrication of automatic feeder for Virgo peeling machine. He is also well versed with design, operation,functioning and installation of machines. While pursuing his college and studies he works at the factory along with staff and factory workers.

1. Part time during weekends and holidays.

2. Done commissioning & installation of machines at the customers location multiple times.

He has an overall experience of 4 years and has a razor sharp bend of mind for machines making and their intricacies.

Dinesh is highly enthused to contribute to this new innovative machine.