Prabakar Match Industries is one of the pioneers in the making of safety matches in India. The company was established almost four decades ago, in the year 1963. It has a very stable and secure market share and carved a niche for itself in the customers' mindset over the years.

Prabakar Match Industries was started by late Mr. J.K. PATTABIRAMA CHETTIAR and his eldest son Mr.J.P.BALASUBRAMANIAM. The enterprise was taken over by the youngest son Mr.J.P.PRABAKAR whose dedicated and sincere effort continues to contribute towards the growth, enhancement and development of the organization. His sons Mr.JAKKAM P.SHIVAKUMAR and Mr.JAKKAM P.BALAJI have joined the business in successfully running the enterprise and nurturing its growth by their dedication and hard-work.