The power press..


Manipal Technologies Ltd was chosen as the first printer in Asia to undertake printing for JK Rowling’s Casual Vacancy published by Hachette India – a testimony to the fact that they provide high security solutions to its clientele.

Manipal Technologies Ltd (MTL), part of The Manipal Group, is one of India’s largest technology and secure print solutions provider catering to the needs of various industry verticals such as BFSI, education, retail, publishing, government, logistics, etc.

Originally founded as Manipal Press in 1941; it was one of the few presses during the pre-independence era to be operated using power and therefore was aptly named ‘Manipal Power Press’. As decades passed and leadership changed, the press grew to see a wave of success, especially under the leadership of their MD, Gautam Pai, son of Satish Pai. With Gautam Pai’s flawless business acumen and guidance, today, the company has grown to become a market leader with a turnover of Rs 700 crores.

The publishing vertical has always been an important part of MTL’s business portfolio. As part of its print services, Manipal Technologies offers end to end solutions to its customers in the publishing segment by covering all aspects of the publishing cycle such as typesetting and composition services, pre-press and pre-media services, digital publishing solutions and content management solutions, etc. The company also offers extended services such as warehousing, logistics and distribution. Manipal Technologies has worked with some of the biggest publishers from industries like education, higher education, trade and high quality magazines, etc. With its established reputation of providing high security solutions to its clientele, Manipal Technologies Ltd was chosen as the first printer in Asia to undertake printing for JK Rowling’s Casual Vacancy published by Hachette India.

Beyond publishing…

In 2011, Manipal Press Ltd was re-christened as Manipal Technologies Ltd in order to reflect its new area of focus i.e. technology solutions. The company offers technology solutions beyond its staple print offerings in order to keep pace with the emerging business trends in the national and international markets. This step has ensured that the company is able to stay in tune with the constantly changing business landscape and be one step ahead of its competition.

Manipal Technologies has also strategic tie-ups and business partnerships with the likes of QuadGraphics, USA and LEGO SpA, Italy. These partnerships have helped Manipal Technologies Ltd incorporating world class technology into its business.

The Manipal Group is a diversified billion dollar company head-quartered in Manipal, India that has specialized operations in diverse segments such as technology, print, fragrances, media, education, energy & infrastructure, etc. The group believes in creating sustainable institutions that contribute to the economic development in India and enjoys a reputation of incorporating social welfare as an objective in all its businesses. The Manipal Group has an 85 years old history that starts from the very first initiative of setting up the Syndicate Bank which today, is one of India’s largest nationalized banks. And the tradition continues….

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