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  Milestones  
 
1946 Incorporate of Vakil & Sons Pvt. Ltd., a private limited company
1949 Mehta Family of South Africa took controlling interest in Company
1957 Received the first of several National Awards for excellence in printing from then Vice President of India, Dr. S. Radhakrishan
1962 Set up an additional printing facility at Prabhadevi, Central Mumbai - the present location.Installed modern offset presses at this location
1963 Entry into the field of greeting card publishing. Considered as pioneers of greeting cards in India
1965 Installed a modern processing department, one of the first of its kind in India.The Company purchased 40% stake in Vakils, Feffer & Simons Pvt. Ltd., a joint Indo-American venture, engaged in the business of book publishing
1967 Pioneered the introduction of humorous card in India called "Frolic Card" with help of designer Mickey Patel
1970 Major expansion of offset printing facility
1980 Installed a sophisticated phototypesetter LINOTRON 202, one of the first of its kind in India
1981 Order from UNICEF for two Christmas Cards. This is the first time that UNICEF placed an order from a developing country
1982 Received an award for book designing from Leipzig International Book Design Company
1985 Received an award for the being outstanding employer of physically handicapped people
1986 Printed a "History of the Congress" in three volumes. A prestigious publication for the Government of India, which was released by then Prime Minister, Mr. Rajiv Gandhi
1994 Appointed Indian affiliates of Bowne & Co. Inc, the world's largest financial printers
1998 Foray into International Premedia pre-press services
2001 Co-founded Softype, Inc., a company in Palo Alto, USA, thus gaining a foothold in the US markets
2005 Incorporation of Vakils Premedia. Shifting our registered office from South Mumbai to Central Mumbai - our present location
2006 Phasing out of certain production facilities to enable the organization to avail modern technology and processes
2008 Installation of a state of art five color offset press from Japan
2010 ISO 9001:2008 certification accreditation for Printing, Publishing and Premedia services.

 
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