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Manipal Digital Systems (MDS) is India’s leading pre-media services provider and is a part of the $750 million Manipal Group based in Manipal, India, which has been in the printing & prepress business since 1941.

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Manipal Digital Systems

  1. 1. TM Stand apart withMANIPAL DIGITAL SYSTEMS Your Best Pre-Media Production Partner
  2. 2. who we are what we dohow we do it
  3. 3. who we are MDS is a subsidiary of the US$750 million Manipal GroupManipal Group Quick Facts:• Based in Manipal, India – close to Mangalore Seaport & Airport• In Print Business since 1941 – India’s leading End-To-End Print Services Provider• Employs over 15,000 people – education, healthcare, finance, media• Operates daily newspapers, weekly and monthly magazine publications• Owns India’s oldest private University - Manipal University (75,000 students)• Operates 11 Hospitals, treating over 1 million patients per year.• MDS traces its production roots back to Indias first publishing business processoutsourcing (BPO) efforts in the 1970’s to Europe
  4. 4. who we are Who is MDS?Print & Pre-Media Graphic Artssolutions providerHigh Quality, Scalable, Offshorepartner with skilled & experienced production laborLow-Cost, Outsourced, Round-the-Clock Productionservice providerOne-Stop Shop/Integrator of multi-disciplined skillsCross-media solutions and production services producing projectsintended for print or web
  5. 5. what we do What does MDS do?Execute cross-media (print & internet) projectsProvide comprehensive content-related services– from content creation TO content production TO print or onlinechannels TO distribution and logisticsAddress wide-ranging needs from traditional pre-media,imaging and page composition tomore integrated and technical production workflowsinvolving printing, finishing & global logistics
  6. 6. markets served Who does MDS serve?Publishing• Book Publishing – Science, Consumer, Childrens, Educational, Medical• Magazines, Custom Special Interest Publishing• Journals & Scientific Publishing, Newspapers, Newsletters, Advertising• Imaging & Retouching• Websites, Microsites, Stores & BlogsMarketing• Print & Internet Catalogs – Retail & B2B• Photography, Direct Mail, Marketing & Promotions• Packaging ProductionCorporate• Marketing & Communications for Print, Internet & Rich Media• Photography & Imaging Services
  7. 7. MDS+MPL advantage Total Solutions Value Chain Print Manufacturing Application & Solution Development ‐ Sheet‐fed, Hard‐case, Web Offset & Digital Printing ‐ Rich Internet Applications ‐ Saddle Stitch, Perfect Bound, Specialty ‐ Flex3 development ‐ ASP.Net Custom Custom Print Print ‐ Macintosh Application Development Development Services Services Website Website Premedia & New Media Services Services ‐ Image & Page Production ‐ Dynamic Publishing Integration IntegrationWebsite Services ‐ Content Conversion Services Services‐ Site Design & Maintenance‐ Content Preparation Content Content Integrating System & Process‐ Content Management Production Production ‐ Integrating Existing Technology ‐ Process Integration Creative Creative ‐ IT Enabled Projects Services Process Process Services Outsourcing Outsourcing Creative Services ‐ Design & Layout Cost Containment ‐ Illustrations ‐ Low Value Process Elimination ‐ Publishing MDS-MPL ‐ Process & Staff Integration ‐ Copy Editing ‐ Proof‐Reading End-to-End Content Services Platform
  8. 8. global solutionsPublishing ClientsReed Elsevier, Holland CondeNast Publications - IndiaESPN Books - NYC, USA Penguin Books, UK-IndiaMerriam Webster, USA-India Macmillan Publishing, UK-IndiaSpanish Publishing Group, USA Wins Holland, NetherlandsGeddes & Grosset, UK Yoyo Books, BelgiumRMS International, UK Creations for Children, BelgiumAlligator, UK A1 Graphics, BelgiumImago, UK Olala Books, BelgiumAutumn Publishing, UK Egmont, DenmarkBK Books, UK Image & Colour, ItalyAward Publishing, UK Printing Studio, USASaldana, Spain Proforma, USASusaeta, Spain AM Productions, CanadaTimes Publishing, India JPV, IcelandInfosys, IndiaWipro, IndiaReliance, India
  9. 9. Manipal Digital Systems [mds]
  10. 10. creative contentPre-Press & Creative Services• Pre-Press / Pre-Media Production for Print & Internet • Typesetting & E-Book Publishing – PDF Creation or Conversion • Design, Layout & Page Composition – Adobe CS InDesign, QuarkXPress • Copy Editing & Proof Reading • Digital Soft Proofing & Machine Wet Proofing• Imaging Services & High-End Retouching• Advertising Production – Pre-Flighting & Print-Ready PDF Creation• Automated Publishing (direct from database or files)• Custom & Special Interest Publishing Solutions• Packaging Design & Prototyping
  11. 11. New mediaNew Media Production• Creative & Graphic Design Services for New Media• Website Design & Development • Website Design, Maintenance, Content Hosting and Distribution • Microsites, CMS / Blogs using Drupal, Joomla, BlogEngine, etc. • Web Image Production – web-optimized RGB • Online Advertising – Animated Images, Flash, etc.• Cross-Media Workflows – HTML, SGML & XML• Digital Conversion & Schema Development• Rich Media Production – Flash/Flex• Database Publishing Production – Automation From & To InDesign & Quark
  12. 12. technology solutionTechnology Solutions• Online, Collaborative Technologies – Universal Proof application • Rich Media (Flash) & Rich Internet Application (RIA) Development • Web Applications & Software Development – Cocoa, .NET, Java, PHP• Digital Content Conversion • Digitization, OCR Scanning & Manual Data Capture • Database Development from legacy documents• Custom Programming • Next Generation Interfaces – Adobe Flex & Microsoft Silverlight • Macintosh Application Development – Cocoa, AppleScript • Asset Management Systems
  13. 13. why us
  14. 14. MDS+MPL advantagethe Cost advantage• Savings from offshore production labor• Flexible costing (per-project basis or long term)• Latest, automated solutions to streamline workflowsthe Time advantage• Overnight turnarounds due to the 12-hour time difference• Working around-the-clock - 24/7, 365 daysthe Customized Solutions advantage• The right resource Mix – Dedicated Lines & Dedicated Staff• Scalable resources for long or short-term needs• Serving all requirements of creative, production, new media or technology solutions
  15. 15. MDS+MPL advantagethe Quality advantage• Exceed Quality Expectations - the best… delivered the first time, every time• Dedicated project management teams fluent in English• Efforts at understanding customer’s requirement and then implementing or developing the appropriate supporting technologies and resources• Best-of-breed approach to technology infrastructure for seamless integration with customers – from telecommunications, network architecture, security, asset and project management to utilizing standard point applications for all content creation
  16. 16. what have we done
  17. 17. - Childrens Books- Education Books- Scientific Books- School Books, Textbooks- Magazines, Catalogs- Custom Publishing- Promotional Material
  18. 18. portfolio Book PublishingCoffee Table Books
  19. 19. portfolio Book PublishingPenguin Books
  20. 20. portfolio Book PublishingChildrens Books
  21. 21. portfolio Book PublishingReed Elsevier
  22. 22. portfolio Book PublishingReed Elsevier
  23. 23. portfolio Magazine PublishingConde Nast Magazines
  24. 24. portfolio Magazine PublishingMagazine Covers
  25. 25. portfolio PublishingMagazines
  26. 26. portfolio Book PublishingVector Illustrations & Diagram Rendering
  27. 27. portfolio Book PublishingDatabase-Driven Publishing Automation
  28. 28. portfolio Book PublishingData Intensive Encyclopedias
  29. 29. portfolio Book PublishingScientific Books & TextBooks
  30. 30. portfolio Book PublishingChildrens Books
  31. 31. portfolio PublishingChildrens Books & eBooks
  32. 32. portfolio Book PublishingMulti–Lingual School Books
  33. 33. portfolio Book PublishingSpanish Publishing Group, Boston, USA
  34. 34. portfolio Book PublishingBooklets
  35. 35. portfolio Publishing MagazinesDesign, Imaging, Layout, Advertising
  36. 36. portfolio PublishingMagazines
  37. 37. portfolio PublishingNewsletters
  38. 38. portfolio PublishingFlyers
  39. 39. portfolio PublishingBrochures & Catalogs
  40. 40. portfolio PublishingBrochures
  41. 41. - High-end Retouching- Color Management- Color Correction- Silhouette & Masking- Shadow Creation- Swatch Matching
  42. 42. portfolio Imaging
  43. 43. portfolio ImagingClose-Up
  44. 44. portfolio ImagingHigh–End Retouching
  45. 45. portfolio Imaging
  46. 46. - Flash & Flex Content- E-Book- XML/SGML/HTML Conversion- Interactive Advertisements- Rich Media Content
  47. 47. portfolio InteractiveMultimedia Web Banners
  48. 48. portfolio InteractiveMultimedia Web Banner
  49. 49. portfolio InteractiveOnline Rich Media
  50. 50. - Package Design & Layout- 3-D Visualization- Die-Cutting- Prototyping- Proofing
  51. 51. portfolio Packaging
  52. 52. portfolio Packaging
  53. 53. portfolio Packaging
  54. 54. - Web Design- E-Commerce- Portfolio- Flash Website- CMS Website Design
  55. 55. portfolio WebsitesContent Management System-based Websites Drupal Joomla WordPress Yahoo BlogEngine Design, Development, Custom Modules & Extensions
  56. 56. portfolio WebsitesNewspaper Websites
  57. 57. portfolio WebsitesPinnarp, The Netherlands (Drupal Website Design & Development)
  58. 58. portfolio (Joomla Website Design & Development)
  59. 59. - MDS Connect- Studio Connect- Proof Connect- Book Connect- Product Colorizer- MDS Imager- MDS MetaSync- Sales Connect
  60. 60. portfolio SoftwareStudio Connect
  61. 61. MDS-ProjectsConnectTask Wall Board User can create task boards and upload images to the board for proofing.
  62. 62. MDS-UniversalProofPDF Creation User can print to take the hard copy of selected content and tagged annotations details. Also provision to create PDF which contains tagged annotations details.
  63. 63. portfolio SoftwareBook Connect
  64. 64. portfolio SoftwareProject Connect
  65. 65. Manipal Press Limited [mpl]
  66. 66. MPL print servicesPrint ServicesFounded In 1941 – over 65 years of printing• ISO Certified by NQA for ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System• Close proximity to Mangalore Sea-Port for global shipping• India’s largest Security Printer– servicing over 150 banks & 20 universities• India’s only private Intaglio Printing Facility• India’s first & largest Variable Data Forms Printer• 1500 Multi-National Clients in multiple sectors – security, books, magazines, forms,catalogs, packaging, etc.• 2008 Revenues of $125 million• 1800+ Employees
  67. 67. Manipal PressMPL Divisions• Commercial Printing Division (CPD) SPD CFD BFD • Books, Magazines, Catalogs,…• Variable Data Printing Division (VDP)• Security Printing Division (SPD) CPD MPL VDP • Checks, Diplomas, Lottery,… PKG• Business Forms Division (BFD) & CARDS LABELS • Statements, Bills,… DigiGO!• Cards Division• Confidential Division (CFD)• Packaging & Labels – Cartons,…• DigiGo!
  68. 68. MPL print servicesPrinting ServicesVaried Project Platforms - Digital to Web Offset• Over 500,000 sq. feet of manufacturing facilities with over 200 printing devices• Digital Presses [HP Indigo, Kodak, Nipson]• Heat/Cold Web-Fed Offset [Komori, Harris, Pacer, Albert, KBA, Manugraph]• Sheet-Fed Offset [Heidelberg Speedmaster, Komori Lithrone, Mitsubishi D3000LX ]• Sheet-Fed Screen Printing [Heidelberg SM102, Proteck ST74]• Comprehensive Stitching/Binding/Finishing Options• Global Logistics (25 days to North America & Europe)Continued Investment in Technology Platform• US $20 million in Ongoing Infrastructure Investment & Joint Ventures• First Distributed Digital Print Model in India – DigiGo • a first-of-kind web-based printing workflow management system to cut down processing time for customized printing needs across India
  69. 69. MPL print servicesFinishing ServicesLatest Equipment, Multiple Options, Varying Capacity• Hard-Case Binding – 50,000 books/day [MullerMartini NormBinder, Hauraf, Bookline BL500] • Smythe Sewn, Center Sewn, Side Sewn• Perfect Binding – 250,000 books/day [MullerMartini AcoroA7, Welbound2000, Sulby12]• Saddle-Stitching – 400,000 books/day [Heidelberg Pacesetter, Polygraph Flowline, BravoPlus]• Programmable Cutting machines [Proteck, Robocut, Polar Mohr, Perfecta, etc.]• Section Sewing, High-speed Stitching machines [MPL Custom-Tech]• Auto Combination Folding machines [VEB Polygraph, Horizon Cross Folder]• Lamination, Die-cutting, Hotfoil Stamping, Spot UV Screens [HMT, Proteck]• Wiro-Binding [Renz Auto]• Punching [Renz Super 700]• Shrink Packing, Box Strapping• 500 Finishing Employees
  70. 70. Perfect Binding, Saddle Stitching, WiroBinding, HardCase Binding.Capabilities for all types of books. Global Market : Servicing 12+ Countries
  71. 71. portfolio Book PublishingConsumer Publishing Books
  72. 72. portfolio Book PublishingChildrens Books
  73. 73. portfolio Book PublishingConsumer Publishing Books
  74. 74. portfolio Book PublishingCoffee-Table Books
  75. 75. Manipal Digital Systems Ltd. Global Headquarters: Press Corner, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India Email: Website: http://www.ManipalSystems.comUSA: 1 (212) 812-2139, Europe: 44 (208) 819-7834 International: 91 820 257 1151 - 55 Fax: 91 820 257 0131 & 257 1162