MPS Ltd. provides content creation, production, transformation, and technology services to global academic, scientific, and educational publishers. The company has a team of more than 2,850 employees based in offices in Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurgaon, Noida, and Dehradun in India and at Portland, Oregon; Orlando, Florida; Durham, North Carolina and Effingham, Illinois, in the United States.
Established as an Indian subsidiary of Macmillan (Holdings) Ltd. in 1970, the company has evolved over its forty-five year history to become one of the most experienced and dominant players in the publishing services outsourcing space. The equity shares of the company are listed on BSE and NSE. In October 2011, the company was acquired by ADI BPO Services Ltd. from Macmillan. Mr. Nishith Arora is the largest shareholder and promoter of ADI BPO Services. The company’s experienced and talented team has responded favorably to the new management and direction. The core management team, including chairman and managing director, executive directors, and senior management, are working in tandem to keep the growth momentum going by leveraging on the company’s wide range of services, technology capabilities, and cost competitiveness.
MPS Ltd. incorporated MPS North America LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary based in the United States, in May 2013. MPS North America has made three acquisitions in education publishing services since then. They acquired Orlando-based Element LLC in July 2013, which has added to its range of services for educational publishers. MPS North America, also acquired of New York-based Electronic Publishing Services Inc. in October 2014 adding content creation and other capabilities in the higher education arena. More recently, they acquired TSI Evolve Inc, which strengthens the company’s position in the reading segment of the school education market.
In addition to traditional content-processing services, MPS Ltd. has a strong suite of SAAS (software as a service) offerings, including workflow management (MPSTrak), editing and automated composition (MPS DigiCore), and business analytics (MPS Insight). These software services help have expanded MPS’s client list beyond its traditional customer base of large global publishers, such as Macmillan, Elsevier, Cengage Learning, and McGraw-Hill Education.
MPS Ltd. is committed to providing quality products to its customers and has received various quality accreditations, including ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System for providing full-service prepress and content transformation services for publishers of periodicals and ISO/TEC 27001:2005 information security system for providing publishing solutions worldwide to publishers, including support departments.
MPS Ltd has recently completed a QIP (Qualified Institutions Placement) of Rs 150 crore, which saw participation from HDFC, Goldman Sachs, and other investors. This investment will allow the company to address acquisition opportunities and benefit from the consolidation taking place among publishing service companies.