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Our History

Bell Printers was founded in 1981

1952

The Bell Group was founded in 1952 by Mr.Chelladhurai. Here he is accorded a welcome after signing agreement with German Companies

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1971

With our first exports to the USA in early 1970s, we broke China’s monopoly in selected sectors.

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1985

Even with just very basic print equipment, Bell won the National Award for Printing Excellence for its amazing large format posters

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2008

Realising that our big dreams and ambitions needed space to grow, a large tract of land in central Sivakasi was chosen as the site for our new factory.

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2010

We moved to our current location in a 5 acre state-of-the-art facility, transforming ourselves into a corporate setup with a team of highly skilled staff and employees. We had invested in a series of German Heidelberg press and Japanese postpress equipment.

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2011

Building a factory with new machinery and a great team was not all. We introduced 5S systems in the workplace and maintain a spotlessly clean workplace.

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2012

Professional Training becomes a routine process in Bell, as our team members work consistently with their own personal values to grow.

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2014

Bell Printers is is connected with the BMPA (Bombay Master Printers Assn). Our Director Mr. Vashikaran joins print delegations to Japan & Germany.

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2015

Bell participates for the second year at IIT Bombay’s Industrial Design Centre conference, with a purpose to innovate for the packaging industry.

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2016

Students of Printing Technology, locally and overseas now regularly visit Bell Printers to experience how Printing really works.

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2017

We make the transition of our Luxury Rigid Box production from hand-made processes to automated manufacturing. The quality of our boxes are so good they are approved for export almost always instantly.

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2018

8 National Awards for Excellence in Printing. Also the overall Winner of Best Packaging Printer in India. The event was held in Madurai in December 2018.

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2019

At the Asian Packaging awards held at New Delhi in 2019, we won two silver awards for Digital Packaging and Best Mockup sample.

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2020

In the midst of lockdown's grip, we took responsibility to flatten the curve's dip. Our dedicated medical kit packaging boxes reflected our commitment, ensuring safety as our primary exhibit.

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2022

Pioneering the latest in printing technology, we redefine excellence with premium foil effects.

Premium wine packaging boxes

1967

The founder’s son, Mr.Gunasingh developed Pin Machines for the Bell Pins Manufacturing company which created about 500 jobs in Palayamkottai.

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1981

Bell Printers was founded in 1981 under the name of Chellsons Fine Arts, primarily as printshop catering only to the printing and packaging needs of the Bell Group and Standard Fireworks

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2000

Completion of the Bell Hotel in Sivakasi with 40 rooms was the start of the diversification of the Group into the Hotel Industry

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2009

As construction started speeding up, our factory transformed the skyline into a workplace of change, that will generate hundreds of jobs in the neighbourhood.

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2011

Bell Printers celebrates its 30th Anniversary of Operations with grand celebrations.

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2012

Corporate Governance was introduced in 2012 with a team of highly skilled and experienced professionals in the industry. This was unheard of in Sivakasi.

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2013

Under Innovation Category, we win a National Award for Printing Excellence in Pune. We now take efforts for making innovation a routine at Bell

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2014

Excelling in Print Innovations, our team regularly starts participating in national and international Innovation seminars and conferences.

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2015

Three National awards this time. Pictured is the award shared with sister concern Chellsons under Innovation Category.

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2017

Won the prestigious Gold National Award for Innovation in Packaging at the 11th National Awards for Printing Excellence at New Delhi, 15 Jan 2017.

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2018

Leader of the Pack. Bell Printers dominates the Luxury Packaging segment in India. Our departments for manufacturing premium boxes gain mastery and acceptance across the world.

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2018

PrintWeek winner of Luxury Packaging converter of the Year (Special Jury award). Event was held in Mumbai in October 2018.

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2020

In the face of lockdown adversity, we unlocked new possibilities. Our company embraced remote work, thriving amidst challenges, and emerged stronger than ever.

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2021

From exquisite to expansive, we extend our touch of luxury. Embracing larger dimensions, our packaging prowess knows no bounds, elevating every delivery experience to astound.

Large-Box

2023

We proudly claim international FESPA awards, a testament to our packaging brilliance.

Award Winning Luxury Packaging Supplier
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