|Our Company was originally incorporated as Anil Apporv Printers & Manufacturers Private Limited on July 23, 1999. We subsequently changed the name of our Company to Blue Bird (India) Private Limited and subsequently to Blue Bird (India) Limited pursuant to a resolution of the shareholders passed at an EGM on February 19, 2005. The fresh certificate of incorporation consequent on change of name was granted to our Company on March 2, 2005 and subsequently again on March 4, 2005 by the Registrar of Companies, Maharashtra at Pune.
Prior to incorporating our Company, our Promoter Directors were engaged in similar lines of business. In 1975 Nitin P. Sontakke started a proprietary concern, Apporv Printing and Binding which was engaged in printing. In 1982 Vidya N. Sontakke started a proprietary concern, Anil Printers. In 1999, the Company was incorporated and the proprietary concerns of the two Promoter Directors were taken over by the Company.
Some of the key milestones of our Company include:
1999: Incorporation of the Company as a private limited company.
2003 Manufacturing set up shifted from Dhayari, Pune to the new factory situated at Gorhekhurd,
2003 Installation of a fully automatic sewing machine imported from Germany.
2004 Up gradation of manufacturing facilities by way of installation of fully automatic exercise
book manufacturing machines imported Germany and hard case binding machine imported
2005 Change in the name of the Company.
Installation of fully automatic 20 clamp Perfect Binder and Box File Manufacturing
Machinery from Germany
2005 Conversion into a public limited company.
2005 Entry into export market - execution of first export order to Kenya