Mukesh Taneja: We have been selected as the sole vendor for Unicef

Ranchi-based Kailash Paper Conversion is a printing press, which predominantly focuses on commercial and book printing. Mukesh Taneja believes that use on recyclable products instead of plastics for packaging could benefit the planet in a big way.

17 Jun 2020 | By PrintWeek Team

Mukesh Taneja of Kailash Paper Conversion, Ranchi

Q: How did you stay in touch with your staff during the lockdown?
Our firm employs 150 people. We get in touch with each other over phone and social media, especially WhatsApp and Zoom.

Q: Describe the work your firm does.
It is a printing press doing commercial and book printing.

Q: One top job that built your reputation...
Had the honour of printing the book, Autobiography of a Yogi, in 12 languages.

Q: One compliment from a customer...
Our customers include NGOs and PSUs. One compliment that we got is: “It’s better than expected.”

Q: Which territories do you serve?
Jharkhand, Bihar, Orissa and Chhattisgarh.

Q: What equipment do you run?
RMGT five-colour press, Komori four-colour press, HP Indigo presses, Heidelberg cutting and folding machines, Kolbus case maker, casing in and three knife trimmers.

Q: The first kit you will invest in 2020/2021...
We’ve not yet decided on a new investment.

Q: What’s the USP of your factory operations?
Good working environment for all. Something out-of-the box that print can do, which could benefit the planet...Use more recyclable products, such as paper and cloth rather than plastics for writing and packaging.

Q: Your proudest achievement...
Being qualified and selected as the sole vendor for Unicef for quite a few years.

Q: Where do you see print in your city in five years’ time?
As local producing units tend to rise, demand for packaging will rise for offset and flexible packaging units.

Trivia Time

One trivia about Ranchi’s history...
Being a hill station, Ranchi was the summer capital of undivided Bihar. The state governor and high court used to function from Ranchi during summer.

Taneja’s favourite song during the lockdown...
Tune jo na kaha from the movie New York.