Express KCS, the leading global provider of outsourced graphic production services, has opened a second advertising production and creative studio in Pune, Maharashtra.

As a result of high levels of growth the Express KCS main production facility in Gurgaon is operating at full capacity with over 400 employees. The Pune studio currently houses an additional 70 account managers and artworkers, and will focus on print ad production, and the full range of creative pre-media services to newspaper, magazine, and corporate clients.

The Pune studio has been built incorporating state of the art facilities and is fitted with high-speed networks utilizing the StudioOnline job management system as the hub. Pune will provide the security of additional business continuity and back up to the main Gurgaon facility.

Robert Berkeley, CEO, Express KCS Inc. said: “The market’s appetite for outsourcing graphic arts production is bigger than ever. The opening of the new Pune studio with another one in the pipeline for later this year, provides our customers with more capacity and greater resilience.”

Pune is the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra and is 180km from Mumbai. The city is strategically well located and is home to a growing number of universities, educational institutions and outsourcing companies.

About Express KCS:
Express KCS Inc. is a global, independent provider of outsourced creative pre-media and production solutions. For more than 40 years, the company has served the creative and agency markets with a client base including some of the world’s leading media companies, agencies, publishers, FMCG companies and corporations. The firm maintains offices and services clients, in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia and an ISO 9001 certified production center in Gurgaon, India.

Contacts
Sharon D’Cruz, Senior VP Marketing,
Express KCS — +44 (0) 7899 996 957
sdcruz@expresskcs.com