History


Year Event
1975 Mr.Raveendran M.Tech.(Chemical), the company’s Managing Director, was asked by his brother to assist their maternal uncle Mr. Arumugasamy in running a business called Fancy Trading Company, producing Aluminum Foil seal labels for the fireworks industry.

After one year as a good-will gesture his uncle offered and sold off his shares in the company to Mr.Raveendran and his brothers (Mr.Jegatheesan and Mr.Jeganathan) .

1978 The company was re-christened as “SEL-JEGAT”, derived from the names of Mr.Raveendran’s late Father Mr. SELvarajan and his elder brother Mr. JEGATheesan and the current Company Logo was included.
1981 The company was manufacturing seal labels and doing foil stamping job work for other printers in town during the early 80’s.

In 1982, during Mr.Raveendran’s first visit to Drupa Exhibition, he came to know about roll to roll self-adhesive labels manufacturing and saw the potential for label business as a key packaging component in future.

The company started manufacturing self-adhesive labels in the year 1983 in flatbed letterpress machines.

1989 The company built a new factory at Sengamalanachiarpuram near Thiruthangal (5 Kms from Sivakasi town) in the year 1989.
1999 The company invested in its first flexographic printing press.
2000 The company started manufacturing Pharmaceutical labels.
2005 The Partnership became a Private limited company.
2011 The company became ISO 9000:2008 certified.
2015 Several moves and expansions later, Sel-Jegat Printers now operates out of an 80,000 square foot manufacturing facility and has grown into one of the prime pressure sensitive label manufacturers in the country.

The values and integrity, the brothers instilled over 3 decades ago have kept customers coming back and allowed us to consistently grow our business.

Our manufacturing facility operates 24 hours a day, 6 days a week in an effort to meet customer demands and keep lead times as short as possible.

We are focused constantly expanding our equipment and expertise to meet the fast changing needs of our customers.