Assisi Press

Attached to Tillery Social Service we have Assisi Press started in 1939 in view of imparting Catholic Literature. The Press is successful in its mission ever since the beginning and it is one of the leading Presses in Kollam In the beginning there were some 20 workers in the press. It was a simple letter press. It was initiated by Fr. Faustine and then continued by Fr. Rhene. It was Bro. Berthalomeo brought a double dummy cylinder from changanassery. He connected two different buildings for the better the functioning of the press. Bro. Salapan extended the press’ building. He bought an automatic teddle. It was he who introduced a mini off-set machine and began color printing. Bro. Francis Panavila really renovated the press. He opened the sales’ section (greeting cards, stars, statues, and photos) and published many books. It was he who computerized the press and introduced a double dummy off-set machine. After him the press continued to make progresses by the directions of Bro. Thampi Xavier, Fr. Jams Augustine, Fr. Albert Koiparambil, Fr. Biju Joseph and Fr. Babu R. The main activities of the press are designing, plate making, binding, lamination, Training (in printing). Many leading publications have link with our press. Together with press there is sales’ section which includes pious articles, spiritual books and statues.


Assisi Press,
Tillery, Kollam,

Ph. 0474-2747742




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