Publishing KPO

SPS provides a wide range of exquisite services and solutions to the world’s leading publishers. These services are supported by the expert technology and operations team which offer viable solutions. These solutions are not “one size fits all” type, but are customized according to the needs of each customer.

SPS production services incorporate the complete range of premedia services from data conversion to delivering files to printers and data warehouses.

SPS provides composition services for both print and electronic media. It utilizes a number of industry-accepted typesetting platforms. The quality and reliability of its services are reflected in the fact that it produces more than 2.2 million pages annually. SPS has knowledge and expertise in managing all the different workflows. It does full-service composition in an XML environment for convenient print and online delivery. Some of the composition services are:
  1. Typesetting from manuscript
  2. Data capture and conversion
  3. Editorial services comprising of technical editing, copy editing, and substantive editing
  4. Design and graphics services, including scanning, file conversion, redrawing and relabeling of artwork
  5. MathType and ChemDraw file handling
  6. Electronic content delivery
With vast experience, knowledge and expertise, our team can help you get around any typesetting project. To find out how SPS can help, please contact: M. Venkatesan Phone: +91-44-42197750 Fax : +91-44-42197763 Email :
SPS has a large team of editors who are well versed with copy editing, technical editing, and substantive editing. SPS editors are proficient in a variety of widely accepted style standards and adhere on to the client-specific or author-specific style guidelines. SPS editors prepare a style sheet for every project they handle, which is approved by the client before implementation. A single copy editor typically edits the entire book so that consistency is maintained throughout the project. Copy Editing SPS editors have experience in handling a variety of content in different domains. Some of the content types handled by our editors are:
  1. Academic and scientific
  2. Commerce, marketing and management
  3. Finance and trade
  4. Humanities and social sciences
  5. Linguistic
  6. Mathematics
  7. Medical and health related
Technical Editing SPS editors ensure consistency in all style aspects and usage of terms. The editors also liaise with authors and publishers for any clarifications. They ensure that the style guide requirements are met. Substantive Editing SPS editors are trained to look into the document’s concept, intended use, audience, content, organization of the content, design and style. This activity is entirely analysis based for all levels – document, paragraph, sentence or word. Some of the parameters taken into account are:
  1. Determine the relative importance of words and concepts and thereby assess complexity of sentence
  2. Inquire the intent of author and then propose a structure thereby making it concise
  3. Clear and logical development of ideas and its presentation
  4. Use of jargon or technical terms appropriate for the intended audience
Indexing Based on requirement we deliver subject/author/keyword indexes. This is carried out by our editorial team or with help of freelance indexers for critical subjects. To find out how SPS can help, please contact: M. Venkatesan Phone: +91-44-42197750 Fax : +91-44-42197763 Email :
SPS design studio caters to the requirements of end-to-end illustration and design solutions for books, manuals, journals, brochures, advertisements and reference works. Our experienced graphics team can visualize and design creative covers based on your concepts. SPS can provide services from design conceptualization to final output/product stages. SPS design studio facilitates quick revisions to honor the deadlines. Some of the activities undertaken by its studio are:
  1. Illustrations using
    • Hand sketching
    • ChemDraw for chemical structures
    • Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop
  2. Raster/Vector processing
  3. Relabeling and redrawing
  4. Color enhancement and manipulation
  5. Digital proofing
  6. Technical and medical drawingPlease visit our artwork gallery to have a look at some of the samples.To find out how SPS can help, please contact:M. Venkatesan Phone: +91-44-42197750 Fax : +91-44-42197763 Email :
SPS provides a full spectrum of XML services to address the demands for digital formats and online publishing requirement for content repository and multi-device capabilities. SPS has the capability to manage XML-based workflows. Some of the salient features of XML services offered by SPS are:
  1. Customized XML, MS-Word, or TeX/LaTeX-based editing tools
  2. Customized style sheet according to customer’s DTD
  3. Specialized quality control tools
  4. Delivery of XML at page proofs, revisions, issues, or at any other stage
  5. Generation of XML files based on publisher’s DTD
  6. Conversion from one DTD to another
  7. Typesetting from XML files including auto-pagination in 3B2
  8. Providing solutions in other formats such as HTML and ASCII
To find out how SPS can help, please contact: M. Venkatesan Phone: +91-44-42197750 Fax : +91-44-42197763 Email :
SPS has specialized services for creation and delivery of education and trade eBooks. SPS is familiar with all the leading formats namely .epub, .mobi, .prf, lit, and so on. SPS wanted to position itself as a one-stop solution provider for pre-press requirements and launched E-content production services in 2009. This extended service in-house work model helps us integrate this service into current workflow or be treated as a standalone as well. Some of the eBook services at SPS are:
  1.  Scanning – SPS can provide services for scanning and digitization of print books for conversion into eBooks.
  2. Conversion – SPS can convert your raw content into any standardized or proprietary eBook format as required. We handle around 8 European languages, whose language nuances are addressed by appropriate work engines
  3. Testing – SPS also provides services for testing the integrity of the eBooks.
  4. Format Conversion – SPS provides eBook format conversion services for clients who need to convert their books from one format to another.
  5. Delivery – SPS has eBook Store and eBook Library platforms for delivery of eBooks to end consumers.To find out how SPS can help, please contact:M. Venkatesan Phone: +91-44-42197750 Fax : +91-44-42197763 Email :
Our project management team has proven track records of managing the production process in the customer’s best interest, including author liaison and rigorous attention to publication integrity. They act as the single point of contact to facilitate all communication including regular status reports and updates regarding the status of open issues. Our project managers are well-versed in handling either comp-only or full-service titles. They are proactive in planning, good in communication and swift in responding to customer’s requirements. As a part of our regular training program, they are also trained in all the production processes before they are prepared to take charge of the activity. Needless to say, any project-specific query, simple technical issues, or scheduling information are all sorted out seamlessly. Our Project Manager coordinates with:
  1. Customers, author(s)/editor(s)
  2. Copyeditors, indexers, translators, printers
  3. Graphic designers/illustrators
  4. Art program management including permissions
  5. Editorial oversight in the publisher’s best interest
  6. Proof routing
  7. Coordinating and consolidating page corrections – Masterproof set compilation
  8. Compiling front and back matter
  9. Monitoring page length and escalating publishing cost impact
  10. Eye on qualityLet us show you how SPS can make your next book project a success!To find out how SPS can help, please contact: M. Venkatesan Phone: +91-44-42197750 Fax : +91-44-42197763 Email :