Our History

PENWORKERS TIMELINE

1924

November 30

The Beginning

Founder of the company, Shri Munshi Ram Gulati, migrates from North West frontier province, sets up the Company and commences manufacturing of wooden seatings for Cinemas.

1934

April 2

EROS and REGAL

Company installs American and British mode cinema seatings for leading cinemas in and around the company. Leading cinemas like EROS and REGAL in South Mumbai are installed in this period.

1944

September 10

Benches for Schools

Company commences with the manufacturing of auditorium seats and benches for schools.

1954

August 18

Liberty Cinema Mumbai

Company launches the fabled pushback seats on lines of the seats installed in Liberty Cinema Mumbai for Shri Habib Hussain.

1964

July 14

Madras University and Habibullah hall

Company completes the installation of Madras University and Habibullah hall for N.D.A.Khadak Vasla, two of the largest auditoriums then in the country.

1974

April 2

Worldwide projects

Company starts exports to leading projects in the U.A.E. and Africa, installs dozens of projects worldwide.

1984

September 22

VCR boom

Company is badly affected due to the video and VCR boom, business comes to a virtual standstill.

1994

June 12

Multiplexes Era

Hum Aap ke Hain Kaun, revives the Cinema seating business and talks begin about the foray of multiplexes within India.

2004

March 14

Brightest ERA for the Company

Brightest ERA for the Company as they complete hundreds of cinemas, auditoriums, dozens of multiplexes. Company starts stadium seats, telescopic seats and becomes a versatile seating company and a world class manufacture.

2017

April 2

Legacy Continues

The 4th generation of the company is all set to join…. WILL THE LEGACY CONTINUES