desai brothers - paper

About Us

Paper Trading was the first business venture of Desai Group, which is now into Construction, Hospitality Business, and Distribution of Cement etc. Founded in 1952, the Group has started its business as an outlet for retail sale of paper and board in Kerala (South India). The activity in paper division was started by Late Mr. R.M. Desai in Kerala. Over the years the Group has expanded from a retail outlet to one of the largest distributor for Paper and Board in Kerala. Paper Division has its corporate office in Kochi and Branches in Coimbatore, Mattancherry, Kunnamkulam and Calicut. Large Publishing Houses, retailers, printers, etc operating throughout the State of Kerala are customers of Paper Division.

The Group has dealership of premier Paper Mills of the country like Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd, Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Ltd, West Coast Paper Mills Ltd, TNPL etc. to name a few


The Group is headed by Mr.V.R.Desai. He has put in two decades of experience in managing the Group. He has all the qualities of a good visionary. A commerce graduate, Mr.V.R. Desai has developed the caliber to manage all the departments of each and every division be it Paper Trading, Construction or Hospitality.

There is a strong middle level management in the division which has been managing the day to day affairs of the Group. The Paper Division employs qualified people to manage its various processes. Around 50 persons are employed directly by the Division and much more indirectly.


The paper division mainly deals in paper and paper products. The paper division consists of five firms namely

  • Desai Brothers (Papers) Pvt. Ltd.,
  • Purnima Distributors
  • Desai Papers
  • Desai Agencies
  • Desai Distributors

Each firm is dealing with different mills.

The Group has the experience and expertise of trading in paper and boards and has excellent infrastructure to cover the entire state of Kerala. At present, the Paper division has four branches with godown facility in Kerala, all strategically located and these branches are made separate profit centers headed by experienced managers.

Having gained considerable experience and expertise in the field of paper business, the Group has started exploiting the avenues available outside the state also and to make its presence feel across the borders of Kerala. We deal in all types of Printing and writing paper, Photocopy paper, Art paper, Art Board, Glassine & Grease proof paper, Kraft, Duplex board, Newsprint, Gummed Sheet etc.

Following are few mills that had been associated with our group for quite some time.

  • Andhra Pradesh paper Mills Ltd., Hyderabad.
  • West Coast paper Mills Ltd., Chennai.
  • Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd., Calcutta.
  • Gramaox Paper and Boards Ltd., Muvattupuzha.
  • Karthik Paper Mills Ltd., Coimbatore.
  • G.V.G.Paper Mills Ltd.,Udumalpet.
  • Amaravathi Paper Boards Ltd., Udumalpet.
  • TNPL, Chennai.
  • Pudumjee Pulp & Paper.

The company organizes frequent training programmes for sales personnel and they are required to upgrade market information and evolve strategies to withstand competition. The company for sure has an edge over others and has been well accepted by the market. The group turnover is around Rs.600 million Indian Rupees and is comfortably positioned to meet the challenges in the changing economic scenario. Our Bankers are State Bank of Travancore, Union Bank of India, State Bank of India and ICICI Bank.


We import paper through this concern which has three branches and have storing facility at all the three places. We are presently importing Art Paper, Art Board, Wood free Paper, Ivory Board etc. and we would like to import more varieties.

Market - Past, Present and Future

Paper industry has been growing over the years. The current trend of imported paper brings large scale volumes. The demand for paper is set to increase due to increase in commercial activity, reduction in use of plastic material etc.

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