Empowering the Indian Child
FFI International (Fast Forward India) is in the business of empowering children to become better human beings. The activity of manufacturing Paper Stationery Products is one step towards this direction, by innovative and informative cover designs & inside data of the books FFI make, specially designed for specific target age-groups.
Innovative Cover designs
Innovative Cover designs FFI was the pioneer in the Indian market to supplement notebooks with unique and informative covers and inside pages. These covers were further segmented into 3 age categories : 5-13, 13-17 and 17-21 with topics which would help children in each of these age groups learn as well as become better human beings
M/s Lakhani & Company established as a Proprietorship by Mr. H.R.Lakhani. Exports general merchandise to African markets
Lakhani & Company starts International Trading Activities for European Market
Tushar joins the company and expands its International Trading Activities to Middle East
Farm and Foods established (FFI). Starts exporting fruits, vegetables and spices along with general merchandise
Starts exporting to the US market. Exports general merchandise along with health and beauty products. Also starts exporting stationary products to US (sole selling agent for Navneet Publications for over 2.5 years)
Takes over a factory in Vasai, starts producing stationery under the brand “F&F”
Buys another factory in Dahanu, starts production under the name FFI International
Gets award from Capexil (nodal agency for exports of stat. from India). Meets ITC during the award function , which eventually turns out into an opportunity to make stationery for ITC.
Another award from Capexil for exports. Starts selling to cos. like office depot and staples. Stops producing stationery for ITC with an intention of launching its own brand.
Bags award for Best Stall- Product and Idea at an exhibition organized by SSVA. Launches products under the brand FFI
Bags 2nd prize for Best Stall at an exhibition organized by Gujrat Booksellers and Stationery Hitrakshk Samiti Ahmedabad