Promoted by Patni Computer Systems Pvt Ltd, PCS Industries was incorporated in Apr.'81 at Andheri, Mumbai. The company manufactures computer hardware -- large custom-built computer systems and peripherals -- and is involved in system designing and integration and assembling computer CPUs with suitable peripherals. It also maintains, on a long-term basis, computer systems provided by it. The company has an issue house, and a registrar and transfer division, which manages post-issue activities of many companies and acts as their registrar and transfer agent. PCS also manufactures copper-clad laminates at Dhanore, Maharashtra, in technical collaboration with AEG Isolier Und Kunststoff, Germany. In Jan.'93, the company came out with a rights issue at a premium of Rs 15, aggregating Rs 8.28 cr, to part-finance the expansion project to manufacture the paper-phenolic range of copper-clad laminates. Meanwhile, PCS Data General India was amalgamated with PCS Industries on 1 Apr.'94. The company is expanding the production capacity of its copper-clad laminate division by installing an additional press boiler and other line equipment at a total cost of Rs 150 lac. During the year 1995-96, the company has expanded the installed capacity of CCL Unit at Pune. The CCL plant at Pune was awarded by ISO - 9002 certification for its entire product range of Copper Clad Laminates. During the year 1999-2000, the company launched advanced model of Pentium - III Computers, a latest version of product which was well received in the market.