about us


About Us

A digital publishing and content transformation company, Transforma is a one-stop shop that offers leading publishers a suite of full services and solutions. Headquartered in Chennai, India, and with a front office in the USA, we are uniquely positioned to offer high quality services with a talented, resourceful, and experienced global workforce.

Scope of Work

You can leverage the power of our proprietary workflow solutions to serve your entire production process, right from planning, budgeting, and coordinating with authors, editors, and designers to delivering content in formats compatible with all devices, including smartphones, tablets, and e-readers. All our services, including peer review management, pre-editing, copyediting, typesetting, indexing, and content and ebook conversion are also available as standalone services to offer you greater flexibility. We also offer a free proof-of-concept to demonstrate our capabilities.

Flagship Service Offerings

We specialize in complex content handling:

  • Complex typesetting of STM books and journals
  • Leveraging home-grown open source applications that allows us to offer complex typesetting at competitive prices
  • Processing TeX content received from authors
  • Using a specialized TeX application that enables simultaneous production of PDF for print, HTML for the web, and XML for databases

Customer Retention

Established 17 years ago, Transforma is going strong owing to our commitment to remain a compact yet profitable company that delivers value. We are honored that because of our dedication and dilligence, all our clients across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific have continued their association with us till date. We offer very flexible and personalized services and are exceptionally responsive in terms of addressing queries and taking proactive steps to help our clients succeed. Moreover, our customers can be assured that Transforma will maintain its strong business continuity, as proven by our sustained success over all these years.

The Transforma Advantage

Being a lean enterprise that relies on open source software, Transforma’s repertoire of efficient services and automated tools is highly cost-effective, thus cutting down on your overall production costs and boosting your profit margins. Moreover, partnering with us will not only accelerate the time-to-market of your content while maintaining the required standards, but also help you streamline your process, reduce the burden on your production team, and allow you to focus on your core competencies.

Business objectives redefined under the guidance of Stanford GSB Seed Team



Transforma is an ISO 9001:2008 QMS certified and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 ISMS certified company, which is the testimony to the fact that we adhere to international quality standards and offer adequate protection to our customers to maintain the confidentiality of all our information assets, including our clients’ unpublished content.



To be a global leader at the cutting edge of online publishing and content transformation services by applying best industry practices, anticipating upcoming needs and requirements of customers, and offering excellent quality services that are cost-effective by using open-source applications wherever possible.


To be the preferred partner of global publishers by leveraging innovative, technology-driven, and high-quality services and solutions, deploying inspired professionals at the workplace, and fostering sustainable economic growth to contribute to the welfare of the community.



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ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System)

Transforma is committed to offer high quality content transformation services on time, every time and maintain customer's satisfaction.

This will be achieved by

  • developing appropriate processes and technology to train ourselves on a continual basis
  • updating ourselves about the latest advancements
  • being proactive to customer’s expectations to earn customer’s trust
  • being fair and ethical in our dealings
  • complying to QMS requirements and continually improving its effectiveness

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (Information Security Management System)

Transforma is committed to provide adequate protection and confidentiality of all the information assets of the company, whether held centrally, on local storage media, or remotely, to ensure continued availability of the information to all the authorized members of staff and/or vendors, and also to ensure integrity of all information and configuration controls.

It is therefore the company’s policy to ensure that

  • the confidentiality of corporate, client and customer information will be guaranteed
  • sensitive information will be protected against unauthorized access
  • integrity of information will be maintained
  • the information will be made available to authorized business processes and employees when required
  • regulatory and legislative requirements will be met
  • business continuity plans for mission-critical activities will be produced, maintained and tested
  • information security training will be made available to all the staff
  • the company will comply with Standard ISO:27001 for information security, and
  • all breaches of information security, whether actual or suspected, will be reported and investigated

In the customers satisfaction entries maybe you need to have who they are, although you might not want to reveal who are the customers. Not sure what is better.


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