Presto Testing Instruments - About us

From a humble beginning in 1983 to being a National Award Winner in 2017, Presto is proud to serve thousands of customers all across the globe!

Innovation, perseverance and close attention to customer needs have characterized Presto ever since it was founded in 1983. The company has always strived to achieve superlative quality, while providing impeccable after sales service. Today, with over 11,436 customers using our products worldwide, we feel proud that our global footprint is expanding.

Our eagerness for excellence has brought about a revolution aimed at providing unmatched quality and material testing equipments.

Our products are, thus, a physical expression of our process expertise and quick adaptability to fast emerging technologies.

We work professionally, quickly and efficiently – always at the highest level, delivering high production value, with perfection engrained in each and every equipment. Our team of highly talented and experienced professionals has mastered the art of achieving best results on time and within your budget, every time. 

The Guiding Force

Presto is powered by 140+ highly motivated engineers & support staff under the leadership of...

Mr. Anil Malhotra

Chairman, Presto Group

Mr. Vishal Malhotra

Managing Director, Presto Group

Mr. Gaurav Malhotra

CEO, Presto Group

What Makes Presto — Presto

  • Three decades ago, Presto pioneered Quality & Material Testing in India and today, it is a leading manufacturer and exporter of a large array of testing machines. Well equipped with the latest technologies/processes, the company is highly competent in meeting the specialized needs of its elite clientele.

    Our three manufacturing units are equipped with some of the most high-tech manufacturing machinery. Our CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) based manufacturing machines are used to produce the most accurate and repeatable results. With production machinery like CNC bending, CNC Lathe, Power Presses and Laser engravers we ensure that the product output is one of the most standard and technically advanced.

    We constantly upgrade our infrastructure and regularly implement latest manufacturing techniques.

  • PRESTO has a dedicated R & D centre backed by a state of the art prototyping studio wherein quick prototyping is possible. The technical team in the R & D centre ensures that products are made strictly as per international standards keeping in mind the operator ease of operation and value preposition.

    The company has instilled best practices in it's research and development projects to ensure transparency and ethical goodwill. The patents and copyright process is well documented and a central inventory is maintained of all the developmental projects undertaken by the department.

  • Presto Testing Instruments presented with National Award for Quality Products
    We feel proud to share that Presto Stantest Private Limited has been presented with the National Award for Quality Products by the Government of India. The Citation, Trophy and Cash reward of Rs. 1, 00, 000/- was given by Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister Sh. Kalraj Mishra, in the presence of Sh. Haribhai P Chaudhary and Sh. Giriraj Singh, Minister of State.

    “The secret of winning as a team lies in team work. By winning the National Award for Quality Products, team presto has proved that coordination, hard work and dedication are not mere words. These are traits which are inherent in each and every member of our team. There is no doubt that our team has reached another great level of success.” – Vishal Malhotra, Managing Director.

    “I would like to thank and congratulate the team for making this a reality. This shall remain as impel for each one of us to strive for excellence. Special thanks to our esteemed clients for showing faith in our services.” – Gaurav Malhotra, CEO

    At Presto we are committed to delivering quality and customer satisfaction. This award humbles us to aspire and serve our customer better.

  • The company intends to create a sustainable future in sync with the changing trends in testing technology and standards. Infrastructure growth along with technology advancements will bring about a new era for the company. PRESTO has clearly laid out it's road map to become the leading manufacturer of testing instruments not only in Asia but world over. The road map is created on ethical principles laid down by it's founder Sh. J.N. Malhotra with a clear focus on corporate social responsibility.

    PRESTO has initiated the process of associations and tie-ups with international partners to have an effective and noteworthy global presence, a presence marked by quality products, impeccable service leading to customer delight.

    Technology would play a major role in ensuring the company achieves the desired results in the next two decades catapulting it into the largest testing instruments company in the world !

  • To make accessible to its customers, the latest technologies in the testing of materials and packagings, PRESTO has partnered with global leading companies. The expertise of these organizations helps us to do far better than we could do alone and their talent inspires us. Our partners have evaluated PRESTO's infrastructure and strengths, and have entrusted PRESTO with the responsibility to sell and service their products. More partnerships are in the pipeline

    Listed on the NYSE as SCX, the L.S. Starrett Company, founded in 1880, manufactures more than 5,000 variations of Precision Tools, Gages, Measuring Instruments and Saw Blades for industrial, professional and consumer markets worldwide.

    Starrett, a leader who has set the standard for fine precision tools in the industry for over 130 years, has rightfully earned the title, "World's Greatest Toolmakers". STARRETT is present as a subsidiary in India at Mumbai. PRESTO have been given the responsibility to sell their high technology "FORCE MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS" all across India. PRESTO sales teams are trained to understand buyer need and build a solution to match the expectations of buyers & users.

    Established in 1919, Headquartered in Tokyo and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, OLYMPUS is a world renowned manufacturer of optics/imaging products, scientific instruments, and medical equipment. Olympus' consolidated net sales for 2016 stand at 804.6 billion Japanese yen. PRESTO's partnership with Olympus has been growing stronger year after year.

    PRESTO is entrusted to sell high-end NDT instruments for measurements and diagnosis of materials used in a variety of applications. Thickness measurements, Surface flaw diagnostics, weld inspection and fasteners inspection are few of the examples. With Olympus' products, PRESTO helps companies in India Accelerate improvement of their product quality at lower total cost.

    Established in 2008, and headquartered in Tokyo, Smart Vision Corporation is a young, but technologically strong company dealing in development, manufacturing, application engineering, service and sales of measurement instruments and vision inspection systems. SVC specializes in high-end automated inspection systems for production lines and laboratories, based on NDT technique. The company leads in the beverage packaging applications with installations at global giants and their franchisees. PRESTO has been entrusted with the responsibility of sales & service in the territory of South Asia including India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar.

I am extremely pleased with the products and services offered by Presto and I appreciate their promptness to attend to the customer queries. I wish they continue to function the same way. All the best to them

- Jai Pal Singh    (Harley-Davidson India)