Founded in 1944 by Babubhai S. Shah, as a family concern, indenting and marketing in the line of writing instruments; manufacturing fountain pens and nibs. Reincarnated in 1973 as Smoothline Industries".
Manish Shah, elder son of Babubhai Shah, contributed significantly, through extensive research for years. Smoothline Industries has developed inks for all types of writing instruments and much more, and has given the Indian market a new direction, cutting down costs, and establishing international standards.
In the 28 years of its existence Smoothline Industries, with help of Falgun B. Shah younger son of
Babubhai S. Shah, has established itself as a significant player in the Indian ink market.