Major Milestones

1968 UK Singapore Launch of our first partwork, Mind Alive . Our education arm, Federal, is established as one of Singapore’s leading brands of quality textbooks tailored for local schools
     
1975 UK Launch of first incarnation of Tree of Knowledge .
     
1978 Hong Kong Acquisition of a majority stake in Far East Trade Press (HK), eventually merging into TPL Corporation (HK) Ltd
     
1980 Germany Marshall Cavendish debuts in Germany by publishing the partwork Wie Geht Das (How It Works)
     
1983 France Marshall Cavendish enters the French market
     
1984 Singapore Times Editions is established to jointly publish quality coffee table books with Hachette Pacifique
     
1985 Singapore Begin publication of Times Business Directory of Singapore (Buku Merah) , which has been on the market for more than 100 years
     
1996 Poland Marshall Cavendish Partworks launches Tree of Knowledge in Poland; total lifetime sales to date is 150 million
     
2001 USA Aquatic Life of the World by Marshall Cavendish Reference wins the Booklist’s Editors’ Choice 2001 award
     
2003 USA Pumpkin Day! by Marshall Cavendish Children, is awarded the Best Children’s Books of the Year – Bank Street College
     
2004 Singapore Marshall Cavendish launches the new corporate brand identity
     
2005 Singapore Educational Technologies Limited is acquired for the publishing, licensing and distribution of educational and children's publications in Latin America, Asia Pacific and the Gulf region
     
2005 Singapore SNP Corporation Limited, a publisher for educational books and reference materials with subsidiaries in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong, is acquired
     
2007 Singapore The series - Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics Standards Edition and Primary Mathematics Standards Edition for grades 1 to 5- published by Marshall Cavendish are adopted by the US state of California
     
2007 USA Drama of African-American History by Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, is awarded the First Place, Middle/High School Series, School Publishing - New York Book Show 2007
     
2008 USA Frankie Stein by Marshall Cavendish Children, is awarded the Children's Choice Book Award -Children's Book Council
     

2008

UK Summertown Publishing Limited, a specialist language learning publisher for professional and business English, is acquired

2008

Singapore

Marshall Cavendish Online (formerly known as Learning EDvantage Pte Ltd), a market leader in providing e-learning needs to schools and institutions in Singapore, is acquired

2009

USA

Pick a Pumpkin, Mrs Millie! by Marshall Cavendish Children is awarded the Top 10 Children's Book 2009 - Time magazine

2009

Singapore


'Math in Focus', a Maths programme jointly developed by Marshall Cavendish and global educational publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt was adopted by Lexington, the second largest city in the US state of Kentucky.  


2010

USA


Diego: Bigger than Life
by Marshall Cavendish Children is named a 2010 Belpré Author Honor Book and 2010 Belpré Illustrator Honor Book - The American Library Association’s Pura Belpré Award Selection Committee