World Scientific Publishing Company was established in 1981 with only five employees in a tiny office. Today, the company employs more than 200 staff at its headquarters in Singapore, and has offices in New Jersey, London, Hong Kong, Taipei, Chennai, Beijing and Shanghai. In less than two decades, it has established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.
Annually, World Scientific publishes 400 titles a year and 100 journals in various fields. Many of its books are recommended texts adopted by renowned institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, California Institute of Technology and Princeton University.