Welspun establishes new technical textile plant in Gujarat
Textiles minister Smriti Irani and Welspun Group Chairman BK Goenka at the inauguration of advanced textile facility of Welspun in Anjar. Courtesy: Welspun
Welspun India Ltd., one of the world's leading home textiles manufacturer, has forayed into new technologies in its technical textile business with the state-of-the-art needle entangled advance textile plant in Anjar. The Rs 150 crore facility has unique capabilities of spun lace and needle punch lines. It was inaugurated by textiles minister Smriti Irani.
The plant will manufacture multilayer composites for various applications. The advanced and innovative technology will provide non-woven solutions for a number of high-end industrial applications. The initial capacity of the manufacturing unit will be 2,400 MT per annum.
With this facility, Welspun has also invested in a wide range of finishing technologies, which include coating, laminating, dyeing, and printing to provide innovative solutions, all under one roof, said the company in a press release.
Welspun has also invested Rs 100 crore to set up a fresh state- of- the-art fully automated cut and sew unit in the made-ups segment with a capacity of 10 million units per annum. The new initiatives are a testimony of Welspun’s commitment in enhancing employment opportunities in the region, particularly for the women workforce.
"We are entering into an exciting phase of business through these new offerings in technical textiles. The new facility will enhance our product offerings and provide cutting-edge solutions in high-growth areas such as industrial and defence applications. The new facilities strengthen Welspun's position as a global manufacturer and underline our commitment to the 'Make in India' initiative as well as the economic development of the region and the country at large," said BK Goenka, chairman, Welspun Group. (KD)
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