Welspun India expands advanced textiles business

SAATHI (Sustainable and Accelerated Adoption of efficient Textile technologies to Help small Industries). 

Anjar (Gujarat): Welspun India Ltd., one of the world’s leading home textiles manufacturer, has forayed into new technologies in its Technical Textile Business with its state-of-the-art Needle Entangled Advance Textile Plant in Anjar. The plant was inaugurated by Minister of Textiles, Smriti Irani on March 18.

The INR 150 crore facility, will have unique capabilities of Spun Lace and Needle Punch lines which can manufacture multilayer composites for various applications. This advanced and innovative technology will provide non-woven solutions for high-end industrial applications such as Filtration, Acoustics, Automotive, Fire Safety, Thermal insulation, Vibration control, Noise control, Aero-Space, Defence and Mass Transportation. 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.

Further, Welspun has invested INR 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 mn 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.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. BK Goenka, Chairman, Welspun Group said “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 defense applications.The new facilities strengthenWelspun’sposition 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.”

About Welspun India (www.welspunindia.com)

Welspun India Ltd, part of USD 2.3 billion Welspun Group, is one of the world’s largest home textile manufacturers. With a distribution network in more than 50 countries and world-class manufacturing facilities in India, it is the largest exporter of home textile products from India. Supplier to 17 of Top 30 global retailers, the Company has marquee clients like Bed Bath & Beyond, Costco, Kohl’s, Wal-Mart and Macy’s to name a few.

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