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GHCL has achieved a CAGR of 14% in the top line of its textile business for the last 8 years. With an existing capital investment of Rs.13.50 billion in the Textile business GHCL plans to invest another Rs.3.50 billion in the next 2 years. The Textile division is an integrated set up commencing from spinning of yarn to weaving, dyeing, printing and processing till the finished products like sheets & duvets take shape and are primarily exported worldwide.

GHCL is one of India’s leading manufacturers of Home Textiles with an in-house spinning unit at Madurai, Tamil Nadu and a state-of-the-art weaving and processing home textile facility at Vapi, Gujarat. In order to fulfil the energy requirements of the Textile division, GHCL produces 27.3 MW of captive wind energy.

GHCL’s Home Textiles facility at Vapi, Gujarat

As one of the leading integrated manufacturers of home textiles in India, the plant in Vapi, Gujarat, boasts of an annual production capacity of 45 million meters of finished fabric per annum right from greige fabric to finished fabric. The existing capacity of each process is : Weaving – 12 million meters/annum and Processing – 45 million meters/ annum which is then converted into products like duvet sets, sheet sets, comforter sets to name a few. This facility houses the best of equipment like Tsudakoma, Picanol, Benninger, Kuster & Monforts. It has the flexibility to process both cotton and blended fabric. GHCL’s home textile products are predominantly exported worldwide to USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Germany and other European Union countries.

GHCL is constantly looking for newness and has been a perennial innovator of quality bed linen. Some of our recent innovations in the category of ‘sheets’ include: REKOOP, CIRKULARITY collection, PERFECT FIT, microTWILL, EXL Wrinkle Free Sheets, VERSATILE–Reversible Sheets, Soft Wash Percale and Sustainable Fibre dyed sheets.

For REKOOP, GHCL has partnered with Applied DNA Sciences (ADNAS), Stony Brook, New York for it’s CertainT platform which forensically offers traceability to the recycled PET used to manufacture Sustainable. Traceable. Bedding. GHCL is very conscious on the impact of its business towards society and environment. Plastic pollution is an increasing cause for concern all across the world. With REKOOP, GHCL is taking a small step towards reducing plastic pollution and creating a sustainable future.360,000 PET bottles will be used for every 10K sheet sets of 200 TC (60% cotton 40% recycled PET). This will reduce carbon emission by 35 tons, crude oil consumption by 25 barrels and landfill by 40 cubic yards. To know more you may visit www.rekoop.pet

GHCL’s “CIRKULARITY” is a range of bedding that supports the Circular Economy and centres on ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’, reinforcing their passion towards sustainability, traceability, innovation and giving back to society. The collection of sustainable bedding launched under CIRKULARITY are The Spin WIN Collection, The Nefertiti Collection, The Velvette Collection, The Sylva-Cell Collection, The Wood Wheel Collection, The Comall Collection and The Cratus Collection. To know more you may visit www.cirkularity.com

GHCL has partnered with Applied DNA Sciences (ADNAS), Stony Brook, New York, a company that develops and employs unique technologies for the purpose of preventing counterfeiting and Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), an Indian conglomerate and the world’s largest manufacturer of polyester fibre and yarn, to launch CertainT® verified molecular tagged, recycled PET (“rPET”) bedding products under the brand “REKOOP”.

GHCL is very conscious on the impact of its business towards society and environment. Plastic pollution is an increasing cause for concern all across the world. By collaborating with RIL and ADNAS, GHCL is taking a small step towards reducing plastic pollution.

Applied DNA’s CertainT platform forensically offers traceability to the recycled PET used in the manufacturing of these bedding products. RIL is the fibre manufacturing partner for this line, which uses their eco-friendly Recron Green Gold fibre.

GHCL is very conscious on the impact of its business towards its society and environment. Plastic pollution is an increasing cause for concern all across the world. A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and the number will increase by another 20% by 2021, leading to an environmental crisis if nothing is done about it. By collaborating with RIL and ADNAS, GHCL is taking a small step towards reducing plastic pollution. 360,000 PET bottles will be used for every 10K sheet sets of 200 TC (60% cotton 40% recycled PET). This will reduce carbon emission by 35 tons, crude oil consumption by 25 barrels and landfill by 40 cubic yards. This is our contribution towards creating a sustainable future. Our collaboration with ADNAS will help in verifying the authenticity of these CertainT® products.

In order to fulfil its energy requirements of the Textile division, GHCL produces 25.2 MW of captive wind energy. We plan to set up 3 more windmills of 2.1 MW each thus increasing the existing capacity to 31.5 MW. The aim is to continuously expand and be one among the top three competitors.

GHCL Meenakshi Mills is GHCL’s spinning plant located at Paravai and Manaparai near Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. The plant has a production capacity of 72 tonnes per day with 176500 spindles, 3320 Rotors, 384 airjet spindles and 5760 TFO Drums.

The plant spins multiple variety of yarn ranging from 16s to 32s in open end, 30s to 120s in ring spun compact counts in 100% cotton and 24s to 70s counts in blended yarns. It sources its cotton from Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra, Karnataka, USA, Australia and Egypt. The yarn produced at the plant is used at GHCL’s weaving plant at Vapi and is also sold to various customers, through agents and a significant quantity is exported.

The yarn produced at the plant is used for GHCL’s in-house weaving and is sold to various other customers in both domestic & export markets.

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