Chemical and textile company GHCL opens spinning unit in Tamil Nadu, India

GHCL, Indian leader in chemicals and textiles, inaugurated its new spinning unit in Manaparai in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu. It is the latest addition to the yarn division. The unit is equipped with 39,600 ring spindles to produce synthetic and synthetic blend compact yarn and has a production capacity of 23 tons per day.

The unit is equipped with state-of-the-art textile machinery and the latest in-line quality control equipment combined with computerized information systems to improve productivity and product quality. The unit will produce cotton/polyester blend yarn; cotton/modal and cotton/excel blend yarn; supima/modal and supima/tencel yarns; 100% VSF, micro modal and Tencel yarn; 100% bamboo and its blend of yarns; tri-blend yarn (cotton/polyester/cellulosic).

With the launch of this unit, GHCL’s wire division will now have an installed capacity of 2,24,000 ring spindles and will be able to cater to high-end segments in both domestic and international markets. With an investment of ₹200 crore, of which 75% has already been made and the balance will be invested by the end of September 2022, this unit will generate employment for almost 300 workers per day.

GHCL, Indian leader in chemicals and textiles, inaugurated its new spinning unit in Manaparai in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu. It is the latest addition to the yarn division. The unit is equipped with 39,600 ring spindles to produce synthetic and synthetic blend compact yarn and has a production capacity of 23 tons per day.

Commenting on the occasion, RS Jalan, Managing Director, GHCL said, “Following our commitment to invest in the growth and development of the State of Tamil Nadu, I am pleased to inaugurate the Karthagai unit in Manaparai. With its state-of-the-art machinery, this facility will be able to produce the best quality and perfect blend of yarn.Starting unit operations will help us create more value for our customers, add value to our product basket and generate more revenue. “employment opportunities in the region. We are constantly striving to invest in building our capabilities and capacities so that we can continue to create value for all our stakeholders.”

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Laura J. Boyer