Top 10 Garment Manufacturers and Exporters in India
Shubham Anil Jain
Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited
India’s ready-to-wear garment market, also known as the clothing market, has witnessed a sustainable growth of the recent decades. Many of the top garment manufacturers in India have also become some of the world’s leading garment suppliers, achieving huge success in key areas of clothing manufacturing, exports, sales, and employment for India’s textiles sector, as well as contributing a superb deal to the country’s GDP growth in recent years. This industry basically aims to assist industry professionals, investors, consumers, or anyone that is motivated in gaining insights into Indian’s clothing industry.
Top 10 Garment Manufacturers in India:
Here are the top 10 garment manufacturers in India who are not only known in India but also across the world.
1. Arvind Limited:
Arvind Ltd, was originated in 1931, is majorly regarded as India’s largest denim manufacturer. Even though their product range is not only just restricted to denim. They are famous for their cotton shirtings, knits, and bottom-weight fabrics. They have an ownership on 27 distinct brands. Fir example, Flying Machine, Excalibur, and Newport, along with their licensed international brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Arrow. These brands also have the different identification of being sold in over 1300 stand-alone stores and 5,000 departmental and multi-brand stores in 192 towns and cities across India.
2. Raymond Limited:
Raymond Ltd, was established in 1925 near Thane Creek, is considered as the world’s largest integrated fabric manufacturer. It’s headquarter is located in Mumbai, it has invested in cutting-edge technologies to improve the manufacturing process. The specialty of it is that it’s India’s largest woolen fabric maker and has number of retail shops all over the country. They sell various range of products such as denim, garments, designer wear, etc. The company is known basically for its suiting and has a market share of more than 60% in India. It has also extended its presence in diverse segments for example, FMCG, Prophylactics, and Engineering, both in local and international markets.
3. Alok Industries Limited:
Thus well known industry was founded in 1986, is another popular garment manufacturer in India, focusing primarily on polyester and cotton products. Over the period of time, they have grown their business into other areas such as weaving and knitting. In today’s date, they have a huge and well known name in the garment industry due to their 100% quality standards and world-class infrastructural facilities. For manufacturing garments, they utilize some of the most dynamic and high-tech technologies available today. They also have a brand name for consistently providing excellent customer service and exceeding customer expectations.
4. Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Limited:
Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Ltd, has headquarter in Mumbai, was publicly found in 1879 and has easily ranked a spot in list of top 10 garment manufacturers in India. In the 19th century, when Bombay was a major cotton exporting city, the Wadia Group saw a huge opportunity in the Indian textile industry. This led to the origin of Bombay Dyeing, which also became the Wadia Group’s flagship company. The brand is famous for its retail-textile and polyester staple fibre businesses. It exports products to most of the world’s developed parts, such as the United States, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia. The reason behind their success is its high-quality products and innovative designs.
5. Loyal Group:
It is considered as one of the largest textile and garment groups in India, which provides a variety of products and services for textile as well as apparel industries. Loyal Group basically consists of three composite mills, one spinning mill, one dye house, four garment manufacturing units; it is just trading cum retailing company and a joint venture trading company in Italy. It is also known as one of the top garment exporters in India to have been awarded by the government.
6. Sutlej Textiles:
It works flexible in many different stages of textiles and garment productions. Their multifaceted production facilities are vertically integrated, from spinning and weaving to dyeing and finishing; including production of garments. It also has operating facilities in Russia, Spain, Singapore, and Sri Lanka, and many more locations. Sutlej Textiles is one of the important units of the multi-product conglomerate KK Birla Group. The Group has a major presence in fertilizer, engineering, textiles, sugar, tea, coffee, food, products, media, information technology, biotechnology, and shipping; truly an all-encompassing global clothing manufacturer with interests in many segments.
7. Shahi Exports:
Shahi was found in 1974 by Mrs. Sarla Ahuja, who started her journey as a sewing machine operator in a factory. From its simple origins, the family-owned company has raised up to become India’s largest apparel manufacturer and exporter. They now operate more than 50 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities across 9 Indian states with a varied workforce of over 113,000 people. Their vertically indulged operations, diversified product range, and strong commitment to ethical operations and environmental sustainability have established. Shahi is of the most preferred garment manufacturers in the world.
8. Page Industries:
It is a Bangalore based company. JOCKEY International Inc. owns a part of Page Industries Limited. This industry only has the license to use the JOCKEY trademark in countries like India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, and the United Arab Emirates. As well as Speedo International Ltd. has given Page Industries the clear right to make, sell, and distribute Speedo products in India. The company’s flagship brand, JOCKEY, is a pioneer in the underwear market. The innovative work of Page Industries and JOCKEY has led to several firsts in the business of underwear.
9. KPR Mills:
It us considered as India’s one of the largest and most significant textile manufacturer is KPR Mill Limited. It manufactures knitted gray fabric, fabric in different colors, and readymade clothing. Its headquarters are located in Mumbai. It is recognized as one of the most significant garment factories in Indian history, the corporation’s facility has a 95 million unit annual production capacity. The fabric department has high-speed automated circular knitting machines that can produce 27,000 MT of various fabrics annually. On an average it produces 95 million garments annually. In India, it is a famous textile company.
10. Welspun India:
As per the company, Welspun India Ltd’s in-house textile production has been fully merged with one of the world’s top textile producers. Now, it is possible for the customers worldwide to purchase the company’s home textile items, thanks to a global distribution network of 32 nations. Their well-known brands are Christy and Hygrocotton. Its two cutting-edge plants, both in Gujarat, oversee the production of home textiles for the bed and bath categories. Welspun is a pioneer name in the Indian textile industry. Currently, exports account for 70% of the business in sophisticated textiles.
It is found that, according to data from McKinsey’s FashionScope, India’s clothing and garment market is forecast to be worth over $59.3 billion in the upcoming years, will stand by its leading position as the sixth largest clothing manufacturing country in the world. This growth of the industry is mainly by the growing population with higher income range and the strong as well as supportive initiatives from government. It is reported that the average income of the addressable population is expected to triple by 2025, which is forecasted to pose much higher demand in the garment manufacturing industry in India.
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