List of Top Ten Textile Industry in Pakistan

Pakistan’s fragile economy is bringing back the country’s textile sector. Pakistan’s textile sector is fast advancing due to record exports during the Covid-19 epidemic. All this has been possible only because of the rapid development and progress of the textile companies. Sixty percent of Pakistan’s textile exports are to the United States and Europe. This includes everything from denim jeans to towels. In the last few years, the exports of Pakistani textile companies have become competitive. In this article I will explain top ten textile companies in Pakistan.

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List of Top 10 Textile Companies in Pakistan:

1. Fateh Textile Mills:
FATEH TEXTILE MILLS was established in 1952, Hyderabad, Pakistan as a private company. It is a well known textile company which is one of the leading garment manufacturers in Pakistan. This is the cornerstone of the FATEH GROUP. Since its inception, it has been growing rapidly and expanding its business. Due to which the company became a public limited company in 1961. And later it was listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange. The company’s annual production of cloth is about 60 million meters. Fabrics are produced especially for export to the international market. It is now known as a popular costume band. Apart from Pakistan, it has head offices in 5 countries including USA and Hong Kong.

2. Chenab Limited:
Chenab Group is one of the top garment companies in Pakistan based in Faisalabad. It has established itself as the largest exporter of home textile products in Pakistan. It also includes parts of the fiber, yarn and thread mills industries. It has a total of 1,696 employees. Chenab Limited Corporate has 8 companies. This company makes garments, curtains, duvets, sheets and pillow cases for men, women and children.

3. Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited:
Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited is one of the oldest and top textile companies in Pakistan. It manufactures and sells garments through a chain of retail outlets called ‘Ideas by Gul Ahmed’. It was established in Karachi on April 1, 1953 and currently employs about 7,000 people. It was incorporated into the Karachi Stock Exchange in 1970 for rapid production and rapid expansion of its identity. Gul Ahmed is the founder of this company who has successfully achieved a wonderful position in the textile industry of the world.

4. Husein Industries Limited:
The company was incorporated in Pakistan on May 25, 1953 as a public limited company under the repealed Companies Act, which was later changed to Hussain Industries Limited in 1964. The shares of this company are listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited. From cotton production to textile production and polyester yarn, fabrics and garments are made here. It was later marketed inside and outside Pakistan. The registered office of the company is HT-8, Landhi Industrial Area which is located in Karachi. It is one of the top garment companies in Pakistan.

5. Kohinoor Mills Limited:
Kohinoor Textile Mills Limited is one of the leading yarn and cloth manufacturing companies in Pakistan. It is involved in sewing and textile products business in addition to textile processing. The departments through which the company operates are spinning, weaving and processing and home textiles. It is located in Lahore, Pakistan and employs about 5485 people.

6. Nishat Mills Limited:
Nishat Mills Limited was established in 1951. From the very beginning, the company has been making garments keeping in mind the current trends and demands. It is located in Lahore, Pakistan and has everything from fiber to yarn processing, and Mills Industry Thread. The total number of employees is 20,599. There are 4 more company offices under it. From the beginning, the company has been giving more priority to trends and demand.

7. Fazal Cloth Mills Limited:
Fazal Cloth Mills Limited was incorporated in Pakistan on May 14, 1966 as a public limited company. Its shares were later listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange. Yarn and cloth are produced here. Across Pakistan, their products have earned the mark of much better quality. Fazal Cloth Mills limited is located in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. It has 5895 employees.

8. National Silk and Rayon Mills Limited:
The National Silk and Rayon Mills Limited Hall was established in 1950 in Faisalabad, Pakistan. It has gained a well-known name in the embroidery industry. Since its inception it has not only been able to meet the demand of the local market but has also been successfully exporting the best quality embroidery from around the world.

9. Safa Textile Limited:
Safa Textile Limited is a Pakistani company which is currently one of the top garment companies in this country. These clothing companies play an important role in creating casual clothing. The company’s manufacturing facilities are located in Karachi. It emphasizes the production of modern clothing and integrates technology and processes as well Safa Textiles Ltd. works to produce high quality products and engages its customers in the manufacturing process.

10. The Crescent Textile Mills Limited:
This top garment company was founded in 1950. Here vertically integrated composite textile units and yarns, processed fabrics, home textiles are produced with a view to the highest quality. For 60+ years since its inception, the name Crescent is still known around the world. The only reason is its quality, innovation and reliability.

Recently below textile companies progress remarkably:

Soorty Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd:
It is the largest and most durable vertically integrated denim company in Pakistan. The reputation of soorty enterprises is spread all over the world. They are at the forefront of making denim fabrics and jeans as well as product quality. The company currently has a total of 1,945 employees. They generated $ 68.39 million in sales (USD). This large manufacturing company was established in 1983.

Artistic Fabric Mills:
These Fabric Mills are pioneers in supplying the highest quality garments, fabrics, yarns and garments products in Pakistan. Their team is inspired and they have achieved success in delivering products to Pakistan on time. For a long time they have been successfully trading in cloth and yarn. Artistic fabric mills products range from baby clothes, baby wear, casual wear, outerwear and nightwear also. It all started with a small shop in 1949 but with the tireless efforts and hard work of the last 60 years it has now turned into a number of garment factories.

Mahmood Textile Mills Ltd:
It was incorporated in Pakistan on February 25, 1970 as a public company. Its shares were later quoted on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (formerly Karachi Stock Exchange KSE). Mahmud Group has made a good profit by selling yarn and gray cloth.  For over 85 years, they have been conducting multiple businesses in Pakistan as well as expanding it. Launched their own fashion retail brand which name is Beyond East. Western clothing is predominant here. Which is playing an important role in meeting the needs of the youth of Pakistan. Clothing is made with a predominance of unique variations.

Interloop limited:
It is a B2B textile based manufacturing company. Interloop Limited is located in Faisalabad, Pakistan. It also offers products to retailers including socks and leggings. These include Nike, Adidas, H&M, Puma, Levi’s, Reebok and Target. It currently has 25,378 employees. The company generated 357.91 million in sales (USD). They make and sell products like denim, knitwear, apparel etc. in the international market.

Indus Group:
They have been successfully producing textile products for over a long time. They produce products with a focus on sustainability and international standards. Has made a name for itself in the field of garment, textile, yarn, fiber production and export. It is located in Karachi, Pakistan, and is owned and operated by Jordan, Egypt, Pakistan and also Bangladesh. It has 2668 employees for manufacturing their products.

The state of Pakistan is largely dependent on agriculture. The cotton of this country is produced in the best way. As a result, the best quality and best quality fabrics are available from their textile companies. It is expected that exports in this sector will increase to 26 billion in the next financial year. This is more than the total export earnings of Pakistan in 2021.


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