It was a small beginning for Gimatex in 1997 with 25,000 spindles, and today with a turnover of over Rs. 1600 crore, Gimatex’s integrated units are ready to spread wings with new projects and products on all its fronts. Gimatex Industries Pvt Ltd celebrated 25 years of its existence recently at its plants near Nagpur with grandeur and pomp. The company, which is engaged in the manufacturing of cotton yarn, blended yarn, fabrics and cotton seeds oil, has come a long way, its journey marked with great achievements and landmarks.
March 25, 2022 was a grand day for Gimatex with the inauguration of new plants and launching of new products. And it was at the presence of the chief guest, Mr. Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu, CMD of Lakshmi Machine Tools and Guest of Honour Mr. Ajay Arora apart from a crowd of its workforce, total of which today counts to 5000.
Gimatex Industries Pvt. Ltd. was established in 1993 and was earlier known as Rai Saheb Rekhchand Mohota Spinning & Weaving Mills Limited (RSR). After the realignment of family ownership structure in 2005, the new entity of GitmaTex came into being. The company has five manufacturing facilities, with four located at Hinganghat, Yerla, Wani & Bela near Nagpur and one in Ahmedabad. Gimatex is not only one among the oldest and most successful companies in the textile industry in India but has a remarkable growth potential. Gimatex’s triumphs are on many fronts. It recorded a turnover of over Rs. 1600 crore in 2021-2022. Today Gimatex is a totally integrated unit with Ginning, Spinning, Weaving and Processing units under its roof.
Their plants are situated in the core of cotton developing belt of India which guarantees more limited lead times and quality choice of its natural materials. The organisation has already expanded into the area of scientific cotton-seed processing by setting up a first Gossypol free cotton seed protein feast plant alongside a coordinated cotton oil treatment facility. The company’s authorised capital stands at Rs 1500 lakh and has 75.0% paid-up capital which is Rs 1125 lakh.
Mr. Ajay Arora was welcomed by Mr. B. K. Mohota. Mr. Ajay Arora said he has noticed the energies and enthusiasm in the Mohota family and their labour force to carry on the heritage for an additional 125 years with the equivalent energy and excitement. Mr. Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu stated that the progress of the Mohota family in the unpredictable material business has been on account of its discipline, central and long haul vision. Mr. B. K. Mohota in his invite address expressed
that since its beginning Gimatex has the track on a steady extension and fast development way. Expressing that the material business overall and Gimatex in particular is going through a brilliant time, Mr. Mohota informed that from a turnover of Rs. 70 crore in 1997, Gimatex went on to clock Rs. 1650 crore turnover in the 2021-2022 financial year.
Mr. Prashant Mohota stated that the general vision of Gimatex is to give premium quality items to its insightful clients by utilising most recent logical innovations with the most aggressive way at all conceivable time. Giving details of the two new plants, Mr. Prashant Mohota informed that Gimatex has set-up another 32,000 axle turning unit having conservative cotton yarns and its mixes (particularly cellulose) with addition of one more 32000 shaft unit for polyester blends.
The subsequent plant is the new Open-End Unit with most recent in material innovation with a capacity to utilise reused strands with the most elevated level of pollution control, he informed. Dwelling upon the creation limits of the Gimatex, Mr. Prashant Mohota informed that the turning limit is 2 lakh axles with a 3000 tons limit for every month. Stating that Gimatex has continuously been on a development binge, Mr. Vineet Mohota informed that the capital speculation during the 2022 has been reserved at Rs. 820 crore. The 2022-2023 turnover is projected at Rs. 1850 crore containing Rs. 600 crore of products and equilibrium Rs. 1250 crore of homegrown deals, he said. Mr. Anurag Mohota said foraying into clothing area has satisfied the Gimatex vision of serving the whole store network from ‘Homestead to Fashion’.
Gimatex has primarily a large spinning capacity catering to the variety of needs of the customers. Starting from 25000 spindles in the year 1996, today the company has more than 100,000 spindles with utmost modern production and testing facilities which delivers superior total value to the customer. The state-of-the-art machines have been imported from Switzerland, Germany, Japan etc. and is managed by top technocrats in the country. Its machinery profile tops all brands:
Blow Room – LMW & Trutzschler with Automatic Bale Plucker, Unimix, CVT; Contamination Detector – Uster Securomat SP-S; Carding – LMW LC 300 A, LC 333 & Trutzschler DK 800; Drawing – LMW RSB 851 & Rieter RSB D-35; Combing – LMW LK 250, LK 54 & Rieter E65; Sizing / Warping – Benninger Direct & Sectional Warping Machine, Benninger Sizing Machine; Humidification – Luwa; Looms – Toyota Airjet JAT710, Picanol Omni Plus (with quick style change) – 125.
Gimatex has been a leading supplier of woven textile fabrics for various industrial and consumer use. The huge capacity and advantage of in-house spinning makes sure that the cost and quality advantages are transferred to the customer with on-time deliveries. Its quality policy is to consistently meet or exceed its customer’s expectation for quality product & performance by continual improvement of processes & systems. The group has carved a niche for itself by investing in
lean manufacturing processes appropriate information technology tools & operation research tools. Further,
state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and quality monitoring system ensures the delivery of superior total value to the customer. Its quality assurance personnel are well qualified & experienced in quality control and are devoted all the time for collecting & analysing data from online and offline quality monitoring system.
Located in the heart of cotton woven fabric processing centre i.e. Ahmedabad, Gimatex Processing unit houses modernised machinery capable of producing innovative & quality fabric for Printing and Dyeing. Variety of fabrics like Cotton, Viscose, Polyester and their blends, for making Dress material, Suitings, Shirtings, Bed Sheets, etc. to cater demands of Indian as well as export markets. It is also equipped with fully modern Chemical Laboratory with testing equipment like Computerized Colour matching, Tensile Strength Tester, Tearing Strength Tester, Laundrometer for washing, crock meter, sublimation fastness tester. Baby pad batch dyeing machine, Sample Rotary Printing Machine, Colour Cabinet etc.