Ichalkaranji: Progressive decentralised textile centre
There are about 160 sizing units, consisting of 250 sizing machines, which include conventional to modern machines and 1.2 lakh powerlooms in Ichalkaranji, explains Prof (Dr) PV Kadole and Prof (Dr) UJ Patil. Ichalkaranji is a city in Kolhapur district in the state of Maharashtra. This city, popularly known as ‘Manchester of Maharashtra’, is one of the prominent centres of decentralised textile sector in India.
A Maha(rashtra) Dream!
Fourteen textile parks, big-ticket projects of some textile majors, liberal norms for backward regions and ‘Farm-to-Fashion’ initiative have all the ingredients to turn Maharashtra’s textile dream into reality. An ITJ Exclusive throws some light.
Weaving A SPELL!
Make in India initiative, launched a couple of years ago by the Modi Government, has also caught the serious attention of the textile industry, which seemed to have progressed well on this front. The ITJ takes a closer look with some highlights from the current scenario.
Stäubli’s range of weaving products
Stäubli is presenting numerous highlights from its extensive range of products for the weaving industry. Represented in the Indian textile market since 1947 and established with a company-owned liaison office in India since 1996, Stäubli has been an important supplier to numerous local weaving mills for decades. Stäubli machines incorporate state-of-the-art technology and stand out by virtue of their impressive service life, simple maintenance, and easy integration.
Fadis: 56 years of knowhow in precision winding
Fadis was founded in 1960 with the purpose of manufacturing textile machines such as rewinders, soft winders, assembly winders, hank to cone winders, reeling machines, spooling machines and intermingling machines, which are meant to process all types of yarns such as cotton, wool, silk, artificial fibres, synthetic fibres, mixed fibres, intermingled yarns, fancy yarns.
World’s fastest robotic sectional warping machine from Prashant
Ahmedabad-based Prashant Group of Companies first ventured into several textile manufacturing business in 1987. The Group has been enjoying the No. 1 position in weaving preparatory. All machines—right from warping machine, direct warper to sectional warper, sizing machine, material handling equipment and all other machineries—are manufactured at its Ahmedabad plant, under joint venture with various US and European companies that include Prashant Gamatex, Prashant West Point Machinery, Prashant Ferber, Prashant Texmach and Prashant Rostoni.