Kangwal Textile Co., Ltd.
Spindles: 230,000 spindles
Consumption: 110,000 bales
1955 Set up a small family business in fabric dyeing under registered name of " YONG TEX LONG " in Photharam District, Ratchaburi Province, Thailand. The nature of business involved dyeing gray fabrics with indigo and natural black colors using traditional dyeing methods. The dyed fabrics were sold under the " LOCK " trademark.
1971 The factory was moved to present location of Kangwal Textile Co.,Ltd. business activities were expanded to undertake yarn dyeing and weaving under the name " Kangwal Weaving Factory ". The weaving factory manufactured yarn dyed fabrics for lady skirts
(Sarong) and sold the products under " LOCK " brand. The products were most popular amongst Thai ladies at that period and had a good reputation in the market because of their consistent high quality. The weaving factory continued to expand and a spinning mill was set up to produce yarn for its own use in the year 1984.
1984 The establishment of the spinning mill was the most significant turning point. The demand for sarong lady skirts declined. The Thai textile industry started developing high quality products for ever-growing textile and garment exports from Thailand. Spun yarn became a primary raw material and the demand for yarn increased rapidly.
1987 Kangwal Textile Co., Ltd. was incorporated. The plant was to manufacture yarn and fabrics for exports. Modern textile machinery imported under BOI privileges to produce high quality products for export. Since then the company continued to expand its production capacity periodically.
1995 Kangwal Polyester Co., Ltd. was founded to produce polyester fiber, which was a raw material for Kangwal Textile Co., Ltd. with BOI's promotion privileges. The plant was built at Khaoyoi district, Phetchaburi province.
2001 Kangwal Textile Co., Ltd. started major consolidation in terms of investing in various new machinery in the process in order to bring adequate quality to meet international standard.
2002 Kangwal Polyester Co., Ltd. expanded capacity of polyester staple fiber production (DOUBLE) to remain cost effective and to meet growing international market demand.
2003 Kangwal Textile Co., Ltd. expands its capacity in spinning and weaving considerably to cater to diversified markets with adequate quality and cost.
Spinning of various types of fibers using different systems and technology. E.G. RING, Open End and Jet Spinning. Total Production Capacity / Month - 5.5 Million Pounds
Weaving of various types of grey fabrics suitable for shirting, suiting, uniform, women's dress material and extra wide bed sheets. Total Production Capacity / Month - 2.5 Million Yards.
The machinery and technology in both the operation has been chosen in such a way so that it can produce world-class quality product, at reasonable cost. Continuous up gradation of machinery, training of workers, very efficient raw material procurement and a team of professional managers are helping the company to provide very consistent quality.
|Category||Less than 10 Ne (0-16.9 Nm)||10-19 Ne (16.9-32.1 Nm)||20-29 Ne (33.8-49 Nm)||30-39 Ne (50.7-65.9 Nm)||40-49 Ne (67.6-65.9 Nm)||50-59 Ne (84.5-99.7 Nm)|
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