GIMATEX celebrated its 25th anniversary & 125 years of Mohota group
On 25th of March, 2022, Gimatex celebrated its 25th anniversary and 125 years of textile history of the Mohota group. On this momentous occasion, Gimatex inaugurated its new manufacturing facilities, namely the 10 TPD Open End Unit at Wani and the 25 TPD Spinning Unit at Hinganghat Integrated Textile Park. Furthermore, Gimatex also launched its Premium e-commerce Apparel brand ‘Minus One’ in the same event. Various Dignitaries from across India and abroad graced the occasion. Mr. Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu, Chairman of Lakshmi Machine Works was the Chief Guest and Mr. Ajay Arora, MD of D’Decor, was the guests of Honor.
Other prominent personalities include Kishanji Poddar (Siyarams), Mr. Hisahiro Koketsu (MD, Toyota), Pankaj Sarda (Jt. MD, Sarda Energy & Minerals), Manish Kumar, Mr. Anil Jain, Mr. Aditya Jain and Mr. Masayuki Yamamoto among many others.
It is pertinent to note that, Gimatex’s first manufacturing facility in Wani started operations in 1997 and has entered a period of constant expansions and rapid growth. The new Open End Unit at Wani adds yarn manufacturing capability to manufacture Recycled fibre based fabrics. At Hinganghat Integrated Textile Park, the new spinning facility adds further 32,000 spindles to their existing capacity of 1,68,000 spindles. Combined, these new units also contribute to tremendous employment in the local region to the tune of additional 500 people. The dedication, integrity and passion with which all the family members have served the company has led to the 6th generation of the Mohota family to continue in the same business.
Gimatex has always focused on value addition in the cotton sector. By launching Minus One Gimatex has completed an integration from Cotton Fibers to Fashion segment and added tremendous value to the cotton lifecycle. Moreover, by using only Vidharbha cotton in their products, Gimatex is supporting the local farmers and alleviating the difficulties faced by them in recent times. Previously, Gimatex had installed a scientific cotton seed processing unit to add value to the Cotton chain, and with Minus One they have extended this philosophy further.
On this important occasion, GIMATEX has made a commitment of contributing Rs. 25 per pc sale of Minus One Apparel & Rs. 100 per Quintal sale on GIMA WHITEGOLD Cotton Seed Refined Oil. This contribution will be used for welfare of the Cotton farming community
Additionally, to mark the celebrations of the milestone year, Gimatex has taken over the maintenance and upkeep of the main squares, fountains and decorative lightings of Hinganghat Town, from Subhash Chowk to Tukdoji Chowk. They also felicitated 18 staff members who have served them for more than 35 years in a short program at their Club House.
Gimatex has always received great support from the local community. Through their development activities, they have always focused on the growth of the local areas and will continue to do so in future. As they mark their special occasion in 2022, Gimatex wishes that you continue to stand with them on their onward journey. Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas!