Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Raymond wins National Energy Conservation award
Raymond wins National Energy Conservation award
Dec '13
Raymond Limited - the leading manufacturer, marketer and retailer of worsted suiting fabrics over the last eight decades was awarded the 2nd Prize in the prestigious National Energy Conservation Awards 2013.

Raymond was awarded this feat for an energy conservation program undertaken by its state of the art Vapi manufacturing plant in Gujarat. The award was presented by the Hon’ble President of India – Shri. Pranab Mukherjee to Raymond Limited in the presence of Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia, Hon’ble Minister of State for the Ministry of Power. 

Mr. Harish Chatterjee, Vice President – Manufacturing, Textile Division at Raymond Limited received this award on behalf of the company at an award function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.  This function was attended by Industry, Government and Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) representatives. 

Raymond won this award by reducing its ‘specific consumption’ of Electrical Energy and Thermal Energy as compared to last year by 6.74% and 7.74% respectively. The Raymond Vapi manufacturing plant achieved a commendable feat of saving of 30.23 lakh units of Electrical energy and 5649.10 Million Kcal of Thermal Energy in the last one year.

Commenting on this occasion, Harish Chatterjee, Vice President – Manufacturing, Textile Division at Raymond Limited said, “We are honored to receive this prestigious award as it recognizes our efforts towards a responsible corporate citizen. This is our first award for Raymond Vapi manufacturing plant and we would like to thank The Ministry of Power and Bureau of Energy Efficiency, who have recognized our efforts towards conserving energy.

"We have always been committed towards energy conservation and continue to make efforts in implementing innovative ideas to conserve energy. This prestigious award is yet another testimony of our commitment towards energy conservation for our country.”

Raymond has received this prestigious award six times in the past decade for their other manufacturing facilities located at Chhindwara – Madhya Pradesh, Jalgaon – Maharashtra and Thane. Being the market leaders in the industry, Raymond strives to implement innovative ideas and industry best practices across all its manufacturing facilities in the country.

Raymond has a current capacity of 35 million meters of Wool and Wool-blended fabrics and produces nearly 20,000 varieties of suiting’s perhaps making it the only company in the world to have such a wide range of suiting fabric across all ages, occasions and styles. Today, Raymond is ranked as the ‘Most Respected’ Textile Company in India.

About Raymond Limited

Raymond Limited, India’s leading Textile and Apparel Company, is the oldest and most trusted textile brand in India with a history spanning across 87 years. With a capacity of 35 million meters of wool & wool-blended fabrics, Raymond has over 60 per cent market share in worsted suiting in India.

With expansion to 42 million meters by end of the year, it is perhaps the only company in the world to have such a wide range of suiting fabric to suit all ages, occasions and styles, making it the preferred choice of top international design houses in over 55 countries.


Must ReadView All

(L-R) Mr Shao Bojin, Chairman of Jihua Group and Mr Rohit Aggarwal, President of Huntsman Textile

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Huntsman gets into strategic partnership with Jihua Group

Huntsman Textile Effects, the leading provider of high quality dyes...

Marzoli FT6D roving frames in Sintex’s Unit 2. Coutresy: Marzoli

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Marzoli roving frames erected at Sintex textile division

A total of 48 Marzoli roving frames were erected in units I, II and...

Courtesy: Polartec

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Polartec innovates most breathable waterproof fabric

Polartec, the premium provider of innovative textile solutions, has...

Interviews View All

Veronique Lee

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Amit Jain
Shingora Textiles Ltd

‘In terms of fabric, the fastest growing category for us is a blend of...

Asim Dalal
Indo Count Retail Ventures

Today, there is no other emerging market as India, "we make in India and...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Igor Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search