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Orient Textile Mills to set up fabric processing plant
Dec '11
Karachi-based Orient Textile Mills, part of Ebrahim Group of Companies, is diversifying its portfolio by setting up a complete state-of-the-art fabric processing plant, including dyeing and printing, and stitching facility.

“The new plant is being set up inside Landhi industrial area. It is being established on an area of 750,000 sq ft and is expected to get completed by June 2012. The plant will have an installed capacity to produce 100,000 metres of fabric per day. The stitching unit has 450 stitching machines equipped to produce up to 50,000 pieces a day,” Mr. Abdul Wahid Tumbi, Director of Sales and Marketing, Orient Textile Mills told fibre2fashion.

Briefing about investment, he revealed, “Apart from the cost of land, Orient has invested US$ 50 million on the plant as an initial investment.”

“The new plant will help generate 2,000 jobs. In addition, the expansion would result in significant profits for the company, as value-added products fetch higher prices in international markets,” he informed.

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