Work on Kitex’stwo facilities– one in the Kakatiya Mega Textile Park at Warangal and the other at Sitarampur near Hyderabad– is going on as per plan.
By 2025, both the factories will be in full swing and will have production capacity of combined 2.4 million pieces per day. The existing capacity of the company is 8 lakh pieces per day capacity in Kerala.
Sabu Jacob, Managing Director, says, the company will overtake China to become the world largest infantwear manufacturer once both facilities produce to capacity. Together, both sites will create 22,000 direct jobs and 25,000 indirect jobs
The company would produce new items also like children’s socks, and sleepwear made of fleece, which has been a Chinese monopoly so far. Importantly, it is also adding eight new clients –in addition to increasing supplies to existing customers.
The first phase of the production at Kakatiya will begin in January 2023.The unit will produce to full capacity by January 2024.