October 20, 2021


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Welspun India to invest Rs 800 crore on capacity enhancement over next two years, Retail News, ET Retail

Welspun India has said it is looking to invest all around Rs 800 crore on capacity growth of its home textiles and flooring companies around the following two a long time. Welspun India, the country’s premier property textiles manufacturer, would commit Rs 656.5 crore on its house textiles business enlargement in the course of FY’22-23. Its ideas contain augmenting its towel production capability by 20 for every cent to satisfy the rising need from the overseas buyers.

The board of the organization in a meeting held on Saturday accredited options to increase towel producing potential at its Anjar, Kutch (Gujarat)-based plant to 1,02,000 metric tonnes per annum (MTPA) from the current 85,400 MTPA.

“Keeping in view the current trend of buyers concentrate to keep track of the complete benefit chain i.e., ‘Farm to Shelf’, the board has accredited an investment in 40 looms for towel material at Anjar which represents 7 for every cent of put in capacity,” said Welspun India in a late evening regulatory submitting.

Although for its Vapi, Valsad (Gujarat) based mostly plant, the board has authorised supplemental financial investment relating to automation for more rapidly output turnaround at lower cost.

At Vapi, the firm has commenced expansion of rugs potential growth by 80 for every cent for the duration of the last money yr.

“The company is envisioned to commit Rs 656.5 crore for the aforesaid growth around FY’22 and FY’23,” it said.

The advantages of these expansions will start off accruing in phases from Q1 FY’23 onwards, it included.

“This enlargement has a income opportunity of Rs 1,207 crore from the 2nd yr of procedure,” it extra.

Moreover, the board of its subsidiary Welspun Flooring Ltd has also authorized a capex of 143.6 crore.

“The board of the wholly-owned subsidiary corporation, Welspun Flooring Ltd, at its conference held on September 18, 2021, permitted capex of Rs 143.6 crore to be invested about FY22 and FY23…,” it said.

This is for de-bottlenecking and rebalancing of its facility at Telangana, together with location up of a 25 MW renewable electricity power plant and to additional the group’s commitment in direction of ESG by embedding sustainability and circularity at every single phase of its price chain.

In accordance to Welspun India, in the present money year, it has invested Rs 281 crore in capex and the full investment decision throughout FY’22 will be Rs 750 crore which include the financial investment authorised by the board on Saturday for the home textiles and flooring organizations.

“There is no transform in the company’s steering for the latest fiscal 12 months for Internet Financial debt place i.e., Rs 2,400 crore as on March 31, 2022,” it stated.

Welspun India is a part of Welspun Team, a conglomerate which has organizations interests in sectors including – Line Pipes, Residence Textile Products, Infrastructure, Warehousing, Metal, Oil & Gasoline, Advanced textiles and Flooring options.