Want to start a Textile Manufacturing Company? Here is the Method

Before choosing any business idea, it is important to understand how to start a textile manufacturing company in India
  • BY Jaspreet Kaur

    Feature Writer, BusinessEx

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  • May 11,2021
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  • 9 Mins Read

Textile industry is an imminent sector in the Indian economy. Over the years, the sector has greatly flourished and attracted the eyes of foreign investors as well. According to a report by Statista, the textile industry was valued at $150 billion in 2017 across India. However, this was estimated to rise to 223 billion dollars in 2023. New government policies aimed at this market were meant to create more jobs, requiring nearly 17 million in its workforce additionally by 2022.

The textile sector is closely knitted with other realms such as fashion and designing. Entrepreneurs working in this sector, therefore, have close connections with the fashion world. Owing to this, a variety of business opportunities originate within the textile sector. However, before choosing any business idea, it is important to understand how to start a textile manufacturing company in India

Market for Textile 

Before setting foot in the textile industry, it is paramount to research about the market. Identifying product demand, competition, challenges, trends and competitors are elements that should not be overlooked by first-time entrepreneurs.Otherwise, new business owners can make blunders that would be irrevocable. 

After a thorough research, one would be able to find textile fabrics that have a huge demand. Entrepreneurs can plan to deal in such textile fabrics. Besides this, finding out about pricing is another important factor. After garnering the information about pricing, textile manufacturers should try to price their products accordingly to grab customers’ attention. 

Gauge the Local Market 

Before setting up the business, it is crucial to calibrate the local market. For that, close attention has to be paid to customers and also, learn practices, which are taken by competitors. Following this, an estimation can be made as to how much capital will be required to kick-start a textile business in India. 

By doing this calibration, it will be easy for new entrepreneurs to choose funding options, understand business needs, and additionally, ascertain ways to promote their business. 

Build Connections 

For entering the textile business, one has to partner with various vendors and intermediaries. First of all, search for people who can supply raw materials at reasonable cost. Build rapports with them and help make them understand regular needs of your business. 

Ascertaining a suitable transportation mode is also vital if vendors stay afar from textile mills and could not deliver raw materials instantly. 

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