Raymond: Textile powerhouse


Raymond: Textile powerhouse
Raymond has raised the bar of Indian textile manufacturing

Synonymous with great style, Raymond has emerged as a preferred choice for top design houses

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Published: Mon 14 Aug 2017, 6:00 PM

Last updated: Mon 14 Aug 2017, 8:00 PM

Raymond, which was established in 1925, is a diversified conglomerate with majority business interests in Textile and Apparel sectors as well as a presence across diverse segments such as FMCG, engineering and prophylactics, both in the national and international markets. It has been consistently delivering world-class quality products to its consumers over the past nine decades.
Being a vertically and horizontally integrated manufacturer of textiles, Raymond produces 'The finest fabric in the world'. With over 1,000 exclusive stores spread across 400 cities and an expansive network of over 20,000 retailers in India, Raymond and its brands are also available in tier IV and V cities.
Over the years, Raymond has emerged as a preferred choice for top design houses across 55 countries. It is also a leading player in shirting fabrics and is the No.1 brand in the OTC space. A formidable player in the Denim space, Raymond is also the top producer and preferred supplier of high-quality Ring Denim to the world's leading Jeanswear brands.
Raymond is a textile powerhouse with state-of-the-art manufacturing infrastructure and best industry practices that has raised the bar of Indian textile manufacturing.
Having established its dominance in textiles, Raymond is also an aggressive player in the ready-to-wear apparel segment with reputed brands such as Park Avenue, ColorPlus, Parx and Raymond Ready-To-Wear, which are a part of its product portfolio.
Having pioneered the innovative concept of premium clothing, 'Raymond Made To Measure' offers luxurious service that allows discerning customers to personalise their ensemble bringing together their own personal taste.
Raymond also has a notable presence in the FMCG space through its subsidiaries such as J.K. Helene Curtis Ltd and J.K. Ansell Ltd. J.K. Helene Curtis under the brand of Park Avenue offers male grooming products such as deodorants, shaving solutions, soaps and shampoos.
Raymond Group also has an extensive presence in the B2B space, through its garmenting business. It has state-of-the-art and wholly owned subsidiaries such as Silver Spark Apparel, Celebrations Apparel and Everblue Apparel by crafts suits, trousers, shirts and Jeans, for leading fashion labels across the world.
Raymond ventured into the engineering business with the establishment of JK Files (India) in 1949. Today, it is the largest manufacturer of steel files in the world with a global market share of over 30 per cent in the files business. The company also has a presence in the auto components industry through its subsidiary Ring Plus Aqua. 
Hues of Autumn 17 Raymond Exotic Collection
"Summer fades away like a gentle breeze. The last of the leaves fall while an autumnal glow permeates through the trees. Winter draws near ever so slightly," says a note by the company.
"We gather with the people we hold dear and look back on the year as the warmth of timeless nostalgic friendships drape us like a ?ne woollen fabric. Raymond presents 'The Hues of Autumn 17' - suiting fabrics for moments of warmth."
Adds the note: "This season, to bring in versatility in the gentleman's wardrobe, we have introduced differentiated designs across bold solid colours, tropical greens, delightful checks in varied hues, chic overcoats in contemporary silhouettes and solids in bold palettes. Explore this collection in The Raymond Shop today."

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