Damodar Threads Ltd.(DTL) a Damodar Group company was incorporated on December 11,1987 as a private limited company and started commercial production in September 1988. The company was converted into public limited company on March 20, 1992. It was established with the main object to set up a unit at Daman for twisting and doubling of synthetic yarn.
The profound Damodar Group boasts of having a completely integrated and advanced production line for manufacturing fancy and speciality yarns.
DTL is the largest fancy yarn manufacturing brand. Since beginning Damodar’s philosophy was to provide a quality product at an affordable price. Passion for yarn has made the company a trendsetter in the industry.
Damodar was one of the first to offer blended-fiber and novelty yarns at popular prices.The company constantly looks all over the world to find ideas for new yarns,colours and designs. Each Damodar yarn has its own personality and is designed in variety of combinations that is appropriate to its texture and its use. Damodar Threads is continuously striving to improve efficiency in operations by improving the quality of human resources and increasing the strength of human resources. The company is continuously improving its IT infrastructure which is the need of the day to reduce operating costs of the company. The company at the same time is opening offices in various textile markets of the country to improve business.
The company has been synonymous with creativity in Indian textile Industry for more than two decades.The company is engaged in spinning, draw-texturising, air-texturising, fancy doubling and yarn dyeing. The company has in-house manufacturing operations, which are essential building bricks of fashion. Its ring spinning plant produces high quality yarns enriching the aesthetic value through slubs, neps, injected slubs, multicolour effects and grindle effects. The unit is designed with utmost flexibility and equipped with mechanical and electronic attachments at all stages of spinning for imparting special effects in the yarns. Value addition does not end at spinning stage, it is further enhanced in the post spinning processes as well.
The company is equipped with not only TFOs, but also fancy doubling, hollow doubling, covering machines, boucle machines and attachments to manufacture fantasy yarns.
The company currently employs job work to manufacture fancy yarns which is done by outsourcing the yarns.This entails a risk of the company supplying the know-how and the design to the manufacturer. With the increasing demand which leads to an increase in production as well as greater risk by the infringement of intellectual property as the company does not have any intellectual property rights; the job work mode of manufacturing is getting more costly.
Along with fancy yarns, the company started manufacturing cotton yarns. The company has undertaken wide expansion programme by installing spinning mill of 36480 spindles, 58 TFO units at Silvassa. The total capital cost of the project is Rs.9000 Lakh out of which the bank finance is Rs.6000Lakh. Bank of Baroda, Mumbai Main Office (MMO) and State Bank of India, Industrial Finance branch, Mumbai has sanctioned the term loan of Rs.3000 Lakhs each and total working capital facilities of Rs.1000 lakh (Increase from existing limit of Rs.450 lakh). The company has completed the remaining part of its expansion programme by unsecured loans of Rs.1733 Lakh and internal accruals of Rs.1267 Lakh. New plant in Silvassa has a capacity of producing 15 tonnes daily with 32,908 spindles.
The company has also installed 58 TFO’s two for one twist, for doubled/twisted yarns. The company due to expansion of its spinning unit, it has shifted its plant (Damodar Plants Limited) from Daman to Dadra. Further since full plant operation was not possible in existing spaces, the company had no option, except to shift their plant to Dadra. Cotton yarn has enabled the company to penetrate special markets in India as well as export. The company has also started merchant export of cotton yarn. The company is already exporting its products in various countries across the globe like Turkey, Egypt, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Argentine and Brazil.
Product range of the company includes: