Naroda Manufacturing Division
located near Ahmedabad, Gujarat, is RIL’s
first manufacturing facility. This synthetic textiles
and fabrics manufacturing facility manufactures
and markets woven and knitted fabrics for home
textiles, synthetic and worsted suiting and shirting,
ready to wear garments and automotive fabrics.
Complex represents the largest
investment in the textile industry at a single
location.Naroda complex is India's most modern
textile complex - a recognition bestowed by the
Naroda complex was started in
1966 with just four warp knitting machines and
68 people. Reliance policy of backward integration
had ensured that the original manufacturing activities,which
were confined to fabric, finally encompassed everything
that went into fabrics, viz. crude to fabric.
In certain parts of the country, the fabric manufacturing
complex, with the brand name Vimal, continues
to be synonymous with Reliance Industries Ltd.
The umbrella brand Vimal later on became Only
Vimal. One of the largest complexes of its kind,
Naroda has a specialplace in the history of Reliance
even though the other Reliance operations have
grown much larger over the years.
The activities at Naroda complex,
since its inception, have also witnessed substantial
growth. Fabrics of various types - suiting, shirting,
home textiles - are manufactured here. The most
distinctive feature of Naroda complex is the varied
product group manufactured requiring different
creative techniques are all housed under one complex.
This feature of Naroda is without a parallel.
The Naroda Manufacturing Division
continues to maintain technological edge and continues
to enjoy the status as one of the most modern,
state-of-the-art textile plants in the country.