Experts in linen fabric, Karur-based company Master Linen Inc that currently has a turnover of Rs 66 crore, is expecting good growth in the coming years. It is now aiming at growing its business to Rs 100 crore in the next four years.
Moving forward, the company is also entering into garmenting, particularly in the area of making linen shirts.
Humble yet vocal, R Arasu, MD, Master Linen spoke to Apparel Resources about his company’s forte. Linen is our strength and we are known for it. Out of the over 350 home furnishing exporters of Karur, few offer linen. We are looking at a robust demand for linen. Our existing exporters are also asking us for linen shirts, which will be part of our new initiatives.
His son Sethupathi, who is B Tech, Textile Technology has a passion for linen and is very enthusiastic about further growth.
Having a capacity of producing 15,000-20,000 meters of fabric, the company also produces more than 1,000 pieces of home products, including a wide range of fashion bedding in different textures.
The company working mainly with the Scandinavian countries, has 14 active buyers that include both wholesalers and chain stores.
With a factory, covering over two lakh sqft area, the company does weaving apart from other processes in-house, which, however excludes fabric washing, dyeing and printing.
Master Linen, being a compliant company, is SA-8000 & ISO-9002-certified. The company is also focusing on capacity expansion and technical upgrade as part of its growth process based on new market explorations.