Evolution

Driven by Values, Technology & Responsibility

The fore vision and enterprising efforts of KPR leaders has resulted in one of the India’s largest vertically integrated Apparel manufacturing Companies. Right from day one, KPR is consistently driven by values, ethics and principles.

1984

Foundation

Maiden business at Coimbatore, India

1989

First Steps

Knitted garment export at Tirupur.

1995

First Steps

First spinning unit at Sathyamangalam with 6,000 spindles. Increased to 30,240 spindles by 1999

2001

Business Expansion

Spinning mill at Karumathampatti with 30,240 spindles; Knitting facility & Wind mill for captive use

2003

Business Expansion

Spinning unit at Neelambur with 50,784 spindles; Knitting facility & Wind mill

2005

Business Expansion & Alternative Energy Initiatives

At Arasur 1,00,800 spindles; Knitting facility, Garment Unit and Wind Mills

2006

Global Majors Investments

Private Equity participation by leading US Corporate ‘Brandot Investments’ & Two others - $ 25 Mn

2007

Public Listing

IPO at a premium. Shares Listed at Bombay & National Stock Exchanges, India

2010

Business Expansion & Alternative Energy Initiatives

Expansion of value-added Compact Spinning with 1,03,680 spindles at Karumathampatti besides upgrading green energy through windmill.

2011

Modernisation cum expansion

At Sathyamangalam Mill, enhancing spindles to 51,456.

2012

Modernisation cum expansion

Melange yarn project with 16,128 spindles at Karumathampatti.

2013

Sugar cum Co-gen

Co-gen cum Sugar Plant at Karnataka – 30 MW and 5000 TCD capacity.

2014

Expansion

Expanded Garment capacity at Arasur by 10 Million pieces.

2015

Fully Air Conditioned

New green field Garment capacity at Thekkalur with 12 Million pieces.

2016

Expansion

Established New green field garment facility of 36 Mn garments.

2017

Environment-friendly Process through Technology

Established new Ecofriendly Processing capacity with Advanced Technology - 9000 MT. Established Sophisticated high resolution printing division – 7500 MT

2018

Technology Enablement

Established 10 Million Garment Manufacturing unit at Mekelle, Ethiopia.

2019

Expansion : Processing

Increased Processing capacity by 4000 MT

2019

Garment Expansion

Brown field garment expansion by 10 Mn Garments

2019

Ethanol Plant and Expansion

Setup 120 KLPD Ethanol Plant at Karnataka. Sugar Mill capacity expanded to 10000 TCD

2019

Our Brand

Retail segment : ‘FASO’ 100% Organic Cotton Men’s innerwear launched

2019

Singapore Office

To enlarge export activities in Asia, established a Wholly owned Subsidiary Company at Singapore