The apparel and textile cluster in Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar that exports textiles and garments worth Rs 12,000 cr and logs Rs 11,639 cr turnover is all set to see a new textile park.
The upcoming textile park over 1,000 acres at Koom Kalan is aimed at boosting exports especially in the US, UAE, UK, and Australia.
Major players of textiles includes Trident, Nahar, Vardhman, Shingora, Sportking, Nivia, Savi, Avani Textiles, JCT Mills, and Indian Acrylics.
The state has been recording the highest yield (kg/ hectare) for cotton in the country with 690 kg per hectare yield recorded in 2020-21. Further, Punjab accounts for 23 per cent of national cotton production.
The state also has availability of man-made fibre, yarn, and fabric, including polyester staple fibre and polyester fibre fill, from companies such as Reliance Industries Limited in Hoshiarpur, Shiva Tex Fabrics in Ludhiana and Aqua Fiber Industries in Mohali, besides acrylic yarn from firms, including Vardhman and Arisudana.