The purpose of the report is to present the company profile of Gul Ahmed textile industry. The current status along with the services and products offered by the company will be reviewed in this report. The report also mentions some opportunities the company has. The Company's board of directors includes six family members of the founder member of Gul Ahmed Group – Late Haji Ali Mohammed. The group has been carrying on business in the INDO Pakistan Sub Continent from the early 1900. It opened its offices in Karachi in 1940 and shifted all its assets in 1947 after independence. The major parts the report will discuss are:
* Company Profile
* Supply Chain
* Existing Setup
* Strengths, weaknesses and opportunities
* Target market and customers
The company profile gives a brief description about the company’s history, its current status in the country and the business activities of the company. The second and third part will discuss the products and the supply chain of the company. The later parts give information about the existing setup, strengths, weaknesses and the prospective opportunities followed by the target market and customers.
2. Company Profile
The Gul Ahmed group began trading in textiles in the early 1900’s. With all its know-how and experience, the group decided to enter the field of manufacturing and Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Ltd. was incorporated as a private limited company, in the year 1953 with a paid up capital of Rs. 8 MM. The Company started out as an integrated unit manufacturing cotton yarn and cloth (grey/finished). It commenced operations in 1955 as an unquoted public company with a paid up capital of Rs. 10 MM, 25,000 spindles and 250 looms. In 1970 it was subsequently listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange. Since then the company has been making rapid progress and is one of the best composite textile houses in the world. The mill is presently a composite unit with an installed capacity of 130,296 spindles, 223 wide width air jet looms, and a state of the art processing and finishing unit. Gul Ahmed attains ISO 9000 Certification with an annual turnover of more than 80 million rupees. Fifty years since its inception, the name Gul Ahmed is still synonymous with quality, innovation and reliability. 2.2About the company:
Following is the list of major companies which are part of the group: * Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited
* Excel Textile Mills Limited
* Gul Ahmed Energy Limited
* Excel Insurance Company Limited
* Business Activities
Being vertically integrated Gul Ahmed is capable of producing different varieties, starting from cotton yarn to finished product involving different processing techniques. With an installed capacity of 120,000 spindles, the spinning units are able to produce a wide variety of yarns from 100% cotton yarn to poly-cotton, cotton-viscose and other blends in both coarse and fine counts. The weaving units are equipped with high speed 250 air jet looms and can produce high quality fabrics in sheeting, satins, percales, twills, drills, dobbies, voiles and an array of other finely woven fabrics including yarn dyed. Processing is equipped with sophisticated technology to ensure quality printing, dyeing, different finishing treatments with facilities to add extra value to products in terms of coating and flocking. With modern, state of the art stitching facilities Gul Ahmed is equipped with regular and specialized machines which manufacture products in many varieties and styles. Large embroidery and quilting units add versatility for embellished products to cater to all sorts of customer needs and requirements. All this is backed by systems that constantly check and control production to achieve high standards 2.3Business Activities:
In the textile field activities start from spinning of cotton as well as other manmade fibers and extend to weaving,...