Voltas And Shima Seiki Join Hands To Expand Footprint Across The Indian Textile Industry
Voltas Limited - A Tata Enterprise, India's leading room air conditioning and engineering brand, and Shima Seiki Mfg. Ltd. (Shima), a leading Japanese textile machines manufacturer have entered into a distribution agreement for sales and marketing of Shima's products in India. This co-operation is expected to strengthen both Voltas and Shima's reach across the rapidly expanding Indian textile industry.
The knitwear industry in India is expanding at a rapid speed. There is an ever-increasing demand for knitted apparels. Not only major brands, but numerous designers have also incorporated knits into their clothing lines. The application of knitted products is also increasing and going beyond garments to home textiles, upholsteries, shoe uppers etc.
The co-operation will focus on leveraging Shima's ability to provide leading-edge products and the long-standing expertise in 'computerized flat knitting machines', 'WHOLEGARMENT® Machines and Total Fashion Systems' while building on Voltas's established sales and marketing network across the country.