West Bengal-based Maa Textile, supplies companies with T-shirts. T-shirts have become the new formals in Indian corporate world thanks to the entry of start-ups across, many organizations have started providing employees with T-shirts. Thus, across India, the company gets orders for office-wear T-shirts. Today, there are organizations where Maa Textile supplies T-shirts for everyone, from CEO to the office boys.
Maa Textile uses many types of machines in its units, lock machines, overlock orinter-lock and flat lock machines, button holing and Kaj machines. Machines are selected on the basis of speed and ease-of-operation. In most manufacturing units in Kolkata, employees are paid not on salary but on the number of pieces they make. Thus employees prefer machines which can give faster results. Currently Maa Textile has Taiwan-made machines. Currently, like other manufacturers, Maa has its dyeing unit outside its manufacturing unit and the material comes back to the manufacturing unit for stitching, ironing, labeling and packaging.
Currently Maa Textile has two manufacturing units and is planning one more, in West Bengal. With the new manufacturing unit in place, Maa Textile aims at manufacturing five lakh pieces a day. The company will also be exploring manufacturing opportunities in bermuda shorts.