1921

Our nice super title

Lala Juggilal & Lala Kamlapat started JK Cotton Spinning & Weaving Mills Co. Ltd to produce high-quality cotton cloth and yarn.

1956

Our nice super title

Raymond received their 1st export order from Fiji, after which began their expansion to other parts of the world.

1961

Our nice super title

JK Chemicals was the first to build a plant to produce Hydrosulphite of Soda using the Sodium Amalgam process.

1962

Our nice super title

Mr Gopalkrishna Singhania and Mr Delruelle from Sepulchre Freres & Co S.A., Brussels signed the agreement to set up the Sodium Suphoxylate Formaldehyde Plant.

1963

Our nice super title

Mrs Sulochanadevi Singhania laid the foundation stone for the Raymond Woollen Mills in Kenya.

1964

Our nice super title

Raymond set up an FMCG arm called JK Helene Curtis Ltd. and entered the market with the Tiara range of hair care products.

1964

Our nice super title

Mr.A S Kapoor became the Executive Director of JK Chemicals in 1964

1970

Our nice super title

Raymond Limited became the first organization in the country to successfully introduce 'Embryo Transfer Technology'.

1970

Our nice super title

Mr Gopalbabu introduced the concept of "From sheep's back to man's back" - a backward integration approach to textile manufacture.

1973

Our nice super title

Raymond started expanding production capacity in Mauritius. 300 local Mauritians were hired to work for Raymond.

1980

Our nice super title

Dr.Vijaypat Singhania became Chairman and Managing Director of Raymond Group after Mr Gopalbabu's death.

1986

Our nice super title

Raymond marked the launch of 'Park Avenue'- the premium lifestyle brand providing complete wardrobe solutions to men.

1990

Our nice super title

Chindwara worsted woollen, polyester and plush fabrics plants commissioned in 1990. It began commercial production in 1990-91

1990

Our nice super title

Gautam Hari Singhania was appointed as the Whole-time Director on the Board of Raymond Ltd.

1994

Our nice super title

Raymond inaugurated Lala Kailashpat Singhania High School for the children of the Raymond employees as well as the local populace.

1994

Our nice super title

Raymond changed its name from 'Raymond Woollen Mills Ltd.' to 'Raymond Limited'.

1999

Our nice super title

Raymond launched a premium casual wear brand, bringing customers a range of semi-formal and casual clothes - 'Parx'.

raymond legacy

  • 1921

    Lala Juggilal & Lala Kamlapat started JK Cotton Spinning & Weaving Mills Co. Ltd to produce high-quality cotton cloth and yarn.

  • 1956

    Raymond received their 1st export order from Fiji, after which began their expansion to other parts of the world.

  • 1961

    JK Chemicals was the first to build a plant to produce Hydrosulphite of Soda using the Sodium Amalgam process.

  • 1962

    Mr Gopalkrishna Singhania and Mr Delruelle from Sepulchre Freres & Co S.A., Brussels signed the agreement to set up the Sodium Suphoxylate Formaldehyde Plant.

  • 1963

    Mrs Sulochanadevi Singhania laid the foundation stone for the Raymond Woollen Mills in Kenya.

  • 1964

    Raymond set up an FMCG arm called JK Helene Curtis Ltd. and entered the market with the Tiara range of hair care products.

  • 1964

    Mr.A S Kapoor became the Executive Director of JK Chemicals in 1964

  • 1970

    Raymond Limited became the first organization in the country to successfully introduce 'Embryo Transfer Technology'.

  • 1970

    Mr Gopalbabu introduced the concept of "From sheep's back to man's back" - a backward integration approach to textile manufacture.

  • 1973

    Raymond started expanding production capacity in Mauritius. 300 local Mauritians were hired to work for Raymond.

  • 1980

    Dr.Vijaypat Singhania became Chairman and Managing Director of Raymond Group after Mr Gopalbabu's death.

  • 1986

    Raymond marked the launch of 'Park Avenue'- the premium lifestyle brand providing complete wardrobe solutions to men.

  • 1990

    Chindwara worsted woollen, polyester and plush fabrics plants commissioned in 1990. It began commercial production in 1990-91

  • 1990

    Gautam Hari Singhania was appointed as the Whole-time Director on the Board of Raymond Ltd.

  • 1994

    Raymond inaugurated Lala Kailashpat Singhania High School for the children of the Raymond employees as well as the local populace.

  • 1994

    Raymond changed its name from 'Raymond Woollen Mills Ltd.' to 'Raymond Limited'.

  • 1999

    Raymond launched a premium casual wear brand, bringing customers a range of semi-formal and casual clothes - 'Parx'.

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