As a group, Raymond is involved in numerous businesses and has a portfolio of well-known brands in Textiles, Apparel, Denim, Consumer Care, Engineering and Real Estate.
One of the largest vertically and horizontally integrated manufacturers of worsted suiting fabric globally, Raymond has a dominant market share of over 60% in India. Our state-of-the-art facilities in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh have an aggregate manufacturing capacity of 38 million metres of suiting fabric in a wide range of pure and premium blends. It is one of the most preferred brands, which is marketed as' Raymond Fine Fabrics.
Raymond crafts some of the finest shirting fabrics in India. Innovative designs aligned with the latest fashion trends.
'Raymond Luxury Cottons', our B2B brand, produces the world's finest 340s count cotton and 150 leas pure linen. Our 26 million-metre manufacturing unit at Kolhapur produces high-value cotton and linen shirting and bottom-weight fabrics for leading domestic and international brands.
Our B2C Shirting fabrics business is 'Raymond Fine Fabrics'. Launched in 2015, it has gained tremendous momentum. Today, Raymond is the largest OTC branded fabric player in the organised shirting segment and commands a strong brand preference in the category.
We have a flourishing garmenting business through our wholly owned subsidiaries – Silver Spark Apparel Ltd. (Suits), EverBlue Apparel Ltd. (Jeanswear) and Celebrations Apparel Ltd. (Shirts). As an integrated supplier for leading international brands, our high-end suits, jackets, trousers and shirts are exported to the USA, Europe and Japan. Silver Spark Apparel Ltd. is the only Indian manufacturer with the expertise to craft full-canvas suits.
Being at the helm of the textile revolution in India, Raymond has been a pioneer in organised retail since 1958. With the launch of its first exclusive retail showroom at King's Corner in Ballard Estate (Mumbai), Raymond's expansive retail presence has been the cornerstone of the brand's success.
With over 2 million square feet of retail space, the brand has an indomitable presence. We have 1100 plus stores in more than 380 cities and towns across India. Presently, Raymond Group is amongst the three leading branded apparel players in the menswear industry with a portfolio of four Power Brands – Raymond Ready-to-wear, Park Avenue, Color Plus and Parx. Over the last few years, there has been a rapid expansion, across all channels, including 257 Exclusive Brand Outlets, 3,300 Multi Brand Outlets, 800 Large Format Store chains and leading online portals. Marking its foray into the e-commerce space, Raymond has launched raymondnext.com, a one-stop fashion solution for all brands under the Raymond umbrella.
Raymond UCO Denim (a JV with UCO NV of Europe) is a pioneer in the introduction of speciality ring denim in India. Along with the domestic market, this business caters to customers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Its fabric manufacturing facilities in Yavatmal (Maharashtra) and Romania (Europe) have an aggregated annual manufacturing capacity of 47 million metres. The brand enjoys quite a reputation among fashion-conscious customers.
In the year 1949, with the inception of JK Files & Tools, the Raymond Group forayed into the domain of engineering. It comprises the manufacturing of steel files, cutting tools and marketing of hand tools and power tools. Today, JK Files & Tools is the largest manufacturer of Steel Files in the world. It has advanced manufacturing ISO 9000-2008 certified plants in India with a manufacturing capacity of 71 million pieces of files and 21 million pieces of drills per year. It leads the Indian market with the lion's share of over 60% and about 30% globally.
The Raymond Group has a noteworthy presence in the FMCG business through associate companies – J.K. Helene Curtis Limited and J.K. Ansell Private Limited. Having launched renowned brands like Park Avenue and KamaSutra (KS), we continue to make our presence felt in an otherwise highly competitive category.
The group entered the Automotive Components sector by acquiring a controlling stake in Ring Plus Aqua Ltd., a prominent Ring gear & Flex-plate manufacturer in India. Incorporated in 1984, Ring Plus Aqua Ltd. has a long celebrated history with the global auto industry through its manufacturing base for Starter Gears, Water Pump Bearings & Flex Plates. Equipped with unparalleled & ultra-modern infrastructure for critical processes and certified with ISO/TS 16949 Quality system, Ring Plus Aqua offers an unbeatable value proposition in the industry. At the heart of its success is the continuous focus on producing products that exceed our customers' expectations with an emphasis on OTIF (On Time In Full) and Reliable Quality. The company also caters to the JIT (Just-in-time) needs of its customers through its warehouses in the United States & Europe. It has an annual production capacity of 48 lakh pieces for Ring Gears, 5 million pieces for Water Pump Bearings and 0.4 million pieces for Flex Plates.
Raymond Group's highly sophisticated manufacturing facilities have been invested with scale, cutting-edge technologies and integration. Located strategically, these manufacturing hubs are integral to the company's growth.