Century Textiles and Industries Limited (CTIL), was incorporated in Mumbai, India, in 1897. A state-of-the-art, vertically integrated plant, Birla Century (A Division of CTIL) was set up at Jhagadia, Bharuch, Gujarat, with an investment of about US$ 180 million (Rs. 850 Crore) in the year 2009.
Spread over an area of 43.56 million Sq.Ft. (100 Acres), Birla Century uses the best modern machinery to produce a wide range of premium textiles — from Bottom weights & Suitings to Finer fabrics, household linen etc. Innovative finishes such as wrinkle-free, easy care, anti-bacterial etc, are imparted to fabrics through world-class automated processing with eco-friendly and non-toxic dyes and chemicals.
The plant has world-class mechanical and chemical laboratories to test fabrics as per international norms and equipped with a pilot sampling facility for quick development of samples. Its research and development centre is equipped with a Design Studio for continuous innovations in designs and weaves in tune with the latest international trends.
Birla Century’s USP is the customisation we offer to our clients in terms of the weave, design and texture of products. We have an extensive network of distributors and dealers in India and we also sell our exclusive range of home-textiles and other products in the global market.
Our biggest assets are our qualified managers and technocrats who manage Birla Century under the guidance of our Chairman, Mr B. K. Birla. Our focus is on manufacturing products of excellent and consistent quality; adding value by offering a variety of weaves, designs, and finishes; innovating continuously to create new products; and satisfying our customers with our excellent service and timely delivery.
Birla Century is managed by highly qualified technocrats and executives with wide-ranging and varied experiences.
Mr. R.K. Dalmia
President and Whole-time Director
A Chartered Accountant by qualification, Mr. Dalmia has been with the Group since the last four decades. He started his stint as Vice-President in The Technological Institute of Textiles and Sciences, Haryana and subsequently ascended to the position of President in 1983.
In 1985, he was assigned the responsibility of improving the technical performance of Century Textiles’ mill. Under his stewardship, the mill went on to win numerous accolades from the textile industry. Mr. Dalmia played a vital role in setting up two new divisions of the Company, i.e. Century Yarn and Century Denim in 1993 and 1997 respectively. He was also instrumental in the establishment of a new ultra-modern textile mill, near Bharuch in Gujarat in the year 2008 with 300 looms and over one lac spindles.
Mr. Dalmia has consistently been at the forefront in improving working conditions of workers across industries, particularly the textile sector.
Company began operations
Foray into man-made fabric
Textile division exported fabric
Conferred with the title of 'Finest textile mill in the world' by Textile Horizon magazine
- To manufacture textile fabrics comparable to international standards and to be a customer-focused, globally-competitive textile mill through better quality, latest technology and continuing innovation.
- To manufacture world-class cotton fabrics of outstanding quality.
- To give our customers a competitive advantage through superior products and of value so that we can make every customer smile.
- To encourage people's ownership, empowerment and working under team structure.
- To attain the highest level of efficiency, integrity and honesty.