Albstadt, Germany/Surat, India: In order to be even closer to the customer, Groz-Beckert opened a new sales office in Surat, Gujarat, India. The inauguration of the new sales office took place on Sunday, October 15, 2023, with an official opening ceremony.
With the new office, Groz-Beckert aims to provide even better support for its customers from the knitting industry – especially from the circular knitting and
warp knitting industry – as well as from the sewing industry in the growing market in Surat and the surrounding area.
Surat has a very old textile production and trade history, dating back to the 16th century. The city is known as the “Textile and Silk City” of India. Today it is an important hub for large-scale production of synthetic textiles and skilled workforce. The textile Industry in Surat produces est. 25 Million meters of fabrics per day. It is also considered to be the financial capital and the growth engine of Gujarat.
Groz-Beckert is the world’s leading supplier of industrial machine needles, precision parts and fine tools, as well as systems and services for the production and joining of textile fabrics. Its products and services support the fields of knitting, weaving, felting, tufting, carding and sewing.
Groz-Beckert is part of the Groz-Beckert Group, a market leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of process-critical textile precision tools, industrial cutting solutions and solution provider for textile construction and reinforcement solutions made from high-performance technical fibers for composite materials.
The group consists of the companies Groz-Beckert, TKM and solidian and generated sales of 814 million euros in 2022 with around 9,500 employees worldwide. The company is active in more than 150 countries with agencies, production and sales subsidiaries.