Milestone achieved: AMANN Group opens new sustainable, state-of-the art production site in Ranipet/India


Ranipet, 18 th April 2024 – AMANN Group Germany has achieved a major milestone. The company’s first production plant in Ranipet/India has officially opened. It is THE most sustainable facility in their portfolio equipped with state-of-the-art technology to protect the environment. In Ranipet, AMANN will produce sewing- and embroidery threads of the highest quality for leather and apparel applications.

AMANN officially opens its first production plant in India in Ranipet/Tamil Nadu. AMANN has been represented in India since 2007 with sales offices in Chennai, Bangalore and Gurgaon. Today, the company is taking its business one step further and starts to manufacture its products in India preliminary for India.

Peter Morgalla, Member of the AMANN Board of Management and Chairman of AMANN India: “We are very proud to put this plant into operation today. We have closed the gap and are now able to offer our customers a comprehensive network of sales offices, delivery options and short lead times throughout Asia. Moreover, we will also provide Technical Advisory Services for our customers to exploit the full potential of our products.”

Key figures about the new plant:

  • Location: Ranipet/Vellore in Tamil Nadu within the “leather belt”
  • Product scope: high quality sewing and embroidery threads for leather and apparel applications
  • Production site space: 32,000 square meters
  • Employees: 200

Not a single drop of wastewater into the ground
The investment into its new production site reflects on AMANN’s serious commitment towards the environment. The latest production technologies reduce the amount of wastewater to a minimum.

Sustainability profile of the new plant:

  • Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) purifying 100 % of the extracted water
  • Energy supply from 100 % renewable sources

By using Zero Liquid Discarge (ZDL), all extracted water remains in a closed cycle system. Only 9% of fresh water has to be replenished due to evaporation. Energy demand is mostly covered by a comprehensive photovoltaic system, additional demand is supplied by a nearby wind and solar park. The boiler for steam production – important for the dyeing process of the threads – operates with biomass.

AMANN goes the extra mile

To AMANN, profit and good business conduct do not exclude each other. In their new production plant, the company has implemented

  • Appropriate working conditions, audited and certified according to Indian Regulations and German Production Standards – annually reviewed
  • Gender Equality
  • AMANN Kindergarden / Creche
  • Primary Healthcare

To its customers, AMANN will provide Technical Advisory Services including in-house training, material testing and analyses. Besides its high-quality product portfolio, AMANN also develops special threads together with its customers to fulfil their individual needs.

Sanjeev Grewal, Regional Business Director South West Asia and Middle East and Managing Director AMANN India, emphasises: “Success is always the result of a trustful collaboration. Our global brands and Indian customers are the key to our success. We are very grateful for our long-term business relationships which form the foundation for our today’s role in the Indian sewing thread industry as quality and innovation leader.”

Amann & Soehne GmbH & Co. KG, founded in 1854 in Germany, is one of the leading international manufacturers of high-quality sewing and embroidery threads. More than 2,500 AMANN employees worldwide contribute to the success of the company. The sewing and embroidery threads are manufactured exclusively in their own production facilities in Europe and Asia.

Bhargav Pathak
Bhargav Pathak
With a passion for the textile, apparel, and fashion industry, I embarked on a journey fueled by education from NIFT Gandhinagar and affiliation with NDBI at NID Ahmedabad. Since 2006, I've contributed to various corporate ventures, specializing in B2B, B2C, SaaS, and AI products within the textile domain. In July 2023, I launched, a knowledge hub offering the latest news, articles, and soon-to-come features like interviews and a trade fair calendar. Grateful for the growing community, we've recently introduced a Business Directory for enhanced visibility. Join us on LinkedIn and stay connected with the ever-evolving textile landscape!

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