How to Start a Textile Mill?

Textile mill is a lucrative business. So, if you plan to start a textile mill, start learning what it takes to start up and open a textile mill.

Yarns for hand knitting and industrial yarns are produced by textile mills. These are distributed to retailers and wholesalers, both local and abroad.

start a textile mill

Textile mills are buildings where fibers are interlaced together to produce fabrics. Cotton, wool, synthetic blend and wool blend yarns are also produced here. But before being marketed, the yarns are tested for quality as part of the textile mill’s research and enhancement projects.

The mill needs test knitters to ensure good quality yarns, pattern writers to produce patterns for fabrics that can be used in clothing and furnishings, and designers who are responsible in pattern graphing and coming up with unique designs. And to give clients a complete supplier package, textile mills include technical support for the client’s convenience.

Before embarking on a business journey, every businessman who plans to have a textile mill as his investment must first ask for advice from those with experience. As we all know, money is not easy to come by. A business plan is important if you want your business to be lucrative, successful and long lasting. Opening up a business is exciting, at the same time, a bit troublesome, even though you are already experienced. Getting a start up financing for a business is an important move in beginning a textile mill outfit.

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Entrepreneurship is an essential part in the foundation of a new economy. Start up financing is an essential mission in starting a business that every entrepreneur and business agent alike cannot ignore. Investor ready small business plan is indispensable in starting a business nowadays.

There are things to consider before starting a business like textile mill. Making a pre-business checklist is important for you to know the feasibility of such concept. A checklist will also help you to keep tabs on things you are most likely to forget or ignore in other circumstances. Questions like, what kind of skills and experience do you have to start the business, what lawful structure should you use, how you can keep the company’s business records and what kind of insurance does the company demand need straight answers from you.

Other concerns like what materials are required in starting the business, how are you going to get paid, who or what are your resources, where will the business or company be located, what financing aid will you need, and last but not the least, what will be the company’s name.

In creating a new company like textile mill, you must be specific with both the short term and long term goals. Questions like how soon the company rise and who will be your target market that can aid you in drawing your intentions.

Persuade everyone that your niche is large and continues to widen. This will give the impression that your business has a good future waiting ahead. Whether it’s a locally-based company or a web-based business or both, there is the need to make a research regarding demand and supply. Although you can pay others for such services for thousands of dollars, you can use the internet to look up directories and sites discussing such topics with only very minimal fee.

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  • Alok Kumar said on November 18, 2009
    I would like to start a small business in silk garment manufacturing in Bangalore, India. So please give me some plans to start with.
  • SUMAN said on December 24, 2009
    Hello Mr. Alok, Even i am into silk business and i am presently in Bangalore since 7 years. i have vast information in consultant field as well..if you are interested plz let me know...we can together work in same area. my contact
  • Nidhi gautam said on February 23, 2010
    My friend want to start textile business please send me some of good plans. he is in pune, Maharastra, India, but he want to start business in surat, gujrat.
  • niti shukra said on March 2, 2010
    i want to open a textile industry so give me a good business plan. location- nagpur
  • Utpal saikia said on March 5, 2010
    I want to set up a small size textile factory in Assam/guwahati/Golaghat/ kindly update me good suggestion how to go forward and all the formalities need to do
  • Kavita Tiwary said on March 7, 2010
    i am a management student, please help me in developing a business plan with a project cost of 100 crores. plant location must be around Bangalore. Process would be bleaching of gray fabric which is a row material that is to be obtained from areas in TamilNadu, Gujrat, & Mumbai. Process would be like dieing, printing, cutting, stitching and packaging. products to be manufactured are T-shirts and undergarments for men, fancy T-shirts for womens. Eagerly waiting for your reply.
  • Dr.Dyehouse said on March 13, 2010
    hi Dr. Dyehouse Wanted to start a Small Business in Dyeing of Yarn/Fabric in bIHAR. so please give best suggestion.
  • Nav Singh said on March 14, 2010
    I'm interested in opening a textiles company in india or bangalore and was wondering how much i would need to begin with. Any suggestions. Thanks
  • James expert adviser said on March 14, 2010
    @Nav, It always depends with the size of mill that you want to start with.

    Jestin James
    Startup Biz Hub - Senior Advisor (Staff)

  • RUCHIKA SALUJA said on March 25, 2010
    dear, please give me the info regarding initial investment required, or sources to generate income to start the business.
  • rocky said on March 29, 2010
    we want to set up the textile processing plant in bangalore with the investment of 100 cr. capital..please give me business plan. and we want to manufacture the inner garments of men and fancy t-shirt of girls. pls provide me guideline through the business plan
  • vinit verma said on March 31, 2010
    sir i want to start my textile business so send me tips how can i start my business and what requirement is necessary. whats i should learn about textile. how i can loan and land. if u have any other suggestion than give me. i want to start textile business in jaipur, rajasthan (india)
  • Saman Samieer said on April 3, 2010
    our company is working on preparing a proposal that is in response to solicitation on textile items that is to be produced in our own local manufacturer. i would appreciate it if you could direct me to an appropriate source on Internet to find a relevant management plan and quality control for the factory workshop. thanks in advance.
  • Azhar said on April 17, 2010
    Hi i'm Azhar from Kannur 'Land of looms and lores' (kerala) i'm doing my mba right now i'm planning to start a yarn mill in my home town as there is a national recognition for textile exports, last week a textile park has be inaugurated in kannur so its a good opportunity for me so i would like to know is it feasible to start a yarn mill in kannur
  • Mayank said on April 26, 2010
    sir i am a commerce grad. and want to start a small cotton textile mill in balotra, rajasthan. My native place is haryana. Please let me know if there are other good options as far as location is concerned, as i am just a novice to the biz.
  • Saju Varma said on May 8, 2010
    hi i want to start some dealership in textile business something like in buying material from surat and selling in other places. please help me my
  • ABHAY TRIPATHI said on May 19, 2010
    hi i'm abhay i want to start a small business in textile like buy jeans cloths and swing then sale plz inform total cost step by step in my email id as soon as possible actually want total established cost of office with approx 15 employees. thax if u support me.
  • sunil vyas said on May 21, 2010
    Hello I am Sunil Vyas I want to start my business with textile in bhilwara rajasthan
  • Kumar said on May 21, 2010
    i have installed 2nos. of TFO yarn twisting machine in tamilnadu, india. And i plan to do yarn twisting on job works basis. can you tell me what will be the approximate return will come if 2/20's of 700kg per day
  • Hardik said on May 30, 2010
    Hi, I have well knowledge about fabrics and i m in plan to move towards opening a small textile mill in Kutch, Gujarat. But i want to know where do i approach for machinery's. please if anybody have idea, ill be thankful to him/her assisting me.
  • manoj nashikkar said on June 8, 2010
    sir/madam ; i am an entrepreneur and i am interested to start a new textile unit at dhule maharashtra so pls do me let me know the details in concern of the same business and it's related machinery.
  • Parthasarathy Reddy B. said on June 14, 2010
    Hi, I am from Hyderabad, AP and I am planning to start a textile unit where I wanted to manufacture clothing line for Men, Women and Kids on my own brand name (The brand name has been decided and necessary documentations and registrations are in progress). A place for the unit has also been decided so my request here is any one who has experience in this regards to please contact me via e-mail and help me in setting up my startup business. I would greatly appreciate the help in this regards. Thanks.
  • tasneem said on June 15, 2010
    i want to open a textile mill for garment so give me some plans and how much i have to invest first
  • Mayur Gabani said on June 15, 2010
    hello, my name is mayur and i have business of textile like we are supplying all types of textiles machinery all types looms, embroidery machinery ets, we are also supplying embroidery saree, gery ,yarn or thread , all types rugs like fancy dori or ribion. and i have also my dying mill. so if i can help or if some can help in developing my business contact me. my email id is: my messenger
  • kiranjeet barua said on June 17, 2010
    want to start a business in servicing /installation in textile stenter machines. I am working as a service engineer. Kindly advice.
  • Sandeep said on June 18, 2010
    Hi Friend, i want to open a textile mill for garment so give me some plans and how much i have to invest first. I want to start it from small invest. Plz can you send me some ides that how can i setup my business with a low budget at Orissa.
  • anil singh said on June 19, 2010
    dear sir, i am anil singh. i want to small textiles business for garment. i have no big capital for invest. so please give some ideas and plan to start a textiles business please. thanking & regarding. anil singh
  • Vijay said on June 23, 2010
    I would like to start spinning mill in Achanpeta, Near to Guntur, Andhra Padesh, India Regards Vijay
  • hello. said on June 24, 2010
    i am bamba..who want to invest in textile' from any part of the world..searching for open new or enlarge company..extent small to big company..any body who interested write or call or call 00212619156364
  • karthick said on June 30, 2010
    am karthick am very much interested in garments business. i would like to start up in tamil nadu in around chennai. at beginning how much i need to invest. Give full idea about the business from bottom to top of the business.
  • Hassan said on June 30, 2010
    Hello, I want to start a Textile business, give me full details of the business and what would be the capital needed and please give me details of the people who would be helpful in my business.
  • PAWAN SHARMA said on July 1, 2010
    I am having a good experience of 22yrs in wet processing of cotton fabric (export), if some body is interested to start a processing plant, I am willing to join as a working partner in and around NCR. MOBILE: 9891366833.
  • Gaurav Bang said on July 4, 2010
    hello, i want to start a textile manufacturing unit. can somebody assist me for initial steps in starting unit if i have fabric samples that i have to manufacture? The investment should be between 1-2 crore....
  • SRINATH KOUSHIK G.R said on July 6, 2010
    Dear Sir, we have a small scale unit in Hosur Industrial town, about 35km off city of Bangalore, we would like to diversify from our present activities, is it possible to set flour mill in our unit- area measure about 13,000sqft in which 4000sqft is built up area for working and about 550sft for working staff balance area for any fabrication to be done. power available 40hp. kindly give in your suggestions. with kind regards Srinath kowshik
  • Dinesh Gupta said on July 12, 2010
    I have techno-commercial knowledge of setting up a Cotton Spinning Mill. Any one interested in setting cotton textile spinning mill can contact me.
  • Dominique R. Sutton said on July 19, 2010
    PhoenixPhire is registered in Glenn Dale, MD. It is a Textile Manufacturing Company. I need to know what forms I need to file in order to get started. Please help me in showing me exactly what forms need to be filed (as far as registration documentation with the State and IRS) in order to move forward in my Garmentry endeavors.
  • Ajay said on July 23, 2010
    hello sir/madam. i want to open chain store of stitching cloths. already i have 3 brother who are in stitching business. and i have completed MBA so want to expand the business. give me tips if it is possible 4 u. thanks.
  • Rajan said on July 23, 2010
    I also want to start a textile mill in Gujarat so pleas send me a business plan, i have to resources but do not have a plan so if you could help me it would be great.
  • syed zaheer said on July 30, 2010
    hi i'm syed zaheer from ap i want yo open yarns industrial so plz anyone give me idea how much can i invest to open new yarns industry my id
  • Jayesh Shah said on August 4, 2010
    hi, I want to start a spinning mill At. Bodeli, Gujarat, India. I have no experience in spinning industries, right now we engaged in cotton ginning unit and want to do forward integration with small capacity. Give us idea how to start and what will be investment.
  • narendra reddy said on August 5, 2010
    i want to start spinning mill in west godavari(dist) my is well experience in cotton ginning. we want go for spinning and we are do paper work so plz give us information.
  • kcpalswamy beginner adviser said on August 6, 2010
    i have 26 years experience in spinning textile, those who are interested to start spinning mill pl contact

  • sourabh said on August 6, 2010
    i want to star small spinning unit in kolhapur district, i want to know that is it possible to start small spinning mill, is it viable. please guide me.. awaiting for your response
  • P.K.PRATHEESH said on August 8, 2010
    who is interested to start spinning mills, Please contact me thro' my Email ID
  • shiraz rao said on August 11, 2010
    i want to start a textile business in Mysore Karanataka it will be good enough if you help me to grow so please give some suppliers contacts. my mail i.d is mobile no:- 9742521506.
  • PRAVEEN said on August 25, 2010
  • srivanitha Thambirajah said on August 25, 2010
    i would like to start textile shop in srilanka. so i will prepare business plan for my business, please give some advices to me.
  • vikram bodke said on September 4, 2010
    hi currently m working as a manger in nasik city centre mall with nanndinigoodtimes i would like to know how to start a textile industry. plz co-operate with me as all masters are giving the suggestion on this site write a email to thank you
  • suresh rameja said on September 15, 2010
  • Khalil ur Rahman said on September 16, 2010
    Hi, I want to start Export of Socks, terry towel business, and along with i want to start local boutique business. so where i should i start and how to find out importers of socks and terry towel. I am from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan- 54000
  • pushkaraj said on September 17, 2010
    i want investor for textile business near kolhapur city state maharastra any interested contact me on
  • abhilash said on September 18, 2010
    please let me know about the profitability and financial details of a ready-made garments factory. i am a banker in hassan and would like to know the viability of a readymade garments factory in hassan in karnataka
  • NAveen said on September 20, 2010
    Hi, I am planning to start up a textile mill in kannur,, So what would the capital be,, or can i be a distributor of some sort,, PLs Help
  • Anuradha said on September 21, 2010
    I am planning to start to textile mill In Karur, tamilnadu. Pls let me know what should be the min investment to start this business. I am planning to import mat, towel, bed sheet to hotels and other countries. Pls advise
  • Greg Patterson said on September 27, 2010
    I am interested in facilitating imports for start up mills overseas. I have experience in woolen, cotton, and blends. I worked for a 150 year old mill until it closed 1 year ago. I am located in Minneapolis, MN
  • PRASANTA DEBNATH said on September 28, 2010
    Hello, I am Prasanta a management student. Actually we produced some cotton sheets of dresses. Now we want to make some dealings with the companies such that they will give us the order and we will produce what they want(If we can). My email. id is please give me some information of these companies who have some to deal with us.pls reply. with regards, prasanta
  • Mrs R Gaware said on October 2, 2010
    we are having 20 swing machine we want to start the business with garment co. who will give us the cloth with cutting or without cutting... will stitch and give... we having the workers also.. MRS GAWARE
  • ram said on October 14, 2010
    sir, i need the information about the investment to start a textile industry in vijayawada, and what is the process to start permissions and other issues associated with this
  • Roopa.S. said on October 16, 2010
    I would like to start a yarn unit in hyderabad. I would like to know the details regarding this..
  • prateek said on October 17, 2010
    hi. i am an mba student from hyderabad. i am a commerce graduate and no idea on the process of textiles. i have an interest towards the same field please anyone let me know from where can i read about the same as well as the scope in this business.
  • bivek said on October 18, 2010
    wanna start a textile mill where i want to manufacture ready made garments....need some business plan
  • sasikanth bhat said on October 18, 2010
    hi. i am interested in starting a textile mill. where it would be advisable to start and what kind of machinery is needed, can u pls advise
  • Ajay Kumar APN said on October 20, 2010
    I would like to start a spinning mill in Andhra Pradesh near Hyderabad in a small scale basis. let me have the business plan and necessary equipment required and production details. further permissions required from government of Andhra Pradesh to set up the plant
  • risa said on October 21, 2010
    i want to start home textile business in tamilnadu.i m only focusing ladies choice.give some ideas
  • Mubarak said on October 23, 2010
    I am planning to start a textile shop in kerala,which include all kind of dress for men,women and children.I would like to know what are the things we have to know and how to be prepared before beginning a textiles shop?
  • Sanjay Shukla said on October 25, 2010
    I have a Good Knowledge Of Cotton Groundnut. Anyone Want To Start Any Plant Of Cotton Or Groundnut Please mail At
  • Pascal Desire said on October 26, 2010
    hello, I wanna open up a textile mill in haiti. I would like to have some information on the business and the equipments needed to begin. email me @ thank you.
  • Rungano Mhande said on October 29, 2010
    Am a Textile Technologist in Zimbabwe. am interested in working with anyone interested in starting up or buying out a weaving company in Africa, Zimbabwe to be precise. am knowledgeable in all processes from ginning to textile marketing.
  • Naveen said on November 1, 2010
    Hi, Iam Naveen from kannur in kerala and I plan to start a Textile shop for men with all the latest t-Shirts, casuals and denims any one interested in partnering me can contact me,
  • Nirmala said on November 8, 2010
    i would like to start a small business related to textile industry. Human resource and confident is more. would like to take any franchises on the same platform. Suggestion to kick off the business is required? Need inputs from knowledged persons...
  • Mukesh Gupta said on November 12, 2010
    We are dealers of used textile machines suitable for spinning, weaving and processing. If you require any good machines/plants, please contact us at our email, Mob:9829054404
  • Gaurav talwar said on November 12, 2010
    i am gaurav from delhi and need adviser, interested in run textile industry in partnership...looking for partner as well..pls contact me at
  • Laxmilal suthar said on December 1, 2010
    Hi. I'm Laxmilal associate with Private bank, but want to start textile mill in rajasthan (Dungarpur, Banswara) so could you please advice me starting business plan and also about financier for that. Or if there is any sick unit then what i need to gear back that unit. Thanks Laxmilal Suthar
  • v.sivarraman master adviser said on December 2, 2010
    Having exp in setting new spinning mill project apart from having 25 yrs exp in spg mills. Any body interested to go for spinning mill in A.P,T.nadu, Maharashtra and M.P can contact 80127 44470 and 94430 30871 Or || +91 8012744470 || India

  • saransh ukey said on December 4, 2010
    I want to open a small scale knitting industry. so plz suggest me what should be procedure? which machine should buy and of which brand???? and an avg. investment???
  • Himanshu Arora said on December 9, 2010
    Hi there, i'm Himanshu, 18 yr old guy from India's capital New Delhi.. i have just finish my Sr.sec studies, i'd like to start a new textiles[shirts] business. please guide me veraciously. Best Regards +91-9999352669 []
  • Anil Reddy said on December 14, 2010
    I Want to start A New Textile Industry FOR LADIES/Gents in Ap what is required Items,What is the cost of machineries,which location is best,How much Finance will be placed..Please guide me what should be procedure?,I am waiting for ur reply, Best Regards Anil Reddy(9000866658)
  • Nilotpal Dey said on December 22, 2010
    We are planning to start a garment company in northeast India. Would like to understand more about how to initiate and how much finance would require setup a project with 5000 unit production per month. Contact:
  • sameer said on December 23, 2010
    hi i want to start a shirt manufacturing textile industry with 6 lac investment. plz advice me how to start & where to buy raw material. i am new to this business. i want to get in to textile field.. Thanks
  • ANUJ GARG said on December 25, 2010
    Hello, I want to start large size textile industry in which I should be able to produce T-shirts, undergarments, readymades also towels, bedsheets etc. From where should I procure raw material and what will be establishment/installation cost, kind of plant/ machinery is required? plz help me.
  • sathish kumar said on December 28, 2010
    Hello sir i like to start a textile industry in tirupur i want some ideas and also how much should be invest made to start.thank u
  • PETER A said on December 29, 2010
    I like to start a textile shop in kanjikkode, palakkad, kerala, india. from where i can buy dress materials for sales in bulk in order to get good profit. also tell me the sales profit etc.
  • saranya said on January 6, 2011
    Hello Sir, I'm planning to start a small spinning unit and need your assistance in getting the right procedure. Like marketing, buying products, machinery's, selling etc..
  • anurag mathey said on January 8, 2011
    sir,i want to extend my father weaving business in minimum investment.i am also a textile engineer in textile chemistry. but i can not invest large amount for this. so plz guide me. kalpi, u.p., india
  • Alpesh Patel said on January 8, 2011
    Hi, My name is Alpesh and i want to start Textile business but i don't have any idea for textile industries so i want to know more about textile, can i get embroidery machines or looms? and which brand name are best and last long? i lived in surat Gujarat, how much money i have to invest? how much return i can get on invest money? where can i get loan? or any government program if you have any answer than email me on or call me on 9574139000 Thank you
  • srikanthchoudhray said on January 22, 2011
    hi, my name is srikant from guntur. i want to start 5000 spindles spinning mill. i don't have any idea,so i want to know more about spinning mill,how much money i have to invest,where can i get loan or any government program if you have any answer than email me on 5000 spindles projection report.
  • sundaram said on January 23, 2011
    I want to set up a full fledged spinning mill in Karur with 25000 spindles. Please advise me how to start the project.Send me a detail project using 100% computerized imported machinery.
  • Harkamal Dhaliwal said on January 30, 2011
    i'm 17 and wish to establish a textile mill big enough to earn me loads of money. id like the mill to be advanced and if someone can help me on the capital requirement. plz do. ASAP
  • layla berrada said on January 30, 2011
    I am a student and i need a business plan for a textile mill, it is for a project (the idea is to start a textile mill for baby clothing in morocco)...The thing is that i have no idea what is the needed capital and the other financial aspects...please help me :)
  • Abhimanyu singh ranawat said on January 31, 2011
    Hi, I am management student and i want to start trouser and shirt manufacturing with around 25lac in bhilwara. Let me know how to get raw material, which machines are required and from where i could get dis machines and labours. I hv good resources in bhilwara so plz suggest me how to make a good plan to enter in that market and give me full details of this business. Thanks..!! bhilwara,(Rajasthan)
  • Rakesh said on February 4, 2011
    I want to start cotton business (text tiles). there are so many cotton gin (mills) here .so kindly suggest what resources and machineries I need. also suggest me with the budget of 25 to 30 lacs.
  • hannah said on February 8, 2011
  • manoharan said on February 9, 2011
    dear mr.sundaram, if u r in karur interested to start spinning mill with 25000 spindles please contact us in 098 430 51970. we cosmos consulting services have completed more than 25 spinning mills in india. we can give turn key solution to your project
  • Toyin Joe-Bassey said on February 15, 2011
    I am a design artist: living in Abuja, Nigeria. I am interested in starting a textile company producing African Print & Bedding on a large scale. Please let me know what machines i would need, the skills i would need, the kind of land size to situate my factory & alternative power sources that can power such machines.
  • gautam saraf said on February 17, 2011
    Right now i am doing my engg. in textiles. After my engg. i want to set up textile plant. so tell me what are the necessary requirement to set up a textile plant with spinning, weaving and processing departments.Tell me the budget for small scale industry and the subsidy given by government.
  • Pradeep said on February 19, 2011
    I would like to start a small scale men's shirt stitching unit with 50 shirts production per day in Alappuzha District, Kerala State. Kindly advise me what are the machineries required and which is the best and cheapest machine to do the same and what will be the cost of the machineries. Thanks, Pradeep
  • Sainath Shinde said on February 24, 2011
    Dear Sir, I have done my education in textile (V.J.T.I., Mumbai), and working in reputed Home Textile firm as Executive product development. I have good knowledge of Weaving & Processing and I have to start my own Business, I want to set up Weaving shed with power loom (Initial 12 loom) in Bhivandi (Near Mumbai)so kindly advise me about initial budget, how can I get order from buyer and any agent or is there any society which help me for finance and for marketing and any other government subsidy. Kindly do needful, Regards, Sainath Shinde
  • Subash said on February 26, 2011
    Thank you sir for posting useful information on textile industry. I am an IIT graduate and i am planning to set up a textile industry with an estimation of a crore in Andhra Pradesh. This field is new to me. Please suggest me if there are any good training institutes that can guide us on setting up a textile industry and also help me with a good project plan. Anticipating an early reply. Good Day! Thanks and Regards, Subash
  • Deepti said on February 26, 2011
    Dear Sir, I would like to start a textile industry near Guntur. I request any person with experience on this to guide me and help me setting up the industry.Please contact me at I would greatly appreciate the help. Regards, Deepti
  • Raghunath expert adviser said on February 27, 2011
    @Subash, where are you located? I can suggest you some places from India but it also depends if you can relocate or not. I will get you some names if I know where you live currently.

    Raghunath Natarajan
    Startup Biz Hub - Advisor (Staff)


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