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Virtual Industrial Visit Report – “Wiltson Weaver”

Wilton Weavers specializes in the manufacture of aviation carpets & fine wool broadloom. Manufacturers of quality floor coverings, we are an innovator par excellence.

Aim / Vision / Mission: Our mission is to provide high quality carpets at reasonable cost to a discerning customer base.

About the Owner: For more than Ten years now Wilton weavers have been one of the leaders in the market for high-quality woven floor covering. Our collections of broadloom and rugs in pure wool are appreciated for their creativity, originality and flexibility. These woven design carpets add a unique, personal and comfortable element to every particular interior. Architects and interior designers use them frequently for larger projects such as offices, shops, hotels and even airplanes. Investments are always aimed at quality rather than quantity. Revolutionary and flexible production systems, an eye for trends, a sense of beauty and a strong service orientation ensure the future of our high-end design rugs.

  • 1917

Journey begins in the town of Alleppey, the Venice of the East.

  • 1930

Manufacturing gets shifted to the town of Cherthala

  • 1977

Receives Presidential Award for the highest export of Coir Floor Coverings (this feat is repeated 11 times, subsequently)

  • 1999

Establishes the manufacture of wire-Wilton carpets & Broadloom.

  •  2007

Expansion to a state-of-the-art new manufacturing facility. Wilton Weavers Private Limited is a Private incorporated on 06 September 1999. It is classified as Non-govt company and is registered at Registrar of Companies, Ernakulam. Its authorized share capital is Rs. 340,000,000 and its paid-up capital is Rs. 339,736,288. It is involved in Spinning, weaving and finishing of textiles. Wilton Weavers Private Limited & 39; s Annual General Meeting (AGM) was last held on 30 September 2019 and as per records from Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), its balance sheet was last filed on 31 March 2019. Directors of Wilton Weavers Private Limited are Velayudhan Ravindra Prasad, Arun Prasad.

 

Operations

The looms in operation have been imported from Belgium, which of the best quality in the world, Prior to looming however, the yarn is bobbed and winded, for this purpose 9,300 bobs are present where in yarn can be inserted. The entire facility is aerospace certified which means it meets the aerospace industry standards,

Given below are the standards:

The AS 91XX family of compliance standards cover a wide range of areas, including product safety, configuration management, raw material testing, post-delivery support and more. Becoming compliant — and embracing the larger objectives of quality management — can have a number of benefits for aerospace manufacturers and suppliers. These include: Accessing international markets: The AS 91XX family of standards is one of the most recognized in the global aerospace industry. Achieving certification can allow you to compete in international markets and provides instant credentials that potential stakeholders already know and trust. Managing the risk of counterfeit parts: Counterfeit parts are a growing problem in the aerospace and defense industries, one that leaves organizations vulnerable to considerable risk and liability. AS 9100D introduces requirements that improve accountability across the supply chain and help you manage these risks in a more effective manner. Streamlining processes and planning for growth: AS aerospace industry standards are based on a continuous improvement cycle, which is scalable to accommodate increased demand as necessary. Implementing a certified quality management system will help you run a leaner, more profitable business, preparing you for future growth in a way that is sustainable over the long term. In addition, there is double roofing to control the temperature given that they operate in the temperature of Kerala. The plant complies with all the statues of the Factories Act 1948 such as:

  • Drinking water stations
  • Safety equipment
  • First Aid
  • Canteen facilities
  • Restrooms

The unique fact about the restrooms is that they are of the same quality for all staff right from contractual workers to Chief officers.