Project report for Cotton knit undergarments manufacturing
The project report for briefs,panties & bra manufacturing is as follows:
This profile is for the setting up of unit for the manufacture of cotton undergarments such as vests, briefs and panties. Knitted undergarments are used and liked by the people because of its good drapability, stretchability, softness and absorbency of sweat characteristics. In this report, guidelines for setting up of unit for the manufacture of gents briefs, vests, ladies panties are given. Machinery and raw material required to set up this industry are indigenously available.Indian Fashion Retail which is currently estimated at Rs 3,22,209 crore is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.7 percent over the next decade to reach Rs 6,74,037 crore by 2027. Among all the fashion categories, innerwear has emerged as one of the fastest growing categories in last few decades. A commodity which was earlier depicted as a day-to-day essential has transformed itself into fashion wear with more emphasis on styling and comfort. Traditionally, the innerwear market was largely fragmented and unorganised. But, in last few years the organised innerwear segment has shown promising growth in both men’s and women’s categories.
Product / Services & process
The manufacturing process involves the following steps :
1. Procurement of Knitted Fabric
Dyed/bleached cotton knitted fabrics are to be procured from the open market. The fabric will be inspected by laying the fabric on the inspection table against light before cutting so that unevenness in colour/shades or any other fault if any visible in the fabric can be eliminated.
2. Cutting and Stitching
The inspected fabric is placed on the cutting table in layers and then the different parts of the respective garments are demarked by a chalk as per different sizes. Cutting of fabric layer is carried out by fabric cutting machine in order to have accurate dimensions.Stitching of whole garment is carried out by the skilled workers with the help of overlock, sewing machines etc.
3. Washing, Checking, Pressing and Packing
Garments obtained from the sewing section will normally have some dirt/ stains which are to be eliminated by treating them with mild soap solution in garment washing machine. Excess water is to be removed from the garments by charging in hydro-extractor and dried in garments drying tumbler.
Final checking is done by placing individual pieces on the checking table so that any fault and protruding thread in the piece may be removed. The individual pieces are pressed by pressing man to remove the wrinkle marks in the piece and packed in the paper board boxes specifically available for the purpose.
Market potential & Strategy
The innerwear category, currently estimated to be worth Rs 28,981 crore, accounts for 10 percent of the total apparel market in 2019. It is expected to grow at an impressive CAGR of 12 percent over the next decade to reach Rs 56,364 crore by 2027.Hosiery industry is an ancient industry in the field of textile industry having very good potential in domestic market and also in the export market. There is increasing market demand for hosiery undergarments for its various advantages. Cotton undergarments are widely used by all classes of people because of its good absorbency, cheaper prices and ready availability. These foundation garments are used by the people throughout the year under different climatic conditions. It is presumed that there will be no problem in marketing of knitted undergarments of good quality. One of the major sales drivers of Dollar lies in creating a significance presence in modern retails. It is continuously investing in 360° brand building to elevate its distribution channel and also increases its presence in e-commerce and among online retailers. It is also expanding a presence in multi-brand outlets, globally. Along with that, the major factors in driving demand for the Company’s products are better brand velocity across channels.