Raymond’s textile manufacturing plant located at N.H. No.8, Khadki-Udwada, Taluka Pardi, Valsad district in state of Gujarat has received a notice of closure from the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB), for alleged violation of norms. GPCB has issued a similar notice to a few other manufacturing units operating in the vicinity of the company’s premises.
Pursuant to this, the company has temporarily suspended operations, at the said plant in compliance with the notice and has filed a revocation application with the concerned authorities. The company expects an early resolution in the matter.
Raymond is largest manufacturer of steel files in the world accounting 30% of market share. The company’s textile plants are located in Thane, Vapi and Chhindwara. These plants have received various certifications such as ISO 9001 for quality management systems and ISO 14001 Environment Control Systems.