Our milestones

1905: Sets up first textile mill in Ahmedabad, India

1912: Purchased a second textile mill in neighbouring Nadiad, India

1916: Purchased another mill in Surat

1919: Shifts base to Mumbai with the purchase of a textile mill

1931: Establishes one more textile mill in Navsari

1944: Shri Navichandra Mafatlal takes over the family business, after the sad demise of the founder, Shri Mafatlal Gagalbhai.

1945 – 54: Group invests heavily in cotton textile mills and their modernization to become the third largest mill owner in India. Establishes a strong foothold in mumbai

1954: Shri Arvind Mafatlal takes over the reins of the group companies and starts diversification of the Group businesses.

1970: Mafatlal promotes ace cricketers and football players thereby gaining tremendous mileage.

1979: After division of the Mafatlal Group business, the Arvind Mafatlal Group focuses on textiles, petro chemicals, rubber chemicals and fluoro chemicals.

1980 – 90: Consolidates its position in textiles, expanding the textile machinery activities. Mr. Hrishikesh Mafatlal takes over the reins of the company.

1994: Obtains ISO-9001 certification.

1996: Joint Venture (50%:50%) with Burlington Industries, USA called Mafatlal Burlington Industries Ltd. for manufacturing denim fabrics.

2000: Major expansion in the area of corporate uniform, school uniform and work wear fabric.

2006: Paved a new path to success by acquiring the entire stake of Burlington Industries, USA to setup Mafatlal Denim Ltd.

2011: The sad demise of the Chairman Emeritus Shri Arvind Mafatlal

2012 – 13: Mafatlal Denim Ltd. amalgamated with Mafatlal Industries Ltd.

2013 – 14: ?Launches home furnishing range with bedsheets.

2015 – 17: Further capacity expansion and modernisation of Nadiad and Navsari unit.