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Basant Fibertek doubles capacity

Nov 15, 2021
Basant Fibertek doubles capacity

Jaipur (Rajasthan)


Basant Fibertek - a market leader in pins and pinned rollers and lags for fiber preparation in textile spinning and recycling - has doubled its production capacity in both its plants in order to meet the fast-rising demand for the company's products. The enhanced capacity went on stream in the beginning of November 2021.


The 57 years old company has a chequered history of being the pioneer in bringing into India the latest technology to manufacture world class critical textile machinery components with the aim of import substitution and innovating high value solutions. It’s Porcupine brand is synonymous with world class pins and textile machinery components.


Kishore Khaitan, Managing Director of the company, said, "Our commitment for not compromising on quality and ethics has resulted in developing trust and confidence in our customers and this has resulted in strong relationships spanning a decade or more with our major clients. Due to our fast-expanding global reach, exports have become more than 50% of turnover. We export to all 5 continents and to over 40 countries. Short delivery times, a hassle-free user experience, customized solutions and economical prices provide our clients the best value for money. This commitment has enabled us be miles ahead of completion, whether domestic or foreign. In view of the rising demand of our products as a preferred supplier, the capacity expansion was planned to ensure we live up to our record in meeting these objectives in future."



Over the past few years, the company has focused more on offering solutions to its clients. The company has helped many clients improve yarn quality, reduce process waste, increase production and productivity as also reduce maintenance costs through their customised solutions that are designed based on plant audits.


Basant is well known in industry for its world class, innovative products and gentle fiber handling solutions and is serving OEMs as well as leading mills in India and abroad. Its range covers solutions for short staple cotton and synthetic spinning, worsted spinning, sisal/linen spinning, rotor spinning as well as other applications in textile and non-textile sectors.


Khaitan added, "We consciously shifted from being a products supplier to a solutions provider, based on the needs of the market. Our expertise and experience in offering solutions based on the ‘Gentle Fiber Opening Principle’ is highly valued by our customers, helping them become more competitive in their own markets.”


In 2016, the company commissioned its new plant for manufacturing opening rollers and rotors for open-end spinning; thus, becoming the only manufacturer producing these in India. Basant Fibertek offers lower prices than European and OEM offerings while achieving comparable performance. Its product for rotor spinning also beat Chinese ones in terms of cost effectiveness and reliability of performance. The company offer full range of rotors and opening rollers for all leading makes of rotor spinning machines. The company is doubling its capacity for spinbox spares also in order to catch up with demand and to ensure fast supply.