Arvind Mills to relocate Mauritius plant

Mumbai: Arvind Mills is planning to shift its existing denim and garments manufacturing facilities from Mauritius to India by December 2004, it said in a release.

The company, through its subsidiary companies, has eight million meters of denim manufacturing facility and two million pieces of jeans plant at Mauritius and the total investment was to the tune of Rs 40 crore.

The company would augment its denim manufacturing capacity to 105 million meters in the country after the plant is shifted, the release said

The company is also setting up a 2.1 million jeans plant at Bangalore, which would be increased to about four million pieces on account of shifting of capacities from Mauritius, it added.