The Quality Series

Galundia Textiles Pvt. Ltd.

Leading producer and exporter of textiles and garments exemplifies Total Quality in India


© 2016 Raume N / Jave Zamor

India, the world’s second most-populated country, home to over 1.2 billion citizens, is the country most associated with growth in the international business world. Its long history, extremely diverse cultural fabric, and immense work force makes it one of the most powerful nations on earth. With room for further development, a forward-thinking regime, and a growth in several industries, India is one of the biggest draws of foreign investment in the world, while simultaneously being one of the biggest sources of investment in other countries around the world.

The subcontinent has, since antiquity, been associated with richness in natural resources, commerce, and beautiful culture. Marco Polo, the famous Venetian traveler, described it as “the richest and most splendid province in the world.” Its products, culture, and cuisine became world famous during the years of British occupation, and now is considered one of the most important sources of human heritage on earth.

One of the world’s largest economies, India has been increasing in global importance in several sectors, including as a source remote tech services, automobile manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals. It has also been gaining notoriety for being one of the world’s last true growth markets for tech companies, as smartphone manufacturers from around the world jostle for position in the dynamic and unique market.

Despite recent shifts, one thing that remains steady is India’s enormous manufacturing and export-based industrial output. It is a an important contributor in worldwide trade in several areas, and is known for its reliability and quality as a manufacturing hub. With armies of highly educated engineers graduating each year, small and medium enterprises seem to pop up constantly, addressing market openings, solving problems, and innovating. Textile production, in particular, is a staple in India.

The textile industry has a tradition that goes back thousands of years in the subcontinent. Archaeological records indicate that the Harappan people practiced weaving and spinning of cotton over 4 thousand years ago, and all the way through history into modernity, textiles have been an important factor in India’s economic vitality. Textile production in India thrives thanks to the country’s massive production of raw materials—it is, in fact, the largest producer of fiber in the world, and cotton, silk, jute, and wool supplies are strong. Textiles are the second largest source of employment in India after agriculture, and it is certainly the biggest provider of high-quality industrial jobs.

Based in Bhilwara, Rajasthan, Galundia Textiles Pvt. Ltd. was founded in 1995 by Mr. Sudeep Galundia, who was the first in his family to become an industrialist. Galundia Textiles is a manufacturer and exporter of blended fabrics and garments with a client list that extends around the globe. It exports its products to The United States, New Zealand, Africa, Europe, Australia, Latin America, the Persian Gulf, and beyond.

© 2016 Raume N / Jave Zamor

Utilizing fabric weaving technology and equipment from Germany and Switzerland, Galundia prides itself on the quality of its products, and has a multi-faceted Total Quality inspired approach to ensuring consistent excellence. First, Galundia Textiles always starts with the highest quality raw materials, taking great care to source the best materials from around the country. Second, it has adopted a dynamic Just In Time (JIT) inventory management system, lowering production costs and increasing cash-flow.

Galundia Textiles has become a mainstay with its clients thanks to the consistency with which it delivers high quality products on time and on budget. It has adopted a customer-centered approach to service, addressing questions, products, and orders with speed and precision.

In order to achieve a state of continuous improvement, Galundia has opened itself to innovations from all quarters. Even the most junior of employees are highly valuable sources of input and improvement for the manufacturing process, and training programs ensure that team members can develop to their maximum potential, and have deep knowledge of equipment so that work is done efficiently, safely and with high quality.

As a large manufacturing facility, Galundia Textiles understands that it has a responsibility for managing its environmental impact. It deploys strict protocols for collecting and controlling waste materials, and it has even taking the step of installing a 50 KWh solar plant on premises for providing clean energy for powering the facilities.

For its high quality products, high levels of customer satisfaction, multi-faceted Total Quality Management system, and Corporate Social Responsibility, Galundia Textiles Pvt. Ltd. has been selected to receive the 2016 BID Quality Award, one of the most prestigious international recognitions for organizational quality.

ABOUT BID AND THE INTERNATIONAL QUALITY SUMMIT AWARD:


BID is a private and independent organization founded in 1984, whose primary activity is business communication orientated towards quality, excellence and innovation in management. A leader in the broadcasting of Quality Culture, BID recognizes those companies and organizations which lead the most important activities in the business world, and is considered the founding organization in the broadcasting of the Culture of Quality, Excellence and Innovation in 179 countries. The trophy symbolizes a pledge to the principles of Quality Culture. The QC100 Total Quality Management Model, together with the Quality Mix program, media coverage of the convention and its impact on the community and business sector, create an unmatched platform for continuous improvement within the organization and awareness of the achievements of the company at an international level. Awards are given only to those who are committed to improving their Quality Culture based on the principles of the QC100 Total Quality Management Model. Candidates are proposed by the leaders of previously awarded companies who they consider worthy of the award. Especially meritorious candidates may also be nominated. The International BID Quality Award Selection Committee then chooses the winning companies who will receive the award in New York, Paris, Geneva, Frankfurt, Madrid and London.