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Kolkata, India’s workwear capital all set for a makeover

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Stitch World August, 2015

Reinventing Manufacturing Paradigms

Although housing the biggest domestic brands and workwear export companies, Kolkata still remains relatively less industrialized compared to other apparel and textile hubs of India. Despite the fact that the region has relatively lower operating overheads and cumulative wages compared to rest of India, reason being the relatively low cost of living, it has not reached its potential as an apparel manufacturing hub. Team StitchWorld spoke to Mallcom (India), JPM Exports and Rama Overseas – all looking to break the conventional manufacturing mindset of Kolkata and consolidate their manufacturing operations, for being more efficient and growth-oriented. Catering majorly to the European market, Kolkata-based workwear manufacturers work…

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