Thai Acrylic Fibre Co Ltd, (TAF) – part of the $41 billion Aditya Birla Group – has started the production in its new line installed recently. One of the largest acrylic fibre companies in the world, the production capacity of TAF has increased to 130,000 tons per annum with a significant portion dedicated to the production of specialty fibres.
The new line will exclusively produce specialty or value-added products. “As a company we are increasingly focusing on our value-added product portfolio. The most important factor is product innovation. Over the years, the demand for specialty fibres has witnessed a huge growth as our customers and the industry are looking for meaningful innovation. Our new line will produce the next generation of specialty fibres that have enhanced performance, fusion functionalities with special emphasis on sustainability in line with the sustainable goals of the Group,” said Satyaki Ghosh, CEO Thai Acrylic Fibre Co and domestic textiles.
The new line will also produce Radianza – the flagship product of TAF – thereby increasing the production capacity of the gel-dyed fibre. “Our demand for Radianza has seen a major growth in the last couple of years due to the demand for sustainable and environment friendly products by the consumers and apparel brands. We are witnessing the growing demand for Radianza from not only the traditional flat knitting segment but now also from circular knitting and woven segment. The new line will produce Radianza with additional features that will help support the requirements of these segments,” added Ghosh.