In 2012, SILA was asked to propose a solution to maintain a few of Alok Industries’ manufacturing units in Silvassa. Focus was to implement an efficient solution and upgrade the maintenance levels at their factories. After SILA’s success case at Alok Industries, we have grown to service other companies in the Textile Industry across Gujarat, Maharashtra & Karnataka – Bhilosa Industries, The Creative Group, Sanathan Textiles, Color Lines to name a few.
Based on our learnings & experience, we have listed the five most important points to keep in mind when maintaining Textile Factories.
1. Use the Right Machines, Equipment, Chemicals
Most textile facilities that we come across use local detergents such as phenyl, washing powders, household brooms to clean their Factories. Times have changed drastically. Using high grade chemicals with the technology & machines has allowed us to make the maintenance process more efficient, reducing the dependence on Labor.
2. Tailored Processes
After experimenting with different processes, maintenance techniques, chemicals & equipment, we arrived at a set of best-practices that are required to maintain Textile plants. For example, our processes for Cotton units are very different than Polyester Manufacturing Units. It is imperative to implement an efficient cleaning & maintenance process.