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Growth through Consumer Products

Reliance’s Manufacturing Division at Naroda, Ahmedabad is one of the largest and most
modern textile complexes in the world. The Company’s flagship brand VIMAL is one of the
most trusted brands of premium textiles in the country. Main growth drivers for VIMAL are
retail presence across India, innovation and focus on premium products and men’s formal
wear.

RIL is distinctly known for shepherding a new era in fabrics. The flagship brand VIMAL, which was relaunched in the middle of
2007-08, is one of the most trusted brands of premium textiles in the Country. With the commissioning of new investments in
design, modern weaving, state-of-the-art finishing equipments, RIL continues to operate one of the most modern textile
complexes in Asia.

Major growth drivers for VIMAL continued to be retail presence across India, constant innovation in products, cost efficiency and
improved customer service. The division continued adding clients in auto textiles and is now a significant supplier to major
automobile manufacturers in India. The division continued its forays in the defence / police / paramilitary services by supplying
specialised fabrics for their applications.

New product initiatives included:

• Fresca anti-microbial and anti-bacterial work-wear apparel fabrics

• Home furnishing and auto-textiles

• Silk-Amino suiting fabrics

• Fire-retardant and water-repellent tent fabrics for defence/ police services

• Insect & mosquito repellent nets, as per WHO standards, which will find usage in several areas of the world affected by
mosquitoes / insects

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The Company expanded into textiles in 1975. Since its initial public offering in 1977, the
Board of Directors
Company has expanded rapidly and integrated backwards into other industry sectors,
Corporate Governance most notably the production of petrochemicals and the refining of crude oil.

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The Company from time to time seeks to further diversify into other industries. The
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Company now has operations that span from the exploration and production of oil and
Manufacturing Facilities gas to the manufacture of petroleum products, polyester products, polyester

Products & Brands intermediates, plastics, polymer intermediates, chemicals and synthetic textiles and
fabrics.
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Milestones The Company's major products and brands, from oil and gas to textiles are tightly
integrated and benefit from synergies across the Company. Central to the Company's
Subsidiaries & Associates
operations is its vertical backward integration strategy; raw materials such as PTA,
MEG, ethylene, propylene and normal paraffin that were previously imported at a higher
cost and subject to import duties are now sourced from within the Company. This has
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had a positive effect on the Company's operating margins and interest costs and
Major Brands & Products & End decreased the Company's exposure to the cyclicality of markets and raw material
Use prices. The Company believes that this strategy is also important in maintaining a
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domestic market leadership position in its major product lines and in providing a
competitive advantage.

The Company's operations can be classified into four segments namely:

• Petroleum Refining and Marketing business


• Petrochemicals business
• Oil and Gas Exploration & Production business
• Others

The Company has the largest refining capacity at any single location.

The Company is:

• Largest producer of Polyester Fibre and Yarn


• 4th largest producer of Paraxylene (PX)
• 5th largest producer of Polypropylene (PP)

• 7th largest producer of Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) and Mono Ethylene
Glycol (MEG)

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Last December, Reliance Insiders had hinted about the possible relaunch of
Dhirubhai Ambani's - "Only Vimal" brand. It is now official that the brand will be
relaunched within the next 2 months.
ONLY VIMAL RELAUNCH WITH ITALIAN DESIGNS
Reliance has roped in world famous Italian Designer, Mr. Maurizio Bonas of
"Made in Italy" since a year to teach Italian designs for trousers and jackets to
Indian tailors sponsored and working closely with Vimal.

Mr Maurizio Bonas said,


Reliance is not a small company and the project was interesting. I enjoyed working
with them. We also plan to introduce Bonas Designer label in India through Reliance
and Vimal Retail outlets.
Only Vimal Retail Outlets:
The retail outlets will open in Bangalore / Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad and
Mumbai. Mukesh Ambani will inaugurate a flagship store in Ahmadabad. They also
have plans to enter the malls at a later stage.

Mr. Chetan Desai, VP Marketing of Vimal Textiles and Retail said,


We will provide our customers with the best designs and surprise them with prices at
our outlets. We also have an aggressive business plan in place.
Kewl. That's a fantastic gift for the Young and the Smart Indian Corporate
executives.

Last December, Reliance Insiders had hinted about the possible relaunch of
Dhirubhai Ambani's - "Only Vimal" brand. It is now official that the brand will be
relaunched within the next 2 months.

Reliance has roped in world famous Italian Designer, Mr. Maurizio Bonas of
"Made in Italy" since a year to teach Italian designs for trousers and jackets to
Indian tailors sponsored and working closely with Vimal.

Mr Maurizio Bonas said,


Reliance is not a small company and the project was interesting. I enjoyed working
with them. We also plan to introduce Bonas Designer label in India through Reliance
and Vimal Retail outlets.
Only Vimal Retail Outlets:
The retail outlets will open in Bangalore / Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad and
Mumbai. Mukesh Ambani will inaugurate a flagship store in Ahmadabad. They also
have plans to enter the malls at a later stage.

Mr. Chetan Desai, VP Marketing of Vimal Textiles and Retail said,


We will provide our customers with the best designs and surprise them with prices at
our outlets. We also have an aggressive business plan in place.
Kewl. That's a fantastic gift for the Young and the Smart Indian Corporate
executives.

FABRICS
• Reliance Industries Ltd. (Textile Division) is India’s largest manufacturer-
exporter of Suiting fabrics and has expanded its production capacity to over 20
million meters per year.

• Large volume is exported to over 58 countries to some of the biggest


international brands across the globe involved in the business of Suits, Pants
and Coats.

• Largest vertically integrated fabric production facilities in India, to convert


wool tops to finished fabrics through different processes of Dyeing, Spinning,
Weaving and Processing / Finishing using state-of-the-art plant and machinery.
• Formalized stringent quality checks at each stage and process (with ISO
9001 & ISO 14001 Certification) which enables us to come out with superior
quality and consistent fabrics at par with global standards consistently.
• CORPORATE WEAR
Why Vimal?
• Outfit and dressing style is of utmost importance in workplace; and what employees
wear is a clear pointer to the business they represent, and the organization values.
• This is all the more important in a critical and serious business, as that of banking.
• Vimal helps customers to sharply define and differentiate their businesses through
innovative and classy clothing solutions. We make clothes which blend fashion and
performance, and thus create truly innovative products; not to forget, the stylish, exciting
designs by Vimal which reflect an inherent sense of elegance.

Vimal – Exclusive services for corporates


Vimal provides following exclusive services for Corporate Customers:

• Developing and designing the ideal fabrics that suits customer needs. We have an in-
house design studio and an experienced team, which churns out latest designs in vogue, and
we also have with us international designers like Maurizio Bonas (President of Italian
Textiles Committee) of Italy, who help us in forecasting trends and create fashion.
• Custom tailored garments like Shirts, Trousers, Jackets and Suits
• Ladies Garments, Sarees, Corporate Salwar Kameez
• All relevant accessories like Ties, Socks, Belts, Hankies, etc.

Our prestigious customers


Some of our valuable domestic customers include:

- Louis Philippe - Reid & Taylor - Van Heusen - Color Plus


- Allen Solly - Pantaloons - Peter England - Reliance Retail
- Arrow - Park Avenue

Some of our valuable Govt. customers include:

- Lok Sabha - Rajya Sabha - Indian Army


- Indian Air Force - Indian Navy - Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.
- National Hydro Power Corp.

Thus VIMAL is a one stop address for all your clothing needs, and our aim is to provide
unique, cost effective and optimum solutions for utmost style, fashion and comfort.

MAL manufactures special customized fabrics for Institutions, which blend comfort and performance together for

NSTITUTIONAL BUSINESS
VIMAL manufactures special customized fabrics for Institutions, which blend
comfort and performance together

INSTITUTIONAL BUSINESS
VIMAL manufactures special customized fabrics for Institutions, which blend
comfort and performance together for ideal uniform purpose, in a wide variety of
shades and weaves. We have a number of innovative products specially being made and
supplied to Defence and other Institutions like Indian Army, Navy, Air Force, Police, etc.
across the country.

Products
• Dope Dyed Khaki Uniform Fabric for State Polices ,Para Military Forces & Railway Protection Forces.
• Dope Dyed OG Uniform for Defence Armed Force.
• Dope Dyed OG Tent Fabric for Defence.
• Parrot Green Dosutte Fabric for Defence Tent Inner Lining.
• Serge and Angola winter Uniform for Defence , State Polices, Para Military Forces , Railway Protection
Forces ( RPF) etc.
• Optical White Gaberdine Fabric for Naval Forces & Coast Guard.
• Long Lasting Insecticide Bed Nets ( LLIN ).
• Sky Blue Shirting for Air Force
• Blue Grey Suiting for Air Force
• 100% Polyester Dope Dyed Flame Retardeant Water Repellant Tent Fabric.
• "FRESCA" Antimicrobial Property Uniform Fabric for Police, Defence Para Military Forces.

Valued Customers
• Indian Armed Forces
• Indian Navy
• Indian Air Force
• Para Military Forces ( CRPF, BSF, SSB, ITBP, Assam Rifles etc.)
• Railway Protection Forces.
• J&K Police.
• Kolkata Police
• Assam Police
• Assam Home Guards
• Public Sector Undertakings ( e.g ONGC , NHPC, BHEL , PPL etc.)
• Canteen Stores Department for Suiting and Shirting
• Personal Kit Stores For Defence Uniforms.

INNOVATIONS

• A sharp Finished fabric with a soft, luxrious and loffy hand that is simply
stunning...

• An exclusive modified fiber with a soft and luxurious feel for the ultimate in
comfort...

• No silkworms were harmed in the making of this wool. Presenting Silk Amino...
• Introducing Evaporator, a fabric innovation by Vimal. Its unique capillary action
moves moisture.

FABRICS
• Reliance Industries Ltd. (Textile Division) is India’s largest manufacturer-exporter of Suiting fabrics and
has expanded its production capacity to over 20 million meters per year.

• Large volume is exported to over 58 countries to some of the biggest international brands across the
globe involved in the business of Suits, Pants and Coats.

• Largest vertically integrated fabric production facilities in India, to convert wool tops to finished fabrics
through different processes of Dyeing, Spinning, Weaving and Processing / Finishing using state-of-the-art
plant and machinery.

• Formalized stringent quality checks at each stage and process (with ISO 9001 & ISO 14001
Certification) which enables us to come out with superior quality and consistent fabrics at par with global
standards consistently.

• Company manufactures over 20,000 design-shade combinations each year in Light Wool, Polyester
Wool and Woolen, Polyester Viscose and Polyester Cotton fabrics under the VIMAL brand.

• Constant and continuous research on products/ designs to ensure creation of innovative future trends.

WORSTED SUITING
• 100 % Wool - VIMAL has even introduced super- premium fabrics designed by European experts
comprising fine wool yarn of Super 150s, Super 130s and Super 120s and occasionally blended with specialty
& exotic fibers like Silk, Angora, Mohair or Cashmere.

• Fine Polyester Wool Suiting fabrics in a no. of blends

• Innovative Worsted fabrics/ blends like :


o Copol Wool (Soft & luxurious feel for ultimate in comfort)
o Eolo (Superior silky finish),
o Evaporator (Unique, moisture absorbent fabric to keep one cool)

SYNTHETIC SUITING
• Impressive variety of the immensely popular Polyester Viscose Suiting in a number of shades, weaves
and textures.

• Includes the fine, wool touch Polyrich Collection and the value “Blockbuster” Collection.

• Innovative Synthetic fabric collection “ORNATE” which includes the foll. ranges:
o Shimmers (Chintz Super Shine finish)
o Elite Naturals (PV Bamboo soft fabric)
o Aerolite (Fine light weight fabric)
o Ceremonial Collection (for the special occasions of life)

SHIRTING FABRICS
VIMAL also has a wide range of Shirting fabrics in 100% fine Cottons, Polyester Cottons and Polyester Viscose
fabrics in aesthetic design and shades combinations, which are in great demand round the year.

APPAREL
The Vimal apparel range comprises of three collections crafted to dress up young India.

• Business
Clean, classic, crisp formal look for men at work.
• Leisure
Young and relaxed look, perfect for after office.
• Evening
Bold, stylish, ceremonial look for the next party.

Available in three sub brands, Vimal Red, Vimal White and Vimal Black with a special After Hours collection.

STORES
Vimal products are comprehensively stocked in several cities across India.

Products available in VIMAL Store:

• Vimal Fabrics: Premium Worsted & Synthetic Suiting, Premium 100% Cotton & Cotton Rich Shirting
• Vimal Apparel: Shirts, Trousers, T-Shirts, Suits & Jackets
• Accessories: Ties, Hankies, Cufflinks, Socks, Body Sprays, Perfumes. Exclusive Satya Paul Collection.
• Consumer Offers Running at Store: EMI offer for HDFC and SBI Cards Credit Card Holders; 15%
Discount for SBI Cards Customers
MADE TO MEASURE
Personalized just for you
Men today seek exclusivity and comfort in wearing personalised suits or jackets that are completely made-to-
measure, specifically tailored to their body, their taste and personality. However, there is more to it than just
great design and skilled workmanship. There is a fine art in making a garment beautifully simple. Master tailors
at Vimal have the rare ability to balance line and proportion, to compose a subtle curve, to refine and perfect
each detail. Classic and Itlian designs, cut and sewn to measure, are styled and refined to create a garment that
is perfectly suited just for you.

They say clothing makes the man. We at Vimal are doing our little bit to make men into gentlemen.