Raysil, the Viscose Filament Yarn (VFY) by Grasim Industries, is 100% natural and biodegradable.
Right from the raw material used to produce Raysil to the finished product – the entire process is steeped in being responsible, sustainable and eco-friendly.
The cellulosic yarn is made from wood pulp that is sourced from sustainable and traceable forests. The yarns are then woven to create a wide range of fabrics that the conscious consumer prefers in today’s world due to its traceability and comfort factors.
Raysil is made using soft and hard woods from sustainable forests. The pulp got from the wood is supplied from around the world. The yarns are made at state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities with a production capacity of 48,000 TPA. These facilities are equipped with the best of industrial technologies and conform to environmental, safety, occupational health and social accountability standards.
The manufacturing process of Raysil follows the concept of green fashion and is in line with the its core sustainability values. Fabric made from Raysil fashion yarns takes various forms including georgettes, crepes, chiffons, Uppada silk and other blended fabrics. Raysil lends rich lustre, depth of colour, and elegant drape the apparel.
Grasim is the first VFY manufacturer in India that has been accredited with Forest Stewardship Council – COC certification. Its sustainability vision is aligned to its industry leadership position.
In September 2020, Century Rayon (CTIL) and Indian Rayon integrated to make it a leading manufacturer of VFY in India and third largest globally. The company possesses all 3 available technologies for VFY production including pot spun, continuous, and spool spun technology. It is also equipped to adopt best industry practices and serve its customers with a synergised product and service offering.
Grasim is India’s largest VFY exporter and caters to nearly 45 countries offering premium, versatile and sustainable yarns.