As a location for manufacturing in the textile and silk industries as well as the apparel sector, Azerbaijan has several benefits. These include low wage costs, tax and other preferences in industrial districts, an adequately available educated labor force, and favorable conditions for the selling of the items.
The country’s richness in cotton production is also helping the textile industry grow. Products from the textile market in Azerbaijan are mostly exported to Turkey, Russia, Iran, Ukraine, and Belarus.
Some well-known Azerbaijani businesses are producing high-quality products for export destinations. In the following essay, we will introduce the top four textile companies in Azerbaijan.
Baku Textile Factory
The Baku Textile Factory (BTF) established in 1939 was the first textile mill in the entire Caucasus region at the time. School uniforms, medical uniforms, workwear, sportswear, underwear, and socks, are among the products produced by the Baku Textile Factory (BTF).
These products are produced using high-quality, dependable materials under safe working conditions, meeting international and European standards. BTF keeps innovating and advancing its operational procedures. In order to establish itself as a market leader both domestically and internationally, it seeks sustainable growth. Supporting innovation processes and pursuing excellence via dedication, integrity, honesty, and teamwork increases its presence in both internal and external markets.
Gilan Textile Park
In Azerbaijan as well as the entire South Caucasus, Gilan Textile Park is the sole business created using the vertical integration approach. A spinning factory, two weaving factories, two dyeing factories, a garment factory, and a factory that makes medical masks make up the company.
Today, the Gilan Textile Park manufactures yarn, woven and knitted fabrics, bed linen, towels, bathrobes, blankets, pillows, as well as specialized apparel that is fireproof and waterproof, uniforms for various uses, clothing for the military and hospitals, etc. Moreover, the company has begun producing medical masks as a way to aid in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.
Gilan Textile Park is able to produce textiles that satisfy the highest standards of quality thanks to the coexistence of rich traditions and cutting-edge technology. As a result, the goods are used to embellish a large portion of Azerbaijani homes and to comfort travelers staying in hotels there and nearby nations.
More than half of the Gilan Textile Park’s goods are exported, proudly displaying the “Made in Azerbaijan” label. The Gilan Textile Park’s goods have been awarded a Conformity Certificate under the AZS National Certification System. Additionally, the company was awarded Oeko-TEX® Standard 100 accreditation for its compliance with environmental standards for locally made woven and knitted fabrics, bed linen, and clothing.
By order of Kamran Nabizade, General Director of “Azerbaijan Industrial Corporation” Open Joint Stock Company, “Azeripek” was established in 2018.
The company’s activities include cocoon production, weaving, dyeing, and cotton spinning. Currently, Azeripek produces high-quality 100% natural raw silk, scarves, and other silk goods. The company’s products are shipped to Turkey, India, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and other foreign countries.
A reputable Azerbaijani manufacturer of premium cotton and cotton-polyester yarn is Mingachevir Textile. Mingachevir Textile pursues making goods following international standards, constantly delivering flawless goods on time to clients, and achieving customer pleasure solely by its own quality.
In order to accomplish this goal, highly qualified specialists are involved in the process, sophisticated technologies are applied to the production step, and systematic management and innovations are utilized. To become a world-class manufacturer, the company selects suppliers and partners who adhere to international standards. One of the key objectives of the company is to keep up production without endangering the environment or nature. All required steps are taken to prevent environmental pollution throughout the production process.