Gokaldas Exports Ltd (GEL) was incorporated in 1979. GEL is a major player in the readymade garment industry across the globe. The company which is an ISO 9001:2000 Certified Company is one of the largest manufacturer/exporter of Outerwear, Blazers and Pants (Formal and Casuals), Shorts, Shirts, Blouses, Denim Wear, Swim Wear, Active and Sports Wear.
The subsidiaries of the company are Madhin Trading Pvt Ltd, Magenta Trading Pvt Ltd, Rafter Trading Pvt Ltd, Reflextion Trading Pvt Ltd, Deejay Trading Pvt Ltd, Rishikesh Apparels Ltd, Vignesh Apparels Pvt Ltd, SNS Clothing Pvt Ltd, Seven Hills Clothing Pvt Ltd, Glamourwear Apparels Pvt Ltd, Rajdin Apparels and All Colour Garments Pvt Ltd.
Gokaldas Exports Pvt Ltd and Unique Creations (Bangalore) Pvt Ltd was merged with the company with effect from 1st April 2004.
During 2004-05 the company has set up three new factories each at Bommasandra Industrial Area, Bangalore : at Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore and one at Doddaballapur Bangalore. Further the company has also planning to set up a unit at Madras Export Processing Zone(MEPZ), Chennai.
During March 2005 the company made a madien public offer of 31,25,000 equity shares with a price brand of Rs.375/- to Rs.425/- and with this issue the paid up capital of he company has risied to Rs.17,18,80,000/-.
The new state-of-the-art laundry facility at Bangalore had been commissioned in June'06. The company also commissioned knit wear unit at Bangalore during 2005-2006
The expansion programme at Chennai, Hyderabad, Mysore and Bangalore is also under progress during the year
The company has also initiated the process of buying the machinery for manufacture of structured suits and the company intend to set up suit plant in Bangalore very shortly.