Rajasthan Spinning and Weaving Mills (RSWML) was incorporated in 1960. It was promoted by the Bhilwara group which has interests in various group companies. The company is managed by Chairman L N Jhunjhunwala and Vice-Chairman and Managing Director Shekhar Agarwal.
RSWML came out with a Rs 157 cr Euro-issue in 1994 to finance its ambitious plans to increase spindleage by 18,800, add 24 looms at each of the units and to set up a process house at its Banswara unit with a capacity of processing 156 lac mtr of fabric pa. The product-mix of the company includes blends like polyester/viscose, 100% viscose, 100% polyester, polyester sewing threads, 100% acrylic, polynosic blends, silk blends, viscose/flax, polyester/cotton, 100% cotton melange yarn.
In 1993-94, it signed a MoU with Hydro Quebec International, Canada, to implement 86 MW Malana and 192 MW Allain Duhangan projects in Himachal Pradesh. It markets its products under the well-known Mayur brand in India and exports its products to the European and the US markets. It has opened marketing offices in Italy, Belgium and the UK.
During 1997-98, Bhilwara Melba De Witte Ltd, a joint venture project promoted by the company with Australian and Belgian partners, has established its leadership in the market for automotive furnishing fabric. In 1998-99, it increased the installed capacity of spindles and looms to 1,31,376 nos and 157 nos respectively and commissioned 4.2 MW each of power plant for captive consumption.
Term loan upto Rs.24 crores has been sanctioned from PNB for Yarn Dyeing project at Mandpam,Looms at Gulabpura and the modernisation scheme has already commenced. The Board of the company has approved for acquiring Rishabhdev Textile Mills unit of HEG Ltd and it was acquired with effect from 01.04.2003. The 2.8 MW at Mandpam at cost of Rs.10.00 crores was installed in 2002-03 and operations has commenced during the year itself.