Arvind OG Nonwovens Pvt Ltd (AOG) is expected to start commercial production at its manufacturing facility for carded needle-punched non-woven fabric from October 1, 2014. Trial run at the facility has started in May 2014. The proposed manufacturing facility coming up at at Dholka, near Ahmedabad will have an installed capacity of 1,800 metric tonne per annum. Estimated total cost of the project is Rs. 47.15 crore which is funded in Debt/Equity ratio of 1.13 times.
These nonwoven fabrics find their applications in variety of technical textile applications like automotive, bag house filtration i. e., air pollution control equipment, artificial leather, geo-textiles, furniture and bedding etc. AOG is 76:24 JV between Ahmedabad-based textile major Arvind Limited and Japan based OGC.