Thika Cloth Mills Ltd is a manufacturer of woven fabrics. It currently makes materials for the corporates, school and security uniforms. It also makes promotional khangas, kitenges and curtains. Its latest development is Canvas Materials.
It produces 100 per cent cotton, polyester cotton and polyester viscose blends of fabric.The main raw material for Thika Cloth Mills is cotton which is then converted to yarn, fabric and then dyed or printedas per customers’ requirement. It takes up to three weeks to convert cotton to fabric, passing through more than 25 processes.
Thika Cloth Mills employs 650 skilled and unskilled workers and it supports 22,000 small-scale cotton farmers in Kitui, Mpeketoni, Nyanza, Meru, Makueni and Taita Taveta. The firm is committed to buying and building Kenya.
Although the textile market is faced with heavy competition from cheap imports from China and second-hand clothes, Thika Cloth Mills products remain popular with its customers because of its focus on quality, consistency and fast deliveries.