This article is about the top 10 best textile companies in Nigeria this 2023. If you are looking for some of the leading textile manufacturing companies in the country that produce great fabrics that you can buy in bulk as a top distributor or wholesaler for the purposes of reselling them at great prices, these large garment producing companies are definitely very good at what they do.
In Nigeria today, there are scattered in different major cities across the country many textile companies that manufacture some of the most trendy textile products that ooze quality. A vast majority of these apparel producing companies are situated in Lagos State and we shall be looking at them in detail as we proceed further in this post.
The textile industry in Nigeria is one of the largest on the continent of Africa. It has grown considerably in the past few years, but needs to do more to achieve the heights it attained in the 1970s, when it was a major contributor to the economy before our attention shifted to crude oil. Be that as it may, textile production is still a thriving business in the country and the leading companies in this sector are listed and discussed below.
TOP 10 BEST TEXTILE MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN NIGERIA 2023
The following are the 10 best textile manufacturing companies in Nigeria this 2023 in no particular order:
SUNFLAG NIGERIA LIMITED
Sunflag commenced its textile operations in Nigeria in the year 1961. It is one of the largest home textiles Company in the whole of West Africa with world class manufacturing facilities. This apparel producing company is fully integrated from ginning operations to spinning, weaving and finishing.
Extending beyond the value chain as part of its backward integration strategy, a Ginnery was commissioned in the year 2009 to process the cotton grown in the Northern belt of the Nigeria to feed the spinning mills located at Ikorodu, Lagos. The ginning plant produces poly-cleaned cotton which is essential for achieving quality and efficiency in the spinning operations.
Sunflag Yarn Spinning Units have more than 4,500 modern Open End Rotors and over 20,000 Ring Spindles, and features as one among the most modern plants in the world. The Spinning equipment is sourced from the world’s leading manufacturers creating efficiencies which rank the unit in the top 5% of the plants in the world.
This garment producing company is also a major producer of circular knitted fabrics and warp knitted fabrics with manufacturing machines supplied by leading manufacturers. The Group produces fabrics for products ranging from garments to mosquito nets.
The Sunflag Group also has more than 200 looms which include the latest Airjets, Rapiers and Projectiles produced by the best European manufacturers. Sunflag produces a wide range of woven fabrics from shirting, suiting, towels to industrial fabrics and home furnishing.
In the Dyeing, Finishing and Printing aspect of textile production, The Group has the latest computer controlled dyeing, finishing and printing facilities. It has the capability to produce a whole range of dyed and printed products with the finishes as demanded by the discerning market.
Sunflag has specialized in designing a comprehensive range of African Print, Mattress Cover, Towels and Bed Sheet fabrics utilizing the latest computer design techniques from an extensive library of designs.
The company has the capacity to process lot sizes of 1kg to 300kgs in its yarn dyeing facilities. The plants have sophisticated laboratories to test colour, washing, light, rubbing fastness, etc. They also have state-of-the-art Radio Frequency (RF) driers for drying the dyed yarn which can handle both synthetic and cotton yarns. The Group has also expanded into making sewing thread, producing a range of single and double yarn in a comprehensive range of colours.
AFRICAN TEXTILE MANUFACTURERS LIMITED
African Textiles Manufacturers Limited (ATM) is a duly incorporated business outfit engaged in the production of indigenous textile products in Nigeria. With its factories, premises and mills located in the Chalawa industrial area of Kano, the company occupies over 25 hectares of land.
Having been incorporated in January 1980, the company commenced its initial production activities in January 1998. Earlier, operational activities at the company were run at 53, Fagge Takudu, Kano, which at present houses its head office complex as the major sales outlet with modern warehousing facilities.
As a subsidiary company to ATM, the Dala Agricultural and Allied Products Ltd (DAAP) provides the major raw material inputs for ATM’s textile production activities. The Agro-Allied Company, DAAP, serves as a source of ginned cotton inputs, in the form of backward industrial integration, which facilitates ATM’s production process.
The company’s corporate mission is to remain a leader in the quality production of indigenous textile products; to meet the increasing demands of the domestic market, as well as to export to the West African sub-region.
UNITED NIGERIAN TEXTILES LIMITED
United Nigerian Textiles Plc is another leading Nigerian company active in the textile industry. This apparel manufacturer is primarily engaged in the manufacture of African Prints, Java Prints, Real Wax Prints, and polyester/cotton printed and dyed fabric. Its brands include Classic Wax, Diamond Wax, Rainbow Wax, UNTL and Nichemwax.
ATLANTIC TEXTILE MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED
Atlantic Textile Manufacturing Company Limited is a Lagos based textile company located at Ilupeju Industrial Estate. They are into the production of cotton yarns, grey bafts, as well as African prints. The company also supplies its finished products to retailer ventures within and outside Lagos State.
FEMRO 3 NIGERIA LIMITED
Femro 3 Nigeria Limited is a fully integrated textile manufacturing company that was established in 1985. The company knits and processes its own fabrics which meets international standards and its garment division produces high quality T-shirts, caps, vendors’ jackets as well as many other corporate gift items. Femro 3 does precision screen printing, monogramming and heat transfer on T-shirts, caps, towels, umbrellas and other gift items.
DA VIVA FASHION LIMITED
Da Viva Textile is yet another textile manufacturing company in Nigeria that is into the production of traditional African fabrics with beautiful designs. Da Viva fabrics contain a diversity of themes, colours and designs inspired by the purest traditions from around the world. Da Viva is a collection of pure cotton, celebrating with their colours the beauties of life. The company’s highly skilled artists, produce some wonderful designs that hug the proud curves and graceful shapes of Africa.
REDDI2WEAR NIGERIA LIMITED
Reddi2wear Nigeria limited also ranks among the best clothing manufacturing companies in the country. The products of the Nigerian textile manufacturer include premium class home textiles, work and school uniforms, pret-a-porter fashion garments made of imported American and Japanese sewing and printing technology, to mention but a few. It is the company’s aim to create cutting edge, trendy and quality products at affordable prices for their target market among the Nigerian populace.
HAFFAR INDUSTRIAL COMPANY LIMITED
Haffar Industrial Company Limited is a textile production company in Nigeria that is into tie and dye products, yarns, lace embroidery, agbada, ankara clothes, etc. The company is also into the manufacture of the finest variety of sewing and embroidery threads and acrylic yarns in Nigeria.
T-SHIRT FACTORY NIGERIA
T-Shirt Factory is Nigeria’s premium T-shirt production company, whether it’s branded, promotional, customised or for retail, they get the job done with top quality in a short time frame. Their product goal is to combine quality with smartly sewn customized and contemporary designs that represent organizations and their brands, in design and colour. With a combined experience of more than 15 years from providing customised T-shirts for individuals, the company has grown to a factory that provides all T-shirt solutions from sourcing quality fabric from overseas to sewing and printing.
THE GARMENT FACTORY
The Garment Factory is located at Rumuola in Port Harcourt, the Capital city of Rivers State, Nigeria. They are into the manufacturing of traditional textiles such as Georgette, Jersey, Silk, Crepe such as Micro Crepe and Satin Crepe.
AAJ TEXTILE DESIGN
AAJ Textile Design is located in Kano State. It is reputed for manufacturing special textile wax designs and printing for all forms of occasions such as anniversary, burials, wedding ceremonies etc.