Precot Meridian Ltd (formerly Precot Mills) has been a prominent player in the textile industry since 1962. Precot offers an array of products in multiple segments and has earned national and international repute for the quality of its products. The company has been serving the Textile Industry for over five decades and has gained extensive expertise and knowledge across various product lines. Products manufactured fall broadly under two categories – Yarns & Threads and Health & Hygiene care.

Our three dimensional approach focusing on Quality, Value & Delivery for satisfying the customer is well-known in the textile circles

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Quality

  • Established Quality assurance methodologies and processes
  • Fine- tuned work culture with focus on Quality

Value

  • Cost reduction through in- house Research and Development and value Engineering

Delivery

  • Keeping up schedules through a committed work force and high productivity
  • Customer Service through a well connected marketing and after- sales network
Brief History

Precot Meridian started its first production in 1964 with an initial capacity of 12,096 spindles at Kanjikode, Kerala. Precot Meridian now has units in the four southern states of India viz., Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka with a total spinning capacity of 2,25,000 spindles and 1728 rotors.
Established by technocrats Mr.V.N.Ramachandran and Mr.N.Damotharan, Precot has slowly gained momentum in growth and diversity of products over the years. Precot`s range of over 20 product lines has gained wide acceptance amongst our clients across markets.

Key Mile Stones
  • From an initial capacity of 12,096 Spindles at Kanjikode, Kerala in 1964, now the capacity of the unit is 57,600 spindles.
  • In 1983, the second unit) was set up at Hindupur, Andhra Pradesh.
  • In 1992, the third unit was set up at Walayar, Kerala as a 100% Export Oriented Unit.
  • In 1995, an OE Unit was set up at Walayar adjacent to its third Unit.
  • In 1998, a yarn dyeing Unit was set up at Gauribidanur, Karnataka to manufacture polyester sewing threads and its capacity is 8 tons per day.
  • In January 2004, yarn dyeing operations were started at Perundurai, with a capacity of 5 tons per day.
  • In 2006, Meridian Industries merged with Precot Mills and the name was changed to Precot Meridian Ltd.
  • Precot Meridian is looking towards green power generation and has invested in 17 Windmills. These windmills cater 50% of the power requirements of units located in Tamil Nadu.
Quality Systems

Precot Meridian being an ISO 9001 certified company is focused on providing customer satisfaction across its product range. In order to meet customer requirements and to ensure their satisfaction, Precot Meridian implemented TQM in all the units for executing 5S methods of housekeeping and 3M methods to control wastage of resources. Quality Systems are achieved through total employee involvement, technical innovation and continual improvement.

Quality Control Equipment’s

Since quality control is the mainstay of Precot Meridian’s success, there are various kinds of equipment introduced at several stages of the manufacturing process. These are some of the equipment used:

  • High Volume instrument for cotton testing
  • Advance fiber information system
  • Uster evenness tester 4 for yarn testing and
  • Tensomax for measuring single yarn strength.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

SAP ERP is used to integrate all business management functions of Precot including Sales and Distribution, Purchasing, Inventory , Planning, Quality , Maintenance , Finance and Costing. This ensures timely delivery and co-ordination for our customers.