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    About Us

    Leading player in the field of technical textile.


India’s leading player in technical textiles sector

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. is one of India’s leading players in the technical textiles sector. Established in 1976, the company today is a multi-divisional, multi-geographical technical textiles company and is known for providing world class innovative solutions in high performance aquaculture cage nets, fishing nets, sports nets, safety nets, agricultural nets, coated fabrics, polymer ropes and geosynthetics.

A thrust on international business over the years has seen Garware Technical Fibres global footprint growing steadily. We have six overseas offices and customers in over 75 countries.


Cr Turnover in FY22

14% PAT

CAGR for last 5 years


Patents Granted

46 Years

Of Experience, Legacy & Expertise


Garware Technical Fibres at a Glance

Pioneers in the field of Technical Textile in India

  • V2 Technology

    Patented Technology from GTFL that has built-in anti fouling properties which are very key in Aquaculture industry.

  • HDPE

    Pioneer in High density polyethylene based netting solution which are reshaping the Aquaculture Industry.

  • V5

    Patented shade nets that have demonstrated yield increases of up to 15% in the field of protected cultivation.

  • ISO 14001-2015

    ISO 14001-2015 and 9001-2015 Certifications by BVC,UK.

  • ICRA

    Carries ICRA’s “AA+” rating indicating strong financial stability.

  • Great Place to Work

    Top 25 of India's Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2023.

Mission & Values

Provide innovative, application focused solutions to enhance value of our customers globally.

Our Mission

Shipping & Offshore
Material Handling
Coated Fabrics
Defence & Govt
Yarn & Threads

Our Values

  1. Improve

    Continuously improve our products & services to become preferred partner of our customers.

  2. Ownership

    Own the process of delivering results with entrepreneurial spirit & joy of working in an empowering environment.

  3. Enhance

    Enhance stake holder value through profitable growth in sales & earnings.

  4. Bond

    Enhance our family bond with the employees & business partners through fair & equitable dealings as well as constant communication.


Our Leadership Team

  • Mr. Vayu R Garware
    Chairman & Managing Director
  • Mr. Shujaul Rehman
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr. Shashank Gupta
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Dr. Sanjay Charati
    President & Head R&D
  • Mr. Vivek Kulkarni
    President - Operations
  • Mr. Ravendra Mishra
    Head - Human Capital
  • Mr. Tiru Kulkarni
    Chief Operating Officer - Geosynthetics Division
  • A Graduate Cum Laude from Wharton Business School (USA), Mr. Garware has been intimately involved in making the company a leading innovative solution provider. A firm believer in the adage, “people are the core for driving success”, he has instilled a performance driven family oriented culture across the organisation. A philanthropist, under his guidance, the company focuses on sustainability through healthcare, education and skill development initiatives.

  • An MBA from Faculty of Management & Research – AMU, Aligarh, Shujaul is an Alumni of Harvard Business School & Graduate of H.B.S’s Advanced Management Program.
    With a keen focus on customer centricity, seamless execution, and an innate ability to gauge future trends and consumer requirements, his goal is to ensure that the company continues on its path of profitable growth propelled by innovative solutions. He has worked in various capacities in Cadbury, Marico Industries and CEAT.

  • Mr. Shashank Gupta, our Chief Financial Officer, brings to the table a wealth of experience with a career spanning 18 years in the realm of finance and accounts. His expertise extends across financial planning and analysis, corporate finance & strategy, fund raising, and comprehensive risk management. As a distinguished Chartered Accountant his strategic acumen and astute financial insights will contribute significantly to the organization's financial stability and growth. Over the years he has played a leadership role across multiple organizations including various companies of Vedanta Group such as Sterlite technologies limited, Sterlite power transmission limited, Avanstrate Japan.

  • Dr. Sanjay Charati has 30 years of Global Technology Development and Management experience at prominent multinationals such as DuPont Air Liquide, GE Plastics, and Solvay while working across USA, India, and France. In his most recent job, he was the Global Director, Research and Technology at Solvay Engineering Plastics in Lyon, France. In his role, he led multinational teams of Research Scientists and Engineers spread across 3 continents and 6 countries, namely France, Poland, Brazil, Korea, China, and India. Dr. Charati completed his MSc in Polymers from Solapur in 1986, Dr. Charati joined NCL Pune and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry (Polymers) from Pune University in 1991 in the area of Polymer-based Membranes for Gas Separation. After his Ph.D., Dr. Charati received the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Syracuse University, USA.

  • A Post Graduate Engineer with Management qualification; Mr Vivek has over 30 years of experience in various areas of Operations & Business Management. He has strong experience & passion of driving manufacturing excellence through TPM, Six Sigma, MOST & Lean Manufacturing leading to turn around of the Plants. Has managed multiple projects of Setting up New Products, Manufacturing Lines & Plants. With strong focus on Customer, he believes on building alignment & strong capable Team for seamless execution & continuous improvement. He is VLFM graduate (Manufacturing leadership program of NMCC, CII & JAICA) & has been trained on EQFM Model of Business Excellence at Schneider France. He has served as a member of Academic Council & Board of Studies at Symbiosis University. He has worked with L&T, Schneider Electric, Gabriel, AVTEC & Jaya hind Industries in various capacities.

  • An engineer from IIT Mumbai, Mr. Mishra is a certified practitioner of Hogan, NLP, Balanced Score Card and many more people development tools. He serves as the mainstay in developing the company’s human capital to enhance overall organizational effectiveness to deliver strategic priorities of the business. An avid reader and adventure sports lover, he is a guest faculty at various business schools and has also authored various articles in leading HR magazines. Mr. Mishra has worked in various roles in Tata Power, Suzlon Energy and Matix Fertilisers.

  • With a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Mumbai University and post-graduation in Construction Management from NICMAR, Pune, Mr. Tiru Kulkarni has over two decades of extensive understanding of the global geo synthetic industry and brings forth robust experience in project management, turnkey solutions along with P&L focus.
    A Board Member of IGS (India) chapter, he has authored various technical papers in national and international fora. His ambition is to make Garware the preferred partner for niche geo-synthetic applications globally. He has worked in various capacities in L&T and Maccaferri Group.

Awards & Recognitions

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2023
  • 2022
  • 2020
  • 2019
    • Recognized as Four Star Export House
      Recognized as Four Star Export House by the DGFT, Ministry of Commerce, Govt of India.

      Proud recipients of the prestigious Star Export House Certificate, recognizing our outstanding contributions to India's foreign trade.


      Official policy outlining our commitment  to fulfil our legal & other compliance obligations through protection of the environment including prevention of pollution and to minimise impacts due to its activities, products and services on the environment.

    • India’s best workplace in Manufacturing 2023
      GTFL is amongst the top 25 of India’s best workplace in Manufacturing 2023

      Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. is extremely proud to be in the top 25 of India's Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2023. This is a testament to our Values & our Culture of putting people first. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the members of the GTFL family who have made this possible.

    • Performance Excellence
      Performance Excellence Award 2021-2022 – May 2022

      We are pleased to announce that Garware Technical Fibres Limited has been awarded the “Performance Excellence Award 2021-2022” by the Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering.

    • Great Place to Work at
      Ranked #49 amongst India's Best Companies to Work for  #India 2022 - June 2022

      Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. is extremely proud to be ranked #49 amongst India's Best Companies to Work for  #India 2022. This is a testament to our Values & our Culture of putting people first. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the members of the entire GTFL family who have made this possible. 

    • Plastics Export Promotion Council Award
      The Plastics Export Promotion Council Award

      Awarded by The PLEX Council for Fish Nets for the Year 2020 to 2021.

    • Economic Times Polymers Awards 2019
      The Economic Times Polymers Awards 2019

      Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd.), a leading manufacturer of technical textiles for the Indian and global markets has been awarded with ‘The Economic Times Polymers Awards 2019’ for V2 Aquanet in OPEN – Marine Application (SME) Category.

    • Highest Export of Sports goods and toys
      The Sports Goods Export Promotion Council Award – 2019

      Awarded by The Sports Goods Export Promotion Council for achieving the Highest Export of Sports Goods & Toys for the year 2019 to 2020.

    • India Green Manufacturing Challenge 2019
      India Green Manufacturing Challenge 2019

      Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. has been awarded the Silver Medal in the prestigious India Green Manufacturing Challenge 2019 conducted by The International Research Institute for Manufacturing.


Milestones & Achievements

  • 1976
  • 1980
  • 1982
  • 1985
  • 1994
  • 1998
  • 2006
  • 2012
  • 2018
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023
  • 1976

    • 1976

      Technical and financial collaboration with Wall Industries, USA (Formation of Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd)


    • 1980

      Akurdi Factory 8 strand rope machines commissioned
  • 1982

    • 1982

      Became the largest in synthetic fishing ropes, heavy marine ropes and fish-net twines in India
  • 1985

    • 1985

      Started exporting to Europe
  • 1994

    • 1994

      Expanded operation at Wai- Second Manufacturing unit
  • 1998

    • 1998

      Started the Geosynthetics division
  • 2006

    • 2006

      Establishment of Net Assembly Unit at Wai to support International operations
    • 2006

      Aquaculture in Norway
  • 2012

    • 2012

      Expanded Aquaculture business into Chile
    • 2012

      Received the first patent
  • 2018

    • 2018

      HDPE aqua-culture nets with built-in anti-fouling agent introduced
    • 2018

      Received the award for sports exporter from India.
  • 2021

    • 2021

      Company crossed 1000 cr turnover
  • 2022

    • 2022

      Ranked 49 in Great Place To Work®
  • 2023

    • 2023

      GTFL is amongst the top 25 of India's best workplace in Manufacturing 2023