Sustainable, state-of-the-art sewing thread production in Tamil Nadu

AMANN India is part of the Germany-based international sewing thread producer AMANN Group. For more than 15 years, AMANN India has been offering high-quality sewing and embroidery threads for India’s thriving shoes and leather market. With its new sustainable, state-of-the-art production site in Ranipet/Tamil Nadu, AMANN India will set a milestone in the history of India’s market. This platform shall provide insights and regular updates on AMANN India’s prestigious endeavor.

AMANN India production profile:

Ranipet/Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Sewing threads for all kind of applications

Production site space:
32,000 square meters

Production outcome:
initially 800 tons of thread per year

Amount of employees:
200 (with a targeted male-female ratio of 50:50)

Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) for reprocessing and recycling of entire production water used; Photovoltaic systems to cover the entire production’s electricity demand

AMANN Group company profile:


Group turnover: 
approx. 240 Million €

approx. 2.600 worldwide

Production sites:
Germany (Augsburg), United Kingdom (Manchester), Romania (Brasov), Czech Republic (Chribska), China (Yancheng), Bangladesh (Dhaka), Vietnam (Tam Ky), India (Tamil Nadu, under construction)

Indian subsidiary:
Amann Sewing & Embroidery Threads Pvt. Ltd. (since 2007)

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AMANN India production site 3D animation

Watch the animated 3D video of our new AMANN India production to get a first impression on how the site will look like

Visit of German Consul General

On 31st of May 2023, AMANN India had the honor to be visited by the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of India, Chennai, Ms. Michaela Küchler. Ms. Küchler visited the premises, helped planting trees and spoke to the entire on-ground team highlighting.

The new production site is taking shape

In early 2023, the new production site is taking shape. A workforce of around 380 workers takes care of the construction progress according to project schedule. Important milestones at this project state are the installation of the biomass steam boilers, the work on the ZLD infrastructure as well as the installation of the dyehouse and warehouse.

Groundbreaking Ceremony 2022

In April 2022, the journey of our new AMANN India production site began by laying the foundation stone with the official groundbreaking ceremony. The AMANN management board attended the ceremony, marking an important milestone for the entire AMANN Group.