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Adama operates most-modern spinning unit in East Africa

Adama Spinning Factory
February 2, 2011

The laboratory set up by Adama is also fully equipped with equipment from Mesdan, a highly reputed Italian company, which ensures quality as per customer specification. It maintains quality Uster standards between 5-25 percent. It has facilities to twist cotton yarn as per customer’s specific need and deliver cotton cones packages in between 2-2.5 kg.

In rotor spun carded yarn, Adama can produce cotton yarn between the range of Ne 6 and 24 for knitting and between Ne 6 and 30 for weaving. The production capacity of the rotor plant is around 7,000 kgs per day. In ring spun carded yarn, it can deliver counts between Ne 16 and 30 for knitting and between Ne 16 and 40 for weaving. The ring spun yarn section has a capacity of around 3,000 kgs per day.

The company undertook an immediate expansion program in end-September 2010 to produce combed yarn and also enhance the current yarn production capacity by 35 percent at an investment of 107 million Birr. The expansion project would enable the factory to increase its yarn production capacity to 13,500 tons per day.

A cotton ginnery and edible oil factory is also planned to be established in Adama Town. The factory aims to produce lint cotton, edible oil and cotton seeds for local market as well as for own consumption.

The company is planning to install appropriate operating/network systems and introduce international bench mark standards. It also plans to implement a quality management system, automated management information system and attain the world wide responsible accredited production (WRAP) certification. Furthermore the company is working hard to receive organic certifications.

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