Karachi, Babri Cotton Mills Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that the board meeting of the company is scheduled to be held on April 28, 2016 at Rawalpindi. The agenda of the meeting shall be consideration of nine months quarterly accounts for the period ended March 31, 2016.
Further, the closed period of the company shall be from April 20, 2016 to April 28, 2016.
Babri Cotton Mills Limited was incorporated on the 26th of October, 1970 as a Public Limited Company under the capable professional guidance of founder chairman (Late) Lt.General (R) M Habibullah Khan Khattak. It was established as a textile spinning unit at Kohat with a capacity of 25,056 spindles. The mill is located in Kohat at a distance of 55 km south of Peshawar. Its Commercial production started in 1973.
The textile industry in Pakistan suffered a serious crisis from 1977 to 1985. Many mills were forced to close down their weaving and processing units especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Formerly N.W.F.P). However, from 1986 onwards the management of the company with untiring efforts converted this unit back to a profit earning unit. The Company from its own resources has added another 27984 spindles along with complete back process till 2010.
The Company is engaged in production of super fine counts of 80s combed yarn from extra-long staple cotton of USA Pima and CIS origin. We also manufacture and sell 52/s combed yarn which is being sold at premium.
The company has invested since 1995 a total sum of Rs. 399.767 million in plant and machinery under balancing modernization and replacement (BMR) scheme out of its own cash resources Rs. 178.767 million and 221.000 million loan obtained from National Bank of Pakistan. Presently the mill is equipped with 53,040 spindles (109 Ring Frames) with complete latest model back process and auto coners. All products pass through a stringent Quality Management System and are supervised by laboratory checks to ensure conformity to the highest standards.
The total capacity of the mills is now 53,040 spindles & 400 rotors. The Mill employs around 1200 full time employees.
The symbol “BCML” is being used by the stock exchange for Babri Cotton Mills Limited.