GOVERNMENT OF TAMILNADU
DEPARTMENT OF SERICULTURE

Automatic Reeling Unit

Automatic Reeling Unit Functioning at Gobichettipalayam.

The filature adopts the latest technology in silk reeling consists of the latest machinery imported from China. It is the first of its kind in TamilNadu. This unit aims to produce superior quality raw silk of 3A - 4A Grade from Bivoltine Hybrid Cocoons. It has a capacity of 40 basins and in capable of producing around 35 MT of Bivoltine Silk per annum. The unit started its production on 23rd  August 2008. 

 

The 2nd Unit is installed  in Thiruppur District.

 

Another Automatic Reeling Unit is proposed for Salem District.