History and milestones
Official inaugration of manufacturing unit at Wing, Satara District, Maharashtra
Commencement of local manufacture of Rieter Draw frames and Ring spinning frames in India
Expansion program launched for Rieter in India.
Rieter completed the take-over of The Suessen Group globally, which is a market leader in the development of spinning technology for the textile machinery industry & specializes in components for ring and rotor spinning machines.
Rieter India Private Limited was established as a 100% subsidiary of Rieter Holding Ltd. on Swiss national day in 1995.
An extension of Rieter’s presence in India was made in 1992 with the formation of RLM, Rieter Lakshmi Machinery, at Coimbatore – a joint venture promoted by Rieter and LMW, Switzerland – as a 100% export oriented unit to manufacture ring frame assemblies.
In April 1962, an agreement of collaboration was signed with Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd. at Winterthur. Rieter was a joint venture partner and provided technical collaboration to the first generation of the then modern textile machines in India.
Ever since the first batch of textile spinning mills were set up in India over 125 years ago, Rieter brand is well known to Indian customers.