All Pakistan Textile Mills Association
(APTMA) is the premier national trade association of the textile
spinning, weaving, and composite mills representing the organized
sector in Pakistan. APTMA emerges as the largest association of
the country as it represents 396 textile mills out of which 315
are spinning, 44 weaving and 37 composite units. These spinning
mills have production facilities of texturing, mercerizing and dyeing
of yarns; weaving mills have sizeable number of air-jet looms, and
the composite mills have manufacturing facilities from spinning
to finished textile products under one roof. The total installed
capacity of APTMA member mills accounts for 9,661,366 spindles,
61,608 rotors, 10,452 Shuttleless/Airjet Looms and 1897 conventional
looms. The Association's members produce spun and open-end yarn,
grey, printed dyed fabrics and bed linen.
The Role of APTMA
As per charter and by-laws, aims and objectives of the Association
1. To encourage friendly feeling and unanimity amongst Textile Mill
owners on all subjects connected with their common good.
2. To secure good relations between members of the Association.
3. To promote and protect the trade commerce and manufactures of
Pakistan in general and of the cotton trade in particular.
4. To consider questions connected with the trade commerce and manufactures
of its members.
5. To collect and circulate statistics & information classify
relating to the trade, commerce and manufactures of its members.
6. To take all steps which may be necessary for promoting, supporting
or opposing legislative and other measures affecting the trade,
commerce or manufactures of its members.
7. To make representation to local, Provincial and Central authorities
on any matter connected with the trade, commerce and manufactures
of its members.
8. To arbitrate in the settlement of disputes arising out of transactions,
piece goods, yarn and other manufactured goods between parties willing
or agreeing to submit to arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration
Rules of the Association.
9. To advance and promote commercial and technical education connected
with the trade and commerce of its members.
10. To undertake special inquiries and initiate or support any action
for securing the redress of legitimate grievances connected with
the trade or commerce of its members.
11. To take any action which may be conducive to the extension of
the trade and commerce of its members or incidental to the attainment
of this object.
12. To subscribe, to become a member of and cooperate with any other
Association whether incorporated or not whose objects are altogether
or in part similar to those of the Association and to procure from
or communicate to any such Association such information as may be
likely to forward the objects of this Association
13. To establish or aid in the establishment of funds to benefit
employees of the Association or the depending of such persons and
to subscribe, donate or guarantee money for charitable or benevolent
purposes at the discretion of the Association.
14. To regulate conditions of employment in the industry conducted
or carried on by its members.
15. And generally to do all that may be necessary in the interest
of the realization of the above objects of the Association directly
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