Dawood Lawrencepur Limited is a public limited
company and is quoted on Karachi and Lahore Stock Exchanges. It is
principally engaged in the manufacture and sale of yarns and fabrics
made from natural & man-made fibres and blends.
In May 2004, the company's name was changed to
Dawood Lawrencepur Ltd. due to the amalgamation of Dawood Cotton Mills
Ltd., Burewala Textile Mills Ltd., Lawrencepur Woollen & Textile
Mills Ltd. & Dilon Ltd., so as to take advantage of the goodwill
associated with the name of Lawrencepur. Dawood Lawrencepur Ltd is a
distinguished and trusted name in Pakistan. Dawood Lawrencepur Ltd.
have the following units:
* Dawood Cotton Mills Unit which is involved in the
production of 100% cotton, and blended cotton/synthetic yarns and
fabrics - both in grey and dyed form.
* Burewala Textile Mills Unit produces 100% cotton
yarn and grey fabrics. The mill specializes in fine and super fine
counts for weaving, hosiery and sewing thread industries.
* Lawrencepur Woollen & Textile Mills Unit,
which is the first worsted mill in Pakistan, is a fully integrated
unit with in-house facilities to handle anything from raw wool to
finished fabrics. It manufactures 100% wool, wool/silk, wool/cashmere,
wool/cotton, wool/polyester and wool/polyester/acrylic fabrics, using
18.5 micron and 21 micron wools.
* Dilon Unit being the first plant in the country
for manufacturing Nylon 6-filament yarn. The plant has now been
expanded and has the facility to manufacture Polyester filament yarn
as well. The plant is equipped with latest draw twisting and texturing
DLL maintains its reputation of a reliable
manufacturer and supplier of high quality textile products through
technology and effective resource management while maintaining high
ethical and professional standards.
The sale of the company for the year ending 2004 is
Rs. 1,610,682,606. The net profit after taxation for the year is Rs.
156,186,643 after providing for depreciation, all operating,
administration, selling and distribution, financial/other expenses.
* The figures of the years 1999-2003 are of the
period when the merger had not taken place.
Cotton is known for its strength, coolness &
comfort. Cotton is easy to care and versatile. Dawood Lawrencepur
specializes in cotton yarn and fabrics, but the main focus is on the
production of yarn in medium, fine & super fine counts. The yarns
produced are used in weaving, knitting and sewing thread industries.
High quality weaving and hosiery yarns are waxed as per customer
requirements. The yarn counts range from 16/1 to 130/1. The company
also has the facilities to produce two fold yarns for high value-added
fabrics and it specializes in "S" twist yarns for the wewing
thread industry. Sewing threads are commonly produced in 28/1, 34/1
& 47/1 yarn counts.
100% pure cotton yarns, as well as, viscose and
blended synthetic yarns are produced in grey, dyed, singed, mercerized
and bleached forms.
In cotton fabrics, various combinations are
produced in a wide array of hues, according to customer
specifications. The weaving is equipped with the latest machinery
including Sulzer weaving machines, conventional, dobby looms and the
modern ancillary prpatatory machinery, which produce a rich pallet of
weaving design such as stripes, geometrics and twills as well as
seasonal solids. The collection of fabrics spans from Swiss voiles,
poplins, gabardines to cambric, lawns and lathas. Recently a new
finishing plant has been added which comprises the latest machinery
from Osthoff, Benninger, Monforts and Ramish.
* FABRICS & GARMENTS
"Lawrencepur" is undoubtedly the brand
leader in Pakistan textile industry. The brand has consistently
maintained its eminence in the textile industry for over five decades.
The exquisite quality fabrics & designer garments offered by
Lawrencepur have long fascinated the quality conscious customers. The
Brand draws its strength from quality of its products and human
resources. The Lawrencepur collections are the very epitome of
immaculate dressing. The brand has always identified itself with the
needs & lifestyles of the customers and has offered products that
are best suited to these needs & lifestyles
Lawrencepur mills consist of five units - Top
making, Dying, Spinning, Weaving and Finishing. From 1949 to date the
mills have undergone evolutionary changes and now prestigious fabrics
like wool/cashmere, wool/silk, Super 100's, Super 70's, Cool wool,
wool/cotton and other blends are being produced, which are designed by
a famous Italian designer. The products offered include premium
quality fabrics, formal and haute couture designer garments. The
versatile fabric range includes exotic wool blends like wool/silk,
wool cashmere; high quality pure virgin merino wool in super 120's,
super 100's and super 70's; and wool blends like wool/cotton,
wool/polyester and wool/acrylic, etc. Traditionally the woollen
fabrics were only considered suitable for winter wear in Pakistan but
the light weight pure and wool cotton blends produced by Lawrencepur
are popularly worn throughout the year.
The garment collection is trendy, uniquely tailored
and depicts quality finish and best fitting. The collection includes
pret-a-porter suits, trousers and haute couture range consisting of
jackets, overcoats, trench coats, waist coats, Norfolks and Alpines.
Furthermore, an exclusive service for made-to-measure suits is also
available for the more discerning customers.
Lawrencepur has a wide range of attire suitable for
all ages, moods and seasons. That is the reason the Lawrencepur brand
is considered user friendly, easy to wear, easy to care, easy to
handle, and easy to attract.
In order to keep pace with the ever changing
customer needs, Lawrencepur has an in-house design & development
department having a creative team of professional fabric and garment
designers. These designers produce fabrics & garments collections
which are always in line with the latest fashion trends, besides being
easy and comfortable to wear.
Lawrencepur aims to maintain its passion for
excellence in quality, fashion and customer care. These strengths are
likely to help the brand maintain its leadership in the textile market
for years to come.