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Tamilnadu Handloom Weavers′ Co-operative Society Ltd., popularly known as Co-optex, was established in 1935 and has a long and rich tradition in Handloom History that dates back over 80 years. Co-optex has a network of 200 showrooms spread all over India with an annual turnover of around Rs.1000 Crore. It is the No. 1 Apex Handloom Co-operative society in the country because of its talented, dedicated, highly skilled and devoted clan of Handloom Weavers from all over Tamilnadu. Its Logo-the multi-hued Butterfly is synonymous with quality, durability and fair trade.Handlooms in Tamilnadu have a long standing tradition and behind the timelessness of this tradition, kept alive for centuries, is the Handloom Weaver. He is the backbone of this large network of around 4.00 lakh Handlooms in Tamilnadu out of which around 2.00 lakh Handlooms are in Co-operative fold.
Co-optex is basically engaged in marketing of Handloom fabrics produced in Tamilnadu. Handlooms constitute a priceless asset of Tamilnadu′s rich cultural heritage. These fabrics marketed by Co-optex, represent an aesthetic quality of high order and represent a great social cause. The demands and challenges of the market is responded to by Co-optex with the rich tradition and well honed skills of its weavers. Co-optex, a household name, boosts of a unique range of fabrics in hundreds of designs, colors and textures. Each product of Co-optex displays the artistry and craftsmanship of weavers from Tamilnadu.