At Gul Ahmed, they draw their inspirations from the diverse global arena and pack it under one roof, to share the fact that beauty is universal. Gul Ahmed constantly strive to challenge the limitations of all the possibilities when it comes to weaving, printing, embroidery & embellishments. The cloth used is not mere fabric for us, we treat it like an artist treats his canvas; with the love, respect and dedication that it deserves. Here at Gul Ahmed, they understand that style and fashion are a vital part of your lives and so we strive to bring it to your doorstep in the easiest possible way. Gul Ahmed’s motto has always been to provide excellent quality and service.
About Ideas by Gul Ahmed:
At Ideas by Gul Ahmed, you will find a variety of fashion lines including prêt wear, unstitched fabric (for males and females), polo shirts, formal and semi formal wear (for men) and the diverse range of casual and formal wear (for women). Over the years, Gul Ahmed has introduced a number of new trends including high-class G.prêt wear, Chantilly Chiffon, Chairman Latha (for men), Digital-print Kurtis, Accessories (shoes and handbags), Home Items (bedding, cushions and bath items) and so much more. Our designs are fashionably contemporary yet timeless because of their strong pedigree. It is our originality and respect for business ethics that today, Gul Ahmed ranks as one of the leading clothing brands across Asia. Gul Ahmed not only provides fashion at great value, but also caters to various customer needs by offering a diverse product mix. This leads to a complete and enjoyable retail experience. At Gul Ahmed we don’t just aim at setting trends, but believe in mastering them. As a result of this, the chain has expanded up to 60 stores across Pakistan since its inception in 2003. This has contributed greatly to it becoming the largest lifestyle and fashion store in Pakistan.
About the Company
The story of textiles in the subcontinent is the story of Gul Ahmed. The group began trading in textiles in the early 1900s. The group entered in the field of manufacturing with the establishment of today’s iconic name of Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Ltd (GTM).
With an installed capacity of more than 130,000 spindles, 300 state-of-the-art weaving machines and most modern yarn dyeing, processing & stitching units, Gul Ahmed is a composite unit – making everything from cotton yarn to finished products. Gul Ahmed has its own captive power plant comprising of gas engines, gas & steam turbines, and backup diesel engines. Believing in playing its role in protecting the environment, Gul Ahmed has also set up a waste water treatment plant to treat 100% of its effluent, bringing it to NEQS levels.
Today, Gul Ahmed is a vertically-integrated operation, with everything from manufacturing across all stages, to retail all under one umbrella. The company was listed on Karachi Stock Exchange in 1972.
Capturing the imagination of the audience requires having a creative approach coupled with a thoughtful insight. Having an eye for detail and paying attention to the varied tastes are absolute essentials towards creating appealing designs.
With this in mind, Gul Ahmed’s design studios are staffed with experienced artists who have the capability to conceive the most creative concepts in design. Artists adapt different colorways to meet the specifications of each individual country. European and US designers working for the company continuously develop new designs for specific geographical areas. The designing team visits major international exhibitions throughout the year to stay up-to-date with the current market trends. The use of the latest CAD/CAM systems and the most sophisticated laser and wax jet engraving technologies are examples of the company’s dedication to computerization in all aspects of design detail and reproduction.
Innovation is the key to product development. New and experimental techniques are devised and perfected in Gul Ahmed’s product development. Staff and personnel visit international exhibitions to keep abreast of stitching styles and fabric textures. The knowledge of these creative concepts is utilized in creating various product lines with the help of latest styles and color schemes. In addition, the the existing product lines are continuously improved to enhance the value and performance of the end product.
Gul Ahmed is capable to dye and print the whole range of home textile and apparel fabrics. In addition we also have setup for back coating and flock printing that gives us an added opportunity to serve the needs of our customers.
Gul Ahmed is equipped with the most advanced technology that enables it to cater to a vast spectrum of product varieties that include:
Gul Ahmed’s fine textile products represent a unique fusion of the centuries-old traditions of the east and the latest textile technology of the west. The purest of cotton fibers, produced from the fertile lands of the Indus Valley, are spun, woven and processed into the finest quality cotton and blended products through a combination of latest technology, skills and craftsmanship of this traditional industry. The made-ups can be in white, dyed, printed or yarn-dyed form, and in different styles of confectioning.
Sheets and Pillowcases
Doctors and Nurses Uniforms
High Visibility Uniforms
Children’s Pyjama Suits
Children’s Sleeping Bags
Quality control is the process in which all factors involved in manufacture are checked for meeting quality level requirements. In the field of textiles, the processing laboratory plays a key role. It serves as the foundation for producing a quality product.
Gul Ahmed has one of the best textile laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art technology and staffed with highly qualified personnel. It has the capability to cover a wide range of operations from the testing of raw materials to the evaluation of finished products, according to customer specifications. As a part of quality control for online checking, the processing laboratory is well prepared to control and support the processing unit at every stage of production. For continuous improvement in the quality of the end product, research and development is also carried out in the laboratory.
Gul Ahmed wants to maintain its position as one of the finest quality-managed companies capable of meeting the requirements of its external & internal customers. Gul Ahmed’s culture stresses employee participation & innovative technology application to achieve continuous improvement. The efforts towards improvement of the quality system, based on the guidelines of ISO 9000 series of standards, are a journey towards excellence.