About Us

The Story Till Now

Founded by Mr Suraj Prakash Chopra, the story of Suraj Textiles started way back in 1940 and the legacy is still underway for this 3rd generation family owned business. 

With over 40 years experience in the industry, Suraj Textiles was formally incorporated in 1982 and has ever since honed its ability to produce reliable and high-quality produce. 

Suraj Textiles aspires to become the chosen partner for premium labels that seek original and imaginative designs and care for sustainable and fair trade practices.

The Founder - Suraj Prakash Chopra was actively involved in sourcing fabric from Manchester to local wholesalers in Peshawar. 

1940

After partition, Mr Suraj moved to New Delhi. Trading of fabrics sourced from mills located in Bombay.

1947

1949

He shifted base to Bombay and was actively involved in sourcing textile fabrics from Bombay textile mills to retailers and wholesalers across India.

1952

He acted as a textile consultant to textile mills located in Bombay along with regular trading business.

“Chanderkala” – a retail outlet for sarees, was started. Located in Bandra, Bombay - this was the favourite destination for many film stars.

1972

1982

Suraj Textiles was established. Involved in trading of suiting and shirting fabric from reputed weaving mills in and around Bombay to wholesalers and retailers across India.

1983

Suraj Textiles now started exporting finished printed fabrics that were custom made for middle-east buyers and sourced from printing mills in Bombay.

1985

Suraj Textiles commenced manufacturing and exporting of finished men's shirts and trousers to the Middle East.

1988

Suraj textiles now started manufacturing and exporting accessories to USA and the UK.

1998

The company now added beach cover-ups to its products being exported. Now exports to USA, Canada, Italy, Netherlands, France, Australia and Spain.

2009

The company expanded operations by adding additional 8120 square feet of production area

2012

Growth continues, with the Suraj Textiles unit now acquiring 5319 sq. feet additional production area.

A Picture Story

Inauguration of a textile mill in Bombay
Opening ceremony of a printing unit in Bombay
Chanderkala - The Sari Store
Chanderkala Sarees Established
Manufacturing now Established
Trading of suiting and shirting fabrics in India
Established as Exporter
Suraj Textiles ventured into exporting for the Middle East
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