A part of the renowned Anna-Kitex group of companies, founded by the legendary Late Shri M. C. Jacob, Kitex Garments Ltd is the largest employer in private sector in the state of Kerala. It is located near Kochi and has easy access to sea and air ports. The company was established in 1992. With unmatched global connections, this company caters to prominent and renowned conglomerates in USA and Europe. The company currently employs over 7000 people at its facility, and has been a business provider to many satellite businesses in the state. Having started with INR 1.8 Crores turnover in the year 1995-96, the company has now grown to a turnover of over INR 524 Crores in 2014-15. The company is currently the second largest producer of children's apparel in the world, and is now in the process of setting up operations in the United States of America.