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 (AOP) All Over Printing History and Factory list in Bangladesh

 (AOP) All Over Printing History and Factory list in Bangladesh

All Over Printing in Bangladesh. The term AOP used to denote a specific technique of garment printing of which covers every inch of the garments. (AOP) All Over Printing is an important part of the textile sector. Now the demand for AOP is increasing day by day.

History Of AOP In Bangladesh:


All-Over Printing (AOP) has been started in our ( Bangladesh) garment industry in the 1980s. Although before this we used AOP in many fabrics i.e. three-piece, Sharee, bed cover, and fabrics print in the local factory. 

There are two types of AOP

1.Knit fabric printing.

2.Woven fabric printing.

There are six types of prints used in AOP

They are;

1.Pigment print.

2.Reactive print.

3.Discharge print.

4.Raised print.

5.Glitter print.

6.Burnout print.

All Over Printing in Bangladesh

There are three types of parameters in AOP Production.


1.Screen pressure.

2.Design setting.


The machines used in AOP production 


1.Smart flim printer.

2.Nylon mesh attaching machine.

3.Normal paper printer.

4.Color mixer machine.

5.Rotary screen printing machine.

6.Hand screen printing machine/Flatbed screen printing machine.

7.Digital printing machine.

8.Color mixer motor.

9.Loop steamer machine.

10.Continuous washing machine.

11.Stenter machine.

12.Compacting machine.


Among these machines, only three types of machines are used in our country.


1.Rotary screen printing machine.

2.Flatbed screen printing machine.

3.Digital printing machine.


There are three approaches to accomplishing All Over Printing. 


1.One Color AOP.

2.Multi-Color AOP.

3.AOP Plus.


All Over Printing factory list in Bangladesh


There are more than about 80 factories in our county using the AOP technique.

1.Unifill Composite Dyeing Mills Ltd.

2.SIM Group.

3.Thermax Group Ltd.

4.HH Textile Mills Ltd.

5.Sanjana Fabric Ltd.

6.Beximco Textile Division.

7.Rahim Textile Mills Ltd.

8.Divine Group.

9.Hossain Dyeing & Printing Mills.

10.Tania Textile Ltd.

11.Knit Concern Group.

12.Unicon Group.

13.Pakiza Knit Composite Ltd.

14.DBL Group.

15.GMS Composite Knitting Industries Ltd.

16.NR Group.

17.Robintex Group.

18.Chaity Group.

19.APS Group.

20.Comfit Composite Knit Ltd.

21.South China Bleaching & Dyeing Factory Ltd.

22.Mithela Textile Industries  Ltd.

23.M.M. Knitwear Ltd.

24.Monno Fabrics Ltd.

25.Rim Dyeing Ltd.

26.F.K.N Textile Ltd.

27.Apex Holding Ltd.

28.Four H Group.

29.Utah Group.

30.Dird Composite Textiles Ltd.

31.Palmal Group of Industries.

32.Mosharaf Composite Textile Mills Ltd.

33.KDS Group.

34.Open & Sinha Textile Group.

35.Impress-Newtex Composite Ltd.

36.Tru Fabric Limited. 

37.Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Ltd.

38.Chorka Textile Ltd.

39.Jamuna Group.

40.Satter Textile Mills Ltd.

41.M.S. Dyeing, Printing & Finishing Ltd.

42.Amanat Shah Fabrics Ltd.

43.ACS Textiles (Bangladesh) Limited.

44.A Concern of Micro Fiber Group.

45.A-One Polar Ltd.

46.Sawfttex Ltd.

47.Pride Group.

48.NZ group.

49.Intramex Textile Ltd.

50.RK group.

51.Metro Knitting and dyeing limited.

52.Lithe group.

53.AJI group.

54.Mondal group.

55.Phonex Textile Ltd.

56.All Tex Group.

57.Infinia Group.

58.Silver Composite Textile Mills Ltd


59.Croni group.

60.Azad rifat fibers.


62.Bornali fabric.

63.Bomby fabric.

64.S B style composite Ltd.

65.Padma Bleaching & Dyeing Mills Ltd.

66.Experience textile Ltd.

67.Tithi Textile Mills Pvt Ltd.

68.Antim Group.

69.Consumer Textile mills ltd.

70.Fariha Knit tex ltd.

71.PN Composite ltd.

72.Nice Fabrics Processing Limited.

73.Doel group.

74.Unity fabric Ltd.

75.Primer dyeing & printing Mills Ltd.

76.Bengal apparel Ltd.

77.Urmi Knitwear Ltd.

78.Noor group.

79.Regent textile Ltd.

80.Younusco group.

81.Paramount Textile Ltd. 


AOP in Bangladesh


Advantages of AOP:


1.Pictures do not peel off the fabric, unlike typical screen printing.

2.Dye does not mount on fabric.

3.No need to half-print screens or cut fabric.


Disadvantages of AOP:


1.Speed is reduced due to the continuous nature of printing.

2.Possibility of white creases and irregular printing per batch.

3.Some dyes work better than others.


The demand of AOP:


The interests, preferences, and desires of the people are involved. Fashion awareness is changing day by day, especially in the young generation. So the demand for All Over Printing around the world is increasing day by day. Bangladesh is not far behind the trend.

Approximately 90 factories have AOP printing facility. AOP is one type of printed clothing that is attracted by buyers of all ages. Due to having its colorful design, it’s used almost in every program.


About the Writer:


Farjana Ahmed Happy

B.S.C in Textile Engineering & Technology

BGMEA University Of Fashion & Technology






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