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IIGM (India Industrial Garment Machines)PVT. LTD. is a company established in year 1980 by its Managing Director - Mr. Pavan Kapoor for salespurchase of garment related machinery.
At that time, there were very few agencies involved in sales and servicing of industrial sewing machines and management of apparel industry had tough time in procuring the machines. Therefore, understanding the need of the hour, Mr. Pavan Kapoor stepped into sales and servicing of the industrial sewing machines. It acquired Juki Agency in year 1985. By way of customer satisfaction, attaining the trust of the clients, company became an eminent enterprise spreading its wings across the whole country.
Since its inception, company was mainly involved into sales and servicing of the apparel industry related equipments and service engineers were being trained. However with the growth in the apparel industry, demand for trained technicians in this field also intensified. Thus IIGM apparel Engineering Center was opened up in Banglore in June1997 focusing on the requirement of the vast domestic apparel industry.
Sewing machines used in the training center are all JUKI exclusive, all types of JUKI automatic machines mainly Standard Single Needle DDL-8700 machines have been installed for the training purpose in the training center.
Abundance Work Force is the major appealing factor
Course conducted are based on fundamental technical skill like BASIC SEWING MACHINE MAINTENANCE COURSE(5WEEKS),ADVANCED MACHINE COURSE(2WEEKS),KNITS MACHINE COURSE(2WEEKS),BASIC ELECTRONICS AND PNEUMATICS COURSE(2WEEKS). Besides, Gerber Cutting Machine and IE Technician Courses are also conducted.
In general, participation in the course is open to all meeting the criteria. However sponsorship of the participants from apparelindustry is about 20% and individual participation accounts for 80% of the students. Fee for joining a course is Rs1500/-. Upon successful completion of the prescribed course, completion certificate is awarded and direct placement (prior arrangement with the reputed export houses) or recommendation to the export houses is done.
There is a specified Text and Syllabus for each training course and is followed strictly. Students are given task of preparing project report for the training contents. Due to all this, evaluation of the trainees from IIGM Training.
Center by the Industry is also quite high. According to the manager of the Institute, Mr. Raghvendran "We are educating and training our students thoroughly so that they can be directly used as prime operators in the factories with out any further training" So far 1100 students from 90 Batches have passed out and have been successfully employed. Thus IIGM is a prominent Training Center supporting Export Garment Industry.