From Welspun India to The World – Wimbledon’s Classic Souvenir! -
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From Welspun India to The World – Wimbledon’s Classic Souvenir!

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For over a decade, Welspun alongside its heritage brand Christy has been manufacturing towels for Wimbledon at its Terry Towel Facility in Gujarat, India.

Khel Today Bureau

Mumbai: Panache, Precision & Power are the 3 ‘P’s that star tennis players need in the right balance to win the coveted Wimbledon Championships, 2022. As players sweat it out on and off the court, Welspun understands the fundamentals and importance of every little detail that goes into the making of a Champion.

For over a decade, Welspun alongside its heritage brand Christy has been manufacturing towels for Wimbledon at its Terry Towel Facility in Gujarat, India. The US $2.7 billion enterprise markets a variety of household linen in India under the brand ‘Spaces’ which is amongst the top 3 brands in the bed & bath category. Thousands of employees give attention to the slightest of specifics for these premium towels, after all, perfection is the hallmark of Welspun and these internationally acclaimed players deserve nothing but the best.

This year is made more special, as Centre Court celebrates its 100th year anniversary and these unique towels which feature the Christy logo are very much part of this rich history. From 2021, upholding gender quality, Wimbledon introduced unisex towels and provided the classic green & purple along with a seasonal towel to every player. Before that, the classic Wimbledon towel was provided to the male players while the seasonal towels were provided to the female players.

For 35 years, Christy has been supplying the Official Championships towels to the tennis elite to use on the world-famous courts at Wimbledon. Welspun has been associated with Wimbledon since 2006 when it acquired Christy, a British towel brand. Post 2010, its manufacturing base was shifted from Hyde, Greater Manchester to Vapi in Gujarat.

These iconic towels are produced from the finest grade of cotton which make them highly soft and absorbent. Sustainably made, The Championships towels are Oeko-Tex MADE IN GREEN certified which provides peace of mind that they have been made without using harmful substances and produced in a factory that adheres to strict ecological and social standards. To add to that this year, Christy have removed all pointless plastic packaging using sustainably sourced FSC certified card instead.

The classic green & purple colored towels are popular souvenirs amongst spectators. Even the legendary Roger Federer has admitted to packing these premium towels as souvenirs since they make good gifts. It’s not just Roger Federer, many other players either keep these towels or throw it to the spectators owing to its popularity.

Tennis fans around the world are enchanted by the pristine lawns and classic all-white dress code. These premium towels with the Wimbledon trademark are a prized possession which makes them highly sought after around the globe!

About Welspun India Ltd

Welspun India Ltd (WIL), part of $2.7 Bn Welspun Group, is a global leader in Home textiles. With a distribution network in more than 50 countries and world class manufacturing facilities in India, Welspun is strategic partners with top global retailers. WIL is driven by its differentiation strategy based on Branding, Innovation and Sustainability.

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