Made In India: Gujarat Towels For Players At 2015 Rugby World Cup

| September 25 , 2015 , 12:26 IST
Players at this year's Rugby World Cup (RWC) in UK will be using towels manufactured in India's Gujarat. rwc_sports_white According to a TOI report, these towels will be made in Vapi and Anjar. For the first time, Welspun India Ltd has bagged the contract to supply terry towels for the event. The home textile major, which is a licence holder of RWC 2015 for towels, has designed and developed a capsule collection of beach towels, quick dry sports towels and blankets under Christy, a UK-based towel brand acquired by Welspun in 2006, the report said. Keeping alive the history of rugby legend William Webb Ellis, the company has also come out with a limited edition Webb Ellis towels for the tournament, which began on September 18, 2015, in UK. Around 20,000 units across the collection have been produced, while 2,500 units have been supplied for players and officials for use before and after the matches.