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From a humble beginning as a proprietary firm Mehala has risen steadily to become a group of companies of repute. With its phenomenal growth as a total solution provider to the garment industry, Mehala today can boast of being a force to reckon with.
1974 Mehala Machinery Mart, a proprietary firm, is started by Mr. C. Subramaniam. The firm begins its operations by dealing in indigenously manufactured machines suitable for the hosiery industry.
1979 Mehala Industries, a manufacturer of sewing accessories, is established.
1988 Mehala Machine Manufacturing Company is started to cater to the supplementary machinery needs of the local hosiery industry.
1989 Mehala & Company enters into international trading. The company begins importing and distributing industrial sewing products. Brands include Siruba, Kansai Special, Sunstar, KM, etc.
1991 Mehala Machine Works, Pvt.Ltd. is incorporated. A modern factory is set up in Coimbatore for the manufacturing of industrial clutch and induction motors of international quality standards. These products serve as valuable import substitutes. Mr. Subramaniam receives the prestigious Udyog Patra award of the CII from the Hon. Vice President of India, Mr. R. Venkataraman.
1992 Mehala Sales Corporation is set up to meet the market’s requirements of all types of spare parts for the industrial and domestic sewing machines.
1995 Mehala comes up with its first modern spinning mill in Gobichettipalayam.
1996 Mr. Subramaniam receives the prestigious Udyog Jyothi award of the CII.
1997 Mehala Machine Works Pvt. Ltd. becomes a Public Limited Company. It is now the flagship company who looks after the international trading activities of the group.
1999 Mehala Machines becomes the best performer in the world for the sales of Siruba sewing machines which led to Mehala being conferred the distributor rights in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Mehala enters into multi-head computerized embroidery machines sales.
2000 The total number of branches increases to 10, including those started in Ludhiana, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Madurai.
Mehala becomes the sole distributor of the Damei brand of computerized multi-head embroidery machines in India.
2002 Mehala shifts headquarters to a new office in Tirupur.
Enters into the sales and service of automatic cutting-room solutions Investronica. Mehala starts dealing in high quality finishing equipment from the house of Weishi.
2004 Mehala Delhi, shifts to a new regional headquarters.
The second modern spinning mill is put up, also at Gobichettipalayam.
Mehala starts its own foundry in Coimbatore.
2005 Energy efficient motors (E-motors) with copper die cast rotor developed by Mehala. It’s the first of its kind in Asia and second in the world. These motors have since been certified with CSA-C/US and CE.
Mehala acquires another spinning mill in Dindigul and successfully brings it out of the BIFR purview.
In December, Mehala acquires new premises and commences work on putting up a modern foundry in Thekkalur.
2006 Many more new branches come up in Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Mehala becomes the largest distributor of Industrial Sewing machines in India with sales of around 50,000 sewing machines per annum.
Mehala enters into a joint venture with Damei to manufacture multi-head embroidery machines in India inagurated by Union Secretary of Textiles in May.
Mehala sets up Dharani Wind Energy Pvt. Ltd. for captive power generation with a capacity of 10.5 MW in Kanyakumari, of which 50% of the generation is sold to the State Electricity Board. 21 wind turbines, each of this with a capacity of 500 KW has been installed for this purpose.
2007 Mehala Machines India Ltd. and Mehala Sales Corporation are conferred ISO 9001:2000 recognition. There by Mehala becomes the only PAN India Garment machinery distributor with ISO 9001:2000 certification.
Mehala acquires Sanmarco Texmac Private Ltd., a modern textile machinery manufacturing unit designed, built, owned and operated by Italy's FINLANE Group
2008 New Foundry at Thekalur is installed, commissioned and fully operational with capacity of 200 tonnes and an expansion possibility of up to 1000 tonnes per month. Mehala is conferred agency of BESTA machines. 
2009 Mehala Medical Centre is started to provide medical care to Tirupur population. Mehala is conferred agency for MACPI range of finishing equipments and AMP PISSANI machines.
2010  Mehala becomes sole distributor for Duerkopp Adler garment Machinery and also becomes the share holder of Siruba Industrial Machines, Taiwan.

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