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KTSC is an integrated Textile Mill established in 1986 as a public enterprise with a design & attainable capacity of 22 & 18 million square meters of fabric per year respectively. The total investment was 220 million birr & now it has been reorganized and recognized as a share company since 1998.


Kombolcha Textile S.Co is located in Amhara National Regional State, South Wollo, Kombolcha town, 380kms away from the capital,Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The factory is located with in easy access of the main cotton growing regions of the country. The town Kombolcha is connected to port of Djibouti Via all-weather road & is 500kms east. This is particularly convenient for enterprise engaged in manufacturing & import export activities.

Organization, Management & Manpower

The overall activities of the company are managed & administrated by the G/Manager, who is assigned by & accountable to the Board of Directors Board members are appointee of the Public Enterprise Supervisory Authority with a responsibility of formality & setting policy, resolving policy issues & follow up of development programs etc.

All functional departments and services are led & supervised by their respective Department Mangers & Service Managers who are directly reporting & accountable to D/G/Manager. This doesn't include the Audit Service who is directly reporting to the Board of Directors.

The G/Manager is assisted by the D/G/Manager, the department managers & service manager in formulating & revision of operational policies, exclusion of day-to-day activities, resolving of operational problems & preparation of operational plan, budget and establishment of medium & long term development programs.

The overall workforce engaged in the different activities of the company is more than 2000 (Permanent & Temporary) of which 58% are male & 42% female

In terms of level of education, there are professional, semi professionals and vocational & technical school complete. All employees have basic knowledge, which is sufficient enough to understand their current job requirement.



To be export leader of the country by manufacturing 100% cotton products through environmentally friendly processes which satisfy the customers' needs


To produce 100% cotton Textile products which can satisfy the customers' need through environmentally friendly processes and expand the market share, there by generating profit and benefiting all stake holders and play a vital role in the development of the country's economy.


KTSC is an integrated textile mill, consisting machineries. In addition to the production machineries the company is also equipped with utility & auxiliary tools & equipments.



KTSC is committed to produce cotton products that meet customers' requirements through implementation of effective Quality Management System based on ISO 9001:2000. KTSC strives to meet and exceed the dynamic customers' needs and expectations through continual improvement of the effectiveness of the Quality Management system on products and service quality.  We value our customers' feed back to continually improve our products and services quality, competitiveness and reputation.   

The top management ensures the involvement of stakeholders at all levels of the organization for the achievement of this quality policy and excellence in performance to attain the company objective and hence benefit all company's stakeholders.



Starting from its establishment KTSC is doing its best to full fill its objectives. Particularly in implementation of the internationally accepted systems great efforts are being made.

In this respect the company has already implemented the Environmental management System (ISO14001: 2004) and is certified for it. The waste water treatment plant can be mentioned in this regard.


Create environmental awareness across the company and through the public

Identify environmental aspects and modify environmental management programs

Segregated the scraps, chemicals, products and label them as per their categories

Effective control over sewage through waste water treatment plant

Recycling the used water of swimming pool and water discharges from different machines

Minimized process waste, furnace oil and water consumption

Forestation program  and participation on social activities

KTSC is also on the final course to be certified in Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2000). The Quality manual, System level procedures, Operational procedures, Work instructions and check lists are provided and in use. The internal audit has already been undertaken, the opportunities for improvement have identified and appropriate actions are being taken. 



Internal Benefits

Improved management confidence, communications, and awareness of the company objectives,

Responsibility and authorities are adequately defined

Improved utilization of resources and increased productivity

External Benefits

Easy access to international markets

Improved customer satisfaction confidence and the company image

Consistency in quality of products and services

KTSC has been awarded for its best performance in direct export its products and as a sole supplier of inputs for finished product exporters in 2007.

KTSC has provided the renovation project proposal which finds acceptance for implementation. It is supposed to bring a break through in the history of the company


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