Eastern Silk Industries Limited, a Kolkata-based company incorporated in 1946 got its current name in 1975. The company is engaged in various multifaceted activities like the manufacture of silk yarn, fabrics and made-ups, home furnishings, fashion fabrics, double-width fabric, scarves, laces, melts, and embroidered fabrics. The company has been recognized as a Golden Star Export House by the Government of India. The US and Europe account for about two-thirds of the company’s exports. Other export destinations comprise Australia, Middle East, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and Scandinavian & EFTA countries. It is one of the largest high–end fabric manufacturers in the world. Facilities at its factory and design center are constantly upgraded as new technology is developed, to keep it on the cutting edge of the industry.