Flax - Dry Spun (also known as common flax or linseed), with the binomial name Linum usitatissimum, is a member of the Genus Linum in the family “Linaceae”. It is a food and fibre crop that is grown in cooler regions of the world. In addition to referring to the plant itself, the word "flax" may refer to the unspun fibres of the flax plant. The plant species is known as a cultivated plant, and appears to have been domesticated just once from the wild species Linum bienne, called Pale flax.
The Kankaria Group's Flax Spinning Mill is located at Phuleshwar, West Bengal, India. It has 6,500 spindle capacity amongst which 1000 spindles for dry spun and 5500 spindles for wet spun.
Dry spun grey and Bleach yarn are of premium quality and largely being used in furnishing, home linen and other industrial uses. Wet spun yarn is being used in suiting & shirting. It also produces high quality cotton-linen bleached yarn.