1923 - Valliappa Textiles

The multi-million dollar organization – The Sona Group – started with the Valliappa Textiles. Being a pioneer in the textile industry, the company has showcased self-reliance over the past 6 decades towards sustaining in this highly competitive and dynamic industry. Kalaithanthai Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar, a sensitive philanthropist and activist, founded Valliappa Textiles. With his steadfast efforts, dedication towards the development of Valliappa Textiles, he is recognized as the Textile King!