Who we are
A to Z Textile Mills Ltd. and its group of companies, family owned and operated, started in the 1960s. A to Z Group operates from two locations, spanning over 200,000 square meters of built up area and boasts employment opportunities to over 8,000 Tanzanians. Currently the group comprises of 12 companies which o¬ver a wide variety of products and services in both local and international markets.
A to Z is most popularly known for the production and distribution of polyester and Long lasting Insecticidal Bed Nets in an effort to combat malaria – it is the largest manufacturer of bed nets in Africa, with a capacity to produce 30 million LLIN’s per annum. Vector Health International (VHI) a joint venture between Sumitomo Chemical Company and A to Z Textile Mills Ltd. Produces the Olyset® Net, a WHOPES certified product. A to Z Textile Mills Ltd’s. own LLIN ‘MiraNet’ developed in Arusha has WHOPES recommendation.
A to Z believes that innovation is the engine to economic growth and transformation. Thus, the Company invests heavily in Research and Development. Through a joint venture with Sumitomo Chemical Co. Japan, A to Z operates an ultra-modern state-of-the art R&D facility, the Africa Technical Research Centre (ATRC) whose mission is to improve livelihoods and quality of life through the development of innovative solutions. Located in Kisongo Arusha, ATRC has been in operation since mid-2012.
The products that are manufactured by the A to Z Group of companies that are dedicated to Horticulture and Agriculture are umbrella branded as AgroZ®. We have AgroZ® Bag, AgroZ® Bag Aroma (for Arabica Coffee Green Beans export), AgroZ® Net, AgroZ® Crate, AgroZ® Shade Net, AgroZ® Ground Cover, AgroZ® Fruit & Veg, etc.