" Chenkumartex"  a handloom weavers Co-operative society started its function on 1st May 1971 with 351 members.    Our founder president was late Shri. M.S.K.Nataraj B.A.B.L.,  His dedicated  and sincere effort brought our institution as the best cotton Handloom weavers co-operative society in India with 1269 honest weavers on roll today.  Our society is giving continuous employment to 1,500 families in and around  Chennimalai.

   At present our society is administrated by Handloom & Textiles department official in the Cadre of Deputy Director of Handloom and Textiles as Special officer under the control of the Tamil Nadu Government.

 We are having a well-equipped modern dye house capacity of two tones per day.The dyed yarn isued to our member to produce the goods according to need of the hour.We are having a well organised quality control system where the goods through by our members getting appraised.We accept the goods at 0% defect.