Western Textiles Company ( Westex) formerly known as Saudi Polypropylene Yarn Factory was established in 1990, It was the-then part of Saudi Carpet Factory which renamed itself as Al Abdullatif Industrial Investment Company (AIIC) after being listed as Joint Stock Company in 2007.
Prior to AIIC being listed with Tadawul Saudi Stock Exchange, the AIIC was known to be Saudi Carpet Factory , A Carpet & Yarn manufacturing segment of Al Abdullatif Group which continue to have business interest in Furniture & Home Interiors.
Al Abdullatif Group (AIG) embarked on its business voyage in 1958 under the visionary leadership of Sheikh Omer Saleh Al Abdullatif who recognized the business potential in trading of Furniture and Furniture artistry which got converted into full fledge manufacturing in1980. With AIG widening its business strategy year by year, the group went into Carpet & Rugs manufacturing in 80's. Over the years, AIG grown into major vertically integrated company in Carpet Manufacturing stretching itself into Spinning, BCF Yarns, Master Batches, Carpet Backing, Paper Tubes & Non-wovens to ensure cost and quality.