|Thico Silks Thirubuvanam|
The Thirubuvanam Silk Handloom Weavers Co-operative Production and Sale Society Ltd.No.Z.322., is the biggest Co-operative Society in Tamil Nadu, producing traditional Silk Sarees with elaborate designs using pure Zari. The Society is situated in the Silk Weavers cluster of Thirubuvanam about 9 k.m. away from Kumbakonam, on the Mayiladuthurai road in Thanjavur District. Thirubuvanman is an ancient temple town famous for Silk Weaving from the period of Great Chola rulers.
This society was registered in 1955 and started its commercial operation on 24.11.1955. Before establishing the society, weavers of this area were working under the control of Master weavers and were getting lower income. At present, the Society has 1836 weaver members and providing employment to 2002 families. The Society is functioning in its own building with 37 sales outlets in Tamil Nadu and 2 in Pondicherry .