Cottonil is an Egyptian Holding Group specialized in the manufacture of underwear and cotton products. It was founded in 1999 by businessman Basel Somakia, and today Cottonil owns over 50% of Egypt’s underwear market, with a sizable volume of investments.

Since its establishment, the company has been the leading and the largest widespread home-wear and underwear brand in Egypt; providing high-quality cotton products at competitive prices.

Cottonil has a wide distribution network that spans across over 300 outlets around Egypt. It has also expanded its footprint into the European, Arab and Middle East markets through its direct outlets and an extensive agent network around the world. The company also has authorized distributors in 12 countries in the Arab region, including UAE, Jordan, KSA, Sudan, Morocco and others.

According to Egyptian market share evaluations, Cottonil is the leading cotton underwear brand in Egypt with approximately 50% of the market share and a workforce of more than 5,000 workers, across 4 factories in Egypt; including Jesr El Suez, 10th of Ramadan City and Khanka Industrial City.

Over the past years, Cottonil has been able to meet all the needs of the Egyptian family; by offering a wide variety of products, including; briefs, boxers, shorts, undershirts, seamless, sleepwear, towels, robes and socks for men, women, youth and kids, all made from the highest quality of cotton, that are suitable for all age groups and all members of the family.

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