Or-Al Textile, the Gaziantep-based sock manufacturer, has invested TL250bn ($368.9m) in new machinery to boost its production capacity by 10 per cent. Or-Al Textile currently has 101 machines for the manufacture of women's socks and 65 machines for men's socks. The company plans to buy another 20 machines, which will increase its capacity to 5,000 socks a day. Or-Al Textile exports 30 per cent of its production to Germany.