Weaving Department of National Textile University, Faisalabad signed a contract in 2015 to develop a hand loom to produce better quality carpets with enhanced production rate. Machine was handed over on 18th January 2017 to a delegation of Carpets Training Institute Lahore and Carpets Manufacturing Association including Mr. Muhammad Saeed Khan, Ch. Riaz Ahmad, Mr. Qamar Zia, Khawja Khalid Rasheed, Mr. Iftikhar Tahir, Kh. Ejaz, Ch. Abdul Rehman. NTU signed a technology transfer contract to CTI. According to this contract the technology will patented and commercialized for enhancing the export of carpets.