The company initially started out as a brokerage and merchandizing firm by the name of Agentex in 1996. Zephyr Textiles (Pvt) Ltd. was established in February 1999 to capitalize on the rapidly growing weaving sector. Zephyr was initially engaged in the commercial trading of greige fabric, subsequently in 2003, the company established its own weaving facility via purchase of used 120 Sulzer looms with a complete back process.
In March 2005, the company underwent another major expansion phase with induction of 144 state of the art Picanol Omni Plus 800 Air-jet looms with a complete back process. The towel manufacturing business bas been bolstered with the purchase of 12 Picanol (Belgium) Air-jet terry weaving looms and a Thies (Germany) dyeing/finishing unit. By mid of 2005 the company was listed on Karachi and Lahore stock.