Sri Lanka’s largest manufacturer of knitted fabric, Textured Jersey, has made history by receiving the award for the best ‘Green Report’ in the country at the inaugural awards of the National Green Reporting System of Sri Lanka.
Bodyline was one of the first factories set up by Sri Lankan apparel manufacturing giant MAS Holdings in partnership with Victoria's Secret and Triumph. Looking back over the past 20 years, the company's CEO Dilan Gooneratne tells Petah Marian about the challenges Bodyline faced, and how the business was turned around in the midst of the economic crisis.
Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) has devised a five year plan to support the country’s textile sector.
The exports of textiles and garments from Sri Lanka fetched US$ 364 million in November 2012, showing a year-on-year growth of 4.6 percent, according to the data released by the Central Bank.
YAKKALA – Two progressive apparel factories run entirely by disabled soldiers are gearing to enter the international export market.
December 22, 2012 | Daily FTWomen leaders from over 200 Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) in Sri Lanka’s water sector have been provided with new knowledge and advice through the ‘Jalavahini’ program launched by top apparel exporter Brandix in June this year as part of its CSR agenda.
December 20, 2012 |Daily FTTextured Jersey PLC (TJ), Sri Lanka’s largest manufacturer of knitted fabric, took a pioneering step to support Sri Lanka’s emerging ethical fashion labels. Ethical fashion that utilises industrial fabric waste and trims, hence preventing from this waste going into landfills and the environment, is a dominant trend in the current world market.
Amante launched its Autumn Winter 2012 collection with five ‘a la mode designs to suit the taste of the modern enterprising Sri Lankan woman. The collection brings together sophisticated lace prints, luxurious satins and lavish designs augmented in style by intricate details, targeting a demographic of women who are increasingly influenced by quality and brand value of the product. With the launch of amante in Sri Lanka, luxury and comfort has taken center stage in a market space that was once cost oriented.
Featuring the success stories of using ‘design’ as the value addition for industry, the Sri Lankan apparel industry put up a special fashion show at SLDF last month. It was a compilation of the very best of creative talent of the design studios of local apparel makers, their updated capabilities and specialty strengths.
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, one of the world’s largest logistics providers and Sri Lanka Design Festival’s Official Logistics Partner for 2012, promotes Green Fashion Logistics through closer supply chain integration.
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