President visits Sri lanka’s largest apparel manufacturer

COLOMBO: President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday visited Brandix Lanka – the largest exporter of apparel in Sri Lanka engaged in developing, manufacturing and marketing end-to-end apparel solutions for global fashion superbrands.  The company specialises in casuals and active wear, woven and knitted fabrics and a host of apparel industry accessories. The President evinced keen interest in the different processes involved in the research and development, design, manufacture and marketing of the apparel world wide.He said Pakistani textile industry can benefit from the experiences of the company and improve their reach in the international market.Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Defence Minister Ch.  Ahmed Mukhtar, Chairman Board of Investment (BOI) Saleem Mandviwala and other members of his entourage accompanied the President.

The company produces its own fabric, threads, buttons and is involved in advanced research and development, design, fabric printing, washing, dyeing, wet processing, finishing, and quality control services with fastest turnaround times.The company evolved from a single manufacturing facility in 1972 that mushroomed into 25 plants islandwide and strategically located international sourcing offices and employ over 25,000 people directly. Brandix Lanka Ltd was founded in 2002 and pioneered the concept of holistic apparel solutions from a unique, customer-centric structure.Sri Lanka’s Brandix group, which exports clothing to top brands in the West, has also been recognised as country’s top achiever in energy efficiency, and has won the National Energy Efficiency Award in large scale manufacturing – App