If any individual can be considered the father of Sri Lanka’s emergence as an apparel manufacturer of global significance it would be Martin Trust, as a tribute to whom a coffee table book has been published by the Brandix Group on behalf of the industryand Trust’s Sri Lankan business partners.
Textured Jersey Lanka PLC (TJL) has reported a top line of Rs. 3.5 b and net profit of Rs. 282 m for the quarter ended 30 September 2014 (2Q FY2014/15).
According to TJL Chairman Bill Lam, this marked an emphatic recovery from the temporary setback suffered in the previous quarter, with sales up 29% and net profit up 72% on a quarter on quarter basis. Further, on a year on year basis the company was back on a strong growth trajectory with both sales and net profit up 7%.
One of Sri Lanka’s most recognized apparel factories cements its environmental sustainability credentials
Already recognized as a leading proponent of environmental sustainability, Bodyline (Pvt) Ltd; one of Sri Lanka’s best known apparel companies marked World Environment Day by announcing the international CarbonNeutral® certification for one of its factories.
Journal & Directory of the Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association, containing valuable information with regard to the apparel industry.
Issue No. 89