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Photo : SAGT Commercial & Marketing Manager Mrs. Dhashma Karunaratne being presented the award by His Excellency Mohammed Sharaf, Assistant Foreign Minister for Economics & Trade of UAE (Former CEO of DP World)

MAS opened a fresh chapter in its history by officially acquiring intellectual property which was researched and created by a Sri Lankan institute yesterday.

The technology is a result of one and a half years of research and development conducted by SLINTEC, and was conceptualised to create superior drying rates for sportswear fabric through a high tech functional coating.

This research project undertaken by SLINTEC, funded by MAS, has resulted in an outstanding solution with built-in simplicity of application which makes it economically viable.

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Brandix Group CEO Ashroff Omar receiving the Sri Lankan Exporter of the Year award from President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday

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The Brandix Group won a remarkable 11 awards including the Exporter of the Year award for 2014 and 2015 at the Presidential Export Awards last evening, taking the top honours at this prestigious event conducted by the Export Development Board (EDB).

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MAS Holdings partners with Flextronics International Ltd, a leading Sketch-to-Scale solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world.

In an interesting turn of events, the Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) is expected to result in a level playing field for Sri Lanka’s apparel exporters as countries which currently enjoy duty-free access to the United Kingdom (UK) set to lose the facility in such an eventuality, according to  an industrialist.

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Swim Week Colombo, presented by OLU Tropical Water and Asia’s first fashion week dedicated to swimwear, announces a new season. Swim Week Colombo is a technical collaboration with Linea Aqua, a world-class manufacturer of swimwear, and an international platform and hub for swimwear, bringing together leading designers, manufacturers, buyers, retailers and media for an exciting series of runway shows, fashion talks and retail segments from 24 to 26 June 2016.

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From left: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, MAS Holdings Chairman Deshamanya Mahesh Amalean and Mayor of Colombo A. J. M. Muzammil

The Royal MAS Arena was ceremonially opened on 28 March by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe amidst a gathering of distinguished dignitaries including Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam.

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Optitex International USA Board Director Yoram Burg (third from left) hands over the licensed version of Optitex 3D software to Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen as JAAF Secretary General Tuli Cooray (far left) and Juki Lanka Service Centre Director Satoshi Ohbuchi (far right) look on Hilton Residences on 23 February

The leading provider of high-tech solutions for the global textile industry has partnered with Sri Lanka’s apparel sector to upgrade the country’s apparel designing to new levels and the Lankan apparel industry has now entered the 3D design realm for the first time.

1402988695BS PII 14 02 P tas 1Emjay International (Pvt) Ltd specializes in intimate wear for the world renowned brand Diesel, which is known for its denim wear. The team has developed a knit fabric for their new underwear collection to complement Diesel’s denim look and feel.

With over a decade of expertise in the apparel industry, Emjay International (Pvt) Ltd and Penguin Sportswear (Pvt) Ltd, have come together to become one of the leading apparel manufacturers in Sri Lanka. Their client portfolio includes some of the biggest retail names in Europe and the UK.

Apparel and fabric giant Brandix will commence construction of its newest factory in Batticaloa next month, pumping in $ 10 million and giving a further boost to the north-east region.

The new factory comes as a welcome addition to the lagging region where Brandix already operates a plant in Punani, Batticaloa, for the past five years. The earlier investment stands at $ 1.6 million (Rs. 230 million)

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SLAEA Magazine Front Cover 2Journal & Directory of the Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association, containing valuable information with regard to the apparel industry.
Issue No. 90

 

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