Apparel Buzz

MAS lingerie brand tackles Indian market

Sri Lankan apparel manufacturer MAS Holdings has succesfully launched its first own-label brand in India, called Amante, the brand's boss has told just-style.

 

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Brandix opens 1000-acre Apparel Park in India; pursues hub concept

Sri Lanka’s top apparel exporter achieves milestone in regional growth plan; envisages pool of Indo-Lanka synergies
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Brandix leads the way with novel trial of new-concept Chemical Leasing

In line with its environmental pledge, top apparel exporter to work with UNIDO to promote sustainable management of chemicals
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MAS Intimates Thurulie bags Globe Award for Sustainability Innovation

MAS Intimates Thurulie, a factory under the MAS Group, has won the Globe Award for Sustainability Innovation for 2010, the company said. The Globe Award Ceremony will be held in Stockholm on April 29, 2010 alongside the Globe Forum Business Sustainability Conference.
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Linea Intimo honoured with 'adidas 2009 Leadership Award'

Linea Intimo, MAS Active's Strategic Business Unit specialising in seamless apparel, was honoured with the 'adidas 2009 Leadership Award'.

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EDB steps up promotion of Sri Lanka Apparel's ethical and sustainable message to US retailers

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), the premier State organisation dealing with the promotion and development of exports, once again stepped up its international marketing efforts by promoting Sri Lanka Apparel's leadership in ethical and sustainable manufacturing on the global stage.

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Brandix to reduce Carbon footprint by 17% by end 2010; targets 30% by 2012

Colombo, Thursday, 1st April 2010: Midway in an enterprise-wide initiative to reduce its carbon footprint by 30 per cent by 2012, Sri Lanka’s Brandix Group has reported that it is well on target, and has become possibly the first apparel manufacturer worldwide to be in a position to declare the carbon footprint for every individual item it produces.
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Suppliers Count on Service, Sustainability

The world’s manufacturers are looking to strengthen customer relationships by expanding the services they provide and moving forward with initiatives to become more sustainable enterprises.
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Brandix associates in mass pledge to support Group’s water agenda

United in their employment at Brandix, the country’s largest apparel exporter, thousands upon thousands of the company’s associates stood together in manufacturing locations across the country on 22nd March to pledge their support to the Group’s continuing efforts to conserve water as a flagship CSR commitment.
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Indian Consumers Vote amanté ‘Product of the Year’

amanté, the world-class Sri Lankan lingerie brand has been feted for innovation by the Indian consumers in the largest independent survey carried out in India.
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Brandix & Lanka Walltile take clean water to Pubudugama

Years of trekking arid paths to a reservoir for their water has come to an end for some 400 families in a remote hamlet in Sri Lanka’s dry zone, after the country’s top apparel exporter Brandix spearheaded an initiative to build a water supply scheme for their community.
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Garment sector well-placed to sell sustainability

The garment industry’s global supply network gives it a key role to play in leading the push towards sustainability and eco-friendly production. But the sector must work as an industry with an industry-wide organisation and an industry-wide standard if it is to avoid the errors of compliance, believes David Birnbaum.
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Wal-Mart and M&S take green initiative

US retail giant Wal-Mart has joined Marks and Spencer (M&S) by launching a barrage of green commitments relating to suppliers and transportation.
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National commission for UNESCO lauds MAS Holdings for contribution to sustainable development education in Sri Lanka

MAS Holdings was recognized by the Sri Lanka National Commission for UNESCO for the valuable contribution the company has made towards Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) through its Eco Go Beyond Programme.
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Brandix acknowledged for donation of 1414 pints of blood

The National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) has felicitated Brandix Lanka Ltd. for the donation of 1414 pints of blood collected from the Group’s employees in late 2009.
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MAS Intimates Thurulie Awarded Prestigious LEED® Platinum Green Building Certification

MAS Intimates Thurulie, the ‘iconic’ eco-manufacturing facility of MAS Holdings was awarded LEED® (Platinum) certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the world’s pre-eminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
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L.i.C.C- Associate Sponsor for Colombo fashion week for the second time

Sri Lanka’s premier designer denim label –L.i.C.C was an associate sponsor for the second consecutive time at Colombo fashion week.
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Brandix wins Gold for Corporate Accountability

Top apparel exporter ranked 6th among 66 companies and corporations assessed for latest index

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