The global garment and apparel industry is now focusing its energies on South Asia as garment manufacturing shifts from China to South Asia.
The Hirdaramani Group's Mihila factory in Agalawatta recently won a World Textile Award in the 'Garment Maker of the Year 2014' category.
The awards provide a global platform that recognizes, encourages and rewards excellence across all levels of the textile industry. Mihila, part of the Hirdaramani Group and has been in operation since 2009. With a revolutionary new environmental design, Mihila is the world's very first custom built green apparel factory, and has received several local and international accolades.
Colombo ILO News: The International Labour Organization’s Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives together with the Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association, conducted a one day training programme on workplace cooperation for Human Resources Managers and Compliance Managers in the apparel sector on the 6th of August in Colombo.
Journal & Directory of the Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association, containing valuable information with regard to the apparel industry.
Issue No. 88