Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / T&FG to invest in two apparel factories in Sri Lanka
T&FG to invest in two apparel factories in Sri Lanka
Jan '12
Sri Lanka's leading apparel manufacturer Timex and Fergasam Group (T&FG) will be investing US$ 5 million for setting up two factories in the northwestern Mannar district of the country.

In fact, by setting up apparel production units in the district, T&FG would become the first Board of Investment (BOI) approved apparel producer to penetrate in Mannar.

T&FG is among the top five leading apparel producers in Sri Lanka, and is also a winner of the 2006 NCE Export Award and the All Star Award 2007.

The proposed factories would be the 17th and 18th production units of T&FG.

The project would be undertaken in two phases, and on commencement, the first factory would lead to generation of 1,200 jobs, while the second would create 800 jobs.

Presently, T&FG employs over 8,000 workers in its 16 production facilities spread across the world, with offices in Hong Kong and the UK.

The first facility coming up in Mannar is likely to commence operations by mid-October, this year.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th Oct 2016

Arvind to dilute 10% stake in brand business arm

Arvind Limited, one of India’s largest integrated textile and apparel ...

Courtesy: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Textiles | On 25th Oct 2016

World’s first cotton shipment using Skuchain’s Brackets

The world’s first trade transaction involving shipment of cotton...

Textiles | On 25th Oct 2016

Cotton yield to increase to 568.29 kg/ha in 2016-17: CAB

At its first meeting for the cotton season 2016-17, the Cotton...

Interviews View All

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Sonia Agarwal

‘The terms eco-friendly and organic are common but everyone perceives them ...

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Eric Scholler

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Marcel Alberts

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Sonam & Paras Modi

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search