Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Sri Lankan Army-run apparel units to be upgraded
Sri Lankan Army-run apparel units to be upgraded
25
Jun '12
Ranaviru Apparel industries at Alawwa and Yakkala, run by disabled personnel of the Sri Lankan Army, will be upgraded to international standards under a new modernization programme, which includes raising the quality of the apparel products.
 
In early 2010, the world-wide accepted 5S practice was introduced at Yakkala Ranaviru Apparels in order to improve standards, productivity and efficiency.
 
The very next year, the apparel unit successfully received the “5S Excellence Special Award” in recognition of its efficient manufacturing strategies.
 
The apparel units at Yakkala and Alawwa together produce around 80 percent of Army uniform requirements, and the management of the factories is now striving to increase the output to meet the Army’s 100 percent uniform requirement by raising its production and quality standards.
 
The management is also considering possibilities of making uniform sets for the Air Force and the Navy, in addition to the Army, in future.
 
More than 460 differently-abled soldiers at Yakkala garment making unit produce an average of 1000 uniform sets each day.
 
The Ranaviru Apparels at Alawwa produces around 600 uniform sets per day. Moreover, the factory is currently in the process of manufacturing 100,000 folding mattresses for the Army.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: VF Corporation

Apparel/Garments | On 5th May 2016

VF Corp’s Q1 2016 revenue up 2% to $2.8 billion

VF Corporation reported a rise of 2 per cent in its total revenue to...

Textiles | On 5th May 2016

Brazilian cotton prices rise nearly 10% in April

Firm demand, decrease in supply from important cotton growing...

Apparel/Garments | On 5th May 2016

Kishore Biyani named Future Retail’s vice-chairman

Future Retail has appointed its Independent Director VK Chopra as...

Interviews View All

DK Nair
Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI)

How do you see the ongoing changes and developments in the textile and...

Magdalena Kondej
Euromonitor International

Which are the most emerging markets and the most saturated markets in the...

Jitendra Chauhan
Jade Blue

What is the current market scenario of menswear segment in India and what...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

<b><i>Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of...

Mr Ambrose Chan
DSG International (Thailand) PLC

Mr. Ambrose Chan discusses the vast world of baby and adult diapers from a ...

Mr. Yogesh Agrawal
Shri Ambica Polymer Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Yogesh Agrawal started Shri Ambica Polymer Pvt. Ltd. in the year 2005. ...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
April 2016

F2F Magazine

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


feedback
We would love to hear from you about your experience using the new interface. A quick review of yours would help us give you a better experience.
Advanced Search