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Italian garment producer Calzedonia invests in Bingiriya
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Oct '08
The latest BOI Company opened under the 300 Enterprise Programme is the garment manufacturing plant of Benji Ltd., constructed at Bingiriya, Chilaw .

Dott. Sandro Veronesi, President of Calzedonia Spa, an Italian company has formally opened this factory on 7th October.

Benji's decision to open 5 manufacturing plants in Sri Lanka is proof of their confidence in the island's investment climate. The latest factory, located at Bingiriya, is state of the art.

Hon. Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Minister of Enterprise Development and Investment Promotion was the Chief Guest at the factory opening ceremony.

The investment of this project totals Rs.1.75 Billion and employment generated is 2,000. Hence Benji Ltd will play an important role in creating new opportunities for the people of Bingiriya.

The factory is part of the 300 Enterprises Programme, which is a progressive scheme of the Government of Sri Lanka to bring employment and other economic benefits to the less favoured areas.

It is an integral part of the Mahinda Chinthana Programme of the Government. Benji's products will be exported to European and North American markets under world renowned brand names such as Calzedonia, Intimissimi and Tezenis and other reputed brands.

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