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Noyon Lanka wins coveted 2008 Taiki Akimoto 5S Award
Dec '08
MAS Holdings, Noyon Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. was awarded the 2008 Taiki Akimoto 5S Award at a distinguished gathering on the 29th of November at Holiday Inn, Colombo. In addition, Noyon Lanka was also awarded the best 5S Implementation Award for the Manufacturing Sector.

The Taiki Akimoto 5S award is presented annually after an actively contested competition, and has lately taken a national outlook with government departments and ministries, industry, commerce and the service sectors competing for the coveted award.

Sited in the Board of Investment's export processing zone in Biyagama, Noyon Lanka is a joint venture between apparel manufacturing giant MAS Holdings and French lace artisans Noyon Dentelles de Calais.

Noyon Lanka was initially selected for the 1st round at which more than 40 government and non government organizations vied for the award. Of the initial qualifying parties 22 were short listed for the final round.

Commenting on the honor, Murad Rajudin (Chief Executive Officer, Noyon Lanka) said; “ It is the Noyon Lanka team's commitment, consistent determination, great teamwork & the willingness to change that has brought us this recognition. I am truly glad & honored to be a member of a team as spirited & courageous as the Noyon Lanka team!”

Sri Lanka enjoys a reputation as a leading exporter of high end lingerie, through its excelling quality standards, service and delivery reliability, responsiveness and compliance to stringent international standards. With this in mind, Noyon Lanka was established in 2004 and today holds the distinction of being South Asia's leading premium lace manufacturer.

Strategically positioned to supply customers in the region as well as the Far East, Noyon Lanka is committed to service the world's leading brands of intimate apparels. Noyon Lanka is privileged to enjoy servicing leading global brands as Intimissimi, Marks & Spencer, Victoria's Secret, Calvin Klein, La Senza, brands of the DBA, Eveden and Chantelle groups, and MAS Holding's own lingerie brand Amante.

In its journey to incorporate the lean principles of manufacturing, Noyon Lanka believes that practicing the disciplines of 5S will form a solid foundation. In reaching towards the demanding goals set for itself, Noyon Lanka's 300-strong team, comprising dynamic and talented professionals, approaches the most challenging situations with absolute determination enabling the team to deliver on its commitments.

MAS Holdings, an innovation focused company is one of the region's largest suppliers of Intimate apparel and Active wear. Operating in five countries with over 44,000 people, the company is a vertically integrated apparel service provider to its strategic vendors such as; Victoria's Secret, Nike, Speedo and M&S.

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