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A&E partners with textile university of Moratuwa
May '10
The Brandix Group's top-notch thread producing company, American & Efird (A&E) Lanka (Pvt) Ltd has become the Strategic Sewing Thread Partner of the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology of the University of Moratuwa, under a new affiliation, which has been authorized recently.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard has recently been signed by both the institutions, according to which A&E will refurbish and maintain the lecture room TLR4, and sponsor an annual Best Performance award at Industrial Training of the BSc Engineering degree program in Textile & Clothing Technology.

The University of Moratuwa provides highest number of Textile and Clothing Technology graduates to the garment sector, said Janaka Gamage, CEO of A&E, adding more that, the Brandix Group being one of the biggest employers in this sector appreciates the efforts of the university towards developing the standards of its students and offering them motivation.

The CEO of A&E Lanka and the Head of the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology of the university, Dr GLD Wickramasinghe, signed the MoU.

A&E is the joint venture of American & Efird Inc USA, one of the world's prime Industrial Sewing Thread Suppliers, Brandix Lanka Ltd, largest Sri Lankan garments multinational and USA-based, Brandot International Ltd.

Among these three partners, American & Efird Inc enjoys 115 years of textile experience and has 29 manufacturing centers and 68 service centers in 42 countries.

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