Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Luen Thai to take advantage of 'Save Our Industries' act
Luen Thai to take advantage of 'Save Our Industries' act
Oct '10
Luen Thai Holdings, Philippine's largest garment exporter, recently revealed its large scale expansion plans for manufacturing of fresh coach bags, and for development of its production facilities at Cebu and Clark to meet rising demand for branded apparel in the country.

Lucito P. Reyes, Executive Director of the Board of Investments passed on the above information while in a meeting with CEO of Luen Thai, Willie Tan, and added that, the expansion is seen to generate 6,500 new jobs in the country.

Reyes also stated that, the Memorandum of Understanding to implement this expansion was signed in presence of President Benigno S. Aquino III, during his recent visit to U.S.

He further stated that, the company intends to utilize its own facility in Concepcion, Tarlac, for manufacturing new Coach bags, and would introduce a new commercial channel for the project, which is seen to go operational in mid of 2011, generating around 2,000 to 2,500 jobs.

Before exporting it to US, the coach bags will be sent to China. The company has large manufacturing facilities in China where it manufactures signature Coach bags.

Luen, apart from starting production of new Coach bags in Concepcion, Tarlac, is also planning to develop its production facilities in Clark, where it manufactures Ralph Lauren shirts, jackets and shorts.

Through expansion of this facility, the company plans to enhance denim production and provide support to other processes like dyeing and washing. For the purpose, the company would be required to import best quality fabric from US.

Luen is undertaking this expansion in view of the impeding clearance of the “Save Our Industries Act” bill, which clears the way for exporting Philippines garments to the US duty-free, produced from US manufactured fabric, yarn and fibres.

Luen's Tarlac based garment factory has a capacity to churn out 90 million cotton tops per year. Also, it exports no less than 90 percent of its total production to US. By and large, the company has invested P265 million in Clark.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Neelesh Hundekari speaking at the event. Courtesy: Subir Ghosh

Textiles | On 27th May 2017

Fabric of Change initiative announces €250000 scaling fund

The Fabric of Change initiative of Ashoka and the C&A Foundation is...

Pakistan's Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar presenting Budget 2017-18 in National Assembly in Islamabad on May 26. Courtesy: PID, Pakistan

Textiles | On 27th May 2017

Pakistan Budget 2017-18 proposes 4 new measures

To support the textile sector in Pakistan, finance minister Mohammad...

Textiles | On 27th May 2017

Indian exports can touch $325 bn in 2017-18: FIEO

Indian exports are on upward trend in last few months as the country...

Interviews View All

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

‘Modern technical textile is an indispensable tool for science and...

Mandeep Nagi
Shades of India

Women value something that is unique and has a flavour of India

Jurgen Gauger

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Eric Scholler

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

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Robert Brunner

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

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


news category

Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

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


Browse Our Archives


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search