Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Kenya's Kitui county opens new apparel factory

Kenya's Kitui county opens new apparel factory

31
Oct '18
Kenya
Governor of Kenya’s Kitui county Charity Ngilu recently inaugurated the Kitui County Textile Centre (KICOTEC), the first ever garment factory by a county government that is expected to employ over 600 people and boost skill development of the youth. The factory will reduce garment costs, raise revenues and help the service industry in the county grow, he said.

People in the county now can buy locally-produced garments instead of those manufactured in Nairobi, Thika and Kiambu, she said.

The step will boost small and medium enterprises in the county, she added. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 14th Jul 2020

Falling textile-garment exports in Vietnam threaten jobs

Vietnam's textile and garment sector could see more job losses in the ...

Pic: Bodygram

Retail | On 14th Jul 2020

Transcosmos signs agreement with Bodygram, Japan

Transcosmos, headquartered in Japan, has signed a partnership...

Pic: IWTO

Textiles | On 14th Jul 2020

How clothes are used determines sustainability: AWI

Sustainability of clothing greatly depends on the number of times it...

Interviews View All

Dharmendra Shah, Ozone PB Spintex Limited

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Headhonchos, Indian fashion industry

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Organic the first choice of any environment-conscious person

Nishank Patel, Shri Dinesh Mills Limited

Nishank Patel
Shri Dinesh Mills Limited

Broad range of fabrics will sell well this financial year

Vikram Saria,

Vikram Saria

Shanghai-based Aura Designs Ltd is a leading manufacturer of textile and...

KK Lalpuria,

KK Lalpuria

Indo Count Industries is an India-based home textile company engaged in...

Laxmikant Rathi,

Laxmikant Rathi

With more than 60 years of experience in the textile industry, Ideal...

Urs Stalder, Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

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

Justin Chan & Shyam Gollakota, University of Washington

Justin Chan & Shyam Gollakota
University of Washington

A fabric that can store data without any electronics or batteries has been ...

Alfonso Marra, Klopman

Alfonso Marra
Klopman

It was in 1968 that Klopman introduced the concept of poly/cotton workwear ...

Jay Ramrakhiani, Occasions Elegance Wear

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

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

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir, Walnut

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Anisha Chaudhari, Threads & Shirts

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads &amp; Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

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

Leave your Comments


July 2020

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


Advanced Search