|Diverse manufacturing units with different strengths and capabilities make for an interesting group of companies for buyers searching new partners. The Apparel Sourcing Week aims to do exactly that, bring suppliers and buyers on to a common platform, whether at a physical show or on a virtual platform to explore options for future collaborations.|
|The disruption of traditional business makes transparency an important backbone to partnerships, hence it is time that the layers in the buying process are reduced so that the buyer and supplier can work together in direct connect to serve the consumer more responsibly and with products that sell.|
|Over 100 manufacturers from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia have signed in for the ASW presenting a diverse portfolio of products such as lingerie, denim, shirts, trousers, sweaters, jackets and so on.|
|Even as the current situation makes it difficult to plan and predict when the BigShow will happen, the exhibitors are available on the Marketplace for discussions on business prospects. Let us take a look at a few of the exhibitors to look forward to on the ASW platform.|
|Creative Group, founded in 1973, is one of India's leading exporters, exporting garments to most leading fashion houses across Europe and America. The management believes in innovation, improvement, entrepreneurship. At each stage of the process, the employees at Creative Group are encouraged to adopt unique strategies by setting new standards of excellence. While the core focus of the group continues to be on garments, it has also created a strong presence for itself in other areas such as embroidery, yarn, sheeting, power and retail. The Creative Group is also known for its prowess in home textiles and overseas success.|
|A premier denim and apparel fabric manufacturer, KG Denim caters to leading fashion brands and retailers worldwide. Its diverse and value integrated approach has seen the group go from strength to strength. From being the reigning king of denim, today it is poised on the threshold of success in the home textile arena. KG Denim has separate units from yarn manufacturing to apparel manufacturing. Headquartered in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – it is one of India's largest manufacturers and exporters of denim. KG Denim manufactures a range of shirting, bottom-weights (jeans) and dyed fabrics. Today, it not only retails its own brands like Trigger, but also licenses international brands through its nationwide retail network.|
|Founded in 2005 on a rich textile legacy, KG Fabriks has transformed its denim production to lay down new foundations for the future. Commitment to providing quality service, transparent business policies, inventing and developing sustainable technologies are fuelled by the company's passion for denim. Within a short period of time, KG Fabriks has become one of the leading manufacturers of denim as well as a major contributor to the global denim market. The group's objectives include working with emerging global trends, creating innovative diverse products and partnering with other corporates and global communities which share KG Fabriks' vision and passion to create a modern sustainable future for generations to inherit.|
|Established in 1979, Modelama Exports Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and exporter of woven garments – outerwear, ladies tops, dresses, kidswear, men's shirts, scarves and ponchos, etc. Backed by sound technical expertise and efficiency, the company has created several benchmarks of excellence in woven garment market in four decades of its existence. From a modest beginning with 50 indigenous sewing machines in a workspace of 4,000 sq. ft. in New Delhi, generating a turnover of US $ 0.5 million, Modelama's infrastructure has been propelled by landmarks in innovation, creativity an unwavering commitment to quality. It now spreads across 8,00,000 sq. ft. in and around Delhi with a turnover of US $ 80 million per year. The group’s annual turnover is US $ 150 million.|
|Established in 1989, SCM Garments is the destination of superlative apparels that are knitted with immaculate quality and strong values. Each of its brands are a natural extension of the group's philosophy of excellence that is created with zeal and concern to its customers who are spread over globally. As an exports arm of The Chennai Silks (TCS), SCM Garments exists to create experiences where passion and purpose come together. It leverages on robust research and advanced technologies which make the group ‘A Fibre to Fashion Company’.|
Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW) platform is aligned to the changing dynamics of the industry, moving in pace with evolving and shifting world trade of apparel sourcing while also acknowledging the changing needs and wants of the customer.
To facilitate the seamless process of sourcing for greater transparency and reach, the ASW platform offers the industry three independent verticals – Big Show, Marketplace, and V-Expo – to enhance business opportunities for all players in the fashion retail chain, in an environment of networking, knowledge, and inspiration. With the three verticals, the supplier has marketing opportunities all around the year like never before, while the buyer has multiple avenues to search his perfect sourcing partner from South Asia.
Apparel Resources is well known for its benchmark publications – Apparel Online, StitchWorld and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh & Vietnam. These publications have been around in the industry for over 35 years, supporting, guiding and standing by garment exporters and the retail industry globally, providing them a platform to source better.