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Press Release 30 January 2020

ASW 2020 is Thrilled to Reveal 8 New Top-notch Apparel Exhibitors from Bangladesh

The exhibitor portfolio at the upcoming sourcing event ASW 2020, organised by Apparel Resources, is getting stronger as we move closer to the show! From leading apparel manufacturers of South-East Asian countries including Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka, to compliant factories with capability and capacities to do big and small runs for various type of buyers, to select manufacturers of luxury products in fashion from Asian countries, to manufacturers and suppliers of fashion fabrics and accessories - we have them all onboard, clearly adding more and more value to our folder of exhibitors! Check out how impressive the latest line-up of exhibitors from Bangladesh look like:
Pacific Jeans is a world-class casualwear manufacturing company known for its state-of-the-art production facility, extensive and unique research and development centre, and highly skilled human resources. The company started its journey in 1984, and denim laundry was the first in the country at that time. At present, Pacific Jeans Limited is one of the premium jeans manufacturers exporting to over 50 countries. The progressive and product development-oriented company that imports 95 per cent of fabrics from overseas will be displaying casual denim bottoms and non-denim bottoms in line with the Indian market demands at ASW 2020.
Utah Group is a vertically integrated manufacturer offering 2.7 million fine knit apparels, and 1.5 million woven tops and bottoms in a month. Started in 1984, Utah Group has since grown and expanded into an enterprise employing 14,000 individuals and providing high quality garments to multiple countries around the globe. Utah aims to make a difference in the community, the environment and the industry by creating a sustainable model which can take Bangladesh to the next level. It aims to create a sustainable model for the future of garment industries, which will have a positive impact on the environment and its citizens.
One of the major players in knit manufacturing, Pakiza Knit Composite Limited’s product categories include T-shirts, tank tops, polo T-shirts, pyjamas, leggings and knitted kidswear. In less than five years of its establishment, the Pakiza Group is today synonymous with quality and timely production, working with clients like NKD, Otto, Pep&Co, OVS, Peacocks, NewYorker and LC Waikiki, among others. It has jacquard knit machines, yarn dyed, fabric aop (reactive, discharge, disperse), placement print, embroidery etc., to offer running trendy designs.
A sister concern of BSA Group, Vanguard Dresses Limited operates its business in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh. BSA Group is a prominent business conglomerate of Chittagong and has been operating in the garment industry for almost 40 years. Other than RMG, the group has its business activities in diverse segments like cement manufacturing, shipping, stock brokerage and trading sector. Its annual revenue is approximately US $ 119 million, out of which, RMG export contributes to more than 55 per cent. Having skilled, capable and technically sound human work force and management staff, the group is eyeing to grow at an exponential rate in future.
A leading brassiere and lingerie manufacturer with facilities in Bangladesh, Intimate Apparels has a production capacity of 2.5 million pieces a month, with over 4,600 workers and staff. The firm plans to double its production capacity over the next three years. In a few years, Intimate Apparels has earned good reputation because of its superior quality, industry leading on-time delivery and best-in -class social and safety compliance. It is a preferred supplier to leading global brands including C&A, FTL, George, Hanes, H&M, Kappahl, Wonderbra, Next, Carrefour and JCPenney.
Established in 1998 in France and Bangladesh, Blue Bay Asia has since embarked on an ambitious programme to expand, modernise and upgrade its infrastructure, equipment and services to increase its efficiency, reliability and competitiveness. Blue Bay has its own manufacturing facilities in Bangladesh including a denim fabric mill and a sweater yarn manufacturing unit catering to Europe / USA /India by having its own design studio based in Bangladesh and India and providing end-to-end solutions in fashion.
Mahmud Group is one of the most successful textile manufacturers in Bangladesh. It has acquired a versatile production chain to cater to flexible orders in shorter lead-time. Being an industry-standard certificate holder, Mahmud Group assures the perfect blend of quality and efficiency. Mahmud Jeans Limited (MJL) - a sister concern of Mahmud Group - is one of the leading garments manufacturer and exporter of readymade garments. It’s designed and installed with state-of-the-art equipment and is a 100 per cent compliant well-equipped garments manufacturer of Bangladesh.
Laila Group has two production facilities - Laila Styles Ltd. And Bando Design Ltd. Bando Design Ltd. initially started as a readymade garments manufacturer with 8 lines in 2005, and now stands on 21 lines production capacity. This progressive and product development-oriented company has a monthly production capacity of 0.8 million. Laila Styles Ltd, a gold leed certified factory, started its journey in 2018. Laila firmly stands on an annual turnover of US $ 48 million based on an annual output of 12 million pieces.
The three-day event featuring 9 seminars, 6 workshops, 8 open house discussions with industry experts, and 4 vendor sessions, along with three networking lunches -- will be held at the spectacular Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Center from 20-22 February 2020. See you there!

About Apparel Sourcing Week

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.

About the Organiser

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.

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