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Press Release 21 Feb 2019

Apparel manufacturers making a beeline to join ASW 2019

The first-ever regional networking platform, Apparel Sourcing Week India 2019, is an endeavour to connect manufacturers and retailers from the Asia-Pacific region. The show’s participants are looking forward to meet fellow retailers, excited to showcase their products besides of course aiming to make meaningful future sourcing collaborations. The latest names foraying to be a part of this premier event are Armana Group, Laila Styles and Green Smart Shirts.
Armana Group sees the Apparel Sourcing Week as a great chance to enter the fast-growing Indian retail market. The Bangladesh-based company is a world-class specialist manufacturer creating innovative, refreshing and trendy denim fashion and is catering to the leading global brands such as Levi’s, Next, Benetton, H&M, GAP. With a turnover of US $ 450 million, its product categories include denim bottoms for men, women, kids and linen tops for women. The denim connoisseur has four manufacturing factories and three washing units across Bangladesh and ships to over 40 countries globally. Armana Group annually produces 54 million woven bottoms and related products. It is to be noted that the Group will be displaying denim bottoms in line with the Indian market demands.
Motivated by the plethora of growth possibilities emerging in Indian retail, Laila Styles is another sought-after name of the apparel industry that will be displaying its products at the inaugural edition of ASW. The Group initially started as a readymade garments’ manufacturer with 10 lines in 2005 and now stands on 51 lines production capacity. This progressive and product development-oriented company has a monthly production capacity of 1.6 million. Its product categories include denim woven bottoms, non-denim woven bottoms, man-made fibres (MMF) for kids, men and women. With a turnover of US $ 70 million, its current clientele list includes H&M, Zara, Westside, Next, C&A, Indian Terrain, United Colors of Benetton, Matalan.
Green Smart Shirts Limited, one of the leading vertical-integrated woven manufacturers and exporters in Bangladesh, is a sister concern of PDS Multinational Group and is specialised in manufacturing all woven garments. Already serving the Indian market, the company is gung ho over the diverse opportunities that it will come across at ASW. With a monthly capacity of 90,000 pieces, the company strives to give its customers complete satisfaction, and stands by 100 per cent commitment. Green Smart Shirts manufactures T-shirts, sweatshirts, polo shirts, fast fashion designs, athleticwear and sleepwear. The company with an annual turnover of US $ 18 million is currently working with all major retailers and importers across the continent. It has a huge list of clients which include Max, Reliance, Mamiye Brothers, Pantaloons, Myntra, Matalan, among others.
With a participation list that entails the best of the garment manufacturers, the Apparel Sourcing Week, India 2019 is definitely on its way to become one of the most potential sourcing destinations of Asia-Pacific region in the times to come.

About Apparel Sourcing Week 2019

Apparel Sourcing Week 2019, a two-day Sourcing Show not only provides the Asian manufacturers a platform to showcase their products & manufacturing capabilities to the Brands & Retailers from India and abroad, but also extends them a chance to attend the multiple seminars (headed by industry experts) organised during these two days, which would help the manufacturers get a better understanding of Indian Retail and its workings.

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.