Lanka's largest exporter Brandix Lanka Limited has announced
the setting up of an apparel city in Adhra Pradesh. The
company says, the project would create a centre that will
make India the next big manufacturing hub for the South
Asian garment industry.
proposed apparel city, to be named 'Brandix India Apparel
City' (BIAC), will be an integrated apparel supply chain
city and will be managed by Brandix. According to online
trade publication Fibre2fabric, the project has been granted
As a vertically integrated operation, the company feels
that investors will benefit from being able to rely on
global expertise to fulfil its designing, manufacturing,
sourcing, logistics, technology and training requirements,
all under one roof.
has also set-up an 18,000-sq ft training centre outside
this SEZ where it is currently training 200 women in collaboration
with the District Rural Development Agency, Visakhapatnam.
has an annual consolidated group turnover of over $280
million and says that its command of its supply chain
in both woven and knits is its key strength because of
its presence in apparel manufacturing and finishing, design
and development, fabric and accessories including thread,
buttons and hangers.
30-year old group has grown through strategic acquisitions,
joint-ventures and investments linked to its core-business
of apparel manufacturing and leveraging on vendor partnerships.
It is also a provider to international buyers like Gap,
M&S, Victoria's Secret, NEXT and Abercrombie &