Star Garment Group’s Portfolio of Factories Earns CarbonNeutral® Certification

Apparel manufacturer becomes Sri Lanka’s largest carbon neutral entity. Star Garment Group (“Star”), a leading global manufacturing company, announced today that it has been certified as CarbonNeutral® by The Sustainable Future Group (SFG), Sri Lanka’s foremost sustainability...
Posted On 26 Jan 2020

Teejay ends positive 2018-19 with 6th straight quarter of profit growth

Posts 12-month net profit of Rs 1.86 billion on sales of Rs 31.7 billion Sri Lanka’s multinational textile manufacturer Teejay Lanka PLC has ended FY 2018-19 on an impressive note, with consistent sales and profit gains of the preceding months bolstered by robust growth in the...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Teejay Lanka doubles capacity of India plant with 15 million dollars expansion

Now equipped to produce 42 million metres to tap into growing EU market post resumption of GSP Teejay Lanka, one of the region’s largest textile manufacturers, has announced a doubling of capacity of its Indian mill, following the completion of an expansion project involving an...
Posted On 21 May 2018

VTA signs ground-breaking MoU with Brandix for Skills Development in Sri Lanka’s Apparel Sector

The Brandix Group and the Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka (VTA) recently signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) denoting a collaboration to break new ground in skills development for Sri Lanka’s Apparel Sector. The first of these agreements facilitates the...
Posted On 25 Mar 2018

Apparel, Garment, Textile, Fabric and Accessories industries all under one roof.

Bringing together suppliers and service organizations in the Apparel, Garment and Textile industry in Sri Lanka, the Apparel Industry Suppliers Exhibition (AISEX) and the Fabric & Accessories Suppliers Exhibition (FASE)   will be held from May 10- 12 at the Sirimavo...
Posted On 04 Mar 2018


Productivity Improvement, Disruptive Innovation and Leadership Colombo, Sri Lanka   Presented by: Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia; Joint Apparel Association Forum (Sri Lanka); WMG, University of Warwick (UK); University of Moratuwa (Sri Lanka); Postgraduate...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

Hela Clothing ships its 1,000,000th garment from Ethiopia

Hela Clothing, Sri Lanka’s leading global apparel solutions provider recently produced and shipped their one millionth garment from their factory in Ethiopia. A feat made more impressive considering the company only commenced operations in the country in June 2017. With 800...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018


Bringing together suppliers and service organizations in the apparel industry in Sri Lanka, the Apparel Industry Suppliers Exhibition (AISEX) will be held from May 10- 12 at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Center (SBMEC). Organized and managed by Lanka Exhibition...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018

South Asia Textiles awarded once again for National Business Excellence Awards 2017

South Asia Textiles Limited, a leading Sri Lankan textile manufacturer specialized in producing exceptional quality weft knitted fabric, recently announced that the company was the recipient of the Silver award in Manufacturing – apparel, textile and leather products sector at...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017

Hirdaramani Supports Future of Sri Lanka Apparel by Powering Next Gen Talent at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

As an Official Industry Patron at MBFW, Hirdaramani’s emerging leadership talks about the future of Sri Lanka Apparel while lending its resources and expertise to support emerging designers showcasing at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Sri Lanka. As Sri Lanka’s apparel industry...
Posted On 10 Nov 2017


Hayleys Fabric made a profit of USD 95,854/- during the second quarter ended 30th September 2017. This is an improvement on the first quarter although the Company is at a cumulative loss of USD 66,794/- for the first half ending 30th September 2017. The main contributory factor...
Posted On 02 Nov 2017

Mr. Azam Habib Managing Director of Grace Lanka Apparels(Pvt) Ltd is appointed as the President of SLABA

Sri Lanka Apparel Brands Association (SLABA), an association established to protect and uplift the domestic garment manufacturers of the nation announced Mr. Azam Habib, the Managing Director of Grace Lanka Apparels (Pvt) Ltd, as the new president of its executive committee. The...
Posted On 25 Sep 2017