South Asia Textiles Partners with HeiQ Materials AG

  Partners with HeiQ Materials AG to use their textile technology HeiQ Viroblock on the knitted jersey fabric the company is producing a face mask program in the US. HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 is among the first textile technologies in the world to be proven effective against...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020

Coats Digital, Res.Q and Serai unveil strategic collaboration to digitize apparel industry

  *Apparel industry faces dramatic decline in sales across the board *Digitisation key to boosting efficiency and reducing costs for businesses to survive Coats Digital, Res.Q and Serai Limited by HSBC are delighted to announce a strategic collaboration that will help re-shape...
Posted On 22 May 2020

200 million face masks order to boost Apparel industry; Brandix exports first consignment to US

Mr. Basil Rajapaksa, Special Representative of the President and Head of the Presidential Task Force on Economic Revival and Poverty Eradication, symbolically handed over the first batch of face masks from a production of 200 million face masks for export by Brandix, to U.S....
Posted On 14 May 2020

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