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A pioneer in weft knit fabric manufacture in Sri Lanka, commenced operations in 1992. Presently, recognized as a world class fabric manufacturer with a high degree of innovative capabilities with it’s own Brand, INNO. The Company is also focused on Eco friendly processes and drives it’s business using best practices on sustainability, environment, health and safety. The Company is ahead of the global initiative of ‘zero discharge of hazardous chemicals (ZDHC) and reach this goal three years before the target. These initiatives have assisted the company to attract the world’s top brands to its product portfolio.

At Hayleys Fabric PLC, has an annual turnover of USD 72 Million with a capability of delivering over 3 million meters of fabric per month. We thrive on exploring the possibility of tomorrow to deliver fashion-forward fabric loved by apparel giants globally. Today, we have shifted our focus towards sustainable innovations using re-cycled yarns from PET bottles collected from the shoes of Sri Lanka, organic yarns to further aligning our operations to become a socially responsible, ethical and a versatile commercial entity with a great degree of transparency.

The Company is listed in the Colombo stock exchange having a total asset value of USD 48 Million, is owned by the largest conglomerate in Sri Lanka, Hayleys PLC, with a total direct holding of 59% of the Company. Hayleys PLC is one of the most reputed and award winning conglomerate in Sri Lanka. It’s diversified business portfolio spans across Manufacture, shipping & Freight forwarding(including ship ownership), power and energy (Solar, Hydro and Wind), agriculture(including equipment, fertilizer & seeds), City and resort hotels, travel and tourism, Engineering, Tea & rubber plantations, the largest consumer & retail chain stores operators in Sri Lanka. The company has an annual turnover exceeding USD 1 Billion and is one of the oldest business houses in the country with a history of over 140 years.

Hayleys Fabric’s manufacturing facility is capable of Knitting, Dyeing, Printing, Brushing, Sueding and Finishing. Our product range includes Single Jersey, Interlock, Pique, Rib, Fleece and Polar Fleece, Jacquard and Flat Knits, which are composed using pure and blend of cotton, polyester, viscose, modal yarns, in both solid colors and in printed form.

Most of the machinery and equipment are being continuously replaced or up-graded to keep in line with modern technology and our laboratories are periodically upgraded to meet with all required accreditations by the top brands in the world. The Printing division is equipped with the latest 12-colour rotary printing machines and has the latest engraving machine and related equipment. Dyeing and Finishing departments also have replaced most of the older version machinery.

The Company works on a business model to establish strategic partnerships with its selected Tier-1 customers such as L-Brands, Calzedonia, Nike, NEXT, Decathlon, PVH & Asics. The dedicated team focused on Innovations and developments work closely with these brands to create newness and increase sales for our mutual benefit.

The Company is system driven with SAP as the main operating platform. The entire planning function is carried through ‘Fast React’ and the production operation is with ‘File Maker’ which are specialized tools linked to SAP. Certain functions on the supply chain is carried out through Artificial Intelligence (AI) to minimize inventory and better forecasting raw material requirements.

Strong ethical standards and core values have thus far enable the company to be on course with it’s vision.

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