The Board of Investment Sri Lanka (BOI) recently signed an agreement with Browns Fabric Limited for a state-of-the-art, modern and one of the largest Weft Knit Fabric production facilities in Kurunegala, in the North Western Province. A newly established fabric manufacturing plant with an investment of 52.3 million USD and a plan to commence operations in August 2023, the Company has taken the initiative to bridge a significant vacuum in supply and demand, flexibility and speed to produce fabric to the export-oriented US Dollar-earning apparel industry in Sri Lanka, a spokesman said.
Based on key strategic principles of innovation, quality and acceleration, Browns Fabric is equipped to empower renowned fashion retailers through its multi-faceted fabric solutions while remaining committed to sustainability at all times. With the infusion of technologically advanced machinery, systems and LEAN design, the fully accredited and certified facility is armed with the expertise to provide a plethora of options to direct brands, regional hubs and apparel manufacturers.
Using the finest fibres and yarns in collaboration with regional spinning and knitting partners, the Company’s production capability encompasses knitting, dyeing, finishing and printing along with value added mechanical finishes of suede, brush, pre-shrunk and specialised chemical finishes such as bio, antimicrobial, easy-care and water repellent. Located 65Km from Colombo at the Browns Industrial Park, Pannala, North Western Province, the infrastructure spans 22.5 acres and is strategically located within close proximity to many major apparel companies and a two hour delivery radius to serve the key industrial zones in the Western and Central province, he added.