Darden has found a kindred spirit in new partner organization MAS Holdings. One of the world’s most recognized design-to-delivery solution providers in apparel and textile manufacturing, Sri Lanka-based MAS Holdings is a community-focused organization dedicated to providing a sustainable working and living environment for its more than 82,000 employees in 48 manufacturing facilities across 15 countries. Part of MAS’ dedication to its workforce includes developing responsible, ethical leaders, which has helped lead to the partnership with Darden Executive Education. Darden Senior Director Larenda Mielke first connected with MAS Holdings after they conducted an extensive search for top executive education providers in […]
MAS Holdings and Flex might not be household names, but their customers, which include the likes of Speedo, Nike, Reebok, Victoria’s Secret and Lululemon, certainly are. The two companies today announce a partnership that signifies major momentum from apparel and accessories companies toward developing wearable technology products. Flex, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a large electronics manufacturer for global brands across industries from health care to automotive, and MAS is a Sri Lanka-based apparel technology company. The two today shared that they will formally work together to streamline the process of developing new technologies and products. Flex vice president of […]
Apparel Magazine (apparelmag.com ) a USA based monthly publication, is the No. 1 voice and authority for leading apparel brand, retail and manufacturing executives. In its 9th annual “Innovator” special issue, MAS ACTIVE has been recognized as a truly innovative organization in the industry, one that has demonstrated exceptionality through an IT-related implementation, product launch or for executing an outstanding business strategy. MAS Active was commended for the IT systems developed (Intello Buy and Intello Cut ) in collaboration with its strategic business partner Threadsol Pvt Ltd. The main objective behind the project was to reduce material costs by optimizing […]
The dynamic team at MAS Legato was awarded the “Best Process Improvement and Innovation”at the Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) Australasian Excellence Awards 2016. SSON’s annual Shared Services Excellence Awards represents achievement on the highest level for shared services operations globally and are presented at their flagship regional events. The Shared Services & Outsourcing Network (SSON) is the largest and most established community of shared services and outsourcing professionals in the world, with over 100,000 members.
Bodyline bagged the Gold award, at the recently concluded National HR Conference organized by IPM. This accolade was presented in recognition of its practices in focused employee relations, dynamic training / development and continuous efforts to empower its associates. Aligning itself with the core values of MAS, Bodyline has succeeded in building a workplace with mutual trust and respect and a learning culture that facilitates self and career development to its 14,000 associates.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between MAS Holdings and the University of Peradeniya recently, signalling another milestone in MAS’s strategy of working with universities and academic institutions across Sri Lanka. The discussions were initiated and the agreement facilitated by MAS Intimates Linea Clothing in Kandy, who will become the primary partner in this collaboration. The global fashion industry is evolving rapidly and this agreement is a step in the right direction to bridge the ever widening gap between apparel industry needs and academic offering. Furthermore, this collaboration will provide university students with technical capabilities, competencies and professional work experience. […]
Recognising its unstinted contribution towards the Sri Lankan export economy, MAS Intimates was awarded four Export Awards at 21st Presidential Export Awards ceremony held recently, under the patronage of His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena. MAS Intimates won special awards for Sri Lankan Exporter of the Year, Highest Employment Provider of the Year in the Export Industry, Highest Net Foreign Exchange Earner and Best Exporter in the Apparel Sector for year 2011. The gala event was organised by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) to recognise export performances from 2010 – 2013. The selection criterion was based on company contributions […]
MAS’ hallmark women’s empowerment programme – Women Go Beyond (WGB) – rewarded its exceptional female associates at the Abhimani Empowered Women of the Year Awards Ceremony 2015. The awards ceremony recognised the efforts of MAS women who have overcome great challenges in order to achieve excellence, while balancing a successful career and personal life. Winners were chosen from the female associates of the 72,000 MAS workforce and their achievements were evaluated by a panel of eminent personalities representing areas including personal development, career guidance and entrepreneurship. This year’s ceremony awarded 42 empowered women from MAS manufacturing facilities in Sri Lanka, […]
At the launch of its 1-megawatt rooftop solar solution, the apparel and fabrics giant MAS says the greatest, biggest or best isn’t good enough. The real switch to renewable solutions is sometimes a simple change of mind and how determined you are to look beyond cost. The solar story is not a new one to MAS Holdings but the group’s commitment to renewable energy went a notch higher this month with the unveiling of Sri Lanka’s largest rooftop solar plant at the MAS Fabrics Matrix plant inside its Fabric Park in Thulhiriya. But that isn’t the real story. For Matrix […]
In its quest to becoming the leading lingerie brand in South Asia, amanté has signed up with SFnZ & Co to franchise the brand in Pakistan with the launch of its first exclusive amanté boutique in 2016. The amanté boutique will be located in the Dolmen Mall on Tariq Road which houses other premium retail brands. In order to expand its retail base with amanté, SFnZ & Co is targeting other high-end malls in Pakistan and plans to expand its retail reach to 10+ outlets within the next three years. amanté’s collection of fine lingerie has been designed and styled […]