The following became corporate members of AATCC in December 2010 and January 2011. The profiles appeared in the March/April 2011 issue of AATCC Review
HTT Material Technology Co. Ltd.
HTT Material Technology, a division of HTT Corp. located in Fujian, China, is a high-tech textile enterprise combining research and development, manufacturing, and trading. The company provides products and services including apparel fabric, home textiles, garment production,
fashion design, and textile raw materials. As the main production facility, HTT Material Technology includes the complete production chain of knitting, dyeing and finishing, bonding, garment manufacturing, and an independent inspection center to ensure quality of the products.
HTT Material Technology’s key customers include brands such as Adidas, Nike, Jeanswest, Converse, CoolDry, and Sunlite. Established in 1994, the company exports its products to Australasia, Hong Kong, Japan, North America, and Western Europe.
Mandhana Industries Ltd.
Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Mandhana Industries is a multidivisional textile company, focusing on the manufacturing of textiles and garments. The primary scope of Mandhana’s business includes designing, yarn dyeing, weaving, processing, printing, and garment manufacturing.
With more than three decades of experience in the textile industry, the company’s customers include Marks and Spencer, Armani, Hugo Boss, Ben Sherman, and Tommy Hilfiger. Mandhana supplies its products to Italy, France, Belgium, Turkey, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland,
Netherlands, United Kingdom, Greece, Spain, Germany, USA, and many other European countries. According to managing director, Manish Mandhana, the company “intends to swell its clothing production capacity to 4.3 million pieces per year.”
Toray Sakai Weaving and Dyeing (Nantong) Co. Ltd.
Established in 1994, Toray Sakai Weaving and Dyeing (Nantong) Co. is a division of the fibers and
textile business of Toray Industries Inc. Located in Nantong City, Jiangsu, China, this Toray division is responsible for the weaving, dyeing, and marketing of polyester filament textiles. Toray Sakai uses Oeko-Tex Standard 100 and AATCC, ASTM, and ISO methods to meet various product requirements. The company also meets EU REACH requirements to produce eco-friendly products
Zhongshan Yida Apparel Ltd.
Zhongshan Yida Apparel Ltd., a division of the Hong Kong-based Crystal Group of Companies, is one of Asia’s largest denim manufacturers. Located in Zhongshan City in south China’s Guangdong province, the company specializes in manufacturing jeans for European and US brands. In 2010, Zhongshan Yida Apparel received the World Wildlife Federation’s LCMP Gold Label award. The gold label is given to those companies “that have implemented a good greenhouse gas management
system and are achieving some energy efficiency levels in their activities.”
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Chemists and Colorists