MAS was the only apparel manufacturer and only Sri Lankan entity to receive an award at the South and South-East Asia Innovation Awards, presented by Clarivate PLC, a global leader in intellectual property and the innovation fraternity.
Suren Fernando assumed duties as the Chief Executive Officer of MAS Holdings from 1st January 2020 as the first non-family member to give leadership to MAS.
MAS and Hemas Holdings joined hands to set up the AYATI National Centre For Children with Disabilities.
MAS partnered with Sri Lanka Cricket to Empower Women’s Cricket Team for T20 World Cup 2020.
New Balance officially announced Bodyline as a 5-star rated plant.
The Odlo Everyday Sports underwear powered by TrueCycled technology developed by Bodyline received the Winner Award in the Outdoor Base Layer Category at the ISPO 2020.
MAS set up designated Care Centres for employees and their family members in Koggala and Giriulla providing care for over 300 COVID-19 patients in 2020.
Silueta and Twinery by MAS collaborated with Kindred Bravely to launch their absorbent Nursing Maternity product. This product was amongst the three finalists at the 2020 RISE® Innovation Award.
Deshamanya Mahesh Amalean received the prestigious Humanitarian Award at Femmy Awards 2019
Expanding MAS’ global footprint to Africa with the inaugaration of MAS Intimates in Nairobi, Kenya.
MAS Holdings awarded the coveted ‘Exporting Conglomerate of the Year’ award for the 2nd consecutive year at the Presidential Export Awards 2019.
Matrix awarded ‘Contributor to Sustainable Development in Exports’ at the ‘Exporter to the Global Value Chain’ awards.
MAS successfully produced the official cricket clothing for the National cricket team during the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019 with 100% recycled yarn made of PET bottles collected from the coasts of Sri Lanka.
Canterbury collaborated with Silueta to launch their premium rugby headguard the ‘Reinforcer’ in 2019 using patented injection moulding technology.
MAS Ranked as the #1 Export Corporate Brand in Sri Lanka by Brand Finance in 2019 Brand Valuation report of Sri Lanka.
MAS enters into a strategic partnership with Hellmann
MAS Augments Supply Chain with Best Pacific Joint Venture
MAS declares open its second knitting facility of Noyon Lanka, in Giriulla, with the presence of Ajay Amalean, Olivier Noyon and other distinguished guests.
MAS recognised as ‘Exporting Conglomerate of the Year’ at the Presidential Export Awards 2018
Organizational realignment of Active and Sportswear division into MAS Kreeda and MAS Active.
Inauguration of MAS Fabric Park in Giriulla, Sri Lanka.
Inauguration of MAS Acme in USA and Honduras.
Inauguration of MAS Active Al Safi - Madaba in Jordan.
'Thinx' launched the unique UI panty for 'Thinx' namely Icon
Linea Aqua opened its first offshore venture in Hanoi, Vietnam
Tradecard rebrands as GT Nexus Services after JV partner's (US) merger with GT Nexus.
MOS celebrated 10 years of success at MAS.
Glue Bonding Technology launched.
MAS Active Jordan opened to support Nike.
Noyon Lanka celebrated 10 years in operation.
attune Consulting and SAP collaborates to introduce SAP Fashion Management Application.
'Luminary' and the Performance Related Pay launched.
Standardized Management Trainee program for whole of MAS addressing the needs of all business units.
MAS Onboarding Program - A standardized induction programme across MAS.
Development of a Code of Conduct for the preservation of the practices and culture for the future generations of MAS.
Bodyline introduces VSX knock-out front close bra.
Establishment of the Direct Service Model in Sri Lanka, offering the basic cut and sew service with no design element involved.
Eric Sprunk, NIKE Inc's current COO visits us to explore adjacent opportunities in Sri Lanka.
NIKE partners with MAS with our Women's empowering journey by being actively participating in our "Women Go Beyond" journey.
Our global reach expands to India and China to service NIKE better.
MAS chosen as one of the lead vendors for Nike's planning transformation tool initiatives.
MAS Active becomes the first vendor for NIKE to offer FSFE duty benefits.
Casualline transforms in to an innovation hub.
Trischel obtains ISO 14000:2004 Certification for Environmental Management System.
amante made available in Pan India in 500 outlets & across Sri Lanka in 50 outlets.
Trischel obtains EPL, Environmental Protection License.
Injection Molding Technology launched.
Commencement of MAS Black Belt Program /LIME (Leaders Intense MOS Experience) training program on Lean Leadership.
Great Brick Project at MAS Fabric Park launched.
First Corporate owned Analog forest in Sri Lanka opened.
MAS Brands signed up with Ultimo Pvt Ltd UK.
MAS Talent Review - The first ever MAS Talent Review that explored the progress in identifying and assessing the top talent within all our Business Units.
Rollout of T2o, an all-inclusive online human capital management system across MAS that covers the entire employee lifecycle and all HR operations.
Development of the new performance management system hosted within the Talent2o system.
Policy Standardization - An initiative carried out in standardization of all company policies across MAS.
Bodyline commences the biggest ever sports bra project, the Fall Sports Bra project.
MAS Active Akshaya India opened.
Further strengthening its presence in the North MAS Intimates Vidiyal and MAS Active Vaanavil opens in Kilinochchi.
Linea Intimates commences stand up module operations, while Slenderline converts into a bra plant.
Our product offerings further expand to cover jackets, bra tops, molded bra tops, skirts and accessories.
Unichela Biyagama (MAS Rapid plant) established in Biyagama.
MAS Sumbiri was established in Indonesia, further strengthening MAS Intimates’ presence in the region.
Opening and Expansion of Prym Intimates Dye House.
Prym Intimates launch new product categories’ production.
Stretchline Central America was formed in Honduras in partnership with Elcatex.
Launch of amanté in Sri Lanka (Simultaneous launch of amanté in 4 outlets, online store, amanté Sri Lanka Facebook page & website).
Initiation of MAS Leadership Engagement Program to drive Lean Leadership.
Member of the Columbia’s APEX (Apparel Product Excellence) Council.
MAS Intimates Unichela celebrates 25 years and Slimline 20 years.
Opening of the MAS Bra Creation Center at Biyagama.
MAS signs the Women’s Empowerment Principles, currently one of only three companies in Sri Lanka to have taken this progressive step.
Mahesh Amalean visits Silicone Valley to visit Facebook, Google, 3M etc to draw inspiration on how to build and innovative organization.
Mahesh Amalean and the Leadership Team met Larry Huston from 4iNNO at the Innovation forum in New York.
Calibration tool - Development of our own measurement system.
Manufactured the world’s first Carbon Neutral Bra in affiliation with Marks & Spencer.
Establishment of “MAS Lean Enterprise”, MOS Lean Academy initiated.