Linea Aqua Naiwela Plant opened.
MAS Intimates Bangladesh and Linea Intimates established with further plant expansions within Sri Lanka taking place to meet growing customer demands.
Policy deployment structured through Hoshin Kanri concept.
MAS Active Nirmaana opened for leaner product creation and on site development.
Obtained verification against ISO 14001 standard for all our facilities.
Linea Clothing commences 6 TM Modules. Prior to this initiative a brief line consisted of 12 Team Members (TMs) working on specialized functions.
Linea AITC commences operations as the Training Centre cum manufacturing unit, which facilitates and supports the Nike AITC under the ownership of MAS Active.
Tradecard commences operations with 15 employees.
MAS Fabric Park India opened in Nellore.
Columbia Sportswear - Certificate of Recognition for pioneering ‘auto replenishment’ initiative obtained.
Thurulie, the world’s first eco – manufacturing plant for apparel under M&S Plan A launched.
Textprint Lanka incorporated in at MAS Fabric Park as the only printing facility in South East Asia with state-of-the-art (Nylon) Synthetic Fabric Printing Technology.
Thurulie begins operations under lean manufacturing principles, along with Unichela Koggala.
The Cut-to-Box concept initiated in Unichela Panadura and Unichela Koggala.
Shorts are added to the Intimates product portfolio at Casualine.
Slimline acquires the Global Security Verification awarded by Intertek, a multinational inspection, product testing and certification company, for Limited Brands.
The initiation of the development of a lean enterprise across MAS Intimates, as well as MAS Holdings.
MAS Intimates becomes certified with the Fair Labour Association and Organic Content Standard.
Silicone Technology launched.
MOS visited University of Kentucky, Toyota, Autoliv, Dell and Trim Masters.
MAS Institute of Management & Technology (MIMT) commences operations at MAS Fabric Park.
Logiwiz commences its operation as central logistic hub for MAS Fabric Park.
INSEAD Magazine featured MAS on 'Leveraging Corporate Social Responsibility'.
Article published in “Ode” (a US consumer magazine) on MAS.
UNESCO Asia Pacific use our models to make their toolkit.
MOS implementation initiated in all Apparel plants.
UNESCO Sri Lanka choses MAS to represent Sri Lanka at the DESD meeting for the region.
Lean manufacturing rolled out at Unichela Panadura, Slimtex and Casualline.
Women Go Beyond featured in the UN Global Compact Quarterly review.
Women Go Beyond featured as the benchmark case for policy in the UN Global Compact “Human Rights Commission” Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice 02.
Women Go Beyond inspired a national differentiation strategy and was the foundation for Sri Lanka’s apparel campaign ‘Garments without Guilt’.
Women Go Beyond featured in one of the four cases featured in Market Movers, International Finance Corporation (member of the World Bank Group) / Sustainability report.
Launch of amanté in India (Lifestyle – Adarsh Opus Bangalore).
Trischel warp knit fabric manufacturing plant commences its commercial operations.
First MOS Calibration tool developed to calibrate & share the best practices.
MAS Fabric park management office commences administration.
MAS Intimates establishes its New York Design office, to further strengthen this strategic partnership.
MAS develops a relationship with Burkina Faso to develop the organic cotton farms.
BAM Knitting incorporated as the specialized manufacturer of high quality flat knits with breakthrough cutting-edge technology to achieve creative solutions.
MAS restructures the company in to divisions (Intimates, Active, Fabrics, Investments and Corporate Solutions).
MAS enhances offering across the value chain through its Research and Innovation unit.
MAS partners with DOGI International, Spain to manufacture warp-knit fabrics under DOGIEFA.
MAS Intimates product portfolio adds pants and skinnies.
MAS Intimates goes into a direct-servicing model with Marks and Spencer and MAS Intimates UK set up for its facilitation.
MAS works with Victoria’s Secret to develop advanced electronic platforms for two way communications including the Product Life Cycle Management.
Silueta introduces silicon flock technology.
Slimline & Contourline selected to pilot Lean.
Cut & Sew facilities introduced to Nike.
Synergy re-opened after refurbishing with the presence of Ernie Ross.
Synergy offered to Nike as “NIKE Dedicated plants”.
Stretchline commences the eco elastic range.
‘Eco Go Beyond program’ incepted.
Lean manufacturing rolled out at Slimline.
INSEAD, the Business School of the World, develops two case studies on Women Go Beyond.
World Business Magazine ranked MAS founders 14th among top 20 Asian progressives for Social Sustainability.
The birth of MAS Active which manufactures technologically performance enhancing sportswear and activewear.
Linea Clothing Kandy, Sri Lanka becomes the pilot plant in MAS to implement lean manufacturing and Toyota Production, which is internalized for apparel manufacturing.
The company established the MAS Design Hong Kong office, to strengthen design capability and offer clients the benefit of fashion hub access to the latest trending fashions.
Linea Clothing selected as the first pilot plant to implement TPS focusing on Lean Manufacturing.
Slimline adds two more satellite plants Casualline and Slimtex.
MAS partners Noyon Dentelles de Calais, France to manufacture lace.
Slimline and Unichela become joint ventures between MAS and SLC, and come under the SLC Cluster.
Silueta, wholly owned by MAS, established to manufacture laminated foam molded bra cups.
Intimate Clothing India established.
Stretchline Zhongshan Ltd set up in collaboration with The Clover Group and Sammy Ling.
FastSkin suits manufactured for the Olympics and World Championships.
First Leadership Training on TPS & visits Toyota, through AOTS (HIDA.
Linea Clothing Maldives winds up operations and relocates operations to Linea Clothing and Slimtex.
Casualline adds sleepwear to their product portfolio.
MAS lean initiative branded as MAS Operating Systems (MOS).
Women Go Beyond (WGB) launched.
PT Stretchline Indonesia established together with Sumbiri Group Indonesia.
MAS evolves from manufacturing to design-to-delivery service provider, MAS Design Services established in Ratmalana.
Unichela Koggala established as a satellite plant to Unichela, expanding the company’s reach to the South of the country.
Stretchline De Mexico established in partnership with EME Holdings and Marel Mexico.
Stretchline Holdings opens and the Stretchline Group head office set up in Hong Kong.
Linea Aqua Hanwella Plant opens with 350 machines.
MAS Chairman, Mahesh Amalean participates in the Tokyo Donor Conference and visited Toyota.
MAS and Prym Intimates Group PLC (UK) commence manufacturing bra accessories, under Prym Intimates Lanka.
Attune Lanka established.
Slimline obtains ISO: 9001.
Stretchline brand launched globally with the formation of Stretchline UK following the merger between Charnwood Elastics and Tubbs Elastics.
Linea Aqua, Sri Lanka's only swimwear specialized plant marks the start of MAS' venture into sportswear.
Casualline enhances their product capability to cover men’s essentials, T-shirts and camis.