Bangladesh is the top denim products supplier in the US and EU markets. Right now, 40 denim factories are producing around 280 lac metres of denim fabrics in Bangladesh, up 40% from five years ago.
Sister Denim Composite Ltd. is one of the factories contributing to national export since 2014. It is a sister concern of Thermax Group which founded by visionary leader and businessman Abdul Kadir Molla. Thermax Group has 14 factories includes full garments supply chain.
|Sister Denim Composite Ltd. at a glance|
|Year of establishment||2014|
|Total Area||2,74,000 sq. m.|
|Production capacity||2.1 million yards monthly|
|No. of weaving machine||Airjet 140 and Rapier 20|
|Fabric types||Cotton, Poly Denim, Dual Core, Coolmax, Modal, Nylon, Poly Viscose, Cotton Poly Stretch, Power Stretch etc.|
|Buyers||LEVI’S, GAP, ck, Walmart, H&M, NEXT, ZARA, C&A, Gloria Jeans, We, s.Oliver, K-mart Australia|
|Certificates||Oeko-Tex Standard 100, BCI, GRS, GOTS|
|Factory location||Narsingdi, Bangladesh|
Sister Denim believes young can change the game. They have 30+ Textile Engineer in different roles which is remarkable in the industry.
“Here if anyone comes with new idea is always welcomed. Everyone has the opportunity to show their innovative capacity,” SK. Asif Ahmed, DGM (Weaving, Production & Planning) said to Textile Today.
Sister Denim Production excellence
The factory has set the industry benchmark in production efficiency. They are using all top-notch latest machineries and regularly fine tuning the production process to get best output.
Md. Obaydul Hoque, Director Production said, “We are at least 17% efficient than other factories.”
|Warp Preparation||Karl Mayer|
|Long Chain Beaming||Karl Mayer|
|Size Yarn Preparation||Karl Mayer|
|De-sizing – Mercerizing & Overdyeing||Brugman|
|Pigment Dyeing, Coating, & Stentering||Monforts|
Sister Denim has 10,000 own developed fabrics. They do average 20 percent special fabrics of their capacity based on customer requirements.
The factory has the largest advanced Biological ETP (Effluent Treatment Plant) in Bangladesh with capacity 9000m3/day, along with extension facility up to 15000m3/day.
They also use all certified dyes and chemicals to create low impact on the environment.
One of the specialties of the factory is they have all over printing (AOP) facility which usually others denim factory does not have. For this unique facility buyers prefer them as they have one stop solution.
- 75 % reuse of condensed water in boiler
- Caustic Recovery Plant (CRP) saves caustic of around 15 ton/month
- EGB boiler steam around 4 ton/hr. is produced by Generator exhaust temperature which saved around 280 m3/hr. gas consumption
- 7 to 8% energy saving by using Economizer in boiler
Sister Denim Composite Limited desires to have elegant position in denim industry creating distinctive brand image to its customers and suppliers.