Alliance Knit Composite Limited (AKCL) started its operation in Bangladesh on September 2009 to operate as a 100% export oriented composite knitwear factory. The factory, located in Ashulia, Savar; is specialized in the manufacturing of knit apparels including polo shirts and children wear. The factory is equipped with world class modern atmospheric and high-temperature machineries for tubular production. AKCL hosts three important functional components i.e., knitting, stitching and dyeing, all in-house and catering to world-class international buyers. The factory is powered by gas generators and has the advantage of enjoying non-interrupted power throughout the year.
With an impressive capability of producing 400,000 pieces of t-shirts per month and 175,000 pieces of polo shirts per month AKCL stands out as an excellent production facility. AKCL’s current capacity for dyeing and knitting textiles weighs 8000 kg/day and 4000 kg/day respectively whereas the factory is currently utilizing 70% of its capacity. AKCL underwent a major expansion in its lab unit in 2012 and invested USD 187,500 on putting an impressive setup with all types of testing machines available in-house. AKCL currently employs 200 full time employees and plans to expand rapidly.
AKCL procures from reputed suppliers in the local market and also imports from India. For the procurement of dye, AKCL has bonded warehouse and imports all chemicals through a Taiwanese manufacturer. The knitting, dyeing and finishing machinery suppliers of AKCL include globally renowned brands such as Tubetex (USA), Bianco (Italy), Fongs (China) Hubter and Haantex (Taiwan), Pegasus, Brother, Nisho and Hashima (Japan). Currently major customers of AKCL include Li & Fung and other renowned European buying houses.
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