Gildan Expands Textile Operations in Honduras
The textile company closed its 4 plants in Alabama, USA, and will transfer operations to its facilities in Rio Nance, Honduras.
Thursday, February 3, 2011
The transition will involve the dismissal of about 300 workers in the United States, to be carried out in April of this year. The company expects to increase production up to 65 million dozens of socks in their two plants in Honduras.
Hanes Brands is investing $2.2 million in a new plant for making garments in its facilities in the north of the country.
With an investment of $35 million and under the name Pride Denim Mills the textile the plant will restart operations in early 2014.
Companies from the sector are consolidating their operations in plants in order to improve production efficiency.
After 16 years of operating in the country, the multinational corporation inaugurated its sixth facility, called “El Salvador Sew”.
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