Established in 2009, Takefast Textile Ltd. manufactures woven and knitted elastics including straps, waistbands, and flat bands. Its collections are intended for the lingerie, men’s underwear, sportswear, and activewear markets.
Based in Hong Kong, the company employs more than 600 people and has a new factory, Dingwei Textile Ltd. Company, in Zhongshan, China. Equipped with 450 looms and 80 knitting machines, this facility can produce up to 6 million metres a year. To ensure the quality and colourfastness of its fibres (nylon and polyester), dyeing is done at the factory’s integrated dyeing unit. For some of its products, Takefast Textile uses recycled elastic fibres. The company works in partnership with clients for special orders. It is dedicated to meeting customers’ specific requirements and is is accredited by the H&M and Marks & Spencer laboratories. Takefast Textiles is Oeko-Tex certified.
Exports represent 70 percent of sales, with strong growth in Europe, North America, and Southeast Asian countries such as Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka. Takefast Textile’s customer portfolio includes Vanity Fair, Marks & Spencer, H&M, and AAI®.
Latest innovation: Elastics using Black Diamond fibres and elastics with clean-cut edges.