Day by day, Bangladesh is getting one step closer to prove herself as a pioneer in denim jeans industry to the entire world, right after China. Even though the competitor is still far above, our industry is getting much tougher day by day as there is big rivalry within the top denim fabric producers in Bangladesh. Giant industries like Ha-meem Denim, Beximco Textiles, Nice Denim Mills, Square Denims, Pioneer Denim are to name a few.
Amidst them standing out with its dynamic and modern personality is Envoy Textiles Limited (also known as ETL), the world’s first LEED Certified Platinum Denim Manufacturing Facility. A pioneer in innovation, this company is breaking all the barriers and has already caught the attention of buyers from the first world countries with its dedication, innovation, and willingness to go forward.
In 2008, the 100 percent export-oriented manufacturing company began commercial operations, and in 2012 it was converted to a public limited company. ETL is Bangladesh’s first denim facility to utilize rope dyeing technology, with a monthly output capacity of 4.5 million yards. It has its own spinning facility, capable of producing 70 tons of yarn per day, as a backward integrated operation.
But there’s more.
Envoy Textiles Limited is not only aiming to be the top in the Denim Textile Industry in Bangladesh, but they also want to create an impact across the borders as a forerunner of innovation. They hope to make great strides in the international market.
There 5 reasons why Envoy Textiles Limited will be the #1 Leader of the Denim Textile Industry in Bangladesh.
Let’s dive right in.
#1 A Great Start in Denim Jeans
Envoy Textiles Limited began commercial operations in 2008, with a monthly denim production capacity of 2 million yards. After only a year, the company was awarded its first National Export Trophy by the Bangladesh government. Envoy Textiles Limited was listed as a public limited company on the Dhaka Stock Exchange in 2012, and its shares were traded in the ‘A’ category with a low volatility rate. In 2016, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) named Envoy Textiles Limited as the world’s first LEED Certified Platinum Denim Manufacturing Mill, just four years after it was founded. The following year, the company expanded with its own spinning mill, which now produces 70 tons of yarn per day.
#2 Magnificent Fabric Facilities
Envoy Textiles Limited prides to have started its journey with proper establishment— with strong support in manufacturing and supplying sustainable jeans for ethical denim brands. The facility is located 60 kilometres from Dhaka in Bhaluka, Mymensingh. Constructed in a sustainable landscape and facilities on a 100-acre tract of land. The production facilities in Envoy Textiles are massive, with great emphasis on sustainable manufacturing process. In general, the fabric facilities in Envoy Textiles limited are divided into separate segments- Denim production, Spinning production, and other facilities for R&D and storage.
Envoy’s very first advantage is its denim production. Aiming to give superior quality to premium clothing companies, the work is divided in different divisions in order to keep a solid quality for clients all over the world. The divisions are,
- Quality Control
Just to keep everything on track and flourishing, Envoy Textiles Limited works on multiple facilities through human resource management systems. Their main motto is “at Envoy, we care”. That is why their main purpose doesn’t stop there in producing and supplying as a denim manufacturer and denim fabric supplier in Bangladesh- rather the prosperity of their people, staff, and lifestyle. Every step of production is monitored strictly and employee safety procedures are maintained to keep the beloved staff safe from harm.
#3 LEED Certification
The United States Green Building Council Awarded Envoy Textiles Limited LEED Platinum Certification, the highest worldwide certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Envoy Textiles Limited is the first denim mill in the world to achieve LEED Platinum certification. Green, Silver, Gold, and Platinum LEED certifications are awarded by the US Green Building Council. Platinum is the most prestigious award of them all. LEED Certification is a symbol of excellence and achievement in green construction. By encouraging energy and resource-efficient buildings, LEED certification implies healthier, more productive workplaces and less stress on the environment. Sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, material and resources, indoor environmental quality are some of the primary areas covered. Reaching those heights Envoy Textiles has set a standard of sustainability.
#4 Striving for Humanity
At Envoy, they care – that is why they are continuously trying to make life in Bangladesh better for so many. The company participates in numerous CSR activities and some stand out among them. Envoy Textiles set up the Paediatric ICU-HDU for Dhaka Medical College Hospital at National Institute of Burn & Plastic Surgery. This is the first facility of its kind in Bangladesh, and there was no ICU/HDU for juvenile burn victims in both government and private hospitals prior to this.
Envoy Textiles Limited appoints physically challenged people with care and passion, training them and leading them to a better life with a great follow-up every day. It has appointed 15 physically challenged people within their company so far. The majority of these appointments were made proactively by ETL, with people being called and jobs being assigned quickly. Furthermore, ETL provides particular attention and follow-up to these individuals on a regular basis.
#5 Transcending Beyond Borders
Envoy Textiles Limited has pronounced their presence in the world by engaging with the top brands worldwide delivering their outstanding denim fabric. They work with quite a few notable clients, like Levi’s, H&M, Marks & Spencer, GAP Walmart, Next, Ralph Lauren, and more along with brands such as Espirit, UNIQLO and many more.
With great progress made so far, Envoy Textiles Limited is surely working on its way to reaching the top of the denim textile industry in Bangladesh. With a strong advantage in sustainable denim manufacturing and the ever-growing demand for the best denim products- Envoy Textiles Limited can surely be the #1 Leader of the Denim Textile Industry in Bangladesh.