Spice Islands Apparels Limited is principally a manufacturer of woven and knitted garments, such as Shirts, Blouses, Skirts, T-shirts, Polo shirts and Sweatshirts. We have our corporate office in Mumbai and manufacturing facilities and offices in several cities across India.
Spice Islands was established in 1988 and prides itself in its unique understanding of its customers requirements in relation to design, quality, pricing, lead-times and effective communications.
All our personnel have extensive experience of working with and for the European and US markets. Our Managing Director and Sales Director have between them, over 50 years of experience in the textile & clothing industry.
Spice Islands aim is to show current and potential customers that, with available resources such as fabrics and manufacturing capabilities, India can be a reliable and cost effective source of coordinated products in Mens, Womens & Children wear.
With our contacts in wovens & knits, it is possible to use common fabrics, colours & designs in more than one product.
Spice can also suggest new trends and ideas in the Garment/Fashion business through our in-house design and graphics based in the UK. Spice has also tied up with a LA based designer catering to the American market. Both these teams can suggest current and upcoming trends and provide design briefs for the same in some of the largest fashion markets in the world.
WHY SPICE ISLANDS?
With more than 30 years of experience and expertise in the textile Trade, in Europe, USA and Asia, we understand what is important to our customers.
We can offer a basket of products, in both woven and knitted fabrics, through diverse locations :
MUMBAI: Mens Shirts, Women’s blouses / tops, Special hand Embroidered tops etc. with facilities for an independent sampling unit.
BANGALORE : Mens shirts, Women’s blouses / tops / skirts, Infants & Kids garments. The woven set up is spread across 3 to 4 units with all required machineries. Production capacity is approx. 250,000 pcs per month.
TIRUPUR: Basic Mens / Womens / Girls / Childrens T-shirts, Fashion T-shirts, Polo Shirts, Sweatshirts, Jerseys, Piques, Jacquards, Yarn dyed stripes, Thermal, all sourced and produced in a wide variety of fabrics.
Current Production Capacity (per annum) :
500000 to 600000 pcs in-house
300000 to 350000 pcs from dedicated units.
All our units are well equipped with Japanese and German machinery and operated by highly skilled workers, whilst under direct supervision of quality Supervisors.
Sourcing and supply of quality fabrics and accessories from India, China and Taiwan.
Embroidery, washing and other finishes - as required these may be done At various specialist facilities based on our clients need.
We understand the importance of having timely and accurate information At all times and therefore can supply the customer with weekly Production Status Reports (PSRs) so that they can keep track of the progress on all orders placed with us.
Attention to detail is of prime importance and following the customers guidelines and criteria for quality standards, to be achieved by the supplier, we carry out Inspections as per the customers requirements.
Effective handling of follow-up on sampling & order details, to ensure timely delivery is essential to both the customer and Spice Islands.
- Our factories comply with all social requirements vis-à-vis prevalent laws of the country.
- These have been implemented using SA-8000 norms and are duly certified by requisite agencies.
- Apart from this, our factories have been audited by Target of USA and had been issued factory codes under the aegis of specific US based importers.
- Our factory is DISHA compliant, an initiative taken by Apparel Exporters Promotion Council (AEPC) which is under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.
Spice has a financial involvement with two companies based in the U.K. through which complete design to delivery packages are provided to customers and such packages apart from those sourced in India exclusively by Spice, are also sourced from China, Portugal & Turkey depending on customer requirements. Spice, through its associates, is also involved in the direct development of the brand DrunknMunky which is distributed over all of Europe. The license for this brand is held by the UK associate.