Web Exclusive | January 2017
MAS opens second fabric park in Giriulla
The Government of Sri Lanka has placed high expectations on MAS Holding to commence the new fabric park in Giriulla to create employment opportunities, and livelihood and economic empowerment in the area. MAS Holdings is making preparations to commence operations at the MAS Fabric Park in Giriulla with this it will become the second privately owned industrial park in the country, following the MAS Fabric Park in Thulhiriya.
The park will be developed to international standards; setting up state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities to support MAS’s technological manufacturing platform to compete in the global apparel and textile trade.
The park will replicate the service offering and environmentally sustainable features of the MAS Fabric Park in Thulhiriya, including uninterrupted power supply, water treatment and supply, an SLAB accredited laboratory for water quality testing, engineering services(electrical, mechanical, civil and other).
MAS plans to invest over $28 million in export oriented projects in Mattegama–Giriulla, creating approximately 3,000 direct employment opportunities in three years of operations.