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Over 30 years of beautiful knitwear
Over 30 years of beautiful knitwear
FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD.
Manufacturing Locations Madagascar.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. seasonal collections are created in line with market expectations and a customised design service facility is available for a designer-to designer approach. Duty-free & Quota free access To Europe and USA market. Bangladesh. Markets France. One unique worldwide language. www. Lambswool. Mauritius. wool blend. China (10 %) and Bangladesh (10 %). knitting. Fully Accredited in-house Laboratory www. Spain. China. Mauritius (20 %). Total Easy Care garments World leader for Machine Washable and Machine Dryable garments In 100% wool. ‘Total Customer Satisfaction’ Through vertical quality management techniques in all the countries that we operate. Tropical & Denim Dye for cotton. UK. South-Africa & USA. Yarns 100% Natural Fibers: Wool. 1000 pieces/color. Cashmere. Cotton (Machine wash and Total Easy Care).Cotton and Wool Also includes Pigment. Repeat Orders: 4 to 8 weeks.fr . Compliant factories in most countries (Bangladesh is under the phase of accreditation).cielgroup. Organic and Fairtrade wool and cotton (See annex). Dedicated to ‘Complete Customer Satisfaction’ our quality team ensures that the best quality control techniques are used throughout all the manufacturing stages. Leader in garment dyeing . Merchandising is centralized in Mauritius Thus makes it easy to operate in different countries. Accredited Fair-trade and Organic Mauritius and Madagascar. Lead time Current Orders: 8 to 12 weeks. Minimum Order Quantity 3000 pieces/style. printing and embroidery. Italy.CLOTHING INDUSTRY FLOREAL KNITWEAR COMPANY At Floreal. Vertically Integrated Woolen Spinning.photo-libre. COMPAGNY PROFILE Annual Production Capacity Premier knitwear manufacturer in the African Sub-Saharan Region and the second largest Woolmark knitwear supplier in the world with an annual production of 5 million sweaters in Madagascar (60%). Fine Merino.
China: Good reactivity with short lead time. all over print and dip dyeing on garments.OUR UNBEATABLE VALUES PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Our international positioning enables specific product development strategy for each country namely. Offer acid wash. Moreover this enables a wider range of products capabilities in terms of embellishment.China . contemporary classic. We also offer designer to designer service partenered with strategic customers. SEVEN LIFE STYLES Our in-house collection covers seven life styles namely sportswear. NETWORKING We have created networks through other factories in different countries and this allows us to use the strengths of each country. dyeing and printing techniques. Flexible on gauges and offers wide range possibilities on different knit structures. casual. trends and fashion. casual sport. sport chic and casual chic. We present two in-house collections yearly with continuous updating / re-actualisation throughout the season.Bangladesh Our spinning mill through the sample carding machines provides yarn / colour development in Mauritius within 48 hours We have established joint research programs with strategic customers in order to have direct communication line on design.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. We offer Garment dyeing facility. outdoors. This enables Floreal Knitwear to better target the different market segments and brings the designs / sweaters closer to the final customer’s lifestyle.net FLEXIBILITY Mauritius We are vertically integrated with a woollen spinning mill and we offer short lead-time for woollen products. www. .cielgroup. FreeDigitalPhotos. .Mauritius and Madagascar . Total Easy Care. Teflon finish & Pigment dye on wool / merinos / cotton and synthetics blends.
Our system has been engineered to guarantee 100% customers satisfaction through continual improvement programs.5%. Process control and acceptance sampling techniques are applied to guarantee conformity of product. PPT and Bureau Veritas (http//www. Our internal benchmark is an acceptance quality level of 1.co.cielgroup. Celio. and Bangladesh for proximity marketing.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. Merchandisers. We have a vertical Quality Assurance System from fibre sourcing. MAURITIUS MADAGASCAR CHINA BANGLADESH COMPETITIVENESS World wide manufacturing network covering a wide range of product possibilities.uk/). Customer Satisfaction Officers offering quick response and a world class service. yarn spinning. Italy. The CRT consists of Sale managers. Eddie Bauer. South Africa. Hong Kong. SERVICE AND COMMUNICATION Each customer is followed by a Customer Response Team (CRT) which allows efficient service. La Redoute. Hema Next. ORGANIC FAIRTRADE SOCIAL COMPLIANCE www. The quality management system has been designed and tailor made to offer a an effective and efficient service to all internal and external customers. Mauritius/Madagascar: Short lead-time for woollen products (Machine wash and total easy care).x-reference. China: Short Lead time on fine gauge cotton and small orders. SERVICES We have offices in UK. COMPLIANCE/ACCREDITATION We are organic and Fair trade accredited for factories in Mauritius and Madagascar and social compliant in all countries except Bangladesh which will be accredited soon.LABORATORY & QUALITY Fully Accredited laboratory The laboratory is accredited by several customers as well as accreditation bodies like Marks & Spencer. . Bangladesh: Short lead-time on cotton orders. China. Product leaders. It is equipped with the latest equipments. to provide better service to the customers. knitting to garment packing.
Yarn Count Range 2 Nm to 26 Nm (woollen yarns). Asia and Africa and works directly with retailers around the world. Yarns . No of Employees 500. Created in 1978.Non mulesed wool Collection Season winter yarn collection designed by top Italian specialists showcases the latest trends and innovation of woolen yarns.Fairtrade wool . supplies knitwear companies in Europe. Repeat Orders: 2 weeks. This dedicated R&D team works continuously on the creation of new blends and yarns. Minimum Order Quantity 25 kilos.000 Tons Woolen carded yarn.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. FACTORY PROFILE Location Forest Side. Ferney has a purpose-built R&D section that can produce new yarns from design ideas within 48 hours. Manufacturing Location Mauritius. Being a fully vertical operation.Organic wool . .cielgroup.Wool and wool blends (Machine wash and Total Easy Care) . today. Annual Production Capacity 2. fashion and technical yarns for the knitwear and weaving industries. the company. the company was initially set-up to supply Floreal Knitwear.YARN FERNEY SPINNING MILLS Ferney Spinning Mills is a modern woolen yarn producer that manufactures classic. Mauritius. Lead time Current Orders: 3 weeks. www.
are commonly spoken. Gauge Electronic Stoll: 3.photo-libre. 5.2 million: two-thirds are Indian immigrants and their descendants. Experience 30 years experience in textile manufacturing & marketing: – A platform for African Sub-Saharan & Indian Ocean region – A safe and efficient business location. Excellent infrastructure – Daily air and sea links to the USA. www. Time Zone Strategically situated in a convenient time zone of GMT+4. among which French overseas department of Reunion. Semi-automatic machines.865 sq km (720 sq miles).fr FLOREAL KNITWEAR MAURITIUS INTERNATIONALLY The Republic of Mauritius is an island off the coast of the African continent in the Indian Ocean. The Republic of Mauritius together with the Mascarene Islands. but French & Creole.www. . and Bhojpuri (Mauritius was granted independence by the British on March 12. Other common languages are Hindi. Wash / Print techniques Garment dyeing (wool and cotton). Mauritius includes islands of Rodrigues. 10. Intarsia: 10.cielgroup. known as creoles.. African and European descent. Pigment dye cotton. constitute about a quarter of the population. FACTORY PROFILE Location Mangalkhan. Language English is the official language. Capacity 1. St. Africa & Asia – Telecommunications network : one of the most developed in Africa – Efficient port facilities 123 COUNTRY PROFILE Area 1. a French patois. 12. 1968). Population 1. Chinese and European minorities also exist. 7. Capital city Port-Louis. Brandon and Agalega. Machine wash and Total Easy Care on wool. represent a platform for the African Sub-Saharan & Indian Ocean region. Europe.5 million pcs / year.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD.
Language The two official languages are the Malagasy and French. wikipedis .GFDL 123 . Population 17 million. including the international airport at Antananarivo. Toamasina. 49% is Christian.cielgroup. Gauge Hand Flat machines. Capacity 3 million pcs / year. Madagascar has four major airports.658 sq miles). the chief port. Economy 77% of the labor force engaged in agricultural activities. Approximately 48% of the population follows traditional beliefs. Wash / Print techniques Garment dyeing (wool and cotton). www.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. Infrastructure Antananarivo is the main hub of Madagascar’s transportation system. Textile is one of the fast expanding sectors with investment from Hong-Kong & Mauritian companies. and 2% is Muslim. Capital city Antananarivo. Pigment dye cotton. 5. 3. 10. COUNTRY PROFILE Area 587. handles 70 percent of the nation’s foreign trade. Machine wash and Total Easy Care on wool.FLOREAL KNITWEAR MADAGASCAR FACTORY PROFILE Location Antananarivo. 12. Madagascar has an ethnically diverse population. Madagascar was granted independence by the French in 1960. 7.041 sq km (226.
Wash / Print techniques Acid wash.poffnet. All over print. 12. www. also know as Bengali (official). Value added operations Hand knit.net FLOREAL KNITWEAR BANGLADESH FACTORY PROFILE Location Dhaka. Hand Crochet. Hand Embroidery.150 million. English. Yarn / Raw material Strong relationship with the best Far-East spinners & dyers. 7. COUNTRY PROFILE Area 140. 9.net . Duty Free access to EU. Capital city Dhaka.11 million). Population Bangladesh .poffnet. www.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. 5. Hand-flat machines. Gauge 3. Capacity 1.www.5 million pcs / year. (Dhaka .000 sqkm.cielgroup. Logistics All goods are exported from Chittagong. Language Bangla. Dip Dye.
Capacity 1 million pcs / year. 14 . The most spoken dialects is Mandarin (70% of the population). www. All over print. www. 5. 7. Capital city Beijing. Dip Dye. COUNTRY PROFILE Area 9.330.960 sqkm. Gauge 1. Yarn / Raw material Strong relationship with the best Far-East spinners & dyers. 12. 9 .596. 3. Hand Embroidery.000. 5. 100% owned linking factory in HK.net . The 2 most important sectors have been agriculture and industry and China is among the principal sources of cotton. Guang Dong province. Language Chinese. Economy China has the 2nd largest economy in the world after the US. 7. Hand Crochet.Intarsia Hand-flat machines.poffnet. 2½ hours drive from Hong-Kong. 12.Jacquard Hand-flat machines.Hand-flat machines. 7. 9. Logistics All goods are exported from Hong-Kong. 12 .com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. Wash / Print techniques Acid wash.000 million. 5. Value added operations Hand knit. Population 1.cielgroup.Stoll Electronic machines. 14 .www.poffnet.net FLOREAL KNITWEAR CHINA FACTORY PROFILE Location Dong Guan city.
www.Focus on our core activity: Textiles / Clothing . woven shirts (Aquarelle).Regional leaders . London.Strong group identity .000 in Mauritius and Madagascar.OUR HOLDING COMPANY CIEL TEXTILE PROFILE Main areas of Activity Textile and apparel manufacturing.Lean business structure: smooth information Paris. Manufacturing knitwear (Floreal).cielgroup. Production units 25 factories in Mauritius. India & China.com Tel (230) 601 1000 Fax (230) 686 2337 THE STRENGTHS OF CIEL TEXTILE . Madagascar. Harold Mayer Po Box 45. . Italy and Hong Kong.Global solution provider: Vertical integration and multi-product for expansion and strategic alliances . Production capacity 30 million units per year. Curepipe. Consolidated Turnover USD 180 million.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. knits (Tropic knits). Number of employees 18. Mauritius E-mail : Hmayer@aquarelle-clothing.Optimisation of resources within the group to bring “unbeatable value” .
net THE COTONU TRADE AGREEMENT The Cotonu Trade Agreement gives our Mauritius & Madagascar production unlimited duty-free access to the European Union (EU) market.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. our holding company. AGOA The African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) is a trade agreement between the US and Sub-Saharan Africa. FreeDigitalPhotos.net . & U.DUTY & QUOTA FREE TO E. The production from Bangladesh also gives duty free access to the European market. It provides Duty and Quota free access to the US market for apparel made in eligible Sub-Saharan African countries. the AGOA importers of textile goods from this region. Ciel Textile.S. With US & EU duties 18% & 12. FreeDigitalPhotos.5% respectively. through its vertical integration is well positioned to take immediate full advantage of these trade provisions.cielgroup. www. voted in May 2000.U. Mauritius & Madagascar both qualify.
superfine fibres allow for total mobility and stretch. Soft and elastic when spun. and marketing body working on behalf of Australian woolgrowers . Quick Dry Merino The Quick Dry Merino finish is applied to either knitted garments or fabrics during the final wet finishing stage. and this technology further reduces the drying time of garments by up to three times. excellent drape and comfort. development. This can lead to suffering and even death. fine wool from the first shearing of a lamb. durability.to ensure the selection of only the highest quality fibres to be spun by FSM into luxuriously performing yarn. It is also water repellent. Wool already has a natural fast-drying ability compared to garments made from man-made fibres. and quality in all conditions. Australian Wool Innovation Ltd. Machine Wash / Total Easy Care Pure wool and wool blend garments carrying the Total Easy Care or Machine Washable label can be machine laundered without any undue loss of shape or appearance. is more convenient and saves energy by reducing the need for tumble drying.WOOL NATURAL & LUXURIOUS MERINO Soft. Australian Merino wool offers all the benefits of a luxury fibre. known as ‘’flystrike’’. creating sheer. shrinkage or colour change.the key research. fire resistant. Offering superior performance. . resists static and is more durable than most other fibres. This practice is aimed at reducing the risk of infestation by the blowfly.cielgroup. comfort. Merino remains the fibre of choice for top-of-the-range knitwear. www. Merino is the world’s most versatile and technically dynamic natural fibre. Australian Merino wool has many natural benefits including.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. soft knitwear with unsurpassed natural drape and luxurious comfort. whilst being produced in a natural and sustainable farming. which offer an ideal breeding ground. Floreal Knitwear has worked closely with the AWI . soft handle. Ferney Spinning Mills has today secured sources of non-museled fibres and also works closely with producers and AWI to find animal-friendly treatments. This saves time for the consumer. Australian Merino’s naturally elastic. the blowfly may lay its larvae in the skin folds in their hind quarters. it has a high level of in-built UV protection and contains natural breathability qualities while offering protection against the heat and cold. In sheep not treated for flystrike. Non-Museled Wool An alternative to museling which is a painful procedure that is performed on merino sheep in most parts of Australia. breathability. AUSTRALIAN MERINO Renewable and biodegradable. usually when it is about seven months old.
Gris Foncé. Each garment is engineered to fade during wearing and washing for a truly raw and organic finish. More than 36 shades inspired by nature Plant-inspired palette (Mousse. www. Tropical Dye and Dye Attract-resist have opened avenues to fabulous innovative looks and handfeels.www. Lupin.fr . Cloud. Maize. Verdé. Khaki. Blacky) and blends with radiant tones (Buzzy. Garment dyeing route also offers flexibility and reactivity for last minute color input at retail level. This dyeing tecnique creates variation in shades through the same dye bath giving the product personality and unique uneveness. Bleuet) combines with deep patinated neutrals (Capuccino. PIGMENT DYE Pigment dye on cotton garments is a special process done by Floreal Knitwear Lab. www.cielgroup.photo-libre.photo-libre.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. Orange Brulée.fr COLOUR INNOVATION PIECE DYEING Piece dyeing through innovative processes among which Pigment Dye. Ocean. DENIM DYE AND CRINKLE DYE Never ending innovative dyeing techniques keeping in pace with the ever changing trends. Truffle. Marine) reflecting the Tropical lanscape. Eggplant. Touareg. TROPICAL DYE A fabulous technique expressing intense color freedom and creating a sophisticated powdered look.
Showing concerned to the environment. the top management has decided to enhance concrete projects concerning energy efficiency of different business units such as recycling. Fabrice M D’Unienville Sustainable Development Executive CIEL Textile Group Consolidated Fabrics Ltd Royal Road Solitude. As from now. It has now embarked in a global strategy on sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility since last year in Mauritius and the African region.GLOBAL STRATEGY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Floreal Knitwear Ltd as a pro-active company is now moving towards the Green Concept. Regarding its position as a leader in the regional knitwear industry. we are expecting long term partnerships on sustainable textile with our clients.poffnet.fr www.com Tel : (230) 261 5828 / 33 Fax : (230) 261 5845 / 46 www. The commitment in sustainable Development and Solidarity based Economy is not a fashion effect at Floreal Knitwear Ltd. Knitwear Manufacturing. www. we are focusing on Research and Development and in a concern of perennial activity moving to a new sustain business model in relation with the expectations of all our stakeholders.photo-libre. Already accredited by FLO-Cert as well as organic by Control Union.net . Floreal Knitwear Ltd is empowering its production in fairtrade and organic garments.cielgroup. As sustainable Development is based on a long term and continuous improvement strategic vision. energy recovery from waste and the green purchasing policy to name a few. Mauritius e-mail : fabrice@consolidated-fabrics. we are forecasting to become the first choice sustainable knitwear supplier of the Sub-Saharian region.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. About our core business. We firmly believe that business as usual is not any more the business case to follow. the company will enhance it's participation in significant regional sustainable initiatives.
Fair Trade is becoming increasingly successful. Fair Trade Standards iFAT* (© International Fair Trade Association) prescribes 10 standards that Fair Trade organizations must follow in their day-to-day work and carry out continuous monitoring to ensure these standards are upheld: . supermarkets and many other sales points in the North and. Organisations like FLO. a 100% mauritian owned group. such as launching Foundation Nouveau Regard to help the underprivileged to recover their dignity and place in the Mauritian community.cielgroup. [and] competent. www.photo-libre. Max Havelaer and helvetas are working on cotton issues. We indeed offer various facilities namely Piece Dyeing. in sales outlets in the Southern hemisphere. Their products are sold in thousands of World-shops or Fair Trade shops.Safe & healthy working conditions . Fair Trade Labelling Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) has become the main worldwide body certifying that products meet fair trade principles and pledges that its process is “transparent. Over a million small-scale producers and workers are organized in as many as 3.FOCUS FAIRTRADE COTTON The Fair Trade movement today is a global movement. non discrimination and equal opportunity. For the last 35 years we have been involved in long term commitments.Transparency and accountability . is commited to the spirit of Fair Trade in the region.Capacity building for producer’s access to independence . Fair Trade Production Mauritius is a member of SADC & COMESA and Floreal Knitwear Ltd.Payment of a fair price .Creating opportunities for economically disadvantaged producers . using pigment and classic methods of dyeing.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD.” Fair Trade has made mainstream business more aware of its social and environmental responsibility.Respect of the Rights of the Child .Promoting Fair Trade .Better environmental practices .Gender Equity . increasingly. All these initiatives could lead to a boost of the organic and fair trade cotton market over the forthcoming years. trust & respect www. Ciel Textile Social Interest Social responsibility and community welfare are fundamental values of our organisation.Trade Relations based on solidarity. In addition we also keep raw white cotton yarn in stock ready for process. independent.000 grassroots organizations and their umbrella structures in over 50 countries in the South. Thus we have immediately reacted to the growing interest in the Fair Trade cotton and are now able to produce Fair Trade garments. The foundation works closely with NGOs which also promote universal values such as tolerance.fr 123 .
In other parts of the world Organic Farming is called Biological farming or Ecological farming. labelling. especially in response to regional differences. although there are general underlying concepts involving a set of production standards for growing. . wool blends and cotton. The aim of the standard is to define requirements to ensure organic status of textiles. but are not limited to fibre products. exportation.cielgroup. which reduce or eliminate the need for most agricultural chemicals and promote healthy soils. importation and distribution of all natural fibres. There is at present no regulation on organic products applicable world-wide : Certification standards for producers of organic agricultural products vary.FOCUS ORGANIC COTTON & WOOL Organic Fibre is grown "naturally" without synthetic or harmful chemicals. fabrics and clothes.Use of farmland that has been free from chemicals for a number of years . It has over the years gained a solid worldwide reputation for garments in 100% wool. The final products may include.Maintaining strict physical separation of organic products from non-certified products . processing. packaging. processing. By choosing to promote organic products we respect our social & environmental responsiblility manufacturing up to labelling in order to provide a credible assurance to the end consumer. air. Organic Product Standards . manufacturing. waterways and responsible animal husbandry practices. yarns.Keeping detailed written production and sales records www. clean water and soils free of toxic chemicals while delivering the purest quality wool. The purchase of Organic Knitwear promotes clean air. Organic production is based on positive holistic management systems. storage.Avoidance of synthetic chemical inputs and genetically modified organisms . packaging and shipping.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD. from harvesting of the raw materials. We are Organic Floreal Knitwear Ltd is regarded as the premier knitwear manufacturer in the African Sub-Saharan Region and the second largest woolmark knitwear supplier in the world. to wear next to the skin. Farmers are committed to long term sustainable farming practices.Undergoing periodic on-site inspections .
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za Tel : 0027 824563828 Julien Gufflet Supply Chain Manager.mu Tel : (230) 601 1007 Marketing Manager Cieltex SA Unit 6.intnet.co.intnet.Mr.intnet. Queenspark studios Queenspark Road Salt River Cape Town South Africa e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Tel : (230) 601 1019 www.China Operations Floreal Knitwear Ltd (Head Office) Mangalkhan Mauritius E-mail : Jgufflet@floreal. 10 Rosecroft Ave Hampstead. Nicolas Maigrot Executive Director Floreal Knitwear Ltd (Head Office) Po Box 45. Curepipe Mauritius E-mail : email@example.com Tel : (230) 601 1009 Joel Couve Floreal Knitwear Ltd (London Office) Top Floor Flat.cielgroup. .mu Tel : (230) 601 1702 Fax : (230) 686 2337 Pascale Avice Sales and Merchandising Manager Floreal Knitwear Ltd (Head Office) Mangalkhan Mauritius e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Tel : 390 4451925400 Mark leach Lewis Bernard Leclezio Marketing Manager Floreal Knitwear Ltd (Head Office) Mangalkhan Mauritius E-mail : Bleclezio@floreal.intnet.mu Tel : (230) 601 1000 Fax : (230) 686 2337 Alberto Savegnago Marketing Manager Europa 20 36070 Castelgomberto (VI) Italy e-mail : email@example.com Tel : (44) 207 4354746 Sebastien Giraud Sales and Merchandising Manager Floreal Knitwear Ltd (Head Office) Po Box 45. London.intnet. Curepipe Mauritius E-mail : Nmaigrot@floreal.intnet. Nw37qb E-mail : Jcouve@floreal.com FLOREAL KNITWEAR LTD.mu Tel : (230) 601 1020 Wendy Li Sales and Merchandising Manager Floreal Knitwear Ltd (Head Office) Mangalkhan Mauritius e-mail : wli@floreal.
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Over 30 years of beautiful knitwear Floreal Knitwear Ltd PO Box 45. Forest Side Mauritius Tel: (+ 230) 601 3000 Fax: (+ 230) 675 6100 sales@ferneyspinning. Curepipe Mauritius Tel: (+ 230) 601 1000 Fax: (+ 230) 686 2337 firstname.lastname@example.org Ferney Spinning Mills Ltd Royal Road.com .