China – Sourcing


Dewhirst’s Shanghai Sourcing office is committed to achieving your ideal requirements whether for fabric, trim or garment supply. Our team carefully interrogates product specifications, cross costing every project to secure beneficial rates.

Unlike many suppliers, our in-country technical team closely monitors production,  rigorously testing fabrics, trims and accessories. We scrutinise and manage every stage from prototyping through to mill release and pre-shipment inspection. By anticipating production issues and adopting pro-active interventions we can ensure the efficient delivery that our clients expect.

When you require a specific trim to a stringent specification we are ideally placed to help. We know exactly where to hunt out raw materials as well as finished garments, enabling us to respond to diverse demands for brand customisation. Stringent auditing to your agreed quality requirements ensures the aesthetics and performance your customers demand.

Address

No. 1576
Nanjing Road West
Shanghai
China
PC 200040

Quick Facts

  • Experts in high quality fabric sourcing
  • Centre of excellence for tailoring
  • Extensive trim development
  • Comprehensive sourcing solutions from a mature supply base

Bangladesh – Sourcing


At the heart of apparel manufacture, Bangladesh has become an essential source for clothing retailers globally. Dewhirst’s local management structure supported by our international supply network gives you access to the best that Bangladesh has to offer.

Dewhirst’s state-of-the-art garment manufacturing, laundry and sourcing facilities in Bangladesh equip us to maintain reliability and quality control at every stage of the production chain. Ground-level knowledge, preferential duty rates and a willing labour force deliver cost-efficiency savings. We have the capacity to adapt to fluctuating circumstances with speed, accountability, and a results – driven ethic.

Address

Nur Empori
11th Floor, Plot #77
Road # 11, Block # M
Banani, Dhaka 1213
Bangladesh

Quick Facts

Comprehensive range of knits and wovens
Significant volume for Menswear and Womenswear
Excellent source for tops and bottoms
Partnerships with the best Bangladesh has to offer

Cambodia – Sourcing


The cost benefits of Cambodian manufacturing are complemented by Dewhirst’s in-country Sourcing office. This achieves a balanced sourcing strategy that flexes to meet our client’s needs and achieve competitive value.

Efficient logistics links with China plus an intimate knowledge of local services ensures our ability to deliver any level of service, from specific product development to complete outsourcing of collections. We deploy the most suitable manufacturing unit for your technical specification via our own plant or a number of contracted facilities, carefully monitoring quality from prototyping to bulk shipment.

Our size and capacity in this modern centre of apparel production enables us to drive new technical solutions for the benefit of our clients. More than simply responding to instructions, we are pro-active in suggesting new innovations for the advancement of affordable, quality clothing.

 

 

Address

Tourl Pongror Village
Chom Chao Commune
Dongkor District
Phnom Penh

Quick Facts

Comprehensive range of casualwear and outerwear
Expertise in garment laundering and processing
Partnerships with the best of the Cambodia supply base
Synergy with Shanghai office for fabric sourcing

India – Sourcing


Our sourcing operation in Dhaka can handle a comprehensive portfolio created to meet your requirements. We have the capacity to respond to any brief; from realising a technical trim advancement to producing ready for market collections.

At every stage of the value chain, a skilled team ensures that technical details, accreditation standards and social compliance measures are fulfilled within a quality controlled environment. Unlike many others, we apply control measures throughout the process from:

  • prototyping sample garments,
  • testing raw materials,
  • positive release approval prior to bulk fabric leaving the mill,
  • auditing bulk to your agreed quality standard,
  • close tracking of shipping and logistics processes.

Our industry relationships have been carefully cultivated over many years, resulting in a diverse and reliable supply base that responds dynamically to your brief and aligns cost and service efficiency between sourcing and manufacturing locations.

Address

L/4, 406,
The Summit Business Bay Omkar,
Western Express Highway
Vileparle East
Mumbai, 400057

Quick Facts

Flexibility on small volumes
Speed of response through local fabric sourcing
Technical expertise assures correct quality
Product capability spans wovens and knits, casual and formal

Indonesia – Sourcing


Dewhirst’s Jakarta based sourcing team are your local eyes and ears, using specialist knowledge to unlock the potential of Indonesia’s vibrant apparel industry. Extensive ground level networks equip us to ensure that products are delivered to your critical path and at the right cost for your business.

We have the technical expertise to source fabrics and trims to fit your brief or develop a completely new product where required. Clear communication supported by an Asia – wide netwrok of contacts ensures we find the most appropriate, cost-effective solution to manufacture your garments. Our specialist knowledge extends to technology, merchandising, procurement, quality control and social compliance. This comprehensive expertise allows us to create your ideal textiles, trims and garment collections with minimised risk, streamlined logistics and a competitive pricing structure.

Address

MENARA PRIMA 27TH FLOOR
JL. LINGKAR MEGA KUNUNGHAN BLOK 6.2
JAKARTA
12950
INDONESIA

Quick Facts

Established 2002
Extensive sourcing from Tailoring to Casualwear
Long standing partnerships with factories and mills
Extensive local fabric and trim development
High level of expertise in merchandising and auditing

Sri Lanka – Sourcing


Sri Lanka offers decades of experience in apparel production as well as a skilled, diligent workforce and optimised shipment routes to Europe and the USA. Dewhirst has maximised Sri Lanka’s specific strengths by focusing our Colombo based sourcing services on the formalwear market.

Working with fabrics nominated by our design division or by our customers, we deploy manufacturing capabilities across Sri Lanka to produce formalwear that will inspire consumers with a value added proposition.

Dewhirst also possesses a wealth of manufacturing expertise, enabling us to manage technical development and testing to deliver the quality your brand requires. Every detail, from garment construction to high embellishment trim, is closely monitored by our people. This is complemented by streamlined shipping routes for cost and delivery efficiency plus a local commitment to social compliance amongst our accredited factory partners.

Address

Floor 3
Building no. 514/3
Thimbirigasyaya Road
Colombo 05
Sri Lanka

Quick Facts

  • Supply partnerships across Sri Lanka
  • Development of elaborate embellishments
  • Rigorous quality control procedures
  • Excellent shipping connections with EU & USA
  • Audit and merchandising teams ensuring deliveries

United Kingdom – Design


Dewhirst has a dedicated in-house design team specialising in multi-product apparel wear with a growing portfolio of both national and international clienteles.

Housed in our London office, expert teams are in place to provide an excellent trusted service from design conception, technical production right through to the clients’ retail space.

At the forefront of the latest trends, excelling at design, we aim to deliver fashion forward products at achievable price points which meet client sales strategy and expectations.

Address

106-110 Kentish Town Road, Camden, London, NW1 9PX

Quick Facts

Vibrant Design office in the heart of Camden, London Managing concept to customer sign off Product proposals underpinned by commercial rigour Providing access to our global network

Bangladesh – Manufacturing and Laundry


Mission Statement

Passionate about driving world class standards in the design and manufacture of quality apparel for international retailers seeking excellence in flexibility, value and corporate social responsibility.

Garment Manufacturing  

Our manufacturing operation spans 23,000 square metres with an approximate production capacity of more than 150,000 units produced per week. Facilities include a fully automated cutting room plus centralised sampling and embroidery units.

Our customers enjoy the benefits of pioneering technical development married with competitive costings and duty advantages. Because our plants are managed entirely by in-country teams you can be assured of total quality control at every stage of the manufacturing process.

We are widely recognised by our distinguished clientèle as an industry leader in achieving the highest levels of social compliance and ethical standards. We have an enviable track record in superior technical development, rigorous quality control, competitive output and industry accreditation to ISO9001, ISO140001, WRAP, andCTPAT standards.

Laundry

Dewhirst is ideally placed to manage complex washing and dyeing procedures via our own fully equipped laundry. Our workforce is trained in technical excellence and efficient productivity across a broad repertoire of finishes and garment detailing.

The laundry features advanced technology including a laboratory equipped with spectrophotometer for quality control testing. We utilise fully automated Smartex washing machines for the application of garment over-dyeing.

We also have special capabilities in resin and storm finishes as well as, grinding, scraping and PP spray.

Because Dewhirst’s laundry operation is wholly owned and managed by us you can be assured of rigorous levels of reliability, productivity, social compliance and competitive value.

Laboratory

Full service onsite laboratory accredited by Intertek Testing Services to carry out comprehensive, technical garment testing to industry standards & in line with customer requirements.

Address

Plot No. 156 & 177
DEPZ Extension Area
Ganakbari
Savar
Dhaka
Bangladesh

Quick Facts

23,000 m² of manufacturing space
150,000 units produced per week
All washing, dry processes & specialised finishing.
Experts in denim wet and dry processing
Extensive garment dyeing: reactive, direct, pigment
Excellent reputation for quality and on time delivery

Cambodia – Manufacturing


Established in 2011 Dewhirst Cambodia (Co) Ltd is a wholly owned, purpose built, world class tailoring facility.

Current capacity allows for 17,000 jackets, 30,000 trousers and 2,000 waistcoats per week. We employ over 2,300 employees with the potential to add a further 1,000 and expand the capacity further.

Our onsite teams manage all aspects of the manufacturing process from start to finish to ensure the highest quality standards are maintained throughout. Design, product development, sampling, sourcing and production through to despatch are all managed by highly qualified onsite teams. We place a high emphasis on technical capability which is supported by the strong technical team encompassing a wealth of experience and expertise across our product range.

Our employees benefit from our strong stance on ethical policies, we supply benefits above and beyond the requirements set by law and adhere to best practice industry standards.

We are passionate about delivering a quality product on time, to the customers specifications.

 High Performing Teams

Building high performing teams starts with thorough inductions in our dedicated training school and is maintained via rigorous on going skills development. Our talented  work force take part in an annual drawing contest and the winning drawings are published in the Dewhirst Cambodia calendar.

Address

Tourl Pongror Village
Chom Chao Commune
Dongkor District
Phnom Penh

Quick Facts

Tailoring factory purpose built in 2011
2,000 employees in Phase 1
Production of 190,000 pieces per week in Phase 1
Phase 2 due 2013

Indonesia – Manufacturing and Laundry


Established in 1998, PT Dewhirst is a wholly owned factory manufacturing 130,000 units per week. 3,500 employees produce an extensive range of menswear and womenswear. The facility has its own product development centre to manage fit approvals, piloting, manufacturing and bulk quality testing.

Our fully equipped laundry can handle any complexity of treatment from casual washes to high performance finishes. Our ability to fast track fabrics through testing into the cutting room and handle customs clearance on-site ensures a competitive turnaround for your brand. Pro-active social compliance programmes deliver industry standards as well as brand protection.

Laboratory

Full service onsite laboratory accredited by Intertek Testing Services to carry out comprehensive, technical garment testing to industry standards & in line with customer requirements.

Address

JL Raya Rancaekek KM27
Kabupaten
Sumedang
Bandung 40934
West Java
Indonesia

United Kingdom – Sportswear


Congleton is located in the heart of rural Cheshire, within easy reach of Manchester International Airport & a couple of hours from London by high speed train link. Congleton is close to Manchester and Liverpool, cities which are dominated by sport and home to Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Everton football clubs. During the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th century Greater Manchester was the epicentre for textile manufacture using cotton imported through the port at Liverpool and transported via a network of canals.

Congleton is also the hub for Sportswear Sales and Marketing, Costing and Quality services. The highly experienced team has extensive knowledge of the sportswear industry and is ideally placed to service your requirements in this category.

Address

Dewhirst Sportswear
Dane Mill Business Centre
3rd Floor
Broadhurst Lane
Congleton
Cheshire, CW12 1LA

Quick Facts

Servicing global brands since 2000
Innovators in advanced engineered sportswear
Creating product for sporting icons
Dedicated teams to service your unique requirements

Vietnam – Manufacturing


Two new Joint Venture Tailoring factories with our partner in the Hanoi area.

Our exemplary production standards cover suits, jackets and formal trousers.

The factories are equipped with the latest technology with all new equipment in highly invested units.

Careful on-site monitoring achieves total quality control from prototyping to final shipping. Close transport links with China provide the option of expert fabric sourcing via our Shanghai office to complement your technical production brief. Our social compliance measures are rapidly defining us as a torch bearer for ethical and environmental standards across the Asian apparel industry.

We also have access to other product areas and are positioned to capitalise on the newly agreed

TPP and EU FTA