• MAS Intimates Kenya is a graft of MAS Holdings, the largest apparel technology company in South Asia.
• It is involved in the offshore production of clothing items for leading global brands.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to preside over the MAS Intimates Kenya Limited opening at Athi River.
The event will be held at the Athi River Export Processing Zone (EPZ) Complex on Wednesday.
MAS Intimates Kenya is a graft of MAS Holdings, the largest apparel technology company in South Asia.
It is involved in the offshore production of clothing items for leading global brands.
Uhuru was accompanied by Trade CS Betty Maina.
By 2021, apparel and textile manufacturer, MAS Intimates Kenya had shipped more than $ 1.5million (Sh165.1 million) worth of garments since setting up in the country in 2020.
The SriLankan manufacturer came to the country to complement Hela Clothing as the largest apparel and textile manufacturer, investing more than $7 million(Sh770million).
MAS produces a vast array of products for its customers predominantly PVH, an American clothing company.
Under PVH, MAS Kenya has so far produced for brands such as Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger.
Some of the products that MAS Kenya has produced so far include sweaters, joggers, zipper jackets, hoodies, t-shirts and shorts.
MAS exports its garments predominantly to USA and Canada followed by other parts of the world like Australia, Mexico, Japan, etc.
The entry of the manufacturer into Kenya saw the value of capital injected in EPZ rise to Sh114.72 billion in 2020, up from Sh107.87billion the previous year, according to the Economic Survey 2021.