Jo Lanka

OVERVIEW

Concept. Design. Develop. Distribute. For over 30 years, we at The Jolanka Group pride ourselves on surpassing customer expectations with our consistent and meticulous approach to apparel manufacturing. Our 03 main operation facilities located in the North West of England, Colombo and Southern Sri Lanka,liaise with each other to ensure seamless integration of client requirements with product development, manufacture and distribution.

HISTORY & MILESTONES

1968

Founder Joe Amirthalingam pursues higher studies in textile technology at the University of Manchester

1983

Establishes manufacturing facilities in Manchester

1991

UK recession forces Jolanka Group to shift operations to Sri Lanka

1999

Jolanka UK Warehouse and distribution centre open

2001

The Jolanka Group exports a landmark 1 million Garments

2002

Manufacturing facility set up in Baddegama

2006

Kottawagama facility is established

2008

The Jolanka Group receives SEDEX, CTPAT certification

2010

The Jolanka Group receives BSCI accreditations

2011

Wadduwa facility is established.

2015

Manufacturing facility is established in Dodangoda

2015

Jolanka Group reaches 3000 employees

2016

The Jolanka group exported landmark of 7 Million pieces.

Since migrating operations to Sri Lanka, Jolanka Pvt Ltd and Jolanka Manufacturing Pvt Ltd combine key synergies in catering to the demands of the global apparel industry. The country stands strong in its identity as one of the premier fashion and apparel outsourcing hubs in the world, and The Jolanka Group continues to be a competitive entity in the industry sphere.

Jolanka Pvt Ltd

Jolanka Pvt Ltd which acts as the buying office for its global clientele, is responsible for managing and executing orders, whilst harnessing the strong relationships built with its international suppliers for fabrics and accessories. Meticulous monitoring from sample stage to design and production has earned the company a trusted name amongst its clientele. A dedicated QC team performs daily visits and audits to the factories in the Southern reach of the island.

Jolanka Manufacturing

Jolanka Manufacturing comprises of 05 factories whose core products comprise of soft woven, jersey and semi structured garments.

  • 30 production lines output a capacity of over 600,000 pieces per month
  • Staffed by over 3000 skilled employees
  • In house operations include pin tuck machines, formal trouser press unit, ladder stitch, saddle stitch, Lectra marker system, smocking, embroidery, applique,hand embellishment, heat seal transfers, permanent pleating, automated cutting, welt pockets and darts.

Jolanka UK Ltd

Established in 1999 in the North West of England, Jolanka UK Ltd represents the marketing, distribution and warehousing arm of The Jolanka Group. A 21,000 sq.ft warehouse boasts a capacity to store over 225,000 Hanging Grments supported by a dedicated fleet of vehicles to transport orders from port to site for distribution across the UK and Europe.

 

  • Efficient garment handling through a fully outfitted warehouse which includes racking and speed rails
  • Access for upper levels and articulated lorries to support effective turnaround of over 100,000 hanging garments per week