Established as a small family run company more than 20 years ago, Ramatex Berhad is now the largest knitwear firm in Malaysia and one of the country's few vertical textile organisations. Operations include spinning, knitting, dyeing and printing, as well as cut and sew knit garment manufacturing, and the company produces more than 10 per cent of Malaysia’s total yarn exports and 23 per cent of total knitted exports. Niki Tait takes a closer look.