Leading private label intimate apparel and babywear manufacturer, Delta Galil Industries Ltd, on Wednesday posted a 29 per cent surge in full-year sales for 2001 to $558.8 million, compared to the year-ago period.

The Tel Aviv-based firm, which also makes men's underwear, socks and leisurewear, also revealed a 0.4 per cent rise in fourth quarter sales to $138.3m over the comparable quarter of 2000.