Multinational garment maker and exporter Ever-Glory International is to set up a new factory in the Nanjing Jiangning Economic and Technological Development Zone.

The factory, expected to be completed late this year, will contain workshops, an office building, a design and development building, dining area and apartments.

The company foresees a yearly production capacity of more than 6,500,000 after opening the new site.

''Ever-Glory International Group is committed to widening its lead in advanced garment manufacturing,'' said Edward Kang, president and CEO.

''Our manufacturing network is a strategic asset of unmatched scope and scale that gives the company the ability to provide customers with leading-edge products in high volume."

He added: "Today's announcement of a Nanjing Jiangning Economic factory reaffirms that Ever-Glory platforms will contain the advanced and innovative technology for years to come".

Ever-Glory is a publicly-traded company making middle to high-grade casual, outer, and sportswear clothing.