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Epic Group partners with BRAC on women's leadership scheme Leonie Barrie | 22 Oct 20

Garment manufacturing giant Epic Group is launching a dedicated training scheme for women workers at its factories in Bangladesh in conjunction with international development organisation BRAC. 

Fashion industry efforts to address global PPE shortages – Update just-style | 27 Jul 20

Texollini, Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies, and Crystal International are among the latest fashion firms to mobilise their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks and hospital gowns, amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. 

Has the apparel sourcing bubble burst? Leonie Barrie | 21 Jul 20

For Ranjan Mahtani, chairman and CEO at Epic Group, one of the world's largest clothing manufacturers, the global Covid-19 pandemic is the final straw. He believes the time has finally come for brands, retailers and their suppliers to take stock, re-evaluate current practices – and redefine their roles for the future.

Epic Group and Elevate aim to reinvent social responsibility Leonie Barrie | 23 Dec 19

Global apparel manufacturing giant Epic Group is teaming up with sustainability and supply chain services provider Elevate to build a world class social responsibility programme that goes beyond compliance to contribute a wider value to the communities where it operates.

Epic belief in Bangladesh drives continued growth Leonie Barrie | 23 Apr 18

As one of the biggest garment exporters in Bangladesh, with a commitment to the country that goes back more than 30 years, Epic Group chairman and CEO Ranjan Mahtani knows better than most how the industry has reinvented itself in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster. Here he tells just-style why his belief in Bangladesh means the company's investment in the country continues unabated.

An Epic milestone for apparel made in Ethiopia Leonie Barrie | 4 May 17

The scale of Ethiopia's ambition to become a world-leading apparel and textile hub is epitomised by the flagship Hawassa Industrial Park, where 60,000 jobs and US$1bn in exports are targeted by the end of next year. In the latest milestone taking it closer to this goal, Hong Kong based Epic Group has completed its first commercial garment shipment to US retailer The Children's Place.

Expansion and efficiencies key to Epic Group evolution Leonie Barrie | 10 Nov 15

With new facilities opening in Bangladesh and Vietnam, an investment to take automation to the next level, and an eye on Africa, Hong Kong based manufacturing giant Epic Group is also on a relentless efficiency drive. Chairman and CEO Ranjan Mahtani tells just-style why constant evolution is key.

Epic Group commits $20m to new Vietnam factories Leonie Barrie | 10 Nov 15

While Epic Group’s foundations are built in Bangladesh, where it has had a presence for 30 years and is one of the country’s largest garment makers producing around 60m units a year, its expansion in Vietnam is also picking up a pace.

Epic outlines Bangladesh expansion plans Leonie Barrie | 23 Aug 13

Already one of the largest garment makers in Bangladesh, Epic Group is embarking on an expansion drive that will see it double its production capacity in the country over the next two years.

Speaking with style: Ranjan Mahtani, CEO, Epic Group Leonie Barrie | 28 Feb 12

Faced with what he describes as a "never-ending battle" against rising costs, Ranjan Mahtani, the CEO of Hong Kong based apparel supplier Epic Group, is in fighting mood. But what is also clear is his concern that the apparel industry's current preoccupation with price leaves it in danger of failing to see an even bigger and more worrying issue: the lack of new supply countries coming through.

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