Tarrant Apparel Group has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of a state-of-the-art sewing plant in Ajalpan, Mexico. This 100,000 sq ft facility has the capacity to sew six million units per year. Tarrant Apparel purchased the Ajalpan facility for approximately $11m in an all cash transaction, $9m of which was paid prior to December 31, 2000 as construction progress payments.