04TH JULY 2017, COLOMBO: Eskimo Fashion Knitwear (Private) Ltd., a company renowned for their production of export quality knitwear for international markets, garnered four outstanding awards - one Gold, one Silver, and two Bronze awards - at the National Convention on Quality and Productivity Awards 2017, which was held recently in Colombo.
Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity (SLAAQP) hosted this awards ceremony with the objective of promoting quality and productivity among companies across the island, and to select the best teams to represent the country at the next International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC) 2017, which will be held in Philippines in October 2017.
Participating for the second consecutive year, Eskimo's Purchasing team was adjudged winners of Gold award, whilst its Hand Cutting team clinched a Silver Award, and the Sample Room and Knitting Team were awarded with two Bronze awards.
Commenting on the occasion, Managing Director of Eskimo Fashion Knitware (Pvt.) Ltd. Mr. Manik Santiapillai said, "The recognition we received at the National Productivity competition pays tribute to the hard work and creative insights of our dedicated young staff. I'm deeply grateful to the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity, for recognizing and rewarding the efforts and talents of our teams. These awards stand testimony to our ongoing program - 'Total Quality Management' initiated two years ago, as we proceed towards a unified goal with total commitment, hard work, talent and innovation. We have always encouraged our employees to develop core value in line with our company's vision - to establish Eskimo as a brand which represents first class manufacturing operations on a global platform."
Eskimo Fashion Knitwear (Private) Ltd. was established in 1982 as a foreign owned limited liability company to produce and export knitwear for international markets. Over the years Eskimo has diversified its product range, and today the company manufactures knitted caps, scarves, gloves/mittens, sewn accessories & hosiery.