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The making of green machines

A high degree of innovation, performance, technology application and environmental protection put two appliances designed by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) ahead of the rest in the Machinery and Equipment Design category of this year's awards.

Thursday, 24 January, 2008, 12:00am

Fountain Set to spend HK$430m this year

Textile producer Fountain Set (Holdings) has set aside HK$430 million for capital spending during this financial year to August to expand capacity and expects spending will remain at similar levels over the next few years.

'Such a capital expenditure budget - about HK$400 million per year - is in line with the past five years,' executive director Gordon Yen said yesterday.

16 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

115 lose jobs as print firm closes

One hundred and fifteen workers have lost their jobs with the closure of the 20-year-old Satisfactory Printing and Dyeing Factory in Kwai Chung. They claim they are owed more than $2m.

19 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Fountain Set orders rise despite crisis

Knitwear manufacturer Fountain Set (Holdings) said yesterday business had improved despite Asia's financial turmoil but clients were demanding more competitive prices.

21 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Loss by Island Dyeing

Acquisition target Island Dyeing and Printing Co says attributable losses rose to $12.02 million from $11.61 million in the year to March. Loss per share was unchanged at 18 cents. No dividend was recommended.

20 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Island Dyeing slips

The Island Dyeing & Printing Company has reported a net loss attributable to shareholders of $11.6 million for the year to March 31, 1996.

5 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Dyeing firm stems red ink

TEXTILE dyer CDW International has cut losses to $2.66 million from $11.02 million for the half to September 30.

Turnover rose about 61 per cent to $214.6 million from $133.34 million. Loss per share fell to 1.3 cents from 12.32.

20 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Machine for dyeing wins

EVER wondered why that designer T-shirt costs 10 times the price of the one you bought at Temple Street market? Part of the high cost can be attributed to the name but most people do not realise that the quality of the dye and expensive and innovative methods of dyeing comprise a great deal of the price.

29 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Textile firm posts loss

LOSSES at Island Dyeing & Printing doubled to $22.4 million for the six months to September 30 compared with the same period last year.

The company, which last month announced a plan to become a property developer and end its dyeing and printing business, also saw earnings per share slump further.

1 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Island Dyeing share deal

FIRST Pacific Davies says it will pay $213.84 million to Nanyang Holdings for 19.8 million shares in Island Dyeing and Printing, increasing its stake in the company to 30 per cent.

7 Oct 1994 - 12:00am