Eco-friendly clothes: QMI redefines the way fashion does business
A supplier to Adidas, Ralph Lauren, The North Face, Nautica and New Balance is also an expert manufacturer of ready-to-wear outdoor, casual and sporting garments
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Eco-friendly garments featuring manufacturing innovation are taking centre stage in fashion. With the environmental push on global brands to balance bottom lines and carbon footprints, apparel manufacturers such as QMI Industrial are redefining the way fashion does business.
“Our culture makes QMI a leading figure in the garment industry,” says David Liu, chief strategy officer. “Brands choose us because we prioritise product quality while endeavouring corporate social responsibility. This entails maintaining good, harmonious and stable partner relationships with our workers and minimising harm to the environment.”
A supplier to world-renowned brands such as Adidas, Ralph Lauren, The North Face, Nautica and New Balance, QMI is an expert manufacturer of ready-to-wear outdoor, casual and sporting garments for more than 30 years. From sweat-absorbent track suits and windproof outdoor jackets to quick-drying swimming trunks, QMI produces a diverse array of apparel from its factories in Taiwan, mainland China, Cambodia and Vietnam.
QMI’s reliable manufacturing technologies, in-house design and development centre, digital management systems, human resource strategy and cutting-edge equipment make for high-quality garments at shorter lead time. Built deeply in the company’s culture is its commitment to uphold strict international standards in quality, environmental, occupational health and safety, and energy management. It holds various certifications including ISO 9000, ISO 14000, ISO 50000 and OHSAS 18000. QMI pursues sustainable and ethical manufacturing practices not just for business, but also for enterprise reputation.
QMI is open to mergers and acquisitions in Asia-Pacific and worldwide with strategic partners who are open to vertical integration and technology application. The company is establishing a factory in Vietnam and developing smart clothes that could change the future of the apparel market.
“In this industry, speedy action and quick response are keys to survival,” says Allen Yang, chairman and CEO. “It’s a cost to keep up with social responsibility and innovation. However, we want to maintain our good, long-term relationship with leading brands – to grow together and create win-win opportunities through continuous improvement.”