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Crystal automates for manufacturing excellence

Hong Kong headquartered group invests in latest digital technologies and innovations.

26th February 2024

Knitting Industry
 |  Hong Kong

Knitwear, Sports/​Activewear

Crystal International Group has enhanced its digital capabilities and automation solutions to achieve manufacturing excellence. To streamline its operations along the entire manufacturing process, Crystal has been investing in the latest digital technologies and innovations, enabling the company to gain a winning edge in the industry with fierce competition.

In recent years, Crystal has been putting tremendous efforts and making massive investment in digitalisation and automation, underlining the group’s commitment to continuous innovation which is one of the pillars under Crystal’s sustainability framework. With digital solutions, the group aims to re-engineer and automate all aspects of manufacturing process. The various automated applications and digitised techs are applied along the entire process, including cutting, value-added process, sewing, and finishing processes.

In addition to the advanced technologies, the group also heavily integrates advanced data analytics systems into operations. By using different integrated computer systems, the group is able to strengthen data storage, enhance information transparency, reduce reliance on manual work and minimise human error. All modern initiatives help the company to optimise the production processes.

“We are undergoing a company-wide digital transformation journey. To stay ahead in the garment manufacturing industry, we are utilising our combined strength and expertise to adopt cutting-edge automation and develop innovative solutions, which enhance product quality and production efficiency while reducing environmental impact,” commented Catherine Chiu, Vice President of Global Sustainability.

Going forward, Crystal will continue to harness the power of automation, in order to become an intelligent enterprise performing manufacturing excellence. Building on the successful deployment of the aforementioned new technologies, the group is working tirelessly to extend the capacity of process digitalisation, more details of which will be released in the coming months.

Crystal International Group is is a global leader in the apparel manufacturing industry. Founded in Hong Kong in 1970, the company has a diversified product portfolio categorised into six product segments, namely Lifestyle Wear, Denim, Intimate, Sweater, Sportswear, Outdoor Apparel, and Knitted Fabric, with leading positions in corresponding categories. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the group operates a multi-country manufacturing platform, with more than 20 production facilities spanning five countries, namely Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

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