Emjay-Penguin excels at JASTECA Awards 2018 | Sunday Observer

Emjay-Penguin excels at JASTECA Awards 2018

Emjay International and Penguin Sportswear (Pvt) Ltd, a manufacturer of apparel in Sri Lanka, won five accolades at the JASTECA Awards 2018 recently.

Organised by the Japan-Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association, the 23rd annual event was held at Hotel Galadari.

Director, Brandix Lanka Ltd., Aslam Omar was the chief guest. Ambassador of Japan Akira Sugiyama was the guest of honour.

Penguin Sportswear, Panwila received the Bronze award followed by Emjay International, Karandagolla and Payagala receiving merit awards. Penguin Sportswear, Pallethalawinna and Emjay International, Teldeniya were awarded a Certificate of Compliance.

Emjay-Penguin takes great pride in their employees and treats everyone like a family. Values such as passion, respect, integrity, discipline, empathy, teamwork and trust are woven into the company’s culture. The wealth of experience and passion towards ensuring total customer satisfaction has helped to take Emjay-Penguin on an eventful journey through the years, a spokesman for the company said.

JASTECA pioneered the introduction and implementation of 5S, Kaizen and Lean Management concepts in Sri Lanka to enhance efficiency and business productivity in the private and public sectors.

The Alumni Society of Association of Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) functioned under the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Japan.

With five factories strategically located across the country with a manufacturing space of over 400,000 sq. ft., Emjay-Penguin consists of a workforce of 4,500 employees serving more than 12 brands with a capacity of over 200,000 pieces of garments per day.

Emjay-Penguin fosters strong customer partnerships and professionalism which are recognised as the hallmark of its services, while processes, flexibility and customer engagement has enabled the company to gain a competitive edge.

Its certifications include Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP), Garments Without Guilt (GWG), Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (SEDEX), Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), Intertek’s Global Security Verification (GSV), Organic Content Standard (OCS) and ISO 9001:2005.