Ambassador to produce 1,000 suits per day


Ambassador Garment and Trading Plc announced that they will produce 1,000 suits per day within the next six months. They are just finishing up the first phase of their factory in Gelan.
The new factory takes up 5,000sqm of a 25,000sqm plot the company owns. The production line will employ 8,000 people.
The company invested over 350 million birr in the first phase. They signed an agreement last Tuesday with MACPI, an Italian company to buy pressing, finishing and cutting machines. They also agreed with Zuki, to buy sewing machines.
The current factory which produces 500 suits and is located at Gerji around Jackros area will relocate and substitute manual machines for automated ones.
Seid Berahn, owner of Ambassador Garment told the press that the company will produce 2,000 suits per day after the completion of the second phase which will consume the same amount of money as the first phase.
“We contracted with MACPI and Zuki to put ourselves in a better position, to upgrade our quality, we want to export our suits abroad,” he said.
According to Teshome Tefera, Ambassador Garment Gelan factory manager, the company plans to buy textiles locally.
“So far we have imported textiles from Turkey, China and India but now we hope to buy locally.”
Ambassador Garment and Trading Plc was established by Seid Berahn in 1981 with one suit machine, currently the company has over 700 workers and 80 shops across the country.