CherryField Apparel Acquires Africa Apparels in Kenya

Leading global textile manufacturing and end-to-end solutions company CherryField Apparel has acquired the Africa Apparels EPZ Ltd factory in Kenya — making the company now operational in 10 countries such as Vietnam, Turkey, Laos, Cambodia and Bangladesh. This acquisition positions the company’s strategy to expand its global business and competition, product range and provide the U.S. marketplace with cost advantages.

CherryField Apparel has an in-house design team that can integrate raw material development and sourcing services to provide full-package production. With a team of skilled professionals, the company said it’s committed to manufacturing high-quality apparel for quality-conscious brands. CherryField Apparel works with the likes of Nordstrom, Marks & Spencer, Cole Haan, Calvin Klein, Brooks Brothers and more.

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Tali Shladov, chief executive officer of CherryField Apparel, said that beyond this acquisition’s commercial benefits, the company ethos remains a commitment to fostering a positive and equitable workforce with avenues for professional growth.

The manufacturer said that its philosophy of prioritizing employees’ well-being is what drives success. It’s committed to fair salaries and focusing on professional development through educational programs and growth opportunities, ensuring team member advancements.

Affirming its commitment to sustainability, CherryField Apparel prioritizes the usage of environmentally friendly fabrics such as BCI, Oeko-Tex-certified materials, organic cotton and recycled inputs. Through these undertakings, the company ensures high-quality and eco-conscious products to conserve resources and minimize its waste.

Notably, CherryField Apparel uses top-of-the-line reverse osmosis water purification technology for its denim finishing to reduce water and energy usage, and minimize harmful chemicals and waste in production. These implementations help to ensure a safer work environment by limiting hazardous substance exposure and offering customization to avoid overproduction.

“Celebrating 15 impactful years in Kenya as a leading apparel exporter, we are delighted to unveil the acquisition of Africa Apparels, now rebranded as CherryField Apparels. This manufacturing facility boasts cutting-edge features such as a premium water recycling system and advanced laser equipment,” said Shladov. “This strategic move is poised to amplify our product range, particularly in the U.S.A., empowering clients to excel in competitiveness regarding pricing and quality in a sustainable operation.”

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