XIREA Apparel, will on July 23, 2019, open doors to various stakeholders to launch its state of the art manufacturing facility located at Trans-Amadi Port-Harcourt.
The Founder & CEO of XIREA Apparels, Mr. Obinna Frederick Eneh is all set to welcome the Special Guests of Honour, Engr. Simbi Wabote, the Executive Secretary, NCDMB and the Managing Director of Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited, Mr. Walter Peviani amongst other executives in different industries.
XIREA factory launch event will also open doors for contract manufacturing for its first client – Buphalo, signaling to the world that the apparel factory is ready for contract manufacturing for the entire spectrum of garments from fashion, Armed forces, sports to corporate workwear.
Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited, through its contracting process headed by Federica Placidi provided a framework that ensured the development of the Buphalo – West Africa’s first safety brand certified to global standards thus ready for export. Buphalo provides cutting edge head-to-toe personal protective equipment (PPE) made from the finest materials in accordance with the strictest safety standards and exclusively crafted to ensure all-round protection. Innovation is at the core of the firm’s operations as it engages its customers to improve its existing products while developing new ones to suit their challenging and varied environments. Its range of products includes safety workwear, hearing protection, hand protection, eye and face protection, respiratory and fall protection solutions. No matter what your requirements are, the company designs your safety to protect you in Style.
With Technology at the heart of its operations, XIREA Apparels currently employs over 400 Nigerians (95% female) with the vision of training and employing 50,000 by 2030. XIREA Apparel, has since 2017 trained over 300 women in apparel design and production.
The facility has an R&D team and expert management staff with more than 140 years of combined experience in garment manufacturing, supply chain optimization and sourcing from 3 continents.
The factory has a fully automated design and pattern making process with Real-time monitoring of orders placed and technology solutions to help clients develop knowledge base around their order through data acquisition. With Strict Quality Control, the certified factory offers client’s savings from local production with tremendous stock holding capacity.
Xirea Apparel was created to serve independent apparel brands, large organizations, Armed force, oil and gas companies, uniforms and e-commerce retailers with their sourcing and garment production requirements.
At Xirea Apparels, the whole supply chain process from designing, creating tech packs, sourcing for fabrics and trims, creating samples, bulk apparel production, packaging, quality control assessments to arranging delivery of the products is undertaken seamlessly.