MAS FABRIC PARK ‐ HISTORY

 

17 th January 1968 : -

 

Foundation stone for the National Textile Corporation – Integrated Textile Factory is laid by Hon Dudley Senanayake, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka


04 th May 1971 :-

 

Factory is taken under siege by communist ideological supporters

 

07 th May 1971 :-

 

Sri Lanka Army reposes factory Factory is re‐launched as a 'Government Owned Business Undertaken' (GOBU)
And rebranded as Thultex

 

12 th June 1974 :-

 

Factory is reopened as a fully functional textile mill with finishing & dying by Mr. F Clansinitzer, Deputy Minister of Foreign & Commercial Affairs – Republic of Germany On invitation by Mr. T. B. Subasinghe Minister of Industrial & Scientific Affairs – Sri Lanka


1977 :-

 

Management of Factory is transferred to Whittal Boustead Company


1980 :-

 

Factory changes ownership to Bombay Dying & Textile Manufacturing Company (Pvt) Ltd India


1 st July 1990 :-

 

Factory changes ownership to Kabool Textile  (Pvt) Ltd Korea And is renamed Kabool Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

 

9 th September 2003 :-

 

Factory is closed & operations of Kabool Lanka (Pvt) Ltd concludes


16 th July 2006 :-

 

Factory & premises is awarded to Asian Apparel & Fabric Technology Park (Pvt) Ltd   Under agreement with the Board of Investment – Sri Lanka Factory & premises is renamed as MAS Fabric Park (Pvt) ltd


19 th Oct 2007 :-

 

MAS Fabric Park is inaugurated and operations initiated