Bangladesh: Factory supplying high street brands proclaimed safest in Bangladesh after inspections by Accord and Alliance

Author: Vivian Hendriksz, Fashion United, Published on: 23 July 2019

"Why Denim Expert Ltd is one of the safest factories in Bangladesh", 24 April 2018

.. There are not many factory owners like Uddin and Denim Expert is among the few factories in the world which can…proclaim to be among the safest, following inspections by the Bangladesh Accord and Alliance...

...the manufacturing facility...was built on…100 feet of underground piling to ensure a solid foundation...its steel-concrete foundation and stone building structure also ensure the building is earthquake proof...“I can take my own responsibility for my life, but how can I risk the lives of 4,000 people?”...

...Denim Expert...produces 320,000 products per month and works with some of the largest names in the fashion industry such as Inditex, Bestseller, Primark and Arcadia Group...

...Uddin is also keen on implementing a system...to map, trace and publish the traceability of his products...as he believes that companies should be transparent in all areas of their business...

…to maintain high safety standards…workers are routinely trained in health care and fire safety. The HR and compliance department carry out monthly routine evacuation trainings unannounced and workers who handle chemicals are regularly trained…the company also focuses on providing appropriate salaries..., extensive medical care, and education. Denim Expert also provides workers with financial support for major life events such as marriage or medical treatment…

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Related companies: Arcadia Group Bestseller Denim Expert Ltd. Inditex Primark (part of Associated British Foods)