Started adopting the ESG framework to help us track and achieve our sustainability goals.
Committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by up to 30% by 2030 .
Signed contract for the installation of solar panels for enhanced energy conservation and to champion the transition to clean, renewable energy.
Changed boiler to induction energy-efficient machine.
Launched the Apparel EZI - Product Quality & Integrity Management System (PQIMS).
Kicked off a brand refresh project for our website as well as our vision, mission, and core values.
We became the first factory in Cambodia with a hundred percent of fully vaccinated workers. With strict health safety measures in place, we did not need to halt our production process during the pandemic.
Acquired more Pneumatic Automation Machines for enhanced production and energy efficiency.
Re-structured the production process to reduce the number of iron tables but enhance their quality and efficiency.
Secured the registration of our associate factory in the SAC Higg Index.
Launched the cloud-based ERP system, CTPAT Scan and Pack.
Implemented enhanced COVID-19 safety protocol through touchless timekeeping and body temperature recording of our HR portal, Office EZI, and by distributing our iCare masks to all employees.
We exhibited our resilience by adapting to the new normal with minimum disruption in our production capabilities and maintaining and sustaining our workers without doing massive layoffs.
Despite the shortage of shipping containers in ports around Cambodia during the pandemic, our logistics team worked above and beyond to ship out orders on time.
Launched our Honesty Store as part of our employee engagement projects.
Boosted the efficiency of our production process using Pneumatic Automation Machines (energy-saving machines).
Launched cloud base OfficeEzi to facilitate digitised and paperless HR and admin management functions.
Acquired Global Recycle Standard (GRS).
Launched iCare Fund & Top-up to provide financial assistance for our employees' emergencies.
Founded iCare Community Services, specifically the iCare Learning Center which has a library with 3,500 books and a classroom for literacy classes.
Became a recipient of the 2018 Enterprise 50 Awards in Singapore.
To increase its production capacity, we have relocated W Embellishment Ltd into a newer and larger facility.
Several achievements this year include the successful launch and implementation of our cloud-based ERP system, Apparel EZI, and acquiring several accreditations - including the GSV Certification for CTPAT Security Compliance, Global Organic Textile Standard & Organic Content Standard by Control Union, and the WRAP Gold Certificate.
We bagged 2nd Place in GMAC 5s Competition.
Officially moved into our new headquarters, the I Apparel Cambodia Headquarters (IACHQ) and Product Development Centre. We were privileged to receive Singapore’s BCA Green Mark Gold Rating.
From this year forward, we started holding an annual business strategy meeting to align our new goals and strategies.
IK Apparel Co. Ltd opened its doors as a manufacturing facility. We have also onboarded several new customers.
We began constructing the I Apparel Cambodia Headquarters (IACHQ). A new subsidiary, the W Embellishment Ltd, a facility for our printing and embroidery services, was established.
The I Apparel International (HK) Pte Ltd Office opened for operations. We also began constructing the manufacturing facility of I Apparel Limited (IAL), Veng Sreng Street, Phnom Penh City.
Our story begins with the establishment of our Hong Kong Business Development Office, I Apparel International (HK) Pte Ltd, and our first manufacturing facility in Cambodia, I Apparel Limited.