Ethiopia’s manufacturing economy is on the upswing and now the country is home to the world’s first sustainable denim plant.

Kanoria Africa Textiles launched a state of the art denim fabric making facility near Bishoftu, Ethiopia Saturday with the latest in available technology and a truly zero discharge, closed loop production process.

Gaurav Nehra, the Indian-owned company’s executive for procurement said in explaining why Kanoria chose Ethiopia for its $45 million plant, “I feel Africa is the continent not only for the future, but for the present.”

Read more at Sourcing Journal.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email