In 1987 Mahesh, Ajay and Sharad Amalean introduced lingerie manufacturing to South Asia and there began the MAS legacy. What seemed as venturing down a most unconventional path has resulted in MAS being at the forefront of taking the art of lingerie manufacturing to the world.
MAS is a $1.6 bn conglomerate and is positioned as one of the world’s most recognised Design–to-Delivery Solution Providers in the realm of Apparel and Textile Manufacturing. The organisation is headquartered in Sri Lanka with 48 manufacturing facilities placed across 15 countries, with design locations placed in key style centres across the globe and with over 76,000 people involved in its operation. The seamlessly integrated supply chain that is balanced to perfection with the organisation’s strategically placed design houses gives MAS the knowledge, the means and the speed to delivery that is demanded by the industry.
MAS has a very diversified portfolio under its umbrella. With businesses in IT, its own brands and Industrial Parks; MAS is a conglomerate that strives to create a self-sustained eco system in the global business arena.
MAS is proud to hold a global reputation for an ethical and sustainable working environment. The tireless effort put towards women’s empowerment has put MAS on the map as a global standard to aspire to. The concept of “new thinking” at MAS breaks the norms of innovation as the world knows it. Re-engineering, re-thinking resource utility, exploiting processes and the relentless pursuit of excellence is the MAS lifestyle.
MAS began a green revolution in the industry with Thurulie; the world’s first purpose build eco manufacturing plant. This plant has been rated LEED Platinum by the US Green Building Council and has been profiled as a Global Best Practice in Sustainability. The nurturing of people, their passion and their ideas has evolved MAS from a business organisation to a global community. This global community partners with some of the world’s foremost brands in fashion and style that is timeless.