Denmark’s largest manufacturer of workwear, MASCOT, inaugurated a newly built factory in Laos in early January 2014. MASCOT constructed the 9000 sq m building and the new production unit becomes the fourth in a series of MASCOT factories in Southeast Asia.
The opening took place with the participation of the Danish executive board, the Board of Directors, the management for Vietnam and Laos, and included ministers and other official representatives of the government of Laos.
An important milestone in the development of MASCOT
The capacity expansion is a natural result of the good performance that MASCOT has experienced. Owner and CEO Michael Grosbøl denotes MASCOT LAOS as a very important milestone in the international development of MASCOT.
“This is great news for MASCOT customers,” said Michael Grosbøl, “MASCOT remains first and foremost extremely competitive. At the same time, we also provide customers with workwear with a clear conscience. The new, efficient factory will also contribute further to maintain MASCOT’s high delivery rate of just over 98% within 24 hours.”
Choosing Laos for the establishment of the new factory was very natural considering the close geographical proximity to the existing factories in northern Vietnam, “Laos has an excellent business environment, and the government and local authorities have been very helpful.