Case study: DaGama
Da Gama Textiles is a large manufacturer of bleached, dyed and printed fabrics. The company purchases raw fabric and also weaves roughly 50% of its fabric requirements on site. The company produces 1.3-1.5 million metres of fabric per month and employs 600 people. The manufacturing facilities comprise a large single textile mill in Zwelitsha, King Williamstown, in the Eastern Cape. Da Gama’s products are distributed to the southern African region to more than 200 individual customers.