Eclat Textile, one of the leading garment and fabric suppliers in Taiwan, is planning to invest $170 million in Indonesia. This will expand the manufacturer's global production map besides boosting its production capacity. The investment will be rolled out in three stages from October 2019. The investment in the first stage will involve construction of a garment factory to produce 1 million units per month. This will be completed by the end of 2020.
Tobe followed by the second stage, which will start in 2021 to build another garment plant, also with a monthly capacity of 1 million units. The investment in the third stage will involve the building of a weaving mill with a monthly capacity of one million kg.
The construction of the weaving mill is scheduled to start in two years, and before the work starts, the company will map out details about the investment through possible suppliers with the aim of setting up a comprehensive supply chain for its Indonesia plant during the two years.
Currently, Eclat has overseas production sites in Vietnam, Cambodia and Lesotho. The investment in Indonesia is expected to help the company diversify its risk.