Yirgalem Addis Textile Factory Plc. was previously known by the name Adei Ababa Yarn Factory which was privatized by the government in November, 2010. The company has more than 50 years experience in spinning, knitting, weaving, dyeing, garments and blanket activities.
Yirgalem Addis Textile Factory Plc. is owned by W/ro Yirgalem Asfaw, a women entrepreneur, highly committed to transform the factory to one of the biggest textile and garment manufacturer in Ethiopia.
The factory has more than 800 employees, where the majority of the employees, 90%, are women. Out of the 800 employees 8 (1 female, 7 males) are in managerial position.
Yirgalem Addis Textile Factory Plc started exporting in 2012 to USA, Canada and Italy. The factory's major buyers are: Teddy Ppa (Italy), David Payser and Weatherproof (USA). The major local customers are Coca Cola, Ethiopian Army, BGI Ethiopia, Intra Health International and the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia.
The company has laboratories in spinning, dyeing and blanket and garment plants with modern laboratory equipment to ensure customer quality requirements.
Added value/ Social responsibility
- Value and adhere environmental friendly practices.
- Give financial aid for different social service purposes
- Value and live the noble cause of stretching hands towards varieties of community developments.
- The company is helping HIV patients by providing them employment.
- Environmental management