Odyssey Craft (Pvt.) Limited is coming up with a sustainable green factory, at Depashi, Kalampur, Bangladesh sprawling over an area of 10 acres with monthly production capacity of more than 1 million pieces of denim pants, casual bottoms, padded jackets, ladies’ tops and windbreakers.
“We are working on two distinct fronts to minimize environmental impact and ensure waste reduction, and reuse and increase efficiency while minimizing production cost,” maintains Abu Bakar Siddique Khan Ripon, MD, Odyssey (Craft) Pvt. Ltd.
The company plans to be a zero-waste facility in the country and has therefore invested in sophisticated and environment-friendly machineries to optimize productivity and reduce cost while minimizing wastage. It has also revamped the cutting room with auto cutters and spreaders backed by latest cutting-edge technology.
As per Ripon, washing is a major cause of environmental pollution and plans to ensure hundred per cent waste-water recycling and rain water harvesting for drinking and other uses. Equipped with 3D laser washing machines from Europe, the plant will be geared up to handle every sophisticated wash processes with wash specialists from Turkey. The plant would be a zero-steam washing plant with 90 per cent water recycling facility.
In addition, Odyssey also plans to come up with two training centres – one close to the project and another one at a distance of 30 kilometres, to train the operators.