Leading apparel company
We are one of the world’s largest vertically-integrated manufacturers of apparel known and specialized in selling our products in bulk to printers, brands or companies who then choose to decorate them as they see fit.
of our total revenues are generated from products that are manufactured in our own factories.
in capital investment over the last ten years.
company-owned manufacturing factories globally.
A business model that works
Gildan was founded on a belief that owning the factories and controlling every step in the process was the best way to make great apparel. From spinning our own yarns through to assembling the final garments and distributing our products, we prefer to do it all. This vertical integration provides us unparalleled control and visibility across the full value chain and allows us to implement industry-leading labour and environmental practices throughout.
Running our own operations enables us to better control operational efficiency, costs, and product quality, as well as provide a reliable supply chain with short production/delivery cycle times.
Our core strengths
- Large-scale, low-cost manufacturing expertise
- Leading brands, products, and customer relationships
- Sustainable and ethical practices
- A strong global workforce
Our activewear, underwear, socks, hosiery, and legwear products are sold in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America to wholesale distributors, screenprinters or embellishers, as well as to retailers and directly to consumers, primarily through e-commerce platforms.
In addition, we manufacture and sell to select leading global athletic and lifestyle consumer brand companies who distribute these products through they their own retail channels.
Gildan's manufacturing operations are located in
Central America, the Caribbean Basin, North America, and Bangladesh.