Garment Manufacturer Chooses New Control System For Shop Floor


NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 1, 2016) - CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that Star Garments Limited, an industry leader in the design, marketing, sourcing and distribution of apparel, selected BlueCherry® Shop Floor Control  (formerly Leadtec®) to support its operations in Sri Lanka. The next-generation Shop Floor Control solution provides a comprehensive view of factory activity, enabling Star Garments factory managers to track activities in real-time, such as low productivity that affects overall process efficiencies.

Star Garments Limited, a full-service provider of women's apparel with seven factories and 6,000 employees in Sri Lanka, required greater speed to market and wanted to uphold its mission statement of "Best in the World." To increase productivity across its factories, Star Garments sought a globally proven solution that would improve manufacturing visibility, while also maintaining labor-related compliance. To achieve this, Star Garments turned to CGS for its best-in-class technology, BlueCherry.

"With the implementation of BlueCherry, this continues our desire and mission to be 'Best in the World,'" said A. Sukumaran, Managing Director of Star Garments. "CGS's expertise and the capabilities of its next-generation, market-leading shop floor control technology made the selection process very clear cut. We look forward to our partnership with CGS."

In supporting Star Garments' commitment to speed to market, efficiency and enhanced quality assurance reporting, CGS has deployed a stunningly rapid implementation methodology to accelerate the return on investment (ROI). Star Garments will also benefit from enhanced social compliance reporting and an actionable intelligence (AI) tool that provides line supervisors and factory managers with key analytics and production data in real-time. In addition, Star Garments will leverage metrics in the BlueCherry Shop Floor Control mobile application to improve its production workers' user experience.

"With over 30 years of experience in the apparel market, CGS knows the challenges companies can face on the factory floor and the importance of manufacturing efficiency," said Paul Magel, president, Business Applications and Technology Outsourcing division, CGS. "Star Garments' great reputation opens the door for even more opportunities within Sri Lanka. By working with the company to leverage our BlueCherry tools to become an exemplary manufacturer in the region, we can establish BlueCherry Shop Floor Control as a must-have for any other apparel and consumer goods producers looking to keep pace."

About Star Garments Limited
For over 25 years Star Garments has been a trusted partner to its customers, consistently raising the bar in design, technology and operations. Today, Star Garments is proud to represent lifestyle brands and licenses through its retail partners who sell worldwide at every price point. With a network of factories in fourteen different countries and distribution centers in the U.S., Europe and China, they are a global organization that maintains an efficient, transparent and approachable style to business.

About CGS
For over 30 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients' complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients' most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS has offices across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit

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