So here are some Fruit of the Loom numbers:
32,500 are the number of people employed worldwide by Fruit of the Loom
97 is the number of current styles available
51 is the number of colours that these styles are available in.
1 manufacturing plant in Morocco
21 dye jets, 64 spinning frames and 220 knitting machines are to be found in the Morocco plant
2.2 million garments are manufactured here every week
50 million garments are held in stock at any one time
These numbers give you some idea of the size of this made for garment decoration heavyweight.
Fruit of the Loom use only the finest US cotton in manufacturing all their clothing and they are currently the only brand to use the Belcoro yarn which is spun on auto card spinning machines providing a cleaner more stable print area with fewer loose fibres.
It may also interest you to know that Fruit currently supports 3 main charities (Childline, Cancer Research and the Newlife Foundation for disabled children) they are also certified to Oeko-Tex standard 100-08-5295 which certifies that their garments contain no substances harmful to people or the environment.
Fruit of the Loom are a real favourite for us here at JKL Clothing. Their consistency and quality of clothing means that our customers are guaranteed to receive garments of the highest standard. The ease with which their garments accept a variety of printing techniques and embroidery also make them stand out as a preferred choice within the personalised clothing industry.
Often seen as the manufacturer of safe bet styles Fruit have recently developed a style of hoodie that is at the forefront of personalised clothing design. The Fruit of the Loom “Unique” hoodie is a garment that says fun and imagination. It can be found on our website