Firm targets 50,000 employees by 2030
With 400 Nigerian employees presently in its workforce, a garment company, XIREA Apparels, is working towards the objective of training and employing 50,000 Nigerians by 2030.
Located in the city of Port Harcourt, the firm, which has 95 per cent of its workers as females, also has trained over 300 women in apparel design and production since 2017.
The founder and chief executive officer, XIREA Apparels, Obinna Eneh, who said this at the launch of the firm recently, said it is targeting the military, oil and gas companies, uniforms and e-commerce retailers as its major customers.
According to him, it is a one-step manufacturing company for diverse types of wears for fashion, sports, and military.
He said: “XIREA Apparels handles the whole supply chain process from designing to creating tech packs and sourcing for fabrics and trims. It also creates samples as well as handles bulk apparel production, packaging, quality control assessments and product delivery.”
Eneh said the Buphalo Safety products, its first client provides cutting edge head-to-toe Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), made from the finest materials in accordance with the strictest safety standards and exclusively crafted to ensure all-round protection.
Its range of products encompasses safety work wear, hearing protection, hand protection, eye and face protection, respiratory and fall protection solutions.