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GrupoMerlet

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GRUPO MERLET

Company Profile

www.imerlet.com

 

Address:

Industrias Merlet, S.A.

Zona Industrial Plan de la Laguna Calle Circunvalacion, Bodega #3 

Antiguo Cuscatlan,  La Libertad

El Salvador

 

Years in Business: 30

                                                        

 

 

 

Manufacturing Capabilities: Design at Source Verticaly Integrated Knit and Woven Apparel Manufacturer

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Primary Contacts: 

Name

Title

Phone#

Fax#

E-mail

Location

Juan Carlos Velazquez

Director of Sales & Strategic development

(305) 670-7577

(305) 670-7772

jc.velasquez@imerlet.com

Miami, Fl. USA

Humberto Zacapa

Director of Operations

(503) 2212-7515

(503) 2243-3123

humberto.zacapa@imerlet.com

San Salvador, El Salvador

Alex Frech

Director of Textiles

(503) 2212-7515

(503) 2243-3123

alex.frech@imerlet.com

San Salvador, El Salvador

Carmen Elena Argueta

Client Development Manager

(503) 2212-7515

(503) 2243-3123

carmen.argueta@imerlet.com

San Salvador, El Salvador

Ligia Flores

Full Packages Manager

(503) 2212-7515  

(503) 2243-3123

Ligia.flores@imerlet.com

San Salvador, El Salvador

Luis Sandino

Creative Director

(505)  670-7775

(505) 670-7772

luis.sandino@imerlet.com

Miami, Fl. USA

Alexander Montenegro

Regional Sales Manager

(503) 2212-7500

(503) 2265-4941

alex.montenegro@imerlet.com

San Salvador, El Salvador

Guillermo Arce

Quality Manager

(503) 2212-7512

(503) 2243-1340

guillermo.arce@imerlet.com

San Salvador, El Salvador

 

 

 Physical Facilities:  

Warehouse Area: 15,070 ft2  (1,400 m2)

Office Area:            8,615 ft2  (800 m2) 

Cutting area: 12,920 ft2     (1,200 m2)

Sewing Area: 37,470 ft2   (3,481 m2)

Packing Area: 6,460 ft2      (600 m2) 

  

Embroidery Area: 4,300 ft 2 (400 m2)

Screen Printing Area: 8,615 ft2 (800 m2)

Trim Area: 4,300 ft2 (400 m2)

 

 Group Firms:  

Name

Location

Functions Performed

Others

Industrias Merlet

S.S., El Salvador

Cutting, Sewing, Packaging, Warehouse, & Export

International Exports

Negocios Diversificados

S.S., El Salvador

Screen Printing, Embroidery & Trim Production

 

Texto

Guatemala, Guatemala

Circular Knitting, Dyeing and Finishing

International Exports

Inversiones Merlet

S.S., El Salvador

Regional Sales, Warehouse and Logistics

 

Merlet of North America

 

 

Merlet of Nicaragua

Miami, Florida

 

 

 

 

Managua, Nicaragua

Creative Design Services and Sales Headquarters.

 

Wovens Assembly and Warehousing

 

 

 

 

International Exports

 

 

 

 PRODUCTS & CUSTOMER

 

 

 

Production Capacity

Product Type

Capacity per Week (units)

Available Capacity

We produce a wide range of basic and fashion knit.

In addition to our vertical knit production capacity, we also produce woven tops and bottoms

 

Our total capacity is over 40K /Dozen/Week.

This capacity is divided between tops and bottoms, and is modular in nature.

Advantages are quick startup.

Merlet maintains open capacity to allow for new customers and products. Our capacity is dynamic in nature and allows managament, and customer great flexibility.

 

 

Mens & Boys:

 

Women & Girls:

 

- Embellishment Tops

- Shorts

- Embellishment Tops

- Camisoles w/ Built In Bras

- Boxers and Briefs

- Lounge Shorts & Pants

- Full Panties

- Sports Bras

- Crew Neck Tees (l/s & s/s)

- Flannel Pants

- Crew Neck Tees (l/s & s/s)

- Lounge Shorts & Pants

- Flat Lock Thermals

- Flannel Crew Tops

- Flat Lock Thermals

 

- Flannel Pants

- Tank Tops & Shooters

 

-Work Wear

- Tank Tops

- Flannel Crew Tops

 

 

Supply Chain Solutions

 

Logistics

Multiple in-land, maritime and air freight choices.

2-day lead time from Central America to the US

Warehousing

1500 cubic meters of usable warehouse space.

Segregated and secure warehouse allocation for each client.

Distribution

EDI and VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) solutions provider.

Ship to DC and Direct to Store

Inventory Control Solutions

Inventory of: Yarn                               Inventory solutions provide rapid response to market conditions.

                      Greige                           By holding inventory at various stages, clients can better plan and execute orders.

                      Dyed Goods

                      Blanks

 

 

Knitting, Dyeing and Finishing ----- Global Fabric Sourcing Capability

 

Description

      Self-owned circular, dyeing and finishing facilities.

      Source woven, warp, and other fabrications throughout the Americas and other regions.

Types of Fabric

      In-house knit production of Jersey, Ribs, Mesh, Fleece, Interlock, Waffle Thermal and many others Natural and Synthetics

      Woven fabrics are avaible for production in our Nicaraguan facility

Fabric Content

      Produce 100 % and blended fabrications, including synthetics.

      Spandex and Lycra based knits are produced in our "Lycra Assured" facility, in addition to many Woven options

Production Capacity

      200,000 lbs per week (on Tubular and Open Width goods)

Environmental Awareness

      Environmentally conscious and internationally compliant water treatment facility adheres to all current safety

      standards, and it is certified by our customers and Guatemala's Government.

 

Cutting

Description

Dedicated multi-width in-house cutting.

 

Marking Tables:                  3

Cutting Tables:                   11

Vertical Blades:                   14

Spreaders:

               Manual                 4

               Semi-automatic    8

               Automatic             1

 

 

Total Number of Workers:   58

 

Cutting Table Dimensions:

Width:              72 Inches

Height:               9 Inches

Length:             40 Inches

 

 

 

 

Production Capacity 

65,000 dozen per week

 

 

 

Sewing

Description

Modular team sewing and modalities are applied throughout the facility, with an emphasis on team building,

throughput, and quality. Automated barcode

system tracks production and WIP throughout the process and products life cycle within the facility.

 

Manufacturing Details

Number of Production Plants             4

Total Number of Production Cells   125

Total Number of Workers:              920

Average # of Workers per Production Module:    7

Average # of Workers per Supervisor :             35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equipment

 

Machine Type

Quantity

Maker/Model

 

Average Age

Single Needle (lock):

136

Juky / DDL555-6

 

3 years

Double Needle:

16

Juky / 1152-5

 

3 years

Multi Needle:

 

24

Kansai / FX 1412

 

2 years

Coverstitch (3 needle):

291

Yamato / VC 2700

 

3 years

Overlock (3 thread):

335

Yamato / A28001

 

3 years

Overlock (4 thread):

134

Yamato / A28004

 

3 years

Overlock (5 thread):

92

Yamato / A28005

 

New

Keyhole, buttonhole:

32

Juky / LBH783

 

1 yr

Snap Attacher:

 

Available through local YKK, Universal Customer or Scovill

Flat Felled Seamer:

80

Yamato / 73800

 

3 years

Button Attacher

18

Juky / 723

 

3 years

Bartack

50

Juky / LK1850

 

3 years

Picot Edge

 

10

Union Special / 63700

 

5 years

 

Production Capacity

                 65,000 dozen per week

 

Screen Printing

 

Description:

In house, modern and fully dedicated screen printing facility. Applying state of the art and cutting edgeprocesses assuring maximum adherence toinitial design requirements and parameters. Cut part printingand large seam-to-seam jumbo printing available as well.

 

Equipment

Number of Machines:  7

Type of Machines:       MHM Fully automatic machines

Capacity:                    Five machines with 12 color capability, and maximum size of 16.5" X 25"

                                   One Jumbo Machine with 12 color capabilities and maximum of 27 X 36"

                                   One machine with 8 color capability, and maximum size of 19.5" X 25"

 

Production Capacity

Total Number of Workers: 50

Production Capacity:         25,000 dz per week

 

 

 

Elastics & Trims

 

 Elastics

 Description: In house elastic production and trims capability.

 

 Equipment

 Number of Machines: 4

 Type of Machines:      COMEZ, 609B8 & 609B3

 Capacity:                   3/8" - 1-1/2" width

 

 Production Capacity:

 Total Number of Workers: 5

 Production Capacity:         115,000 - 125,000 yards per week

 

 Trims

 Description: In house production of care labels, using approved materials and designs.

 

 Equipment

 Number of Machines: 1

 Type of Machines:      Capacity: 1/2" - 2" width with variable length

 

 Production Capacity:

 Total Number of Workers: 1

 Production Capacity:          25,000 to 35,000 dozens per week

 

 

Embroidery & Heat Seal

 

Embroidery

Description:

In house embroidery, including design capabilities.

 

Equipment

Number of Machines: 4

Type of Machines:      Tajima TMFD-915 machines

Capacity:                    60 heads, 9 colors, maximum embroidery area of 450mm x 275mm

 

Production Capacity:

Total Number of Workers: 10

Production Capacity:         4,500 dozens per week @ 5,000 stitches

 

Heat Seal

Description:

In house heat seal application utilizing designs established by the client.

 

Equipment

Number of Machines: 10

Type of Machines:      HIX HT400

Capacity: maximum dimensions: 15 inches x 15 inches

 

Production Capacity:

Total Number of Workers: 10

Production Capacity:         2,500 dozens per week

 

Laundry Treatments and Garment Dye Capabilities

Laundry/Fabric Treatments

Description:All types of special washes, mechanicals, chemicals and combine techniques

( Silicone wash, Salt wash, Soda wash, Enzyme wash, Enzyme/Stone wash, Heavy Rock wash, etc )

 

Equipment

Number of Machines: 10

Type of Machines:      Tonello ( 250lbs ), Tri Venetta ( dryers )

Capacity:                     60,000 dry lbs per week, combine capacity in all processes

 

Production Capacity:

Total Number of Workers: 50

Production Capacity:       10,000 dz per week, combine capacity

 

Garment Dye

Description:  Reactive and Pigment Garment Dye with possibility of adding fabric treatment

 

Equipment

Number of Machines: 10 ( same as above )

Type of Machines:      Tonello ( 250lbs ), Tri Venetta ( dryers )

Capacity:                     25,000 dry lbs per week

 

Production Capacity:

Total Number of Workers: 50 ( same as above )

Production Capacity:        5,000 dozens per week

 

 

Certifications

 

Customer Certified:

Adidas, Nike, Reebok, Puma, Benetton, Kohls,

Wal-Mart, Levi's, Academy, Target, Kmart, Mervyns, GAP, Sara Lee, JCP, Sears and  Others

 

 

WRAP: All of our sewing facilities are WRAP certified

 

 

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