Tropical Textiles was founded fifteen years ago as a Sourcing Company to provide “Full Package” services out of Central America to US retailers and brands. Since its founding Tropical has expanded its capabilities.
We have formed strategic alliances with fabric mills in U.S., Guatemala and Honduras for performance, synthetics and cotton fabrics to become a fully vertical integrated Company and to be better able to serve our customers quickly and efficiently.
In 2006 we built our own sewing factory in Honduras, Matex de Honduras, our capabilities are: cut/sew, print, pattern, label making, markers, fabric testing’s, etc.
In 2008 we added the in-house screen printing facility and together with our sewing factory we are able to give our customers a greater degree of flexibility and quicker response to market demands.
Our Honduras manufacturing factory is in full compliance with major brands and retailers like Nike, VF, Perry Ellis, Macy’s, Kohl’s, JC Penny, Disney, Walmart, etc. We have an ecofriendly environment, drinking water is tested twice a year, environmental test are made every year, mask are mandatory, ladies wear hair pieces, cutters must wear steel gloves and our factory complies with all Honduran government laws.
In June 2013 we expanded our capabilities by opening a 10,000 sf screen printing operation in Miami, we have 4 automatic printing machines (14 color, 12 color, 10 color and 8 color ), 2 automatic label machines, Heat transfer , automatic packing and distribution capabilities.
In December 2014 we kept expanding our capabilities in the US by acquiring, another 10,000 sf to add to our existing printing operation by adding sublimation machinery as follows: 2 large wide format roll to roll sublimation machines, 6 wide format digital printers and 2 wide platen heat presses for high volume sublimation. In addition we are in the process of implementing in-house cutting and sewing facilities.
In 2015, we added pattern making/cut/sew capabilities to better support our Fast Fashion customers, with quick deliveries and with minimum order requirements greatly reduced. We also added an additional space 10,000 sf for warehousing, EDI and packaging capabilities.
The purpose of Tropical Textiles Group is to supply the needs to the industry, offering full service and a bilateral business relationship to brands and retailers in the US.