Jiangsu Zhong Fang Lian Knitwear (ZFL) is a professional woolen baselayer factory, which contains R&D, design, production and sales. The factory is based in Jiangsu Zhongguancun Techno Park, which belongs to Shanghai economic zone of Yangtze River Delta. With heritage of excellent quality and profound culture, ZFL shows unique creativity and fashion sense of on modern woolen baselayer.
Under scaled and standardized operation, ZFL adheres to the, advocates the idea of “Following the advanced, Learning from examples, and Taking the right way” and aims to realize the mission of “Providing quality woolen products worldwide to make a better life”.
Focus on woolen products and explore global market
For all the woolen baselayer product made by ZFL, high-quality merino wool from Australia are used as raw material. Merino wool is a healthy and eco-friendly natural fiber, featured by softness and comfortableness. The production process of ZFL is unique. It starts with wool tops imported from Australia, and all the following steps including mercerizing, top dyeing, yarn spinning and fabric knitting are effectively managed. The progress and quality of the yarn are also well controlled ZFL has established representative offices in New Zealand and Norway, covers both hemispheres. Every year, ZFL designs over one hundred styles including sports, leisure, fashion etc… The company has cooperation with many brands, such as “BULA”, “EVEREST”, “EZIBUY”, “GLASSONS”, “KARI TRAA”, “MAYA”, “MAX”, “MCKINLEY”, “NORHEIM” and other.
In 2010, the registration of our own brand “FLASHINE” made the first step in the way of differentiation competition with self-owned brand. ZFL’s goal of “Building a worldwide brand to lead the woolen baselayer industry” never changes. Therefore, ZFL adheres to going global strategy by constantly exploring international market, keeps up with times by continues learning and innovating on business and profit model.
Take social responsibility and pass positive energy
Besides production, social responsibility is also highly value by ZFL. The company is a member of BSCI and has passed Woolworths Quality Management and Ethical Audit. In December 2013, ZFL Care Fund was set up to take care of employee while critical illness or natural disaster happens, and until today, the fund has played its role well and helped many employees. In June 2012, the company donated money to build ZFL Hope School in Zuolong Town Jiangxi Province, in order to help and support poor students especially those who lost their parents. Many partners of ZFL have been moved and volunteered to helping ZFL Hope School. China Construction Bank Liyang Branch has provided tables, chairs and other equipment and funded the music room. Students from Big Eye Children’s Art Troupe have donated materials and wrote letters to Hope School students. Liyang Foreign Language Primary School has built partnership with ZFL Hope School to enhance the teaching recourse through regular visit, cooperative research and teacher exchange. ZFL also encourages those new employees who have just graduated to carry out volunteered teaching, to experience life and society and deliver love. With all the effort to build the best hope school, ZFL was praised by Youth Development Foundation----“Concerning Hope School, supporting the needy students with love”. In conclusion, ZFL takes social responsibility as a link to bring together the warmth from society and to pass on positive energy from one to another.
Advocate craftsmanship spirit and conduct delicacy management
In recent years, ZFL has taken a series of fruitful measures in technological development, product innovation, quality control, internal management and corporate development. ZFL would create all kinds of opportunities for employees, such as experts’ and scholars’ speeches, chance to go aboard and research market, participation in product R&D and ect… Woolen baselayer product from ZFL are certificated to Oeko-Tex100 by International Oeko-Tex Association. Moreover, ERP financial management system is fully put into use, and financial reports could be generated simply by click and print. Cost and profit of each style are clear, which provides accurate statistical reference for decision-making. ERP production management system has been completed and effectively cooperate with financial software system, which largely improves the basic management level.
Product quality is the life of an enterprise, while excellent quality relies on delicacy management. Since the implementation of Quality Award, every workshop in ZFL has kept summing up and improving. In order to enhance employees’ working skill and consciousness of quality, ZFL conducts title evaluation and position perquisite. Through these measures taken, ZFL shows its obsession and pursuit to quality perfection and excellence, which would form the unique craftsmanship spirit of ZFL.
The equipment level of ZFL is updated constantly, and the most advanced equipment is used for knitting, cutting, sewing and finishing. In 2017, ZFL purchased the world first-class fabric finishing line from Switzerland to improve the quality and appearance of the wool fabric and make the fabric industry leading. The Company established an R&D department and a design company, to develop new fabric, new patterns and new styles as responds to the variation and rapid changes of the market. ZFL annually sums up whole year’s work, to regularize behavior of employees, maintain good image of the enterprise, so that ZFL would develop steadily and sustainably.
Look forward to the future, entry a new era
New era, new challenge, new development, ZFL is always on the way.
In the future, ZFL will keep innovative, and continuously explore global market; focus on quality and new products development; pursue strive for excellence and be a great craftsmen. Based on a solid foundation and undertaking glory and dream, ZFL is dedicated to build a worldwide brand and strives to be a leader in the woolen baselayer industry!
The operation philosophy of ZFL is people-oriented, therefore various activities are arranged to enrich employees’ life after work. Training is valued; awards are set up for long-term contribution, efficiency and full attendance; insurances and provident fund are guaranteed; parties are held in traditional festivals; outstanding employee voting is regularly; physical health of employees is checked-up annually; follow-up visit would be conducted to outstanding employees; visit would be payed to sick family members; employees’ horizon is broadened through Hongkong or oversea travelling; a branch of Liyang Library was set up in ZFL to encourage reading. ZFL advocates the core values including prosperity, integrity, enthusiasm, innovation, quality, foresight, excellence and dignity, and integrates them into daily work, life and learning. ZFL creates a good learning environment for employees by improving system, providing conditions and effective incentives. The learning content is abundant and various varied in form, including learning and sharing of related laws, case analysis of department and workshops, feeling and experience of visiting and exhibit, implementation and progress of each project, etc... VCR is shot according to fact should show the values of ZFL. In order to provide a healthy comfortable dining environment for the employees, the company built a new dining hall. All employees can have meals free. The pregnant employees will have additional dishes every day to ensure the babies’ healthy growing. ZFL was rated as a model of harmonious culture building in Changzhou.