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INSPIRATIONAL BRAND CATEGORY

FASLINK

Information about the Company & Brand
Faslink, founded in 2008, offers sustainable materials like bamboo, lotus, coffee, and mint for clothing with UV protection, deodorant, and features, aiming to enhance wear, convenience, and health.

The company has two main service areas, including providing green uniform solutions, fabric solutions, and ODM.

It has been honored to accompany 500 businesses operating in different fields. For each service segment, Green Uniform Solution, Faslink is pleased to cooperate with customers and strategic partners such as Bao Viet, Heineken, and Coteccons. Owen, Coolmate, etc. in fabric and ODM supply solutions.

Faslink aims to become a trusted apparel brand with a sustainable development model, continuously updating garment technologies, and focusing on quality products, safe working environments, and customer commitments.

Brand Elements
Faslink’s model is from lab to market, the company is connected with the world's leading textile innovation hubs in Taiwan, and Hangzhou to develop sustainable product lines with features suitable for the Vietnamese market.

When it started pursuing sustainable fashion, the company had a hard time convincing its customers because the products it offers are completely different from the fashions available in the market. The company had to do various things to garner customer support such as investing more time and money to educate its customers on the benefits and importance of sustainable fashion.

The company’s first sustainable product line was named Bamboo Fabric. It took Faslink nine months to convince one clothing brand to place its first order. After that, it accumulated more experience in product supply, convincing customers to invest in its sustainable product lines with warranties on features and patents to ensure the authenticity of the green products the company supplies to the market.
Inspiring Identity
Faslink has product lines reaching millions of meters when supplying to the market. With the Bamboo line, it took the company 36 months, the functional polyester line took 24 months; and for the coffee-ground-based fabrics, it only took 18 months to reach 1 million meters.

Its customers’ successes are accompanied by Faslink-guaranteed products, it has helped them deliver sustainable products to the market quickly and efficiently. It is also the only representative from Vietnam to share its story of sustainable fashion trade at the Apec 2022 summit in Thailand.

Achievements & Impact
The company has achieved in releasing several products with its sustainable fabrics such as cafe shirts in 2017, polo shirts and T-shirts for its Faslink Cafe, coffee-ground-based socks in 2020, inner and underwear in 2021, and jeans and trousers for its Faslink in 2022. During the same year, the company also began producing its coffee-ground-based fabric locally in Vietnam.

Notable milestones for the company include 1,000,000 products supplied to the market in 2020; nearly 3,000,000 products being supplied to the market; and minimizing the impact of fast fashion with sustainable fabrics made from 9,000,000 cups of coffee grounds and 15,000,000 plastic bottles.

Future Direction
Faslink runs on a B2B business module. It will continue to provide sustainable materials for the textile industry in Vietnam's local market.

The company’s vision is to bring sustainable fashion closer to the consumer. It has provided around 5 million meters of fabric to the market in the past three years and is dealing with more than 30 leading fashion brands in Vietnam to move forward and achieve this vision.

INSPIRATIONAL BRAND CATEGORY

FASLINK

Information about the Company & Brand
Faslink, founded in 2008, offers sustainable materials like bamboo, lotus, coffee, and mint for clothing with UV protection, deodorant, and features, aiming to enhance wear, convenience, and health.

The company has two main service areas, including providing green uniform solutions, fabric solutions, and ODM.

It has been honored to accompany 500 businesses operating in different fields. For each service segment, Green Uniform Solution, Faslink is pleased to cooperate with customers and strategic partners such as Bao Viet, Heineken, and Coteccons. Owen, Coolmate, etc. in fabric and ODM supply solutions.

Faslink aims to become a trusted apparel brand with a sustainable development model, continuously updating garment technologies, and focusing on quality products, safe working environments, and customer commitments.

Brand Elements
Faslink’s model is from lab to market, the company is connected with the world's leading textile innovation hubs in Taiwan, and Hangzhou to develop sustainable product lines with features suitable for the Vietnamese market.

When it started pursuing sustainable fashion, the company had a hard time convincing its customers because the products it offers are completely different from the fashions available in the market. The company had to do various things to garner customer support such as investing more time and money to educate its customers on the benefits and importance of sustainable fashion.

The company’s first sustainable product line was named Bamboo Fabric. It took Faslink nine months to convince one clothing brand to place its first order. After that, it accumulated more experience in product supply, convincing customers to invest in its sustainable product lines with warranties on features and patents to ensure the authenticity of the green products the company supplies to the market.
Inspiring Identity
Faslink has product lines reaching millions of meters when supplying to the market. With the Bamboo line, it took the company 36 months, the functional polyester line took 24 months; and for the coffee-ground-based fabrics, it only took 18 months to reach 1 million meters.

Its customers’ successes are accompanied by Faslink-guaranteed products, it has helped them deliver sustainable products to the market quickly and efficiently. It is also the only representative from Vietnam to share its story of sustainable fashion trade at the Apec 2022 summit in Thailand.

Achievements & Impact
The company has achieved in releasing several products with its sustainable fabrics such as cafe shirts in 2017, polo shirts and T-shirts for its Faslink Cafe, coffee-ground-based socks in 2020, inner and underwear in 2021, and jeans and trousers for its Faslink in 2022. During the same year, the company also began producing its coffee-ground-based fabric locally in Vietnam.

Notable milestones for the company include 1,000,000 products supplied to the market in 2020; nearly 3,000,000 products being supplied to the market; and minimizing the impact of fast fashion with sustainable fabrics made from 9,000,000 cups of coffee grounds and 15,000,000 plastic bottles.

Future Direction
Faslink runs on a B2B business module. It will continue to provide sustainable materials for the textile industry in Vietnam's local market.

The company’s vision is to bring sustainable fashion closer to the consumer. It has provided around 5 million meters of fabric to the market in the past three years and is dealing with more than 30 leading fashion brands in Vietnam to move forward and achieve this vision.