Anne conducts a routine check of the factory.
Pan Brothers: From Tangerang to Fast Fashion
BY : YUDHA BASKORO
FEBRUARY 26, 2019
Pan Brothers is a multinational garment producer headquartered in Tangerang, Banten. The company was established in 1980 and has been listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange since 1990.
Anne Patricia Sutanto joined Pan Brothers in early 1997 and has since turned the company into Indonesia's largest garment maker. The Jakarta Globe visited the factory on Thursday (16/02), accompanied by the Pan Brothers vice president director herself.
Under Anne, Pan Brothers has been focusing on selling their products to exports markets in the US, Europe, Asia, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Now 95 percent of Pan's products are shipped overseas.
Its Tangerang factory makes woven garments, technical-functional active wear jackets and cut-sewn knit garments for Uniqlo, Calvin Klein, Adidas, The North Face, Kathmandu, Lacoste, Salomon, Arcteryx, Columbia, Prada and H&M.
For her impressive achievement at the company, the mother of two was picked as one the most powerful women in Asia by Forbes Asia in 2015.
The company has built new factories in Sukabumi, Bandung, Boyolali and Sragen manned by more than 37,000 employees. Pan Brothers now produces 111 million garment pieces annually.
The company also has an active CSR program, sending medical aid to Papua, organizing health education programs to raise awareness of cancer and HIV and providing assistance to earthquake and tsunami victims in Lombok and Palu.