Trade Call Investments Apparel (TCI), is one of South Africa’s leading apparel design and manufacturing companies, and the majority shareholder is the Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers Union. In April 2014, TCIA was formed through the acquisition of the Seardel Apparel Group, with the purpose of securing jobs in the local sector and creating a sustainable, world class Clothing and Textile value chain within Southern Africa.

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WELCOME TO
TCI APPAREL
WELCOME TO
TCI APPAREL

WHO WE ARE

TCIA aims to lead the revitalisation of the South African textile and apparel industry by enabling a collaborative, integrated ecosystem, thereby creating economic opportunity by building a sustainable supply chain.

OUR FOCUS IS TO:

  • Create an innovative, collaborative and progressive Design environment where customer engagement is encouraged
  • Revitalise the industry by attracting and retaining the best talent
  • Utilize our proximity to local customers to develop the best quick response models catering to our customers’ requirements
  • Enhance our fashion intelligence, fabric development capability and speed to market with seamless integration into Star Knitwear Group in Mauritius, a critical part of our TCI family.
  • Constantly adapt and be a driver of industry change through investment in technology and local industry with clustering initiatives across all areas of our value chain


OUR PRODUCTS

TCI Apparel currently manufactures Knits (plain and printed), Wovens (Plain and printed)

and  Cottons, Polyester, Viscose and Blends across the following categories:

LADIES WEAR
  • Tailored jackets and pants
  • Formal knits and woven
  • Casual knits and woven
MENS WEAR
  • Formal and casual woven shirts
  • Chinos
  • Casual knit tops and bottoms
CHILDREN’S WEAR
  • Occasional wear
  • School wear
  • Casual & formal knits and woven
LINGERIE
  • Loungewear
  • Sleepwear
  • Thermals

OUR TEAM

Meet our executive team

Herman Pillay
Herman Pillay

Chairman and CEO

Wendy Gamiet
Wendy Gamiet

Group Operations Executive

Ravi Varaden
Ravi Varaden

Commercial Executive: KZN

Michael Swanepoel
Michael Swanepoel

Group HR Executive

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Our mission is to play a leading role in the revitalization of the South African Textile and Apparel industry, enabling a collaborative, integrated ecosystem, thereby contributing to social and economic stability.
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