Among the certifications obtained includes the ISO 9001:2000 Certification awarded by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, for its quality management system in “manufacture of warp-knitted fabrics”, which has helped accelerate demand for its fabrics and increased its export ratio.
Besides this, Powernet has also achieved the acclaimed Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Certification for “dyed fabrics made of polyester, nylon, nylon/spandex and nylon/lycra; and undyed fabrics made of polyester and nylon”, a European Standard awarded by Testex, which is the Swiss Textile Testing Institute and Institute of the International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile Ecology. With this certification, Powernet products are marked with “Confidence in Textile-Passed for Harmful Substances, according to Oeko-Tex Standard 100”. This certification has been the requirement of textile-related products imported to the European Union countries.
Powernet had obtained the Marks & Spencer (M & S) accreditation, the only M & S accredited laboratory in Malaysia. With this accreditation, Powernet is able to test products and certify it in accordance to M & S standards. This development augurs well for the Group as M & S is the benchmark for high quality lingerie products worldwide.