Trendtex Group was founded back in 1996, and started manufacturing with dozen workers in its section Tesanj.
Today, Group consists of Mother Company HMT in Germany, and manufacturing plants Tesanj, Bileca and Trebinje in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as manufacturing plants located in Prijepolje and Gornji Milanovac in Serbia. This program started in Prijepolje in November 2002.
Main business is production of working clothing. The entire product range is exported to European market : Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France, Italy and Poland.
After 20 years of success, great company organization, experienced workforce,
pre-agreed export business, with the mediation of the parent company HMT from Germany Trendtex
is in Serbia and the region has become a leader in working clothes termination designed for the European market the weekly production of 100000 units working clothes.
HMT system employs 2000 people within five factory units (Prijepolje, Gornji Milanovac, Trebinje, Bileca and Doboj Suuth) , and dozens of cooperating companies that gives security when it comes to employing more people in this manufacturing program.
Trendtex Company is in the process of introducing BSCI standard for protection and safety at work.
BSCI is European system for monitoring socio ethnic origin which has initiated Free Trade Association (FTA) based in Brussels. It lies on ILO standards (International work organization) supports social work constantly upgraded supplier. To its final end to be confirmed by standards as SA8000or alike, and by it to enhance sustainable working conditions in factories around the world.
BSCI codex is covering next areas:
- Respecting the law
- Working time
- Prohibition of child labor
- Prohibition of forced labor and disciplinary measures
- Freedom of association and right to collective bargaining
- Prohibition of all forms of discrimination
- Health and safety in the workplace
- Management systems
- Questions for Environment and Security