Building a vibrant, expanding, globally competitive Western Cape CTFL industry

Join a community of over 140 retailers, clothing, textile, footwear and leather manufacturers working to strengthen, grow and transform the Western Cape’s CTFL value chain. 

Our Programmes


We unlock opportunity by championing environmental sustainability.

Value Chain Development

We grow manufacturing value chain profitability and sustainability

Manufacturing Productivity Improvement

We power the productivity of manufactures.

Enterprise & Supplier Development

We accelerate local sourcing and enable transformation.

Skills Development

We create world-class manufacturing workforces, from the frontline to the C-suite.

Shared Learning

We are an open, collaborative community that explores and shares best practice.

Our Members & Partners


Our members stay updated and informed.

The European green deal: why it is a big deal for South African manufacturers

Green and sustainability, with customer demand, is driving product and process innovation

Evolving Benchmarking – The GrowthFinder Diagnostic Approach

35 Learners Trained in The Foundations of Lean

New diagnostic tool proves to be a stitch in time

SME Sews Success: Large Leading Enterprise Notices

SME With a High Impact Has Caught the Attention of Large Clothing Brands

Sabafuraha, emboldening everyday heroes through African print scrubs

ZURI and IMANI, changing the narrative of African print

Celebrating Ecogift Clothing

An inclusive, advanced Cape Town economy can’t be developed with services alone

What is speed worth?

Are consumers pushing for greener packaging?

Clothing’s fundamental challenge: quick to buy, slow to make?

Growth insights from the global leaders in retail

Renewable energy in South Africa: Wind power takes the lead!

Collaboration on Industry Best Practices Crucial to Creating Forward Momentum in the South African Textile Industry.

Enhancing Quick Response (QR) Supplier Scorecard Performance