Bross Socks, which manufactures socks and underwear for children, women and men, provides all
the products which consumers can request on behalf of the socks group by differentiating it in its
own production track. By manufacturing many product groups such as moccasin (leather sock),
Slipper, ABS Anti-Slide socks, digital printed socks, accessory socks, baby gloves, combed underwear,
boxer, athlete, slip, underwear, body and offers them for the market. We interviewed Furkan
Yavuzarslan, General Manager at Bross Socks related to the details of this success.
Can you brief us the preparation process of your collections?
What inspires you in the design process? As Bross, we have a total of 3 collections per year and we sell these collections within 4 periods. Our collections are designed as summer, winter and all seasons by combining and utilizing the knowledge and values acquired from digital platforms through seminars, consultations, and the follow-up of trends and fashion as a result of the meetings of the models and designs by the sales and marketing unit of our R & D and design department. The most important point of inspiration in the preparation of the collection through the innovative and imaginative solutions which are the vision of the company. To this end, our team spends a lot of time working to produce the firsts and completes the collection by utilizing the finished products with Bross’s own line.
What criteria do you pay attention to during production?
Production standards and procedures of Bross Socks are audited and certified by international organizations such as ISO9001, SEDEX. We are progressing our processes towards our own values in production stages. Quality: In response to a very sensitive quality policy and applicability of our company, we actively use systems aiming at 0 errors with proactive measures and actions with Industry 4.0 systems. Efficiency: In return for the investments made for Industry 4.0, we ensure our sustainability through projects and actions that will increase productivity every day as a result of the work of our engineering department. Technology: Automation systems used in our company are completely designed special for Bross and are not available from any other manufacturer, we provide systems for the production of socks with zero-touch. By adding value to our production with our advanced ERP system, it enables us to respond to the demands of the final consumer in the fastest and most accurate way. Sustainability: The activities of our company are increasing day by day. Our investments and projects related to the use of renewable energysources, products made from recycled materials, efforts to reduce water consumption, and to increase energy efficiency are ongoing. As the reason consumers choose our products, we know that our sustainability will have a major impact in the medium and long term. We respect the environment, nature and people who work in our ethical genes, and as a company, we care more and more and reflect this on our products and services.
What about the machines you use in production?
With the latest technological nasal closure knitting machines, we are able to meet all of our customers’ expectations regarding socks with real mesh, real 3D socks, heavy gauge number 3 and 6, double cylinder machines. We have fully automated unmanned 35% of our total production with our automation machines used in post-knitting processes. This ratio is around 5% throughout the sector. With these special tailor-made machines, we increase our productivity and make great efforts to convey products to our customers in a shorter time, with higher quality and added value. We provide continuous development and improvement with our domestic and international consultancy in automation and machinery. Which countries do you export to? Are there any new markets you intend to enter? We export to 56 countries. We ship our products to China, India and Korea countries. As a target market, we continue to work on the African region in the long term. In the medium term, we aim to continue to develop and grow in the Middle East market.