CIB, the first knitted goods company set up in Morocco, has an integrated structure that covers sourcing yarn, knitting, dying, and producing finished products as well as finishing processes, embroidery, and screen printing. The company was founded in 1946 and today employs 260 people at a 8,000m2 factory located in Casablanca. CIB produces over 100,000 pieces every month. Dyeing capacity is 2.5 tons per day for yarn and eight tons per day for knits.
Equipment includes semi-automatic cutting tables, rotary screen printing machines, pneumatic membrane presses for heat transfers, and embroidery machines. The factory also has different high-temperature autoclaves for dying yarns and knits in cotton, viscose, and polyester as well as blends.
CIB specialises in working with fine gauge knits and in producing imagewear (polo shirts, sweatshirts, T-shirts). The company works as both subcontractor and co-contractor for different international lingerie and corporate wear brands such as Cepovett and Aimée Julien. Contract work represents 30 percent of CIB’s activity.
The company is also active in the Moroccan market with its own collections of intimates, pyjamas, casual wear, sportswear, and tracksuits under its own labels which include Graffiti, Grains de Sable, and Partner’s.