MAS Holdings Joins ASSIST Center as Industry Partner – 8/11/2015

 

MAS_big1MAS Holdings, an award-winning Sri Lankan based world-leading Design-to-Delivery Solution Provider within the Apparel and Textile Manufacturing industry, has joined ASSIST Center as an Associate industry partner.  With a long-running legacy in apparel manufacturing, MAS Holdings brings to the Center a new perspective on textiles and textile manufacturing. MAS Holdings values innovation and has a global reputation for ethical and sustainable working environments.

ASSIST Center Director Dr. Veena Misra explains she is “excited about the partnership and the fruitful collaboration that the partnership will bring.”  MAS strives to create a “self-sustained eco system in the global business arena” with a portfolio including IT, its own brands and Industrial Parks. The partnership between ASSIST and MAS Holdings is bound to delivery innovation and new, distributive technologies within many different industries.

MAS Holdings joins 31 other industry member partners, some of which include: 3D Systems, REX Healthcare, MANN+HUMMEL, and Raytheon.  Partnerships with outside companies continue to fuel the growth of the ASSIST Center while offering first-rate benefits. If you are interested in partnering with, sponsoring or joining the ASSIST Center, please contact Tom Snyder (tdsnyder@ncsu.edu) for more information.

About ASSIST

The NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC) for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) develops and employs nano-enabled energy harvesting, energy storage, nanodevices, and sensors to create innovative, battery-free and body-powered wearable health monitoring systems. This center of excellence received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2012 for five years of research, renewable out until 2022.

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