With over 30+ years of experience, AW Chang Corporation continues to re-invent itself as a menswear company.
AWC was founded in Los Angeles with focus on weaving silk for neckwear and scarves.
AWC established subsidiary, XK Corporation, and opened its first silk printing mill in Pochon, Korea.
AWC expanded into necktie manufacturing, opening its first facility in Seoul, Korea. Simultaneously, the company achieved exclusivity by Jansen dealership throughout Asia for assimilated, hand-stitching machinery.
AWC continued to grow by opening its New York office and showroom, expanding further its neckwear manufacturing facility in Seoul, and acquiring the 60-year-old, Los Angeles-based, Castle Neckwear.
AWC hosted the grand opening of its neckwear manufacturing facility, Weihai XingBao Textile Co. Ltd, in Weihai City, Shangdong Province, China. Within the same year, XK Corporation re-located into new offices in the financial district of Seoul, Korea.
AWC opened XTS silk weaving, twisting, spinning and dying operation in Ponchon, Korea.
AWC established the wholesale division, Cobb Salad Design, acquiring the menswear licenses for Guy Buffet and Nicole Miller.
AWC streamlined its growth trajectory through the consolidation of mills and opened the new facility of XingJin Printing & Dyeing Corporation, in Rushan City, Shangdong Province, China.
AWC established a formalwear accessories division with dedicated manufacturing facility.
Weihai XingBao Textile Co. Ltd expanded its facility for dress shirt manufacturing.
AWC acquired Beverly Hills Polo Club and Haspel dress furnishings licenses.
AWC entered into partnership with menswear designer Jhane Barnes, to produce and market sportswear and dress furnishings collections.
AWC acquired the trademark rights of the Michelsons of London name for North America.
AWC established a new division, Calabrum Limited, for sales and distribution within the United Kingdom.
AWC entered into partnership with contemporary men’s sportswear brand W.R.K to produce and distribute product offerings for the lifestyle brand.
AWC launched Calabrum dress furnishings collection.
AWC introduced the newest menswear label, Con.Struct.
AWC expanded its brand portfolio with the launch of Society of Threads for dress shirts and sportswear, and Brooklyn Brigade as an innovative, digitally-print focused sportswear collection.
AWC opened Vina X1 Garment Textile Company and Vina X2 Garment Textile Company as new manufacturing facilities in Ba Dinh District and Quynh Phu District respectively in Thai Binh Province, Vietnam.
AWC successfully launched its first Tallia collection in spring, after acquiring the sportswear and dress furnishings license from Peerless Clothing International in 2018.
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