“Femmes d’Exception” (Exceptional Women) Fashion Show, UNIWAX by Gilles Touré
In order to magnify and celebrate women, Gilles Touré, an Ivorian fashion prodigy, in partnership with UNIWAX, the leading manufacturer of Wax African fabric in Côte d'Ivoire, has decided to issue a calendar entitled "Femmes d'Exception” ("Exceptional women"), part of whose sales will be donated to the institute "la Page Blanche".
Each of the twelve pages of this calendar reveals women who, through their dynamism, their career path and their determination to work, can be considered as exceptional women. These dynamic and very confident women are real sources of inspiration for UNIWAX, which works hard to satisfy them by launching, each year, innovative collections that meet current local and international fashion standards. Read More
Launch of the website www.uniwax.com
Nowadays, the Internet gives a new dimension to companies, which have the opportunity not only to present their business on their website, but also to optimize activities that generate added value.
According to ITU statistics, 2.08 billion people surfed the Internet in 2010. For the 3rd consecutive year, the number of Internet users was higher in developing countries (1.19 billion), with a growth of 15.6% between 2009 and 2010. Read More
Launch of the pagne de la Paix (Peace African fabric)
For several months, Côte d'Ivoire has suffered an unprecedented post-electoral crisis, which has left our country in a climate of division and fear between the different social, ethnic and religious communities that are yet to live together.
Today, Côte d'Ivoire is reviving ! In order to contribute to the definite return of peace, UNIWAX, which has been a corporate citizen and a flagship of the Ivorian industry for over 40 years, confirms its corporate responsibility by promoting the values of peace and unity that have founded the Ivorian nation. Read More
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Since its creation in 1968, UNIWAX has adopted the best technical processes and constantly evolving know-how for the development of its patterns and the manufacture of its products, guaranteeing its professionalism and the high quality of its products. Over the years, Uniwax African fabrics have acquired a great reputation among the various populations in Côte d'Ivoire and throughout Africa.
Uniwax is a corporate citizen that manufactures its products in strict compliance with existing quality and environmental standards and does everything possible to satisfy its customers, who are mainly women and from different social classes.
The economic and political crisis that has been going on in Côte d'Ivoire since the late 1990s has severely affected the population by reducing their purchasing power. The poverty rate of the population has thus increased from 10% in 1985 to 48.9% in 2008. Today, therefore, in Côte d'Ivoire, one person in two is poor and lives on less than CFAF 661 per day, according to the INS (National Institute of Statistics). Read More
Launch of the African fabric designed for Côte d'Ivoire’s Fiftieth Anniversary
August 07th, 1960 - August 07th, 2010 : Côte d'Ivoire celebrated, that year, the Fiftieth anniversary of its independence. On this occasion, the National Preparatory Commission for the Fiftieth Anniversary of Côte d'Ivoire’s Independence (CNPCICI) has trusted the Company UNIWAX, a corporate citizen, for manufacturing the African fabric commemorating the anniversary.
Indeed, for more than 40 years, UNIWAX has developed an expertise in the manufacture of Wax African fabrics commonly known as "Wax Côte d'Ivoire".
UNIWAX has always been dedicated to offering its customers quality products that meet their needs, through the creation of more than 500 patterns each year, all inspired by scenes of everyday life. Read More
Signature of a Collaboration Agreement between the General Directorate of Customs of Côte d'Ivoire and UNIWAX SA
Since its creation in 1968, UNIWAX has adopted the best technical processes and constantly evolving know-how for the development of its patterns and the manufacture of its products, guaranteeing its professionalism and the high quality of its products. Over the years, Uniwax African fabric have acquired a great reputation among the various populations in Côte d'Ivoire and throughout Africa.
The global and widespread phenomenon of counterfeiting that has been rampant in recent years is growing and hurting private sector companies, undermining their competitiveness and threatening many local jobs. The State is also affected by this phenomenon, as it is consequently deprived of substantial tax revenues. Read More