Shirley are delighted to be exhibiting at Saigontex this year.

The Shirley stand will be located in Hall A-4, stand 4B-11. The staff in attendance at the exhibition are: Trang Huynh (Office Manager, Vietnam), Bimal Attodi (Regional Manager, South East Asia) and Tony Sagar (Director, Shirley).

If you are attending Saigontex, we welcome you to visit our stand to discuss your current projects or make enquiries about future ventures.

 Trang Huynh

Trang manages our recently opened Vietnamese office and will be the main contact for all Vietnamese customers. Trang has over 6 years’ experience in project management, key account management and sales advisory roles within the footwear & garment industry.


 Bimal Attodi

 Bimal is the Regional Manager for South East Asia and Sri Lanka branches of BTTG™. He is a Qualified Textile Technologist with an MBA from Anglia Ruskin University and 25 years of experience in various roles within the textile industry, from spinning to the garment manufacturing process. Bimal also has extensive experience of Textile laboratory operations, quality control, key account management, product development and certification.

Dr Tony Sagar

Tony is Group Technical Director.  Tony joined, what was then, the Shirley Institute in 1978 after graduating from St. Andrew’s University with a PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry.  Tony is an active participant in many international standards activities in both ISO and CEN and monitors developments in European legislation for the company. He chairs the UK mirror committee for Chemical Testing of Textiles and that for Co-ordination of Textiles in the UK. He is the Chair of CEN/TC248 (Textiles) and a member of several CEN working groups within TC248, e.g. Prioritisation of research topics; Test methods for analysis of EC restricted substances (Convenor); Quantitative analysis of fibre mixtures; Smart textiles, among other committee work.

Tony has held a keen interest in ecological testing, certification and labelling of textiles since 1994 and represents Shirley on the Board of General Managers of the Oeko-Tex® Association. He acts as a technical expert for the UK Government (BIS) on labelling of textiles.



Posted by on 26 March 2016