Grand Opening of  8U  Celebration - LA Service Center

One of the most successful & efficient Women's Apparel manufacturers in North America has expanded its US operations & is now offering a 'state-of-the-art' Service Center; capable of shipping over $400M of goods annually. Official opening of Nygård's '8U' Service Center took place in Gardena, CA on THU AUG15-02.

'8U' is part of the 300,000 sq ft futuristic warehousing complex with a holding capacity for 2M units. '8U' has slick rail logistics able to provide flexibility of GOH (Garments On Hangers) & flat pack operation with 'real time' tracking of each process. The service complex will individually scan over 300,000 garments on a weekly basis.

Flags flew high in honor of our suppliers & guests that attended this Grand Opening celebration. The countries included USA, Canada, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Republic of China, Indonesia, Taiwan, Macau, South Korea. Special guests joining Peter Nygård in the ribbon cutting ceremony were Jim Bennett - President / CEO Nygård Fashions, Michael C Bowen - Vice President Distribution and Transportation for Dillard's, Fred Anderson - Director of Transportation for Dillard's, Art Pemberton -President / CEO Nygård Company, Denis LaPointe - President / CEO Tan Jay / åliå. Super Model Beverly Johnson & model åliå Nygård appeared in Peter Nygård Signature. The Niebaum-Coppola Winery provided wine & champaign for the official toast during the ribbon cutting ceremony & champaign fountain.

Press Release

Ribbon Cutting - Mike C. Bowen/VICE PRESIDENT Distribution and Transportation Dillards - Peter Nygård - Fred Anderson/Dillards - Art Pemberton

Toast - Denis LaPointe - Mike Bowen - Jim Bennett - Fred Anderson - Peter Nygård - Art Pemberton

Peter Nygård gives welcome speech

Peter Nygård with Mike Bowen of Dillards

Peter Nygård showing 'Real Time' tracking information screens to Mike Bowen/Dillards


Fred Anderson - Peter Nygård
Peter Nygård - Beverly Johnson

Fred Anderson - Mike Bowen - åliå Nygård - models

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