17 th January 1968 : -


Foundation stone for the National Textile Corporation – Integrated Textile Factory is laid by Hon Dudley Senanayake, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

04 th May 1971 :-


Factory is taken under siege by communist ideological supporters


07 th May 1971 :-


Sri Lanka Army reposes factory Factory is re‐launched as a 'Government Owned Business Undertaken' (GOBU)
And rebranded as Thultex


12 th June 1974 :-


Factory is reopened as a fully functional textile mill with finishing & dying by Mr. F Clansinitzer, Deputy Minister of Foreign & Commercial Affairs – Republic of Germany On invitation by Mr. T. B. Subasinghe Minister of Industrial & Scientific Affairs – Sri Lanka

1977 :-


Management of Factory is transferred to Whittal Boustead Company

1980 :-


Factory changes ownership to Bombay Dying & Textile Manufacturing Company (Pvt) Ltd India

1 st July 1990 :-


Factory changes ownership to Kabool Textile  (Pvt) Ltd Korea And is renamed Kabool Lanka (Pvt) Ltd


9 th September 2003 :-


Factory is closed & operations of Kabool Lanka (Pvt) Ltd concludes

16 th July 2006 :-


Factory & premises is awarded to Asian Apparel & Fabric Technology Park (Pvt) Ltd   Under agreement with the Board of Investment – Sri Lanka Factory & premises is renamed as MAS Fabric Park (Pvt) ltd

19 th Oct 2007 :-


MAS Fabric Park is inaugurated and operations initiated