At the beginning of 2003, Classic Alpaca began forming business
relationships with U.S. retailers to whom we sold items such as
sweaters, chullos and gloves acquired from third parties. As the
market demand grew, so too did our customers requirements for
quality and style.
We came to realize that we could meet the production targets of our
important customers and control the quality and style of our
garments only by operating our own production facility.
After searching for a site throughout Peru, we chose the city of
Huancayo for our facility and, at the beginning of 2009, started
production with a workshop of five local weavers. We are proud that
our workshop now employs about 80 women working in specialized
production areas of our facility. This achievement would not have
been possible without the full support of our excellent workers.
We also have added a production facility in Lima and equipped it
with three Stoll knitting machines, manufactured with German