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Standard Group started its garment and apparel manufacturing operations in 1984 under the corporate operations of The Civil Engineers Limited. It was the blooming era for the for the neo-industrial revolution in Bangladesh after the Jute Industry. 

Two young professionals freshly graduating from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), established The Civil Engineers Limited in 1969 and sown the first seed for Standard Group. The Civil Engineers Limited is a construction-based company that earned many awards and recognitions at a national level. While the garments revolution was emerging out in the economy in mid-80s, Engr. Mosharraf Hussain and Engr. Atiqur Rahman took a very strong step towards joining the garments industry.

Today, Standard Group stands as one of the leading garment manufacturers in Bangladesh.



Engr. Mosharraf Hussain and Engr. Atiqur Rahman enlightened their professional career in the field of civil engineering and started company THE CIVIL ENGINEERS LTD. of Standard Group – Construction Division.
1984 Standard Garments Industries Ltd.  Incorporated as one of the country’s Pioneer Garments manufacturer and Exporter specialized in woven area products: Outer Wear, Top and Bottom item.
1986 Quilting facilities put in operation in own factory premises to cater the increasing customers demand.
1987 Polyethylene pack manufacturing plant installed to meet and ensure smooth and steady supply of poly bag for Standard Group Garments Divisions.
1990 Average factory growth rate 2.33 per year, which brought factory strength in total 14 units.
1991 Standard Group enriched their production floor accommodation in own 12 storied building premises at Tejgaon Industrial Area.
1993 Paper carton manufacturing plant established to ensure packaging quality and smooth delivery of carton boxes.
1994 Standard Stitch Embroidery Factory set up which covers up to 15 colors.
1999 Average factory growth rate 1.13 facilitates factory strength reaching to in total 23 units.
2000 20 storied high-rise own factory building including facilities of Hospital and Medicare Center, Washing plant, Sand Blasting and poly bag unit.
2000 Standard Insurance Ltd. started as one of the country’s pioneer Insurance Company covering general, marine and automobiles Insurance.
2001 Standard Sourcing Hong Kong started.
2002 TITCO Bangladesh – Thai joint collaboration Trading House.
2003 9 Storied 600,000 sq. ft. factories and 6 Storied 150,000 sq. ft. washing plant including facilities of Quilting, Packaging, Hospital& Medical Center at Konabari.
2004 20 storied high-rise building at Mohakhali Commercial Area opening soon as Standard Group corporate office location.
2004 New Sweater Factory project with 200 machines
2005 Printing facilities operational.
2006 12 Stories 300,000 sq. ft. area added to the lineup.
2010 Joint venture with AMAAN Germany.