We are 25 years old mid-sized vertically integrated 100% export oriented composite knit garments factory with existing capacity of 25,000,000 pieces per year. Time and quality maintenance is our standard. We are a BSCI, OCS, SEDEX and Oeko-Tex, Standard 100 certified group. We meet compliance standards of Accord/ Alliance. Along with the ongoing expansion project, we are also initiating harvest of rainwater, use of solar power, and re-use of heat and energy.packaging, pharmaceuticals, consumer products etc. In 2009, Akij Group paid 390 million euros in tax, making it the biggest local tax-payer, contributing two per cent to this nation's entire budget. Akij also provides services in healthcare, information and communication technology. Its turnover in 2009 was 89 billion Taka.
Akij Group was established in the 1940s by industrialist Sheikh Akijuddin as a jute trading business, before moving into cigarettes and other areas of business. It has faced criticism for employing child workers.[6