About Us

We are the pioneers in manufacturing and exporting jute and jute-based products from Bangladesh. We ensure the highest quality by using premium fibres, cutting-edge technology and ideas to provide clients with inspired solutions across the globe.

About Us: 30 Glorious Years in the Jute Industry

Since 1982, MASK Associates has spearheaded the export and manufacturing of jute and jute-based products, earning a reputation as a pioneering force in Bangladesh’s jute industry. MASK Associates was founded by S.B. Kader, a distinguished figure recognised as a Commercially Important Person (CIP) by the Government of Bangladesh. Since then, we have consistently delivered the highest-quality jute fibres and products to clients worldwide.

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The History of MASK Associates

From its inception, MASK Associates has been committed to nurturing and expanding the global jute industry. Initially representing R.E.B Willcox, a prominent London-based jute merchant, MASK Associates laid the groundwork for its journey into the realm of jute exports. Under the visionary leadership of S.B. Kader, the company has evolved into a global brand renowned for its unwavering dedication to quality and customer satisfaction.

Our Core Values

At MASK Associates, we honour our rich heritage and national legacy by championing the Golden Fibre and its profound significance in the development of the Bengal Delta. We celebrate the enduring traditions of the jute trade while embracing innovation and flexibility to meet the evolving needs of our clients worldwide. Our extensive range of jute fibres, yarns, fabrics, bags, and caddies reflects our steadfast commitment to excellence and sustainability.

Social Responsibility

As a socially conscious business, MASK Associates is dedicated to addressing environmental challenges and promoting green business practices. Guided by a philosophy deeply rooted in social impact, we strive to create positive changes through our environmentally-sound products and initiatives. In 2010, our innovative solution utilising jute to clean up oil spillages during the Deepwater Horizon disaster garnered recognition from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), underscoring our commitment to environmental stewardship.

Green Biz and Green Entity

At MASK Associates, we embody the ethos of “Green Biz and Green Entity” through our unwavering commitment to sustainable business practices and a social business model. Our guiding principles are environmental stewardship and social responsibility. To achieve this, we prioritise eco-friendly processes and materials throughout our operations, minimising our ecological footprint and promoting conservation. Moreover, our social business model emphasises inclusivity, fairness, and community empowerment, ensuring that our business activities contribute positively to the well-being of all stakeholders, from employees and suppliers to local communities and beyond. By integrating sustainability into every aspect of our business, we strive to create a greener, more equitable future for generations to come.

Quality and Excellence

We are relentless in our pursuit of quality and excellence in everything that we do. Our experience spans every stage of the jute lifecycle, from cultivation through manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and to our end consumers. This focus on quality is reflected in our diverse range of product offerings. Whether it is raw jute, yarn, cloth, twine, or even bags, each of our product lines bears the unmistakable seal of MASK Associates.

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Certifications and Accolades

MASK Associates upholds the highest standards of quality and environmental management, holding ISO 9001:2015 (Quality) and ISO 14001:2015 (Environment) certifications since 2012 and 2015, respectively. Recognised for our financial stability and ethical business practices, we received an A credit rating from Alpha Rating Limited in 2018, a testament to our steadfast commitment to excellence.

As we continue to forge ahead, MASK Associates remains dedicated to advancing the jute industry while creating positive social and environmental impact, both locally and globally. Visit our corporate site for more information.

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