Ambadi goes for Guinness record with massive apron
June 30, 2011,
Chennai, India - Ambadi Enterprise Ltd. Recently manufactured what it hopes will be verified by Guinness as the world's largest apron.
The piece measures 853 square meters and weighs 100 kgs (or approximately 2,800 sq. ft. and 220 lbs., respectively). The cutting team of 26 people spent 182 days on the project, and an eight-person sewing team spent 40 days stitching it together.
Ambadi is part of the $3.8 billion Murugappa Group and manufacturers fabrics, home textiles and floor coverings. Its U.S. customers include Target, Williams-Sonoma and Crate & Barrel.