System partner for
sportswear & attractive private labels

Textile competence since 1958

Developer for sportswear brands

During the last six decades our company has evolved from importer to specialized service provider in the segment of functional sportswear. The origin of our core capabilities are based in the developement of functional sportswear for high valuable brands and private labels as well as target group specified products for international well-known sport brands.

okamoto distinguishs as forerunner for brands and is medium for brands‘ messages – caused by:

  • great sense for trends
  • high standard on quality
  • customer-oriented order fulfillment


  • 1958 – origins steeped in tradition based on one of the oldest garment importers, DEUTSCHE ROOSEVELT Trading
  • 1959 – establishment of the first textile processing company in Germany TEXTILE PRESSING GmbH
  • 1978 – company renamed following change of ownership; henceforth known as okamoto europe
  • 1995 – okamoto sportswear GmbH became member of the Schmidt-Gruppe

Company’s philosophy

Fairness & Quality in purchase processes

okamoto sportswear GmbH culitvates a worldwide network with suppliers & producers who also engaged to respect and follow fair cooperation.

We are also having own local offices in our international sourcing markets, e.g. in Bagladesh and China. Therefore reliable order-fulfillment, QC and monitoring of production processes onsite is given. In principle: a close partnership is the base for prompt and efficient transfer of projects and production.

Sustainability & social responsibility

As being well-aware about our corporate responsibility, we have a clear focus on social and ecological sustainability in the entire supply chain – far in excess of legal requirements. Certain measurements in this context are for example

  • cooperation with oekotex 100 certified production units
  • participating member of initiative amfori BSCI
  • signed the ACCORD on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh


Scope of services for the sportswear segment.

product developement & design
planning & production
quality control
textile finishing & Logistics

We are offering project-specifically to our customers a wide range of services, for example NOS-storage with EDI-supported delivery orders and related POS-sales-analysis as optional service.

Optimized product placement

Furthermore, our Productmanagement developes individual collections and creates ideas for an ideal presentation at the  Point-of-Sale (POS). In the scope of our Customer Related Management (CRM), we are efficiently supporting the target of maximum sales and optimal capital expenditure by offering specific marketing instruments.


Product developement & design

Our Productmanagement in Germany takes care about the entire creation & developement for customer-specific designs and brands. Prior to the first blueprint, a project related analysis is conducted, i.e. which are the concrete demands of focused target group? Which trends are visible? Which colours, artworks, patterns, materials, etc. to be used?

 Developement of collections based on:

 Planning & Production

Our competent staff takes care for smooth running processes at each sequence! After completing developement of customer-specific collections, the orders are placed to our business partners in Far East. The manufacturing is done by our selective and long-lasting factories.

Planning & Production processes includes:

  • preparation and coordination of needed documentation for production
  • optimal selection of production unit by considering capacity and leadtimes
  • preparation & submission of all relevant production files

 Quality Control & supervision

The quality control and supervision is done by our own staff as well as by external partners. Hereby an efficient and smooth production process on high quality level can be secured.

Our guiding principles are:

  Textile finishing & logistics

We are offering a wide range of logistic services in cooperation with our business partner TSL. This includes beside the import and customs clearance also textile finishings as well as delivery (cartonized or hanging) to national and international destinations.

Logistic services includes:

  • Any kind of textile finishing (Finishing, Tunneln, etc.)
  • Packaging, labelling and securing of goods
  • NOS-storage based on EDI supported delivery orders and related POS-analysis
  • Just-in-time delivery (cartonized or hanging)


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okamoto sportswear GmbH is licensee for the segement beach and swimwear

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Maui Sports – sun, sea, beach life combined with adventure and fun! Named after Hawaii’s second-largest island, Maui Sports represents active living and ambitious lifestyle. It inspires the love of adventure and transfers the feeling of bay salt on the skin and sand inbetween the toes – directly into the consumers‘ daily routine.

Maui Sports matches the idea for commercial and casual wear characterized by fresh designs and fashionable styles. The selective materials, high quality and innovative designs guarantee best base for adventure. Vacation or at home – it does not matter, Maui Sports is your companion.
Our collection contains functional athletic, outdoor and casual wear for feeling comfortable.

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bugatti has established itself internationally as a fashion label on the solid foundation of the family-run company Brinkmann. The label now offers a comprehensive selection of business and leisurewear for men as well as mid-range to high-end fashions for women.

bugatti presents European-urban, modern and dynamic fashion for here and now – without avantgarde allures. Functional details underline the cultivated flair of casual chic in a way that’s entirely natural and unassuming. Product expertise, diversity and exceptional value for money represent the brand’s real success factors, whilst the brand values of „reliable“, „cosmopolitan“ and „confident“ set the tone at all points of brand contact

With the positioning as an European brand and the „we are europe“ slogan, bugatti provides a glimpse into an Europe that is urban, individual, spirited and open-minded. The cultural region Europe is the foundation for showcasing the brand accross all levels.

okamoto sportswear GmbH is licensee for the segment beach and swimwear
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„Fashion meets function“ – our young and progressiv brand UNLICENSED combines modern high-tech wear with a distinctive design. Functional outdoor and skiwear for the life style-orientated consumer. High-quality materials (lamination, finshings) as well as expedient functional features are specifically integrated in each collection. By doing so, each collection is in terms of colour ways and expression carefully aligned and consequently also combinable among each other.

UNLICENSED is positioned in a segment with one of the highest rate of growth. Furthermore gurantees the excellent  price-performance ratio a superior retail sales quota.

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Customer Groups

The large number of our satisfied customers include:

  • large-scale retailers
    • textile affiliated groups
    • department stores
  • chain stores
  • buying association groups
    • sportswear retailers
    • textile garments retailers
  • industrial customers
  • international brands
  • project customers


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