History of Ninian and Lester

Ninian & Lester has a proud history and continues to manufacture in South Africa.

vernon schroder Ninian & Lester is founded by Vernon Schroder when he establishes a small ladies underwear factory in Johannesburg.
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1951 In 1951, the South African franchise for Jockey is awarded to Ninian & Lester
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1953 The first Jockey range is launched in South Africa
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1965 Ninian & Lester diversifies into the production of knitted fabrics with the opening of a textile factory in Pinetown
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2010 Ninian & Lester enters into a strategic relationship with Dyefin Textiles