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Why I don’t write about apparel manufacturing overseas

I got this email from one of our loyal visitors who we’ll call Sam. I’ve reprinted it here along with my response.

Anytime I support offshore production on your forum I get my head shot off. Contractors in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean Basin are very welcoming to small manufacturers because their large contracts went to Asia.

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Textile manufacturing

I apologize for writing an entry so basic for the average F-I visitor but I’ve been advised that it is necessary. It makes me wonder what else I haven’t written but should have.
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In speaking with people who’ve floundered about on the web, looking for information on how to start a clothing business, I’ve discovered that they’re using the search phrase “textile manufacturing”.…

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Made to measure manufacturing

Quick, who’s the largest custom suit manufacturer in North America? I suppose the question is rhetorical; few are going to guess. It’s Coppley Apparel Group in Ontario Canada. With a 30% increase in sales this year, Coppley’s success is an indicator of the continuing growth of made to measure manufacturing, the closest example to pull or lean manufacturing a company can realize.…

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