UpFront with Unionwear (Part 1)
Custom Gear, Made Right Here, 25 Years.
He landed contracts with Polo Ralph Lauren, Izod, Gant, Barneys, and several skateboard and hip-hop lines to produce caps and hats and then later bags for the fashion industry. Fifteen individuals were doing all of the sewing. When the fashion industry moved offshore he created a market for his products of B2B clients who wanted to cobrand with the “Made in USA” label.
Not unlike other successful domestic manufacturers, Unionwear has had to evolve to survive by continuously re-engineering its products so that it can manufacture locally without sacrificing its clients' profits. Unionwear has ensured its success by making sure that every working minute is spent creating value for its clients.