To better serve our
clients in the area of quality assurance and production, the Apparel
Search Company has expanded and developed a partnership office in Colombia,
South America, in order to take the most out of the
APTDEA for USA customers.
There is an experienced
Apparel Search Colombia
staff that can assist your company with all aspects of producing
garments from Colombia. Whether you work for a large
clothing company or you are new to the industry,
Apparel Search Colombia
will help you make the most out of the wonderful resources available
throughout this country.
Apparel Search Colombia
is an experienced trilingual team (English, Italian and Spanish) with
plenty of knowledge about textile and garment supply. This corporation
has the purpose of giving our customers an appropriate response to their
needs. Since 1999 Apparel Search Colombia has been a reliable
and experienced sourcing company, based in Colombia, South America
an APTDEA country. We act as inspecting agents for a number of
customers in the USA and Canada. We supply foreign chain stores,
discount stores and importers who source a range of garments and other
Staff is located in
n, Colombia (the
textile and apparel capital of the country), and will be on sight at
factory locations to closely monitor your product through all phases
of production. Allow Apparel Search to be your
eyes and ears in Colombia. We will virtually assist your
company every step of the way.
We help foreign companies
buy from Colombia by finding manufacturers and exporters of textiles,
apparels, fashion accessories and other related items. We act as your
man on the spot. We cover the whole spectrum from locating sources you
are not aware, qualifying suppliers, interfacing them and keeping in
touch with them including personal visits, helping with price negotiations,
follow up, monitoring productions, conducting inspections etc.
You can count on knowledge of the local market, business practice, local
law and opportunities.
We work with manufacturers
all over Colombia. We source all our merchandise from a number of established
manufacturers based in Medellin, Bogota, Cali, Barranquilla, Pereira,
Ibague and Manizales. We work with some of the very well established
factories that have a vertical setup and eventually any city of the
country. JC Penny, Walmarts, Gap, Levi's, Marks and Spensors,
Walt Disney, Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss, Target Stores, Carters, Sears,
Gimborie, Ralph Laurent, and some others, have rated some of these Colombian
While short listing the
factories we ensure they have:
A vertical setup.
An ability to source
imported trims and fabrics.
finishing, embroidery, etc.
A proper-trained quality
assurance department to ensure the production is monitored effectively.
and quota holdings are other major pre-requisites for selection.
ISO 2001: international
certification for standardized and internal processes.
Business Anti-Smuggling Coalition
Waste and Resources Action Programme
We have an excellent set
of such factories that even have a full time designer at our service
to help us with fabric-and-garment sample developments, keeping in mind
the current market needs and trends, and an in-house and out-house testing
We are dedicated to:
buying agencies in order to execute purchase orders for them as well
as finding, making contact, and
right manufacturer in
Colombia for the specific product-needs and with the quality and price
standards they are looking for.
approach and their evaluation.
layout, equipment, personnel, and productivity sample room.
strength and reputation in dealing with customers based on years of
experience and interaction.
and interfacing all the parts involved and keeping in touch with them,
including personal visits.
price quotations under request.
in a lower time.
factory compliances and certifications.
quality control as well as in-line and final inspections.
support and follow up for shipments:
incoming documents for accuracy and completeness
shipments during transit
of shipping requirements
a vigil on quota prices and utilization
Our vendors design teams
help us to give the buyers development of new samples and fabrics. We
can offer fabrics and textile products developments, specs appraisal
and mold evaluations. Fabrics are tested for color fastness standards,
and fabric strength and free dyes are used.
There are many types of
fabrics available as per your request, that we can find in Colombia
for you such as woven and knitted fabrics in cotton, rayon, polyester,
jacquards, handlooms, silk, dobbies, herringbones, moss crepe, seersucker,
checks and stripes. Finishes: stone wash, peach wash, prints,
screen, plain dyes, weaves and sand wash.
In addition, if they are
not available in Colombia, Apparel Search Colombia can import fabrics
through its vendors, to be used in the garments. These can be imported
from any part of the world, as per buyer specifications.