American Apparel Producers' Network
(AAPN): Direct contact with U.S. producers and contractors of apparel
and non-apparel products.
American Fiber Manufacturers Association
(AFMA): List of AFMA members and direct Internet links.
the apparel manufacturer website is an online search engine to help you
locate clothing manufacturers around the world.
Apparel Search: The
very "best" & "largest" data base for finding information
regarding all aspects of the apparel, fashion & textile industries.
Apparel Search is the first web site to cover all aspects of the apparel &
textile industries. Excellent resource. This link will
bring you back to our home page.
Clothing Industry Directory: the Clothing Industry Directory website has a section for clothing
manufacturers. If you own or work for a clothing factory, you can
add your company to the directory. If you are looking for clothing
factories, you can use this website to find various categories of apparel
and fashion accessories. You can find shirt factories, pant factories,
shoe factories, sweater factories etc.
Cotton Council International (CCI):
Listing of contact information for U.S. value-added cotton product exporters
and a searchable database listing the various products produced by each
Fabric Marketing Research:
Provides complete marketing profiles on 15,000 fashion firms in the US.
That includes apparel manufacturers, importers, fabric converters, mills
and jobbers. They provide firms headquarters address, major pricipals,
phone, fax, sales volume, detailed description of the companies.
Address: 16 Catalpa Lane Valley Stream, NY 11581 USA Phone:
212 686 2345 or 516 791 4486
Fax: 516 791 6114 Email: [email protected]
Contact: David Mass
Fashion Center New York City: The Fashion Center Business Improvement
District, a not-for-profit corporation, was established in 1993 to promote
New York City's apparel industry and to improve the quality of life and
economic vitality of Manhattan's garment district. Through programs in the
areas of streetscape improvements, sanitation and security services, marketing
and promotions, economic development, and community service, efforts are
aimed at promoting the district as a strategic midtown business location
and ensuring New York's position as the fashion capital of the world. Funded
by the district's 450 property owners and over 5,000 businesses, The Fashion
Center draws upon the talents of business, civic and government leaders
to make the neighborhood clean and safe while strengthening local businesses.
Association of Southern California
Garment Industry Development Corporation
(GIDC): A non-profit economic development organization established by
the City of New York. This site contains a domestic sourcing database which
provides access to qualified New York manufacturers and contractors.
Joel Kaye -
promotes leading Fashion, Textiles, Home Furnishings and Accessories
Guides, Databases and Directories, with information available on hard copy
Directories, Computer Disk, PDF files and Electronically by Email.
These publication are compiled by the Top and Best Databases Publishers
in the USA ... CATEGORIES RESOURCES include: Manufacturers,
Importers, Wholesalers, Retailers, Mass Merchandisers, Sales Representatives
and many other categories for: Apparels,
Textiles, Home Furnishings
and Accessories firms in the USA and CANADA...
a lot of the databases can also be CUSTOMIZED geographically, by
sales volume, by types of garments handled etc....with endless customization
features needed to find the appropriate firms in the USA and
Knitted Textiles Association (KTA):
The largest trade organization of U.S. circular knit and warp knit fabric
manufacturers. Membership includes firms that supply ingredients vital to
the industry: fiber, yarn, machinery, dyers/finishers/printers and factors,
Northern Textile Association (NTA):
A non-profit trade organization representing 173 textile manufacturers and
suppliers operating in 23 states as well as Canada and overseas.
The Sourcing Mall: SourcingMall is intended to be your business gateway into soft goods industry
resources. As a gateway we seek to provide access to companies producing
apparel, textile and fabric products, equipment, findings, and other useful
services within the soft goods industry. previously called the
National Sourcing Database (NSDB): Part of the Cooperative Business
Management (CBM) task of the Demand Activated Manufacturing Architecture
(DAMA). NSDB integrates several data sources with information on companies
producing apparel items, textile and fabric products, and machinery and
Sourcing Web /
The Agent ( Both Part of
Harper Publishing): directory of products for the global sewing industries.
Manufacturers and Suppliers Association