The First Sewn Products Reshoring Awards Announced Industry Leaders Join Forces to Announce First Award for 2019 Wake Forest, North Carolina—SEAMS and the Reshoring Initiative launched the First Annual Sewn Products National Reshoring Award competition in August 2018. On May 9th SEAMS with strategic partner, the Reshoring Initiative, announced the winners for three categories, Brands & Vertical Retailers, Textiles, and Cut & Sew Manufacturing.
Each Award winner was presented with a certificate and received accolades from SEAMS and the Reshoring Initiative in front of hundreds of SEAMS members in attendance. “I am excited to deliver to these three progressive companies the first ever Sewn Products Reshoring Awards at the SEAMS Spring Conference. They are all setting a great example for our industry on what’s possible to make in America again”, stated Harry Moser, President, the Reshoring Initiative. The dynamic agenda for the conference focused on the Made in America movement, Sustainability, Global Sourcing for the Americas and Best Practices for investing in the U.S.Companies in the sewn products industry are encouraged to compete for the 2020 Award. The Reshoring Initiative, founded in 2010, helps manufacturers realize that local production, in some cases, reduces their total cost of ownership of purchased products and tooling. The Initiative also trains suppliers how to sell against lower-priced offshore competitors. www.reshorenow.org SEAMS is the Association and Voice of the U.S. Sewn Products Industry for over 50 years consisting of more than 200 of America’s foremost fashion brands, retailers, manufacturers and textile providers. Supercharging the American Supply Chain, SEAMS is the most relevant force and go-to resource shaping the growth and resurgence of MADE IN AMERICA. www.seams.org ###
Contact for Reshoring Award:May 10, 2019 Harry Moser, The Reshoring Initiative firstname.lastname@example.org