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This week I had the pleasure of being a guest on The Suuchi Podcast, hosted by Lorenzo Gerena. We discussed a wide range of topics, from offshore vs. U.S. manufacturing to the growing importance of visibility and sustainability, and how technology is changing the industry.

Whether or not tariffs will be effective in addressing the long-term policies of foreign governments is anybody’s guess. In the meantime, they are likely to affect your current supply chains. How should you respond? What is your tariff strategy?

With unified enterprise systems for greater inventory visibility, algorithms designed to gain deeper product and customer insights, 3D for faster and more efficient design and development, and much much more, this year’s Innovators are addressing and fulfilling consumer demand.

The manufacturing facility, which will allow U.S. companies to produce closer to home, expects 100 employees on board by year’s end.

Slowly but surely, a small amount of textile and apparel manufacturing is springing up in the United States. Although developments are incremental, the trend shows signs of gaining momentum. Here we take a closer look at four relatively new companies producing stateside.

2018 Board members and officers will take the reins in leading the resurgent “Made in America" movement.

In addition to its earth-friendly end of life, organic cotton enables brands and manufacturers to be nimble, says Tara St James, founder of the ethical women's wear label Study NY and production coordinator and research fellow in zero waste manufacturing at the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator.

As instant fashion becomes the norm, the sourcing and production side of the apparel industry must evolve.

A smart approach to producing locally can be less expensive – and less risky – than producing in Asia. 

This year's SEAMS event focused on the implications of Generation Z, reshoring and automation.

In addition to its annual conference, SPESA will be holding an event focused on advancements in manufacturing technologies.