The sewn-uniform business is booming.
In the past, the company used to produce a wide range of products for different industries.
But it is expanding its products to a wider range of consumers, and that means more competition for its customers.
The uniform market has also grown since the start of the decade and is projected to grow by nearly 10 per cent in 2020.
Some companies have begun to make their own clothing.
In 2016, a brand called Reebok started to produce sewn apparel for women’s athletic shoes.
It was also the first brand to make uniforms for the sporting goods industry.
But a lot of other brands, including Adidas, Nike, and Under Armour, also produce their own sewn garments.
And some manufacturers have made their own uniforms.
For instance, the Italian company Sartori was founded in 2002.
It has made a range of uniforms for men’s sports teams, including the football, basketball, soccer, and hockey uniforms.
And in 2012, the US company Womenswear made a pair of women’s basketball jerseys for women.
But now, the uniform business is evolving.
It is not a limited field.
For instance, a recent report by the University of Washington found that the sewn garment industry was worth $9 billion in the US in 2020, while the fabric industry was valued at $6.7 billion.
“There’s definitely a big opportunity in the sewed-universe, but I don’t think it’s going to be a fast-growing industry for the foreseeable future,” says Michelle Bontemps, senior director of research and analysis at the Center for a New American Economy (CREA).
“I think we’re going to see a shift in the industry in the coming years,” she adds.
“The challenge is that the market for sewn fabrics is very small.”
The market is not that large, but it is growing, she says.
Bontembs says it is possible to make a product that has been made from a variety of different materials, but there are not many brands that are interested in doing that.
“If we were to make the next pair of sewn underwear, there would be two manufacturers and two brands that would be interested in it, so it’s not a sustainable market,” she says, adding that the companies that produce sewed garments could also benefit from increased competition.
“When we talk about a sewed uniform, we’re talking about something that has a seamed lining, something that is made from sewn fabric, and then there are sewn seams that connect the seams together.”
But there are a few brands that make their products from sewed fabrics.
In addition to Reeboks, Nike has made some of its own uniforms, as has Under Armour.
The company also makes uniforms for other sporting goods industries, including football, baseball, basketball and lacrosse.
And, it is now in the apparel industry, as well.
For example, Under Armour has produced a range that includes jerseys, sweatshirts, and pants.
It is not the only one that is trying to get into the market.
“If you’re looking for a new way to sell uniforms, you might want to check out some brands like Puma or Adidas,” says Bontems.
The industry is not as big as it was a few years ago, but the market is growing and expanding, says Bonsmeads.
And there are now several companies making their own uniform products, like Reebox and Womanswear.
But there is still a lot to learn, she adds, noting that there is not enough data to make firm conclusions about the market yet.
“It’s very hard to tell whether this is a sustainable industry for many years to come.
But there are several companies that are starting to enter it,” she points out.
The sewn business is growing fast, but we are seeing that it’s changing, says Reebogood.
“We’re seeing companies making these uniforms from sewable fabrics that are much cheaper than traditional fabric.
So we’re seeing brands looking at how they can get into that market and being able to be more innovative,” she explains.
But it is not just the quality of the material that matters, says Gert Steeves, director of the Sewn-Universe Institute at the University.
“Most people don’t even know what sewn is, and what is sewn.
The problem is, people have been thinking about it a lot more, and they’re starting to realise it’s really about making something that fits,” he says.”
For example: If you have a pair that is slightly off-centre, you’re going be able to use a fabric that has more contrast and is easier to fit.”
But this does not mean that we can ignore the problem of fabric quality.
And that is one of the main challenges for the industry, says Steeets.”You