Made in the U.S. of A.

It seems appropriate to post this in the days leading up to the USA’s Independence Day. Unionwear located in Newark, NJ is the real deal in terms of union made, USA made hats, bags and other items. Their owner Mitch Cahn is a a strong advocate for worker’s rights (and a pretty fun guy if you ever get to hang out with him.) Unionwear has an
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Gildan Buys Comfort Colors!

Holy Cow, Vermont company Comfort Color is now part of the Gildan empire. Entrepreneur and genuine character Barry Chouinard (owner of Comfort Colors) should be able to buy a little more apple cider this week after selling his company for $100 million to industry giant Gildan. Reported as well was that Gildan lost over $40 million on the last quarter of 2014. If you buy
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Fallos de Impresión: ¿Por qué no se ha curado la tinta?

Hoy tenemos algunas fotos de una compañía de camisetas a la que un impresor informó de que las prendas quedaban fatal después del lavado. Podrán ver las fotos a continuación de este post. Por lo que veo la tinta no se curó y estas pueden ser las causas: La falta de curado puede ser debido a: 1. Las camisetas no pasaron el tiempo suficiente en
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Tourist shirts Heidelberg style

In Heidelberg it was interesting to see folks (Volk) selling shirts. Most of them in this case were using plotters and heat transfer machines. Also typically they were paranoid about us photographing their designs, like I Heart Heidelberg was f’n original or something. There was an emphasis on Fair Trade (Fair Wear) and organic cotton that their consumers seem to care about more than in
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TBT – Organic Man Redux

For Throwback Thursday, thoughts go to this photo of Stefan Bergill, organic man. It is baseball Spring Training time, Earth Day is coming up and there he is. The interview is as relevant as when I first did it. I have known Stefan Bergill since lived out West and he ran Patagonia’s Beneficial T’s program. He’s a good guy even though he is a Red Sox
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