Facing steep import competition and falling demand, cut and sew manufacturers have been forced into intense price competition, leading to declining revenue over the five years to 2017. The made in the USA label and the quick turnaround of domestic production is expected to temper the industry's poor performance, but revenue is expected to continue sliding over the next five years due to increased import competition and falling domestic participation.
Cut and sew manufacturers, commonly referred to as cut and sew apparel contractors, create apparel and accessories out of materials owned by the companies that contract them. The main difference between this industry and other apparel manufacturing industries is the ownership of the fabric.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.