SEAMS announces 2022 board of directors

February 18th, 2022

SEAMS, the National Association for the U.S. Sewn Products Industry for over 50 years, announced the new membership election for the Board of Directors 2022 calendar year. “We are currently seeing a tremendous interest in the Made in America movement. The SEAMS 2022 Board of Directors is ready to continue to position the organization and […]

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Sewn products reshoring award nominations open

February 16th, 2022

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.  SEAMS and The Reshoring Initiative participated in the “Made in USA/Reshoring” panel  at the Sourcing at MAGIC event in Las Vegas, Nev. The panel discussion was focused on steps […]

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SEAMS elects board of directors to lead made-in-America movement

January 27th, 2021

SEAMS, the national association and voice for the U.S. sewn products industry for over 50 years, announced the membership election of a new education director, eight manufacturer/contractor directors and a supplier director. ​The SEAMS 2021 Board of Directors leads the “Made in America” movement with its prestigious members for bringing jobs, education and business opportunities […]

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The work of protecting humans just got more important

May 1st, 2020

Suddenly, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has become a hot commodity and an often- heard phrase on the lips of government officials, members of the media and the general public. But IFAI member companies and the textile industry at large have always known that the purpose of fabrics has been to […]

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March 29th, 2019

This year’s conference will take place May 8-10 in Savannah, Ga. at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Sessions will lead off with a Washington Update: “Competitiveness of the U.S. Sewn Products Sector,” from the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration. Keynote Speakers Day 1: A "special” guest representative Day 2: “Sourcing […]

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Sewn Products National Reshoring Award launches

October 4th, 2018

SEAMS and The Reshoring Initiative have launched the First Annual Sewn Products National Reshoring Award. The award is open to all companies that have successfully reshored the sewing of any product to the U.S., accelerating the Made in America movement. U.S. reshoring is the practice of transferring offshore business operations or sourcing back to the […]

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SEAMS celebrates 50 years

March 14th, 2017

SEAMS, the National Association for the U.S. Sewn Products and Textile Industries, is marking its 50th anniversary at the annual Spring Networking Conference entitled “Shaping the Next 50 Years.” The conference scheduled for May 2017 in Asheville, N.C., will explore the trends and opportunities that diverse sewn products brands, manufacturers, OEMs, suppliers and retailers can […]

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