The NYC manufacturing community is a cross-section of New York itself with a wide-ranging cast of characters and products, from jams and hot sauce to marine data collection equipment and airplane parts.

In the Member Stories collected below, we zoom in on specific member businesses through photography, interviews and video to highlight their unique stories and introduce you to their process.

Ho Ho’s Hole In the Wall

Queens
“It’s important for me to represent and incorporate Latin culture in my work, to celebrate its ri…

Oleology Soap

Brooklyn
“I love to use ingredients that remind me of my childhood in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. Ingredie…

By Salo

Brooklyn
“As a proud Ecuadorian-born artist, I learned to always repurpose materials, aiming to minimize e…

Aspen Apothecary

The Bronx
Keta and Kaja Burke-Williams’ non-toxic perfumes are inspired by their Jamaican mother and made i…

Oso Industries

Brooklyn
Sculptor Eric Weil and his team individually hand craft multifunctional furniture and archit…

CEGO Shirtmaker

Manhattan
Founded in 1982 by Carl Goldberg, CEGO started as a custom suit shop, but today focuses exclusive…
In New York City’s ravenous real estate market, space for industrial production is increasingly scarce, despite the critical role manufacturing plays in keeping the gears of our city moving. From electric equipment that powers the subway system and the Wall Street trading floor to personal protective gear for our brave healthcare workers—manufacturers literally keep NYC alive. Come behind the scenes with us as we visit factories across New York City and see up close the precision, skill and craft that go into making the products we love and keep our city running.

Wing & Weft Gloves

Manhattan
Wing & Weft Gloves has gloved everyone from Lizzo to Michelle Obama, and is the last manufacturer…

New York Embroidery Studio

Manhattan
New York Embroider Studio is a one-stop shop for designers, specializing in surface apparel embel…

Mei Pattern Studio

Manhattan
“It is magical to see the final piece come to life and know it started as a piece of paper and so…

1 Atelier

Manhattan
1 Atelier is the first new leathergoods atelier in the Garment District in over two decades, and …

Create-A-Marker

Manhattan
Create-A-Marker is a leading computerized grading and marking company, has been serving the appar…

Knit Illustrated

Manhattan
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Knit Illustrated takes pride in the smallest intricac…