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.
“When I started my brand in my garage and had pop ups there it was a place to shop, network and b…
“Looking back, I realized food was the center of my world. It brought the family together as well…
Ho Ho’s Hole In the Wall
“It’s important for me to represent and incorporate Latin culture in my work, to celebrate its ri…
“I love to use ingredients that remind me of my childhood in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. Ingredie…
“As a proud Ecuadorian-born artist, I learned to always repurpose materials, aiming to minimize e…
Keta and Kaja Burke-Williams’ non-toxic perfumes are inspired by their Jamaican mother and made i…
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.
In Style USA
In Style USA is a one-stop shop, cut-and-sew garment manufacturer that assists designers with anything under the production spectrum, from sampling to quality control. They offer product development, pattern making, sampling, and full production. The company was founded by Tina Yu, who started her career in Hong Kong before moving to Toronto, where she worked as an eveningwear designer. Tina moved to New York City to start In Style USA, which has been operating in the Garment District for over 30 years.
Wing & Weft Gloves
Wing & Weft Gloves has gloved everyone from Lizzo to Michelle Obama, and is the last manufacturer…
New York Embroidery Studio
New York Embroider Studio is a one-stop shop for designers, specializing in surface apparel embel…
Mei Pattern Studio
“It is magical to see the final piece come to life and know it started as a piece of paper and so…
1 Atelier is the first new leathergoods atelier in the Garment District in over two decades, and …
Create-A-Marker is a leading computerized grading and marking company, has been serving the appar…
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Knit Illustrated takes pride in the smallest intricac…