Tennessee has all of the charms of the South without compromising style.

Within the different areas of this booming city, there is a fantastic music, cuisine, design, and shopping scene, making it one of the most active destinations in the South.

1.      Hardwick

Hardwick Woolen Mills has grown from a small woolen mill to a major garment supplier in the United States.

The company underwent a major revamp during this time, and the name was changed from Cleveland Woolen Mills to Hardwick Woolen Mills in 1925, at a pivotal crossroads in the country’s history.

Hardwick was fortunate to be one of the few companies to survive the Great Depression.

As a completely new company with a growing, consumer-focused focus, at a time when men’s tailored clothing was expanding and growing, thanks to its diverse product offerings, which included the ‘sport coat’ into the American style lexicon, and the inherent cost-controlling benefits of manufacturing one’s own fabrics, at a time when men’s tailored clothing was both expanding and growing.

After assisting the country by producing military garments during WWII, Hardwick grew in the following decades.

Hardwick quickly established itself as a market leader in the developing bespoke garment business, which is becoming increasingly trend-focused.

Contact Info:

Contact Form: https://hardwick.com/pages/contact

Website: https://hardwick.com/

2.      Elk Brand Manufacturing

In the 1950s, the company expanded its product line to include pants, dungarees, and sport shirts, as well as women’s and girls’ jeans.

During this time, the company changed its name to Elk Brand Manufacturing Company to reflect the breadth of its product line.

During the 1960s, and the retail scene saw significant changes. The company’s client base of local independent retailers was being displaced by national and regional chain stores.

All of these chain store accounts, for the most part, used to sell all their products under their own names.

As a result of this transition, the corporation began selling private label jeans, casual pants, and shorts to these multi-location retailers.

In the early 1970s, the company created and constructed a machine to reliably fray the leg openings of denim and twill 5 pocket shorts. Men’s and boys’ frayed shorts immediately became fashionable, and the company produced millions of pairs.

The firm sold printed twill shorts with baseball team and beer brand emblems exclusively.

The company relocated its headquarters and storage operations to Nashville in the 1980s.

They designed and manufactured things under the bonjour®, Zena Jeans®, and Made Especially For You by Delta Burke Design® labels using their facilities in the United States and the Caribbean.

In 2008, the company stopped manufacturing clothes in other countries and returned to its southern Kentucky manufacturing roots by producing 100 percent Made in the USA clothing.

Contact Info:

Address: P.O. Box 281287 (37228-8503), 1601 County Hospital Road, Nashville, TN 37218-2503
TEL: (615) 254-4300
E-Mail: [email protected]

Website: http://www.elkbrand.com/

3.      Prange Apparel

Small batch and home manufacturing are gaining popularity as mass production fades away. Small batch does not imply that they cannot manage huge amounts; rather, it implies that they can produce smaller batches at the same cost as large runs.

Prange Apparel has spent the last few years creating a business model that not only makes American-made and small-batch manufacturing possible but also profitable for both them and their customers.

Contact Info:

TEL: 629-246-0885

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.prangeapparel.com/

4.      Volunteer Knitwear

Volunteer Knitwear is a line of high-end knitwear made in the United States with decades of experience. Each of their products is made with American pride and integrity in mind.

It all started when their founders saw a way to better their own lives and the lives of others.

This resulted in the loading of a knitting machine onto a flatbed truck, which was then driven straight through the local car wash and safely stored in the shed next door until they could construct their own textile mill.

Volunteer Knitwear was founded to rekindle pride in the craft and to make “Buy America” a reality, from its humble beginnings as an American Dream to landing a knitting contract and eventually becoming one of the country’s largest vertically integrated garment firms.

Contact Info:

Website: https://www.volunteer-knitwear.com/contact-us/

5.      Valley Apparel L.L.C

Valley Apparel LLC is the result of a continuous manufacturing legacy that dates back to 1959. They are based in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Despite the fact that more production is being shifted offshore, Valley remains devoted to “Made in America.” They are a family-owned business that has remained devoted to its community, customers, and employees as they have grown over the past 50 years (a trait that has become increasingly rare in society).

Valley Apparel’s initial production facility, which has been in operation since 1979 and spans over 65,000 square feet, is located in Knoxville, Tennessee. It consists of a multi-building complex with 150 employees, many of them are second-generation workers.

They opened a second site in Clinton, Tennessee, in 2008 as a result of their expansion. This 66,000-square-foot factory employs around 60 workers.

They are ISO-certified and place a premium on the timely delivery of high-quality items made in the United States by well-trained and committed staff.

Contact Info:

Address: P. O. Box 20157 Knoxville, TN 37940-1157

TEL: 865-577-2923

Website: https://valleyapparel.net/


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