Many types of fabrics are used by sewing contractors.Vinyl-coated nylon is a lightweight, durable material that is a popular choice for bags, presentation cases and protective covers, as it is tough and weather resistant.Companies contract production out to industrial sewers for a wide variety of products found in nearly every business or home.They manufacture a plethora of textiles including covers, fabric enclosures, uniforms, and carrying cases.Clothing labels are attached inside of all garments, bedding, textiles and clothing that are sold commercially.These tags contain information that lets the consumer know where the product was made, the materials it is made out of, washing instructions, and they often have a brand name, logo and garment size.
Many contract sewers assist with product development while also providing quality control to ensure that your product meets customers’ standards.
A sewing contractor uses a variety of anti-static materials for products in the computer and electronics industries.
Other materials include suede, leather, felt, webbing, plastic, cotton and polyester.
Banks, retail stores, amusement parks and insurance businesses use security, transit and courier bags; restaurants use umbrellas, slip covers, window treatments and booth cushions; and contract sewing is also used by the military, hospitality, transportation, casino and healthcare industries.
Equipment used in contract sewing ranges from single needles to computer programmable machines.
Neoprene and Hypalon are chemical and abrasion resistant and are used in industrial applications.