Firstly, What kind of clothing you are interested in?
Why you need to do that? – Since each clothing manufacturer are only specilizing in some specific kinds of clothing. For instant, some only produce knitted garmentwhile some are only producing woven products.
Secondly, How to find a suitable one for your product?
Google woud be a the fastest and most simple engine for you. They are all on the internet in this digital age. However, The searching skill is essential.Do not type only “clothing manufacturer” on it. Take the keyword from your list, put in on google search engine with the name of an area after that. For example, the phrase “clothing manufacturer vietnam” would be much more efficient instead.
The third step is collect information about the service the are offering with questions listed out below
– Would they be able to provide you with full package services? A manufacturer who can provide you a full package service would always be able to satisfy you due to the fact that they could cover from the begin to the finished process.
– Are they flexible in material development. You could free yourself from the mess of sourcing process if they could give you a hand
+Do they have expert in yarn and fabric?. If yes, they would be very active in material development and even support you with valued suggestion or solution.
+ How about their sourcing team? A strong sourcing department are essential for any producer. Without this team, it’s impossible for them to be flexible in their materials development. They would not be able buy materials at best price. Therefore, they can’t help you to buy material at reasonable price
+ Can they tell you about their yarn & fabrics suppliers network? The answer would define them as a good or bad manufacturer. Do not totally believe in them easily as, sometimes, people lie you with a list of suppliers while not all of them are not actually working with them. You can easily check with supplier named by them if they are actually their partners.
And finally, Is your technical requirement a matter for them? It’s very important as the better they handle your technical requirement, the high quality your product is.
+ Is there any limitation in how they get your idea? The prerequisite to be good at manufacturder is to have good designers and technicians who are able got your idea of the products very quickly and accurately. If you feel that It’s hard for them to understand your idea, they can’t be a good supplier. Language is also very important in this case as it may cause some difference in how people understanding about the same thing. If you language or English are familiar with them, it would would be a big help for them.
+ Do they have a strong technical team? It would decide how professional your order would be handle. pattern making, samples development, preparing tech-pack… they handle all those things in awhile. A vast majority of the quality of your products depend on how good their technicians team is. Expcially in case of high functional products like activewear, technicians teams who have knowledge in structure of the product are must-have for that activewear clothing manufacturer.
Are they capable to manufacturing? I means that how goood their factory facilitated?, How many people they have?, How many machine have been set up and How good those machines are.
I really hope that you could find anything that help you after reading this article