Minnesota Sewn Product Manufacturers: Opportunities and Challenges

dc.contributor.author Bye, Elizabeth
dc.contributor.author Erickson, Kira
dc.date 2018-10-19T21:29:04.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:40:57Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:40:57Z
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This research explored domestic sewn product manufacturing in Minnesota. There is growing interest in products made domestically to benefit from the opportunities to produce locally. Fourteen companies from across the state were interviewed about their experience with domestic manufacturing. A content analysis was conducted. Looking at motivations, the themes of personal values and economics developed; the local economy, control, and uniqueness arose as opportunities; and challenges included manufacturing resources and costs. These Minnesota manufacturers are driven to balance the opportunities and challenges of domestic manufacturing in part due to their personal values. Sustainability was not identified as a concern or a motivating factor.</p>
dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/itaa_proceedings/2017/presentations/38/
dc.identifier.articleid 2245
dc.identifier.contextkey 11664903
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dc.identifier.submissionpath itaa_proceedings/2017/presentations/38
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/51866
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings
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dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Business
dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Design
dc.subject.disciplines Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts
dc.title Minnesota Sewn Product Manufacturers: Opportunities and Challenges
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