Firt of all, What kind of garment you would like them to help you manufacturer?
Why you need to do that? – As there is no clothing manufacturer can produce every kinds of product. For instant, this manufacturer just focus on knitted garment, some are only producing woven products.
Secondly, Where should you go to reach them?
Google woud be a the fastest and most simple engine for you. Both good and bad manufacturer now have themself on the internet in this digital age. However, What make your work effectively is what you type on google.You should to the search according to the keyword with the name of your category and a specific country. For example, the phrase “clothing manufacturer vietnam” would be much more efficient instead.
The next step you should take is collect information about the service the are offering by using following questions
– Would they be able to provide you with full package services? A manufacturer who can provide you a full package service would always be do even better than you expected ’cause they could cover every stage of manufacturing process for you.
– Are they flexible in material development. If they couldn’t do that, working with them might be risky or expensive since you will need to take in charge of sourcing by yourself
+Is there any expert in yarn and fabrics in their company?. If yes, there would not much dificut for them to develop a new kind of fabric and even even be able to suggest you better choice.
+ Can you realize on their sourcing team? A professional sourcing team are essential for any manufacturer. Without this department, they could not be flexible in their materials development. Their input materials cost would be high. Therefore, they can’t help you to buy material at reasonable price
+ Can they tell you about their yarn & fabrics suppliers network? This point might decided if they could be a capable supplier. Stay elert as, somtimes, people tend to hype up their image with a list of suppliers while not all of them are not actually supplying them. Check with those named suppliers if they have ever work with them.
And finally, Is your technical requirement a matter for them? How they handle your technical requirement would show you alot about their their ability.
+ Is there any limitation in how they get your idea? A good supplier would have good designers and technicians who are able got your idea of the products very quickly and accurately. If it takes them too much time to get your idea, don’t keep wasting your time. Language is also very important in this case as the misunderstanding may come from the language. If they could speak your language or English, it would it would lower your affort to convey you idea.
+ Do they have a strong technical team? It would decide how good your products would be manufactured. pattern making, samples development, preparing tech-pack… all would be handle in awhile. All are essential for the quality of your products. Expcially in case of high functional products like activewear, any activewear clothing manufacturer must have in-house technicians who understand about the special structure of the product.
Are there infrastructure good enough to for your order? I means that Do they have their own factory?, How many labors they have?, How many machine they have and What kind of machine using in production.
Hope that you find this article a little bit helpful for you