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Manufacturing Unveiled: Distribution at Gildan

Gildan explains their final step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

After t-shirts have been sewn and inspected for quality during step three, they are finally ready to be packaged and distributed to customers, designers, and brands all around the globe.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Sewing at Gildan

Gildan explains their third step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Manufacturing Unveiled: The Making of a T-shirt

Gildan’s mini-series showcases the steps behind the making of their classic t-shirts
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Today, t-shirts have become one of the most popular wardrobe essentials, but behind the simple tee are complex global supply chains responsible for manufacturing them, and they can often be difficult to understand.

Gildan's Innovation Centre in Action During COVID-19

Q&A with Israel Salinas, VP of Global Product Management & Innovation at Gildan
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Earlier this year, Gildan joined international efforts to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the Company’s Innovation Centre, strategically located inside Gildan’s manufacturing complex in Honduras, the Company was able to leverage its state-of-the-art product-development process to help with this important initiative.

Greater Supply Chain Transparency through Vertical Integration (Infographic)

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Follow the path from cotton to end consumer, to see how owning its supply chain helps Gildan take care of the employees who make its apparel, positively contribute to local communities and reduce its environmental footprint. 

To view the infographic click here.

Gildan’s Vertically-Integrated Approach to Making Apparel Better

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Gildan’s ownership of its facilities provides it with oversight and control over almost every stage of the production process – starting with the spinning of USA cotton into yarn, to textile production, sewing and finally distribution. This vertical integration allows the company to uncover efficiencies while ensuring safe and healthy work environments for its employees, sustainable solutions in its operations and valuable contributions to its communities.

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