CHECK THE TAG
Another way to buy American is to check the tag for apparel made in our hemisphere. Track the textile journey of this pair of pants made with U.S. fiber, yarns and fabrics and sewn in Mexico.
FIBER IS GROWN OR MADE
Cotton, polyester and other fibers are grown and produced in the U.S.
FIBERS MADE INTO YARN
Fibers are turned into yarn at manufacturing facilities across the U.S
YARN WOVEN INTO FABRIC
Yarn then is woven or knit into fabric in U.S. facilities.
FABRIC SEWN INTO PANTS
U.S. fabric is exported to Central America and Mexico where it is sewn into pants and then
shipped back to the U.S. with the ‘Made In’ tag from that country.
PANTS SOLD AT RETAIL
From U.S. coast to coast, pants are purchased at retail.