Antex Knitting Mills is a vertical knitting, dyeing, printing and finishing company established in Los Angeles in 1973. The company produces approximately 1.5 million yards of fabric per week. Its traditional business is to provide fashionable knitted fabrics to the junior, contemporary, and children’s markets. Several years ago, Antex added the Antex Premier Performance division to provide technical fabrics to the outdoor and active wear markets. Antex prides itself on its flexibility in servicing its customers’ needs in providing competitively priced, high quality fabrics and quick deliveries. It is the company’s goal to service the needs of the apparel industry by offering fabrics that appeal to the fashion, lifestyle, and performance driven consumer. Antex’s highly trained staff is up to date on the latest advances in the industry and constantly strives to maintain and improve their level of expertise.
Astrologie California, the Los Angeles-based full-package apparel production company, provides its customers with trend-right design, unsurpassed quality, competitive pricing, dependability and speed to the market. No newcomer to the industry, Astrologie was founded in 2003 by Angelo Ghailian, who brings two generations’ worth of know-how, solid overseas connections, and a dedication to keeping all parts of the process – from design to manufacture – domestic whenever possible. Astrologie has grown from a cut-and-sew manufacturing operation, supplying other manufacturers who sold to retail stores, to its position today – vertically integrated, complete package garment-production company. As it has evolved, Astrologie has built up a significant number of in-house services it can provide, encompassing everything rom design to sample production, artwork development, pattern development, marking and grading, and custom production sourcing strategies.
Established in 1985, Lafayette Textiles Corp has been at the forefront of innovation in textile production and development, manufacturing fabrics for the apparel and fashion industry for 30+ years and running. With a market driven approach to textile manufacturing, the company, led by its president, Sean Zahedi, is constantly developing new fabrics to offer customers and has the most extensive collection of basic and novelty fabrics available. Lafayette is driven towards providing eco-friendly and sustainable fabric options, such as utilizing certified organic cotton yarns, Repreve’s Recycled Polyesters, Lenzing’s Tencel and Modal yarns, and R. Belda’s recycled poly cotton and recycled cotton offerings. Continuous communication, transparency and competitive lead times and pricing are the foundation of the company and how it enables its customers to grow and expand their businesses.
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