Bespoke Manufacturing Company brings 250 jobs to Phoenix
Bespoke Manufacturing Company (BMC) today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility in Phoenix, Arizona. BMC is a technology-driven print, cut and sew company specializing in one-of-a-kind, on-demand apparel and home fashion products. The manufacturing plant is expected to be operational by June 1, 2022 and create over 250 jobs.
BMCThe 50,000 square foot facility incorporates Kornit’s all-new Presto S Max digital printer. The printer powers multiple Gerber Z1 digital cutters and then directly into 120 of Juki’s newest electronic sewers using a fleet of Fetch Robotics AMR (Autonomous Mobile Robots). The factory has a capacity of over 5 dresses per minute.
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“We chose to build our first factory in the heart of Phoenix because of the talented sewers the city has to offer,” said BMC founder Kirby Best. “Quality is of the utmost importance. We’ve hired top-notch tailors and dressmakers from around the world who are eager to show that the United States is a competitive force in apparel manufacturing. »
BMC is an ideal manufacturing solution for apparel brands of all sizes striving to reshape their supply chain. Brands can offer custom products on demand with fast turnaround times and direct-to-consumer shipping options.
“Arizona is quickly becoming a hotbed of fashion innovation, with designers, manufacturers and distributors of all sizes making an impact,” said Sandra Watson, president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. . “BMC’s state-of-the-art facility brings another high-tech innovator to our state, and we are proud to welcome their expansion.”
“With talented fabric and consumer product innovators, Greater Phoenix continues to attract technology-focused companies and manufacturers,” said Chris Camacho, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “We are delighted to welcome BMC as the latest high-tech manufacturer to choose to expand into the region and look forward to being a partner in their continued growth and success.”
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