019. On Demand Garment Manufacturing with Kirby Best

Kirby Best is the CEO of OnPoint Manufacturing, a garment manufacturer based in the United States. OnPoint is a cut and sew company specialized in customization, and they accept orders for as little as one piece. [...]
03 Nov 2020
00:33:22
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019. On Demand Garment Manufacturing with Kirby Best
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Kirby Best is the CEO of OnPoint Manufacturing, a garment manufacturer based in the United States. OnPoint is a cut and sew company specialized in customization, and they accept orders for as little as one piece.

This week, we take a deep dive into their production process. When you’re doing just one piece, who is responsible for sourcing and purchasing raw materials? Who is responsible for product development? How, exactly, does the production process work? How does OnPoint Manufacturing manage to produce efficiently and cost effectively when they’re only making one piece?

We then get into some broader questions. How does OnPoint Manufacturing’s approach differ to other manufacturers also seeking to quote-on-quote climb up the value chain? And how does producing just one of a given product affect the relationship between the manufacturer and the brand?

Want to dig deeper?

Check out this video about OnPoint Manufacturing.

Also founded by Kirby Best is Eloise.Fashion, which will officially launch in November 2020. Eloise.Fashion is a digital marketplace for the global fashion industry that provides apparel designers and brands access to the software, apps and suppliers needed to design and bring their products to market quickly, economically, and sustainably.

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Photo provided by EloiseFashion

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