Industry Data & Market Research

2023 U.S. Industry Statistics & Market Forecast - Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing market size 2023
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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Average Revenue Per Employee
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Analysis of Federal Data

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following extended five-year / six-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Industry Insights

The Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing industry has undergone significant changes in recent years in response to shifting consumer demands and technological advancements. Below are key trends affecting this industry:

1. Sustainability: Consumers increasingly demand sustainably-produced clothing, driving many companies towards eco-friendly manufacturing processes and materials.

2. Automation: Automation is increasingly employed in the cut and sew apparel manufacturing process, with specialized machines and computer-aided design systems making the process faster, more efficient, and more cost-effective.

3. Customization: With the rise of e-commerce, many retailers are offering customizable clothing and accessories, allowing consumers to design their own products and have them produced on demand.

4. E-commerce: Online retail is transforming the cut and sew apparel industry, with many manufacturers selling directly to consumers through their own e-commerce channels or through online marketplaces such as Amazon or Etsy.

5. Fast fashion: Consumers are increasingly demanding trendier, more affordable clothing, leading to the rise of fast fashion. These retailers rely on quick turnaround times, low costs, and high volume production.

6. International trade: The cut and sew apparel manufacturing industry is heavily reliant on international trade, with many manufacturers outsourcing production to countries with low labor costs, such as China, Bangladesh, and Vietnam.

Overall, the cut and sew apparel manufacturing industry is rapidly evolving, with companies adapting to changing consumer demands and technological advancements to remain competitive in a highly globalized marketplace.

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Net Income
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 6%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 6%
Art and Design Workers 6%
Designers 5%
Sales and Related Occupations 7%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 13%
Production Occupations 55%
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 45%
Sewing Machine Operators 36%
Sewing Machine Operators 36%
Other Production Occupations 5%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7%
Material Moving Workers 6%
Laborers and Material Movers 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing Competitor Landscape & Key Companies [PREMIUM]

The most influential companies in the Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing industry and adjacent industries either have large market share or are developing new business models and methods that could disrupt the status quo. We look at leading and emerging companies in the Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing industry and adjacent sectors:

Market Leaders:
Direct Competitors

Companies with the largest market share, focused in this industry
Market leaders:
Diversified Competitors

Largest companies that have diversified operations in this and other industries
Direct Competitors

Innovative, Emerging, and Disruptive Companies that may influence the future direction of the industry.
Diversified Competitors

Innovators and Disruptors in adjacent industries that may also affect the Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing industry.

Government Contracts

In 2022, the federal government spent a total of $1,647,380,318 on Cut & Sew Apparel Manufacturing. It has awarded 3551 contracts to 329 companies, with an average value of $5,007,235 per company.   

Most Recent Contracts Date Total Award Amount
220 Settle St
Reidsville, NC
Jun 30, 2023$59,506