When it comes to buying and making new bar shirts, it can be tricky to know where to source them from. You know that you can save in the short-term by outsourcing to international manufacturers, but there’s also a moral and ethical conundrum that comes with that decision. At Shirt Agency, we have four great reasons why you should buy USA-based screen-printer shirts.
Quality of goods
There’s somewhat of a stigma that’s attached to foreign-made goods and it’s important to understand that this isn’t something that’s unsubstantiated. USA-based manufacturing companies are held to a higher standard than those overseas in places like China and India. This means that while the initial cost of garments made overseas is lower, the end cost of domestic products will be lower because it lasts longer as you’ll have a lower cost per use.
Promoting American jobs
Anytime you shop and buy USA-based products, you’re promoting American jobs. This is true not only in the present but also in the future. When you support American companies it has a trickle-down effect that allows companies to continue to grow. As a result of growth, companies are able to hire more employees and provide more jobs to their local economy.
Reduce your carbon footprint
shipping from Asia, factory emissions standards
When you buy USA-based screen-printer shirts, you’re supporting companies that are required to abide by USA manufacturing standards. Laws require that factories meet specific standards for labor (we’ll get there in a minute) and emission standards. When you buy custom bar shirts from a company that uses USA-based manufacturers, you’re contributing to a company that is dedicated to producing with a minimal carbon footprint.
In addition to reduced carbon emissions at factories, you’re encouraging reduced emissions with product transport as well. Shirts that come from overseas come with a massive increase in emissions compared to those that are produced stateside. You can feel confident that your domestic products are more eco-friendly and ultimately minimize your carbon footprint.
Human rights and labor standards
There are large clothing companies that have been slammed over the years for employing foreign factories with extremely poor standards. These factories have been found to be in violation of human rights and general labor standards by underpaying and overworking employees in awful working conditions. Factories based in the US are required to meet labor standards that far exceed those overseas. You can be confident that your shirts are made in a factory that ensures its employees are paid fairly and taken care of. Buying new bar shirts from USA-based screen-printer shirts promotes fair labor practices.
Buy USA-based shirts with Shirt Agency
At Shirt Agency, we’re proud to offer USA-based screen-printer shirts that come with a USA-made tag. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with creating new bar shirts. You can reach our team by calling 213-358-6593, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you.