It’s no secret that reshoring – the term used for a resurgence of homegrown manufacturing – is a hot topic. And no one knows more about it than Kathy Cheng, President of Redwood Classics Apparel.
As Redwood Classics leads the push for reshoring apparel manufacturing here in Canada, Kathy is often asked to provide her thoughts on why this is such an important movement. Recently, she chatted with Now Toronto about George Brown College’s brand new sustainable fashion program.
“Brands are finding there’s quality control in being made locally. Communication is easier, problems are solved more quickly, shipping time and the use of fossil fuels in getting the product to you are reduced,” Kathy told Now Toronto.
Read more about reshoring – and why Kathy believes it’s the future of apparel – right here.