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Essential tools for apparel manufacturing

When it comes to apparel manufacturing, having the right tools and materials is essential for producing high-quality garments efficiently. Let's explore some of the key items that are crucial for this industry.

Industrial Cutting Machines

Industrial cutting machines are a must-have for any apparel manufacturer. These machines are designed to handle multiple plies of fabrics and can cut quickly and accurately. With different types and brands available from HALCO, such as Eastman and Rasor machines, cutting bulk amounts of fabric to size is a breeze.

Rasor SW100 Cutting Machine

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Eastman Chickadee


Precision cutting tools are vital for ensuring that fabric pieces are trimmed and finished properly. By having the correct scissors for your application, you can ensure your garments are finished neatly with no fraying, loose threads or uneven edges. HALCO has a range of over 100 scissors, perfect for apparel manufacturing and feature brands such as ELK, Fiskars, KAI and more.

Pattern Making Supplies

Pattern making is a crucial step in apparel manufacturing, as it serves as the blueprint for garment construction. Pattern making supplies, including rulers and pattern paper, are essential for creating accurate and well-fitting patterns for production. Discover premium top grade pattern paper from HALCO today and create perfect patterns for your next garment.

Kraft Paper, 100m

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Fabric and Materials

Quality fabric is the foundation of any garment, so sourcing the right materials is key. In addition to fabric, materials such as zippers and hook and loop tapes are necessary for completing the garment construction process, if the garment requires them. Choosing high-quality materials ensures the durability and aesthetic appeal of the final product - HALCO stocks high performance fastenings solutions, perfect for footwear, sportswear or other apparel.

For more information and tools to create quality apparel, why not look through our range of tools and materials today. If you have any questions or want a speedy quote, get in touch with our specialist team now.


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