In the end, Fessler USA apparently could no longer swim upstream.
For many years, the family-owned state-of-the-art knitwear manufacturer seemed at once a vestige of a bygone era, as imports drove U.S. production jobs offshore, and a symbol of a revival of U.S. apparel manufacturing. Its 155,000-square-foot facility in Orwigsburg, Pa., on rural Route 61, owned by the Meck family, served as a company headquarters, a manufacturing plant, a warehouse distribution site and a hub for shipping goods to satellite sewing factories in the area.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"