The Manufacturing Report

Reopening Dozens of LA Factories, Sports Manufacturer StringKing Makes a COVID Comeback

Episode Summary

When 95 percent of sports equipment and apparel manufacturer StringKing's business was lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the LA-based company quickly pivoted to PPE production. Within a six-week period, the company went from having two garment workers to 1,200. In this episode, StringKing Co-Founder Jake McCampbell shares how his company mobilized dozens of LA garment factories to meet the surging need for PPE and the lessons he's learned in the process. Photo courtesy of StringKing