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Makers' Row, made in the U.S.A., New York City, New York, NYC, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, online tools, Matthew Burnett, Tanya Menendez, Scott Weiner

Makers’ Row wants to make it easier for businesses to produce their goods in the United States. The New York City-based startup has launched an online database that seeks to provide “unparalleled access” to industry-specific factories and suppliers across the country. Its first offering, which targets apparel and accessory manufacturers, couldn’t have come at a better time. From automobiles to Apple computers, a “made in the U.S.A.” renaissance is sweeping the nation for the first time in decades. We caught up with founders Matthew Burnett and Tanya Menendez to learn about the impetus for their project, their plans to demystify domestic manufacturing, and the company’s mission to get long-shuttered assembly lines humming once more.

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