Uniforms Manufacturing Colombia
Uniforms manufacturing in Colombia have experienced a production increase during the last years. As the worldwide market is growing, Colombian textile factories and fabric companies have developed new technologies to keep up with the market´s growth. According to the National Department of Statistics (DANE), the exports for the technical clothing manufacturing market were around 71.5 million dollars in 2018. This meant a 7.1% growth in respect of the previous year. In the same way, a research Study held by Trademap stated that by 2021, 19% of the worldwide population will be over 65 years old. This shows a growth opportunity for this market, as the demand is expected to grow in the following years.
Colombian clothing brands and fabric factories have acquired cutting edge technology to improve the manufacturing processes and innovate in the production of intelligent fabric and garments. The Colombian textile industry has been characterized during the last years for its advances in the production of a high technology UV filter, antibacterial, biodegradable, and repelling fabrics. Many of these fabrics are used by clothing manufacturing companies to produce garments like nursing scrubs, medical scrubs, scrub uniforms or medical uniforms, and other medical protective clothes.
Another segment that has shown great growth potential within the technical garments is kitchen wear. Quality is the main reason for customers within this segment buy Colombian fabric and garments. Therefore, kitchen uniforms, kitchen aprons, chef pants, chef aprons, disposable coveralls, and others are required by this specific niche.