Apparel News features JCI & The North Face

Our work with The North Face and their Backyard Project Collection has been featured by Apparel News! The project focuses on being 100% Made in the USA. This latest collection has been made all from sources and manufacturers (like us!) in California.

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JC Industries is a Intertek Certified Facility

As global markets grow and expand, there are more consumers seeking safe, reliable, and, increasingly, eco-conscious products. With both international and local proficiency, Intertek brings the qualifications you need to get your products in front of the right eyes. We offer certification programs that achieve market entry into a variety of global destinations, programs for a more eco-friendly environment and also programs to verify social accountability compliance for both you and your suppliers.

Working with Intertek helps showcase and maintain products’ safety and performance attributes. Our leadership and expertise in regulatory standards and certifications keeps you ahead of changes and challenges, and our capabilities and knowledge of the process from sourcing to market position brings solutions that are efficient, cost-effective, and meet best industry practices.


JC Industries is a WRAP Certified Facility

The Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) program is the world’s largest facility-based social and environmental certification program, mainly focused on the apparel, footwear and sewn products sectors. WRAP a Voluntary Non-Profit Organization which certifies Health, Safety, Welfare measures and compliance with Govt. and other Regulatory Authorities laws and bye laws by and Apparel/Textile Unit. After months of patiently waiting and passing necessary documents, we are happy to announce that we are now an official WRAP Certified Facility! Here at JCI we are thankful to our clients for their trust in our factory. We are also thankful for our dedicated employee’s who’ve worked hard and will continue to ensure that our clients have the best quality service, premium quality products, and the best treatment you can find within Apparel Manufacturing Industry. What an honor and privilege it is to be named among the distinctive few USA manufacturing facilities who are listed as a WRAP certified facility.

WRAP certification ensures that a given factory produces goods under lawful, humane, and ethical conditions. WRAP monitors the factory for compliance with detailed practices and procedures implied by adherence to these standards:
• Prohibition of Forced Labor
• Prohibition of Child Labor
• Prohibition of Harassment or Abuse
• Compensation and Benefits
• Hours of Work
• Prohibition of Discrimination
• Health and Safety
• Freedom of Association & Collective Bargaining
• Environment
• Customs Compliance
• Security


Montebello Fire Marshall trains JCI staff on fire safety

Workplace safety is one of the main priorities for the JC Industries management staff. All employees undergo thorough training on a continual basis to ensure a safe workplace environment.


JCI relocates to the City Of Montebello

Since inception JCI has resided in the same facility located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Over the past several years as domestic manufacturing begin to decline our business was on the incline and we were literally bursting our of our seams. In 2012 meetings begin to go under way discussing how we would adjust to the growing demand of our services. After spending of 39+ years in the same location, the executive decision was made to source another facility with the capabilities to meet our clients demand.

The new home for JCI was found just outside of Downtown Los Angeles near the City of Commerce in Montebello, CA. From the ground up a bare industrial bolt warehouse was transformed into the JC Industries Corporate Headquarters. The new JCI facility comfortably accommodates our clients demand of a 1 STOP SHOP apparel resource! A 108,483 sq ft facility housing the following:

Corporate Suites
Product Development
Graphic Art Department
Sample Room
Pattern Debarment
Domestic Production Sewing Department
Silk Screen Department
Embellishment Department
Warehouse
Shipping


JCI Opens Office Overseas

JCI is growing again. We are proud to announce the opening of our overseas office. Here are pictures from our new China branch.


Photo Shoot for the Contemporary Private Label

JCI is growing again. We are proud to announce the opening of our overseas office. Here are pictures from our new China branch.


JCI finishes expansion

Yes our business is growing and we must expand in order to meet the needs of our customers. In the past few months we went under an epansion to increase the capacity of the Design and Sample Department.

In adding this new space we were very concerned about our overall consumption of energy and our enviormental impact. We decided to take action by installing sky lights for natural lighting to reduce overall consumption of energy.


JCI helps feed the homeless with Los Angeles Food Bank

JC Industries has committed its brand to efforts to relieve and ultimately end childhood hunger, in the past few months has been integrating social media into its hunger relief efforts. JC Industries connected with its employee's and began a string of extraordinarily smart and effective efforts to end child hunger. For example this year we launched a campaign in Los Angeles in which it agreed to donate food to Los Angeles Regional Food Bank at 1734 E. 41st Street Los Angeles CA 90058-1502.