Edwards has several ways for you to customize and decorate your garments to help build your brand!
Purple suitcoat? We can do it. Bring us your ideas and our design team is here to help.
We'll give you free digitizing on your logo with an order of 48 or more pieces and up to 6,000 stitches.
Edwards requires all vendors manufacturing our product provide a safe and healthy working environment for their employees and comply with or exceed all applicable local laws concerning sanitation and risk protection within their facilities. This includes:
Monitoring vendor compliance for social compliance, Edwards’ uses a combination of visits by company staff, audits by qualified third party firms, and certifications like WRAP. Worldwide Responsible Apparel (WRAP) is an independent, objective team of global social compliance experts dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane, and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education. Certified factories undergo regular checks on work conditions, adherence to social compliance standards and the execution of manufacturing in a safe, humane and respectful environment for employees. WRAP has over 2,700 factories certified worldwide, which translates to almost 2.5 million employees covered with certification in those locations.
Edwards ensures that vendors meet corporate social responsibility requirements with a combination of:
It is Edwards’ policy to provide a safe and healthful work environment for all company associates. Protecting human life from harm and property from damage is a key responsibility of every associate. The objective of our company Safety and Health Management Program is to reduce work-related accidents and illness and to promote safety and health in every task undertaken by associates. Our Safety and Health Management Program includes a comprehensive safety and health training program for all associates.
To ensure products to be safe, Edwards has defined guidelines on the materials and processes that are acceptable for their construction. Monitoring vendor compliance for product safety, Edwards uses a combination of testing in certified laboratories and certifications such as Oeko-Tek. OEKO-TEX® is worldwide, independent testing and certification system for textile products that contributes to ensuring high and effective product safety levels. Certified mill undergo extensive product checks and regular on-site visits to monitor sustainable awareness of the responsible use of chemicals and adherence to test criteria and limit values that in many cases are more strict than applicable local and international standards.
Edwards is committed to a supply chain that is capable of providing continuity of garments while minimizing the total environmental footprint of our products. We have begun the journey to take steps necessary to preserve our natural resources.
In May 2018 Edwards Garment joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), a group of nearly 200 global brands, retailers, and related organizations (non-profit environmental organizations, academic and scientific institutions) committed to improving supply chain sustainability in the apparel and textile industries. As part of its SAC membership, Edwards uses the group’s sustainability measurement tool, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain. Learn more at Apparel Coalition.
All garments produced by Edwards are Proposition 65 compliant.
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Edwards Garment has been a part of the Kalamazoo community since 1867. The company and our associates work to contribute to a stronger community. Our involvement in philanthropic groups such as United Way, American Red Cross, Goodwill Industries, Portage Firefighters and the Great Lakes Burn Camp are just a few of the many non-profit charitable organizations we work closely with. Annually, Edwards donates garments to shelters throughout the community. In addition our associates volunteer their time and energies to build a stronger community in the areas that they reside.
In May 2018 Edwards Garment joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), a group of nearly 200 global brands, retailers, and related organizations (non-profit environmental organizations, academic and scientific institutions) committed to improving supply chain sustainability in the apparel and textile industries. As part of its SAC membership, Edwards uses the group’s sustainability measurement tool, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain. Learn more at Apparel Coalition