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									DECEMBER 2004

THE FASHION, APPAREL AND TEXTILES INDUSTRY CLUSTER IN NEW YORK STATE
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Ten percent of national employment in Fashion, Apparel and Textiles is in New York State Statewide, the Fashion cluster employed 122,000 people in 2001 at 9,618 establishments. New York City’s Fashion, Apparel and Textiles employment is almost three times as much as would be expected from national level employment patterns. Nearly half of New York City’s employment in the Fashion, Apparel and Textiles employment is in apparel manufacturing. About one third is in apparel wholesaling. The Mohawk Valley also has significantly more employment than would be expected from its population, with about 3,500 workers in the Fashion, Apparel and Textiles industry cluster. Most of the region’s employees in this cluster are employed by textile mills.

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Definition New York’s Fashion, Apparel and Textiles cluster groups several industries involved in the production of textiles, clothing, (including leather goods and footwear), jewelry and accessories. NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) 313 Textile mills (fiber, fabric, and textile and fabric finishing mills) 314 Textile product mills (carpet and rug mills, curtain and linen mills, and drapery mills) 315 Apparel manufacturing (apparel knitting mills, cut and sew apparel manufacturing and apparel accessories) 316 Leather manufacturing (leather and hide tanning, footwear manufacturing and other leather manufacturing) 339911 Jewelry manufacturing 339914 Costume jewelry manufacturing

339993 Fastener, button, needle and pin manufacturing 4243 Apparel, piece goods and notions merchant wholesalers New York State Profile – Fashion, Apparel and Textiles

Sub-Cluster Employment
30.0%

New York State Percentage of National Employment

Apparel Wholesalers, 36,480 , 30%

Textile Mills, 17,549 , 14%

25.0% 20.1% 20.0%

23.9%

15.0%

12.7%

10.0%

Jewelry & Misc, 10,832 , 9% Leather Goods & Footwear, 3,128 , 3%

Apparel Mftring, 54,078 , 44%

5.3% 5.0% 3.3%

0.0% Textile Mills Apparel Mftring Leather Goods & Footwear Jewelry & Misc Apparel Wholesalers

Regional Location Quotients
3.50 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.50 1.00 0.63 0.50 0.00 Capital Region Central NY Finger Lakes Long Island MidMohawk New North Southern Western Hudson Valley York City Country Tier NY 0.49 0.23 0.37 0.59 0.62 0.45 0.28 2.90

Employment by Region

Western NY, 2,650, 2%
2.26

Capital Region, 2,053, 2%

Central NY, 745, 1% Finger Lakes, 1,957, 2% Long Island, 7,049, 5% Mid-Hudson, 4,629, 4% Mohawk Valley, 3,474, 3%

Southern Tier, 776, 1% North Country, 736, 1%

New York City, 97,999, 79%

Businesses in the Fashion, Apparel and Textiles industry cluster employed 122,000 people in New York State in 2001. Firms in the apparel manufacturing sub-cluster employed the largest number of New Yorkers, with 54,078 workers. Apparel wholesalers were the second largest segment, with 36,480 employees. New York had nearly 24% of national employment in apparel wholesaling. The state had more than 20% of employment in jewelry manufacturing, and more than 12% of national employment in apparel manufacturing. Regionally, New York City was the most important center of Fashion, Apparel and Textiles employment in New York State, with 79% of employment in the state. New York City employment in the cluster was 97,999 in 2001. New York City employment was almost three times as great as would be expected.

Next largest in cluster employment was Long Island, with 7,049 employees, followed by the Mid-Hudson region, with 4,629 and the Mohawk Valley, with 3,474. Mohawk Valley Fashion employment was 2.26 times greater than would be expected from its population.

New York City
New York City Establishments Employees Location Quotient
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Textile Mills Apparel Mftring Leather Goods & Footwear Jewelry & Misc Apparel Wholesalers 703 2,988 100 660 3,668 8,443 47,322 1,384 9,168 31,681 0.57 4.03 0.84 6.18 7.52

New York City has a concentration of employment in three fashion sub-clusters that is greater than would be expected from its population. o New York City had 47,322 employees in apparel manufacturing in 2001, four times the number that would we would expect to find based on its population. o New York City had 31,681 workers in apparel wholesaling, 7.5 times the number that would be expected o New York City had 9,168 workers in the jewelry and miscellaneous goods subcluster, more than nine times what would be expected.

Among the leading fashion, apparel and textiles companies found in New York City are:
BERGDORF GOODMAN, INC. CHARACTER FOUNDATIONS, INC. COACH, INC COURTAULDS TEXTILES US INC DONNA KARAN INTERNATIONAL INC FOOT LOCKER RETAIL, INC FOOT LOCKER, INC. GRACE HOLMES INC JEANJER-LTD KELSO INVESTMENT ASSOC V LP KNIGHT APPAREL CORPORATION LINTEX LINENS, INC LIZ CLAIBORNE, INC LIZ CLAIBORNE, INC LIZ CLAIBORNE, INC POLO RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION RAINBOW USA INC RUBIE'S COSTUME COMPANY INC NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK BROOKLYN RICHMOND HILL

Mohawk Valley
Mohawk Valley Textile Mills Apparel Mftring Leather Goods & Footwear Jewelry & Misc Apparel Wholesalers Establishments 37 19 37 2 20 Employees 2091 275 804 13 291 Location Quotient 3.13 0.52 10.78 0.19 1.52
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The Mohawk Valley had about 3,500 workers employed in the Fashion, Apparel and Textiles industry cluster in 2001.

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The region’s cluster employment was most concentrated at textile mills, with more than 2,000 workers. Employment in this sub-cluster was more than three times what would be expected from the Mohawk Valley’s population. The production of leather goods and footwear is also important in the Mohawk Valley, with 804 workers at area companies. The region has nearly eleven times the number of employees in this sub-cluster that would expected from its population.

Among the leading fashion apparel and textile companies in the Mohawk Valley are:
CONTINENTAL CORDAGE CORP GEHRING TRICOT CORPORATION KNOWLTON NONWOVENS INC STURGES MANUFACTURING COMPANY UTICA CONVERTERS INC WATERBURY FELT COMPANY, INC CAZENOVIA DOLGEVILLE UTICA UTICA UTICA ORISKANY


								
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