99 Degrees Custom (99C)
Class: 2013 Winter Accelerator
A custom build-to-order apparel manufacturing company that supports the rise of "me-commerce." Built on lean manufacturing principles and innovative production practices, we aim to be the manufacturing solution for the future of retail. Our company serves as a bridge between the local workforce and high-paying advanced manufacturing careers. We train excellent manufacturers with transferable skills and lean manufacturing expertise. Our training and benefits models are designed with our team's economic mobility in mind. Our team works up and out within five years into jobs that pay family-supporting wages and fuel our innovation economy.