L. C. King Manufacturing Company

American heritage workwear since 1913

L. C. King Manufacturing has been making workwear in Bristol, Tennessee since 1913. Overalls, chore coats, carpenter jeans, and much more. Our iconic line is Pointer Brand. Owned by a fourth generation King (Jack), L. C. King Mfg. Co. may be the oldest continuously operating family owned garment factory in America.

We have collaborated with designers from around the world including Junya Watanabe. We export custom workwear products to Japan as our authentic Made in USA heritage is a great selling point. Marc Nelson Denim is one of our latest project where we make selvedge Denim jeans from his... (more)

Ideation

Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.

Pattern-Making

Pattern makers will make a blueprint of your idea. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.

Materials

Material suppliers will provide you with the raw materials and components of your end product.

Sample-Making

Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.

Tooling

Tooling factories produce custom tools that accelerate the production time of the end product.

Production

These factories will mass produce your designs.