Our Response to COVID-19

99Degrees CEO, Brenna N. Schneider, speaks at the Governor's daily press briefing about our work with the MA Manufacturing Emergency Response Team and our shift to the production of critical PPE. 


How A Factory In Lawrence Went From

Athletic Apparel To Medical Gowns


Local Manufacturer Shifts Production To Supply Hospitals With Specialized Gowns


MBA Alumna Pivots Factory to Produce Isolation Gowns, Filling Critical COVID-19 PPE Needs

Other News
Gov Baker @ 99Degrees
Gov Baker visits on Advanced Manufacturing Tour
Why Lawrence?
Why 99Degrees is proud to work in Lawrence MA & the Everett Mill
Series A / Strategic Partnership
99Degrees Announces Strategic Partnership with Reliable Source Industrial (RSI) to Scale US Manufacturing and Better Serve Global and Emerging Premium Activewear Brands
2017 MA Manufacturing Award
Recipient of the Massachusetts Legislative Manufacturing Caucus 2017 Manufacturing Award
Senator and Congresswoman Visit
Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas and Mayor Dan Rivera visit for a tour and talk about business growth in Lawrence
Soonish Podcast on Future Factories
Future Factories with Workers Built In
PRI's The World
High-tech sewing brings a century-old Massachusetts textile mill back to life
MIT Inclusive Innovation Top Prize
The Boston Globe covers 99Custom's $125k top prize in the Humans and Machines category at MIT's Inclusive Innovation Competion
Inclusive Innovation Finalist
Finalist for the 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition in the Category of Humans & Machines
Creating Urban Tech: Berlin
Speaker at the Creating Urban Tech Summit in Berlin on the Future of Urban Industries
Boston Globe's: "New Threads"
"Young entrepreneurs, agile veterans, and transformative technologies are injecting new life into the industry...The people who are left are emblematic of the new type of manufacturing ... super flexible, high-value, customer-centric type of companies"
Boston Magazine: Power of Ideas
99Degrees Custom is named among the top 50 ideas that are shaping the way we live, work, learn and play in Boston Magazine's Power of Ideas issue.
Named 2015 Game Changer
Included among 51 people and organizations that are reshaping the way Massachusetts lives and works.   Featured beside Zipcar, CVS and Artlifting for taking new approaches to old practices.
Beta Boston: Seed Round Raised
In October 2014, we raised a seed equity round from forward thinking regional investors committed to advancing US manufacturing. Scott Kirsner of the Boston Globe covered the story.
WBUR: Lawrence Manufacturing
99Degrees Custom and our neighbors New Balance and the Merrimack Valley Sandbox, are included in an overview of innovative jobs creation efforts in post-industrial Lawrence, MA.
XConomy: Lawrence Innovation
An update on 99Degrees Custom's growth one year after winning the EforAll Accelerator award and launching production in Lawrence.
MSNBC: Cost of Cheap Labor
Following the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, we joined a panel of experts and MSNBC's Steve Kornacki to discuss the human cost of cheap labor and the way forward for apparel manufacturing.
WGBH: Greater Bostonian
Founder, Brenna Nan Schneider recognized as a WGBH Greater Bostonian for turning a historic Lawrence mill into a cornerstone of the innovation economy.
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