WHAT'S NEW!

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. 

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How A Factory In Lawrence Went From

Athletic Apparel To Medical Gowns

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Local Manufacturer Shifts Production To Supply Hospitals With Specialized Gowns

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

Other News
Gov Baker @ 99Degrees
Gov Baker @ 99Degrees

Gov Baker visits on Advanced Manufacturing Tour

Why Lawrence?
Why Lawrence?

Why 99Degrees is proud to work in Lawrence MA & the Everett Mill

Series A / Strategic Partnership
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
2017 MA Manufacturing Award

Recipient of the Massachusetts Legislative Manufacturing Caucus 2017 Manufacturing Award

Senator and Congresswoman Visit
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
Soonish Podcast on Future Factories

Future Factories with Workers Built In

PRI's The World
PRI's The World

High-tech sewing brings a century-old Massachusetts textile mill back to life

MIT Inclusive Innovation Top Prize
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
Inclusive Innovation Finalist

Finalist for the 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition in the Category of Humans & Machines

Creating Urban Tech: Berlin
Creating Urban Tech: Berlin

Speaker at the Creating Urban Tech Summit in Berlin on the Future of Urban Industries

Boston Globe's: "New Threads"
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.