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FURNITURE manufacturers and suppliers

I'd like furniture suppliers and manufacturers, including home decor.
Tanya, 15.11.2012, 18:58
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I'd be interested in making tech accessories. Classic toys and board games would be kind of neat too.

Scott, 17.11.2012, 11:25
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I'd like to see a lot more listings for fabrication (with all types of materials): CNC routing, laser cutting, tool and die making, forging, etc.

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makersrow, 04.12.2012
thank you for your feedback! some of those we can input right away, which we will work on, and some of those we will be including in the next industry we expand to!
Erik, 27.11.2012, 11:11
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I would like to see beauty, bath, and cosmetics!

Kaylin, 16.11.2012, 13:16
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"This site is amazing! Incredibly intuitive, beautifully laid-out and chock-full of awesome information!

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makersrow, 04.12.2012
thank you!
Jennifer McFadden, 24.10.2012, 18:46
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I make a few novelty products, at www.awkwardengineer.com. Sourcing an injection molder was a true challenge. I attended a tradeshow, www.d2p.com, and found that there were dozens of injection molders in the area, small businesses, that had absolutel

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makersrow, 04.12.2012
Hello! We just launched on October 24 and will be expanding into new categories and industries soon! Thanks for your feedback! We are very excited to expand into new industries too :)
Sam, 29.11.2012, 12:18
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I think you should stick to strictly usa for the carbon foot print impact and maybe a section of factories that deal with fair trade and are sustainable in some way

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makersrow, 04.12.2012
thank you for the feedback!
Bianca Cortinas, 04.12.2012, 02:09
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Cabinet fabrication shops!

I need to be able to reliably source cabinet fabricators local to my kitchen & bath projects, which are all over the US. I started my own modular cabinet line called Besh, which would be easily produceable by most CNC equipped cabinet shops. I'm...
Becky Shankle, 12.02.2013, 09:38
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this is soooo helpful! thanks so much- great layout too!

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makersrow, 04.12.2012
thank you!
eliseavera, 19.11.2012, 18:51
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Please include minimums in company information.

Please include minimums in company information.
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makersrow, 04.12.2012
Hello! We do include minimums for some manufacturers and suppliers (you can find it under the "capabilities" tab) and we are working on including more and making it easier for you to find, thank you!
Novella, 01.12.2012, 13:20
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Faster Response of Manufacturers

I've contacted 5 manufacturers and only 1 has replied back. I would love to shop around more to choose who is the best to work with - but it's tough when the responsive rate is low. Is there a way to engage a middle man from your end to nudge...
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makersrow, 11.01.2013
Hi Ryan! Thanks for your feedback. Would you mind sending me an email with the manufacturers that haven't responded. For most manufacturers, calling is best in order to get the relationship going. Feel free to email me with any follow up questions: info@makersrow.com
Ryan Romero, 11.01.2013, 04:19
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Bags, backpacks, technical outdoor equipment please!!

Looking for factory or specialized manufacturer of Backpack using waterproof materials. Maybe could include Mil Spec manufacturers. Currently don't see many bags and backpack links on the site.
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makersrow, 18.02.2013
Hi Jeff! Thanks for your feedback! Have you checked the category sportswear? http://makersrow.com/search?q=sports&cat=16&state=&sort=relevant&view_type=grid&page=1

Also feel free to contact me at info@makersrow.com to discuss further!
Jeff Samaripa, 14.02.2013, 13:40
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Like to see printed circuit board manufacturers

There are many electronic distributors cum manufacturers. Will like to see more small, regional manufacturers.
Tom, 12.02.2013, 09:34
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This website is incredible. Nicely designed and full of helpful information. I just wish it was around 2 years ago when I was first starting my business.

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makersrow, 04.12.2012
thanks!
Julia Cation, Darlington Originals, 08.11.2012, 22:15
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Any ideas where I can find Gyricon rubber sheets for printing?

Looking for printable silicon sheets once made by Gyricon
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makersrow, 04.12.2012
Hello! We currently do not list those suppliers specifically, however if we come across any we will let you know! What is the use case for this?
Jan, 26.11.2012, 17:07
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I would like to see factories everywhere, not just in the US

I would like to see factories everywhere, not just in the US
Helge Qvam, 27.11.2012, 05:13
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This site is fantastic! I'd love to see book and poster printers, similar to http://www.inkerlinker.com/

jess smart smiley, 11.12.2012, 10:30
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I only wish I had a resource like Maker's row when I first started my handbag line. It took many hours of time and travel to find the right manufacturer and suppliers. I produce in the USA and have been asked by so many current and aspiring designe

Thank you to Maker's Row!
Christina Castillo Wright, 08.01.2013, 12:58
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First off...this site is FABULOUS. Would love to see specific machines that sewing contractors have, esp if they have specialized equip, hard to find equip or if they specialize in knits vs. wovens

For example, there is an endless list of factories that i have access to through various vendors i'm already working with...pattern drafters, designers etc. They can all give me referrals...but its still a lot of work to call each and try to get...
Lorilee, 12.02.2013, 11:18
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Thank you for this wonderful site, it is very helpful, however , I think focusing on Garment manufacturing and services for the garment industry will be a good idea.

zack, 12.02.2013, 12:08
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A community forum page would be great, where people can ask and answer questions about factories, design process, etc. Love your site already, thanks!

It would be super helpful to have a forum page on your site. I think your site is an invaluable resource for designers at any level/ stage, and you could bring it to the next level by offering a community space for people to exchange direct...
Response from the site administrator
makersrow, 22.02.2013
Hi Margaret, thanks so much for this feedback, we are discussing this amongst the Maker's Row team, and will update you! Are you interested in participating in our private beta testing new features? If so, please email me at tanya@makersrow.com

Thanks!
margaret armstrong, 21.02.2013, 19:52
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IDEA MANUFACTURER

I'd love to see an Idea Manufacturer. Someone needs some collaboration, they go to your Idea Manufacturers who have registered profiles with a set number of keywords that they feel confident to collaborate with. Ratings/Reviews are...
Shawn , 05.03.2013, 01:39
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How can American companies contact you to have their companies featured on your website?

How can American companies contact you to have their companies featured on your website?
Beth Dean, 30.04.2013, 09:34
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