They are the first batch of clothing to be made at UA Lighthouse, a sprawling Under Armour facility that opened this summer in Baltimore. A 35,000-square-foot design and product development hub, it is an anchor of Under Armour’s attempt to figure out how to make clothing in the United States — an unusual venture in an industry where manufacturing has largely been done overseas for a generation. About 97 percent of clothing sold in the United States is imported, according to the American Apparel & Footwear Association.
"Under Armour Debuts 'Made in the U.S.' Gear — and Tests What We Think We Know About Manufacturing in America" is from the January 30, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sarah Halzack and narrated by Jenny Hoops.