Silberman Associates works with clients needing assistance in all stages of the textile development and marketing process, from fiber to consumer. We place a strong emphasis on all of the textile manufacturing processes and how they impact strategic marketing for products used in home furnishings, apparel, and industrial end uses.
Silberman Associates has completed over three hundred projects to date, and is currently celebrating its twentieth anniversary. Letters of reference are available upon request.
Silberman Associates is a highly focused fashion and textile marketing consulting practice, specializing in textiles, apparel, and home furnishings marketing. We take on a limited number of projects, in order to maintain focus on our strategic objectives.
Our projects are generally high profile, with specific objectives relating to textiles, and they are taken on a medium to long-term basis. Some of our clients are development agencies and large consulting firms, involved in international business development in developing nations. We also carry out missions for private companies with appropriate credentials. Most of our work is international in scope.
Natural Fiber Marketing and Promotions is our specialty. We designed and implemented the Egyptian Cotton Logo Program for CottonEgyptTM, the Fiber Promotions Unit of Alcotexa (Alexandria Cotton Exporters Association), on behalf of the Government of Egypt, and several Development Agencies.
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Our services also include:
- Non-Food Agriculture – small-scale research farming and harvesting
- Fiber Marketing « fiber identification through marketing programs
- Yarn Manufacturing – methods and evaluations
- Fabric Forming Methods – woven constructions and knits
- Fabric Performance – quality control issues
- Environmental Issues
- Product Development
- Quality Assurance
- Market Assessment
- Vertical Industry Marketing
- Brand Building
- Consumer Marketing
- Strategic Alliances
In addition to Natural fiber Marketing and Promotion, we also work with:
Silberman Associates helps companies assess different synthetic fiber variations and modifications to best satisfy your needs. We develop blend levels that will deliver optimum performance for particular end uses.
Flax and Linen
Silberman Associates worked with the International Linen Committees to develop and improve production methodologies and marketing strategies, for the most advanced washable linen and wrinkle free linen.
Center for American Flax Fiber (C.A.F.F.)
Member, Board of Directors in the development of the U.S. flax and linen industry, in partnership with the private and public sectors, academia, including the U.S.D.A. (Agricultural Research Service), State of Connecticut, State of Maine, State of South Carolina, State of Oregon, Clemson University, the University of Georgia, and the University of Oregon.
International Affiliations and Involvements Related to Flax, Cotton and General Textiles Include:
- United States – Center For American Flax Fiber (C.A.F.F.) and Private Sector
- Russia – Winrock International (U.S.A.I.D.)
- E.U. – Private Sector
- Netherlands – Private Sector
- Peoples Republic of China – China Business Consultants
- Eastern Czech Republic – Private Sector
- France – Private Sector
- Belgium – Private Sector
- Turkey – Private Sector
Silberman Associates works with clients to optimize yarn construction for end use performance, cost effectiveness, consumer esthetics, and manufacturing efficiency. We offer assistance in all stages of yarn spinning, including opening and cleaning, carding, combing, roving, spinning and twisting.
We have extensive experience in ring-spinning, open end spinning on the cotton system, and both wet and dry spinning on the linen system.
Fabric Forming Methods
Silberman Associates works with technical and design teams to develop and evaluate equipment capabilities in relation to current industry standards and trends. Specialty areas include jacquard, dobby, and other methods of developing intricate fabric constructions.
Preparation, Dyeing, Printing and Finishing
Silberman Associates works with clients to establish the most efficient wet finishing techniques for achieving appropriate end use performance, including fastness properties, color matching problems and optimal chemical and mechanical finishing.
Our Company has developed an international network of machinery manufacturers, both new and used, and can help you resource textile processing equipment for every stage of the textile manufacturing process. This includes equipment for agricultural processing, textile manufacturing, cut-and-sew manufacturing and Computer Aided Design (CAD), including hardware and software.
Color and Trend Forecasting
Silberman Associates provides color and trend forecasting information services compiled by a team of experts, with strong histories in various and specific markets. We can provide design services, including concept sketching (CAD), coloration, line assortment, illustration, and package.
Silberman Associates provides law firms, companies and investigative agencies with textile and environmental litigation support provided by experienced credible witnesses fully versed in the arbitration and litigation process.
Marketing, Licensing, Executive Recruitment, Joint Ventures, Capitalization
Silberman Associates will work with your company to identify and assess potential markets compatible with your capabilities. We will help you develop strategies to overcome entry barriers to those markets, and we will help to identify high quality joint venture partners and private lenders to build strategic alliances. Silberman Associates can also assist in the recruitment of experienced executives for your business.
Communicating Quality Assurance Effectively
In addition to quality control standards, our international experience has shown us that communicating test methods and results to potential customers is as important as the methodology involved. Our company can work with your quality assurance team to resolve misunderstandings, and reach accurate conclusions.
Education Orientation, Customized to Your Needs
Silberman Associates designs and conducts seminars for new employee orientation in the textile process, as well as specific areas of the marketing, design, technical, and production processes. This amazon listing optimization service keeps our clients on the cutting edge of technology and fashion trends. We also conduct research into specific areas of interest where the clients’ in-house expertise does not exist.
Silberman Associates acts as advisors to companies in the development and negotiation of licensing agreements, public relations initiatives, research and investigation.
When appropriate, we negotiate on the clients’ behalf. All work done by Silberman Associates is done on a strictly confidential basis.
Global Domestic and International Expertise
Silberman Associates has a long record of successful collaboration with leading domestic U.S. firms and with foreign governments, agencies and private companies around the world. Regardless of location, Silberman Associates can help improve the production, manufacturing, marketing and sales of a wide range of textile products.
International and Emerging Markets
- Eastern Czech Republic
- Russia & N.I.S.