Thursday, September 17, 2015

Boston Apparel Company Gets Dept. of Defense Apparel Contract

Sterlingwear of Boston Inc., East Boston, Massachusetts, has been awarded a maximum $6,787,669 modification (P00011) exercising the second one-year option period of a one-year base contract (SPE1C1-15-D-1008) with four one-year option periods for Afghanistan national police field jackets. This is a firm-fixed-price contract. Location of performance is Massachusetts, with a Sept. 19, 2016, performance completion date. Using foreign customer is Afghanistan national police. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2015 through fiscal 2016 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Read more about Sterlingwear of Boston HERE

The contract is regulated by the "Berry Amendment" which requires domestic U.S. sourcing of textiles and clothing for the Department of Defense. Clients of Agathon Associates, subscribers to Agathon Associates' Trade Advisor Service, and students in TMD 433 at the University of Rhode Island can learn more about the Berry Amendment at You will need to enter your username and password. If you do not know your username and password email David Trumbull at

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