U.S. Border Patrol Uniforms Manufactured in Mexico

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 at 10:42 am

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has granted uniform contracts to VF Imagewear, Inc., an apparel company that relies on manufacturing sites in Mexico for a “significant percentage” of its occupational garments.

The latest contract with the company was awarded on Dec. 20, 2012, to make “uniform and insignia items” for the CBP at an estimated cost of $6,157,997.57, and a ceiling of $8 million.

The CBP, which is responsible for protecting America’s borders, told CNSNews.com that items from VF Imagewear, a subsidiary of VF Corporation, are manufactured in a number of locations, “including Mexico.”

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2 Responses to “U.S. Border Patrol Uniforms Manufactured in Mexico”

  1. Cletus the Rube Hayseed on 25/25/13 at 6:31 pm

    Well why not the president is from Kenya, Indonesia, Hawaii, Chicago.