Trim Q&A

 Who is TrimLab?

TrimLab is a group of world-class fastener/trimmings companies who joined forces in NYC’s Garment District to serve our existing customers, as well as young, entrepreneurial and established small/medium sized, design-oriented apparel, accessory and home furnishing companies. We are business-to-business only.

Our current participating companies include industry experts AGH Trimsource, Fastech Asia, Leader Thread, Precision Custom Coatings, Decorative Trimmings and V Shapes Moulders, with more expected to be added to the roster in the coming months. We offer YKK zippers and custom/logo zipper pulls; metal/plastic findings and fasteners for sportswear, lingerie and swimwear; bra cups and foam shapes; interlinings; specialty threads; elastics; notions and design room supplies. (

Who do you sell your fasteners/trim to?

TrimLab is business-to-business only. Minimums may apply though each of the TrimLab participating companies is committed to doing everything possible to help start-up and emerging design companies with their fastener/trim needs.

What makes TrimLab unique?

With hundreds of years of combined experience, the participating companies have factories in the U.S. and around the world. Now, through TrimLab, we offer designers the rare convenience of sampling and customizing a wide selection of high quality products in one comfortable, inspiring location. At TrimLab, we draw on our vast experience to provide highly personalized guidance to ensure you achieve your signature look while also selecting the correct product for application and avoiding costly problems in the production process. We are with you every step of the way.

My business is not in New York and I don’t get there often. Can I still work with TrimLab?

When you get to New York, please do visit us. To answer your question, yes, you can still work with Trimlab. When you contact us, we would ask some questions to understand your needs. Once those needs are established we would then advise how best we can be of service to you. We have been very successful in satisfying businesses worldwide. Please visit our website at!

I’m a fastener/trim company. How do I join the TrimLab team?

In an effort to make TrimLab the premier resource for designers’ fastener/trim needs, we are always on the lookout for additional fastener/trim companies and manufacturers to join the TrimLab team. For more information, please contact Dave Finkelstein at or 212-643-7333.

I’m a designer in need of fasteners/trim. How do I contact the TrimLab team?

We’d love to hear from you! We encourage you to call or stop by our showroom to learn how we can help with your fastener/trim needs. For information or to set up an introductory appointment or visit to the TrimLab showroom!

The TrimLab Showroom
252 W. 37th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10018

For any other questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out: 


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