"We design, cut, sew and ship directly to you."

Apparel Manufacturing

Lark Enterprises, Inc. provides people with disabilities the opportunity for employment in highly desirable positions in apparel manufacturing, while exceeding our customers’ expectations.  We accomplish this through technology and innovation. Our design team utilizes state-of-the-art technology to create to your specification.

Lark uses Gerber Technology’s innovative AccuMark® software, the gold standard for intelligent pattern design, grading, marker making and production planning software.  The use of AccuMark® allows us to increase productivity and accelerate time to market. Our AccuMark® software allows us to build the pattern, size to specification and send to our automated Gerber cutter to ensure quality throughout the process.

Our commitment to automated and semi-automated technology extends to our selection of the right garment assembly system for our manufacturing process.  The most common sewing quality problems like seam puckering, layer displacements or problems with product fit are a direct result of built-in weaknesses and process engineering of the traditional sewing machine and currently applied sewing technology.  Lark’s use of automated and semi-automated sewing machines ensures a quality product each and every time. Our aim is to employ technologies for efficient manufacturing solutions that allow for improved quality, cost reduction and fast response for our consumer market.

 

Our commitment to quality through automation and cutting-edge technology allows us to set up for your small or limited run productions, design changes or your long-term production runs.

We can meet your custom product requirements, including:

  • Prototyping and development
  • Product design and adjusting
  • Complex garment construction
  • Special measurement sizing
  • Pattern development and digitization
  • Automated cutting systems
  • Small and limited run production cycles
For further information, please contact:
Dave Freshcorn

Director of Production

Office:  724-658-5676
Fax:  724-658-6464
Email:  dfreshcorn@larkent.org

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Through the generous support of donors like you, Lark Enterprises, Inc. has been providing day services to individuals with disabilities since 1957. Because of you, we are able to offer real work experiences and high-quality, cost-effective services and supports for individuals from western Pennsylvania. Each year, Lark supports over 300 people with disabilities to reach their vocational and social goals. With community support, “doors” to employment and social engagement open for all individuals with disabilities, no matter their challenges. Your gift allows us to think “outside the box” as we support the employment and social endeavors of these individuals.

Endowment Fund

Lark’s Endowment Fund has been established to allow Lark to further our operating processes. This fund supports our mission through the income generated by the Fund’s capital investments. Your donation to Lark’s Endowment Fund ensures the long-term financial health of our agency and our ability to reach the needs of the people we support.

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General Fund

Lark’s General Fund contains the resources to sustain the day-to-day activities of our agency. Your donation to Lark’s General Fund ensures that funding is available for the everyday needs of the agency and the people we support.

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Capital Fund

Lark’s Capital Fund contains the resources for our special projects that go beyond the day-to-day activities of our agency. This fund allows us to reach the special needs of the individuals we support through major capital purchases. Your donation to Lark’s Capital Fund ensures funding is available for major purchases for facility maintenance, programming needs and supplies, and major equipment.

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