Operational since 1990, Traverse Bay Manufacturing is one of the leading family-owned textile companies in North America. It manufactures and distributes a range of apparel and bags for retailers, such as L.L.Bean, Lands' End, Cabela s and Cabela's. The company also serves clients in the government sector. Traverse Bay Manufacturing operates a more than 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility that is equipped with over 100 single- and multi-needle sewing machines, cutters, sergers, flat seamers, tackers and spreading tables. Its capabilities include design, cutting and sewing. The company employs nearly 100 people.