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Important information about your production and purchase quantities at 1AK 

Please note that our MOQ (= Minimum Order Quantity) is 250 pieces per colourway and style.
An example of MOQ: Assuming you want to produce a T-shirt in the colour blue, the minimum order quantity of this blue T-shirt is 250 pieces. Within these 250 blue T-shirts you can of course differentiate between different sizes. For example, you could divide the 250 T-shirts into 5 sizes. However, this only applies per colour way. If you want to produce several colours / different prints etc. of the same T-shirt style, you have to buy at least another 250 pieces each.

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Your shorts manufacturer from the Far East


Have shorts made: the many options

Want to bring your own shorts designs to market but don’t know where to have your shorts made? At 1AK, we have been able to help you with the production of all your designs since our foundation in 2007. As a clothing manufacturer from Asia, we can boast a large network of production facilities with over 6000 employees and thus offer you countless possibilities to have your shorts made. Whether you want short high waist pants, short sweatpants or practical two-layer running shorts, you can easily have all of your shorts made by us. We are also flexible with the number of shorts that you would like to have made. It doesn’t matter whether you only want a small quantity or a large quantity of shorts, we are your partner for every order. In addition, you will be provided with a contact person who speaks your language right from the start, who can answer any questions you may have if you would like us to manufacture your shorts.



The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the world`s leading standard for the processing of organically produced fibres. The seal is mainly known fort he certification of organic cotton, but is in fact applicable to all organically produced plant and animal natural fibres. Synthetically produced fibres from regenerative raw materials, such as viscose and lyocell, are not covered by it. The standard certifies the entire production process from the production oft he fibres tot he final product, as well as the supply chain under ecological and socially respnsible criteria. In principle, only textile products that consist of at least 70 percent organically produced natural fibres can receive the GOTS Label.

The amfori Business Social Compliance Initiative (amfori BSCI) is a code of conduct based on international labor standards of the ILO (International Labor Organization), which helps global companies to build ethical supply chains and to monitor and continuously optimize social standards worldwide.

SMETA, the Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit is one oft he most widely used audits for sustainable and ethical conduct in business relationsshios. It is developed and managed in the SSF (Sedex Stakeholder Forum). This certification procedure is a compilation of best practices in ethical auditing techniques and applies to the entire supply chain of a product and the processes involved. In contrast to internal measures, this externally conducted audit guarantees an independet evalutation.

The goal is socially responsible production. The seal requires compliance with social standards as well as the laws on occupational health and safety in the respective production countries. The WRAP principles are based on international workplace standards and local laws. They are also based on the conventions oft he International Labour Organization. Above all, WRAP ensures compliance with national laws. WRAP is a factory certification and is not visible on the final product.

To support the objectives of an organization, an ISO 9001-QMS documents the processes, procedures and responsibilities for achieving the quality policy and objectives. Based on eight quality management principles, the ISO 9001:2015 standard defines the way an organization works to meet the needs of its customers and stakeholders.

The algae used for SeaCell originate exclusively from the unique ecosystem of the Icelandic fjords. Rich in valuable ingredients, they contain more minerals, vitamins and trace elements than any other natural product. With their high antioxidant content, they also protect the skin from cell-damaging free radicals. The algae`s vital substances are released by the natural skin moisture and there is an active exchange between fibre and skin. This absorbs the valuable ingredients and spreads their effect in a noticeable feeling of well-being.

TOPGREEN Recycled Filament is an excellent environmentally friendly fibre based on the material of recycled post-consumer PET bottles that have been provessed into yarn by grinding, washing, melting, polymerising, spinnig and texturing.

A certificate that identifies sustainable and environmentally friendly recycling is the GRS – Global Recycled Standard. The GRS checkst he traceability of materials and environmentally friendly production, with the focus on the production oft he fibres. The intermediate stages of processing and the final product are not subject to further controls. The aim ist o create a consistent product standard for recycled products.

Bluesign is sutainability standard that aims to avoid hazardous chemical throughout the entire manufacturing process. In contrast to other seals, Bluesign involves the supplying chemical companies and the manufacturing textile industry. Products that have been processed in certified factories to at least 90 percent may carry the Bluesign seal. This means that environmentally harmful substances are excluded from the manufacturing process from the outset, so that the finished product musst meet strict consumer protection requirements wordlwide.

The Oeko-Text Standard 100, introduced in 1992, is a globally uniform testing and certification system for textile raw materials, intermediate products and end products at all stages of production. Textile products are only certified according to Oeko-Text Standard 100 if all components meet the required criteria without expetion.


1AK by your side

The 1-AK group of companies is more than just a reliable producer of textile goods, medical products and sourcing. We are a full-service company that implements your requirements and wishes and offers you a 360 ° service around your product.


Shorts for every style

Everyone needs a pair of good shorts. Be it a pair of gym shorts to be able to do sport, or just a pair of loose shorts for hot summer days. No matter what designs you have in mind, you can have all your shorts made by us. As a clothing manufacturer, we want you to be able to have the ideal shorts made for all of your customers. We can also have your shorts made in any size so we can offer each and every one of your customers the perfect shopping experience.
If you want us to manufacture your shorts, you can be sure that we only use high-quality materials and fabrics. If you want to personalize your shorts even more with prints or embroidery patterns, that is of course no problem for us. Should you have your shorts made by us, we are open to all your wishes and requirements, so that your career in the fashion industry goes entirely according to your ideas.


Unbeatable advantages

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The advantages of 1AK as your shorts manufacturer from the Far East

As a clothing manufacturer, we at 1AK attach great importance to always implementing customer requirements very precisely when they have their shorts made by us. As a service provider, we distinguish ourselves primarily through our uniquely convincing service. We think that good customer service and satisfactory support add great value and we want to set ourselves apart from the rest of the industry in which such service is not yet common. If you would like to have your shorts made by us, a permanent contact person will be at your side throughout the entire production process, who can provide you with comprehensive advice. In addition, if necessary, our team can support you in the design phase before you can have your shorts made. A detailed quality control should not be missing in the production. This is the only way we can be sure that we have shorts made that are sure to satisfy your customers. If you want to have shorts made, benefit from our many years of experience with countless customers and our fair prices. We look forward to your message.


What does 1AK stand for as a shorts manufacturer?

If you want to have shorts made by us, you can be absolutely sure that we at 1AK attach great importance to sustainability, transparency and fair working conditions. Since this cannot be taken for granted in our industry, we have set ourselves the goal of setting a good example and leading the entire industry in the right direction in these areas. We do not go into the price war that is waged between Asian manufacturers, but want to convince our customers with a long-term perspective and excellent service that they want us to produce shorts. You can be sure: we at 1AK will go the extra mile for you!


The shorts manufacturer with the bridge between East and West

If you would like to have shorts made by us, we at 1AK want to be at your side as a clothing manufacturer. This means that we forward the order to one of our numerous production facilities with over 6000 employees in order to achieve the best possible result when we have your shorts manufactured. Our headquarters are in China, but we want everything to run smoothly, despite language barriers and time differences, when our customers have shorts made by us. Therefore, a contact person is available to you during the entire production process who speaks your language and will immediately pass on all your wishes and requirements to us.
But of course you can not only have shorts made by us. We offer you a large selection of clothing items during production. Other bottoms such as jeans or leggings, tops such as hoodies, zippers or T-shirts as well as accessories such as caps or bags are no problem for us. But it doesn’t stop there, you can also have a selection of medical supplies and sourcing items made by us. So if you want to create a new style for your brand, there is no question that we will be at your side as a producer with everything you need.

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