ASTRO Apparel, Inc is owned by James Alperin, has a staff of more than 40 individuals in its administrative
headquarters and distribution center in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The sale and merchandising divisions employ
sales staff located in New Jersey, New York City, Cincinnati, Detroit and Lost Angeles and work with several
independent sales representatives across the nation. ASTRO maintains productions control facilities in the Dominican
Republic and also directs the importation and manufacturing of tailored clothing, outerwear, men's dress and
sportswear trousers, woven and knit shirts and school uniforms including pants, jumpers, and skirts from other
major apparel manufacturing centers across the world. ASTRO sells apparel to a wide spectrum of retailers
including discount, specialty and department stores. ASTRO's commitment to its customers is demonstrated by its
ISO-9001:2008 certification demonstrating its commitment to environmental management.
ASTRO's hub in Scranton, Pennsylvania is the operations, administration and distribution center for all of the company's apparel merchandising divisions. ASTRO is located in a 120,000 square foot multi-story brick building. In 2000, the firm acquired and renovated an adjacent connected warehouse with an additional 36,000 square feet of distribution space. The buildings are leased from an affiliated partnership.
The Scranton facility houses accounting, credit, information technology, order processing, production and inventory control as well as the majority of the distribution (receive, store, pick and pack) activities for all of the merchandising and sales divisions.
ASTRO Apparel also subcontracts out distribution services with independent warehouses in Los Angeles, CA and Secaucus, NJ.