Work Clothing Manufacturers - Carhartt
By: The Working Man
Carhartt was established in 1889 as a family owned company and it
has remained so for four generations. Hamilton Carhartt, born in
1855, started the company in Macedon Lock, New York.
The Carhartt company originally began with Carhartt working to develop
a line of overalls for the railroad worker that would be sturdier
than any others. He then went from railroad worker to railroad
worker testing his overalls on the job until he found he had a
The company has grown ever since except for a downturn during the
depression. After the depression the company grew, expanding
operation into Canada. Carhartt clothing is still produced in the
United States and they even have their own mills to ensure that
the fabric of their clothing meets their standards. Today
Carhartt has become a recognized brand of excellence among work
wear clothing buyers and sellers.
Considering the founding principal of the company to provide
excellence above all standards, it is no surprise that the
company continues to grow even today. And now Carhartt has truly
become the symbol for rugged outdoor clothing and work wear. If
you walk into any working men's store you will find Carhartt
jackets, overalls, coveralls, denim jeans and much more on the
racks for sale.
"I believe that when a man wears an article that I manufacture,
his self-respect is increased because he knows that it is made by
an honest manufacturer, who is honest with his employees" -
Carhartt is widely known for its durable work wear clothing. You
can find outerwear, pants, jeans & shorts, bib overalls,
coveralls, shirts, sweat suits, accessories, thermal underwear
and big and tall clothing with the Carhartt label, in fabrics
from duck and denim to special types such as waterproof but
breathable for outdoor wear.
For over a century people have trusted Carhartt clothing to
perform in all kinds of hard conditions to which most clothing
would not stand up. Carhartt has been in operation for 119 years
and still to this day delivers quality, durable, comfortable work
clothes that fit and wear well.
Carhartt now has over four thousand employees and their stated
goal is to provide and continually develop a line of clothing
that encompasses the harshest of climates to lighter active wear,
and for both men and women.
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