PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 19, 2016) – To help employees within the automotive industry look sharp and present a professional image while on the job, one of the most recognizable brands for the automotive workforce, Dickies, is partnering with Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global provider of award-winning services in food, facilities management and uniforms, to offer a new line of automotive performance apparel called the Dickies Shop Series, it was announced today.
“We are focused on introducing innovative ways to help businesses enhance the customer and employee experience,“ said Aramark Chief Operating Officer, Brad Drummond. “The new Dickies Shop Series offers a great new collection for auto service professionals that combines style and comfort to elevate the image of any auto repair business, while inspiring confidence among customers.”
The new Dickies Shop Series collection of automotive performance apparel offers styles for both men and women in multiple colors that include long and short sleeve work shirts, long and short sleeve polos, multi-pocket performance shop pants and jackets. The line was created with flex fabric to be comfortable, stain resistant and hard-wearing.
“The partnership with Aramark is exciting; they immediately recognized the power of the Dickies brand in the automotive marketplace. Aramark can now offer the Dickies Shop Collection to new and existing uniform rental customers across the country,” said Alex Smith, Senior Vice President, Dickies Occupational Wear.
Dickies Shop Series is available to Aramark customers through its uniform rental program, which includes the pick-up, laundering and delivery of fresh uniforms weekly. A leader in the industry, Aramark provides uniform rental and uniform leasing services to more than 300,000 customer accounts nationwide from over 228 service locations and distribution centers across the United States. Aramark's full-service employee uniform solution includes design, sourcing and manufacturing, customization, cleaning, maintenance, and delivery.
About Dickies Occupational Wear
Dickies Occupational Wear, a division of Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co., is North America’s leading provider of professional grade performance workwear to the industrial laundry, uniform dealer and promotional industries. Specializing in superior quality products at an unmatched value, Dickies Occupational Wear provides durable, functional and comfortable head-to-toe uniform solutions for five key work segments: manufacturing, law enforcement, automotive, hospitality and food service under the Dickies®, Walls®, Terra® and Kodiak® brands. For more information, visit www.dickiesdelivered.com
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world with food, facilities, and uniform services. Because our culture is rooted in service, our employees strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. Aramark has been named to DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list, the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity,” the HRC’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” and scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.