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 Fort Worth, Texas (December 10, 2013) – Leading global workwear brand Dickies today announced a new licensing agreement with SG Footwear, a division of SG Companies and leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of kids’ footwear in the U.S.  This most recent addition to Dickies’ extensive portfolio of licensees allows the legendary workwear brand to deliver a broad spectrum of workwear and work-inspired products including men’s, women’s, juniors’ and kids’ apparel; bags, footwear, belts, socks, medical wear, headwear and sunglasses.  Products under the license will incl

Oxnard, California (June 11, 2013) – Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company division Workrite Uniform Company, Inc., a leading provider of flame-resistant (FR) workwear worldwide, launches Workrite Canada including local sales representation, inventory and a distribution center which is all currently operational.

The launch of Workrite Canada includes the creation of a product line specifically developed to meet the Canadian standards and practices when it comes to protective clothing at the jobsite.  This new line of Workrite products includes a variety of coveralls, as well as an insulated bib, parka and hood, all made with leading FR fabrics such as UltraSoft® and Nomex®, and includes reflective tape in the CSA striping configuration. This line is complemented by a full assortment of additional Workrite® FR styles to meet the protection needs of customers in oil & gas, mining, utilities, manufacturing and fire service.

Fort Worth, Texas (June 3, 2013) – Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co., the global leader in workwear, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Cleburne, Texas-based Walls Industries. The Walls brands (Walls, Big Smith, 10X, Liberty, Duxbak) now join Williamson-Dickie’s extensive portfolio of workwear brands, including Dickies®, Workrite®, Kodiak®, Terra® and Van Moer®. The acquisition expands Williamson-Dickie’s footprint in the workwear industry and solidifies the company’s status as the leading global provider of workwear and work accessories. Financial terms of the transaction will not be revealed.

Ontario, Canada (May 24, 2013) – As ‘showrooming’ persists amongst today’s consumers, the need for a dynamic and full service website has never been more evident.  Catering to the demands of online shoppers in Canada, Williamson-Dickies Manufacturing Company division TERRA FOOTWEAR LTD. has launched a new e-commerce enabled site at www.terrafootwear.com.  Completely redesigned to promote the latest in safety footwear innovation, the TERRA website opens with high definition photography to pique one’s curiosity.  As guests navigate through the English and French sites, information is available on everything from manufacturing to technical performance features.  All TERRA styles are categorized for quick accessibility. Each style has its own landing page showcasing multi-angle photography, unique performance properties, and other shopping preferences such as size, color, and price.

Fort Worth, Texas (May 23, 2013) – Leading global work wear company Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company’s flagship brand Dickies® today announced the addition of the Garment Embroidery Service to uniform orders across the United States. The service allows for quick and effortless customization in 18 predetermined garment locations with no minimum requirement for ordering. Customers simply indicate the location for placement, provide artwork and a sample design is sent for proofing. Once the design is approved the garments are embroidered and shipped from our distribution center.

Oxnard, California (Feb 11, 2013) – Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company affiliate Workrite Uniform Company, Inc., a leading provider of flame-resistant (FR) workwear worldwide, is taking their FR garment certifications to a new level of safety: certifying a wide variety of garments to the NFPA 2112 standard and accompanying those certified garments with a visible external label—the first FR garment provider to do so.

It is more common for FR fabrics to be NFPA 2112 certified, but Workrite takes an extra step to certify the whole garment, offering one of the broadest assortments of certified garments in the industry. An extra external label being added to certified garments allows customers to be sure their employees are wearing NFPA 2112-certified garments with a quick visual confirmation (there is also the required internal label on each certified garment).

Oxnard, California (Feb 11, 2013) – Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company affiliate Workrite Uniform Company, Inc., a leading provider of flame-resistant (FR) workwear worldwide, has launched their new website with a new design and new concept: to make this website an "industry hub" for those in need of industry-specific information about FR clothing and standards. In addition to an overview of FR clothing basics and unique, company-customizable e-commerce capabilities, the new website provides a variety of interactive tools for safety managers in a variety of industries to learn more about FR – delivered in a new way.

Fort Worth, Texas (Jan. 15, 2013) – Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company’s flagship brand Dickies has announced that its occupational wear division is expanding its product offerings and geographical availability in order to more fully and efficiently serve its growing customer base.

Beginning this month, customers in the food service, hospitality and healthcare industries will now have head-to-toe uniform options available from Dickies, including juniors sizing and footwear options as well as a full range of men’s and women’s uniform apparel needs. In addition to servicing customers across the United States, the company’s occupational wear division will also now provide workwear uniform solutions for customers across Canada. Both expansions launched in early January 2013.

Fort Worth, Texas (January 10, 2013) – Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. today announced that Intradeco Apparel has been selected as the Dickies® licensee for men’s lifestyle and casualwear tops, beginning January 1, 2013. Started in 1982, Miami, Florida-based Intradeco is a recognized leader in branded product design, knit textile production and apparel manufacturing.

“Our goal with licensing endeavors is to establish categories that complement our core product and deliver what our consumers expect from the Dickies brand,” states Michael Penn, head of licensing for Williamson-Dickie’s flagship brand Dickies, “We’re excited to have Intradeco as the newest member of our licensing portfolio and are eager for them to show the marketplace why they are a dominant resource.”

Fort Worth, Texas (January 8, 2013) – Leading global work wear company Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. announces the launch of Dickies.mx, a site providing Dickies brand information to the flagship brand’s customer base in Mexico. Through the creation of the Spanish language site for Mexico, Dickies hopes to encourage broader affinity and access to Dickies’ products in Mexico, including the brand’s licensees products; many of which are available for purchase in Mexico.

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