In 1889, Carhartt Inc. was established in Detroit, Michigan by Hamilton Carhartt. Today, the company remains privately held by the Carhartt family to ensure its founder’s mission is carried through in every garment it produces.
For 125 years, Carhartt had delivered best-in-class enduring apparel that respects the hard-earned dollars of America’s hardworking people. Known for rugged construction, innovative design and exceptional standards of quality, durability and comfort, Carhartt work wear has become a legend among America’s skilled tradesmen and craftsmen.
“CARHARTT GOODS ARE NOT CHEAP FROM THE DOLLARS AND CENTS POINT OF VIEW, BUT WHEN WEAR, SERVICE, AND SATISFACTION ARE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION, THEY ARE INDEED THE BEST VALUE IN THE WORLD.”
The first products manufactured by Carhartt were overalls in duck and denim fabrics. Expanding the line from these traditional outerwear pieces, Carhartt work wear offers a variety of signature hallmarks such as premium fabrics, rugged construction, comfortable fit and details like triple-stitched main seams, and generous work-functional pockets.Carhartt is proud to serve and protect a variety of workers in many industries including construction and manufacturing along with farmers, ranchers and outdoor enthusiasts. Today, Carhartt is brought to the blue collar workers in Europe via Carhartt Europe BV in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Worldwide Carhartt employs more than 4,000 men and women.“CARHARTT WILL ALWAYS REMAIN THE BADGE OF A BETTER BUY TO THOSE WHO KNOW THE VALUE OF MONEY.”