PHILADELPHIA, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) delivers experiences that enrich and nourish people's lives through innovative services in food, facilities management, and uniforms. United by a passion to serve, our 270,000 employees make a meaningful difference each day for millions of people in 21 countries around the world. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, rated number one among Diversified Outsourcing Companies, as well as among the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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