PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carhartt, America's premium work wear brand since 1889, will be awarding its legendary sandstone duck Detroit Jacket to recipients of Slamdance film awards. Carhartt is a Major Sponsor of the Slamdance Film Festival. Award winners will be announced at the annual Closing Night Awards Ceremony at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City, Utah.
The jackets will feature special embroidery on the chest featuring the Slamdance logo. Made in the USA, Carhartt's Detroit jacket is constructed of rugged 12-ounce, 100% cotton duck, and features a blanket lining in the body and quilted nylon lining in the sleeves. There's a corduroy top collar with under-collar snaps to attach an optional hood. Inside, there's a welt pocket and outside there are two large front pockets and a zippered left-chest pocket.
"Our founder, Hamilton Carhartt, created this company 124 years ago for hardworking tradespeople and craftspeople; great Americans who use their hands to make, build, grow, repair and craft," said Tony Ambroza, vice president marketing. "Slamdance is an organization that is all about supporting independent artists who have the desire and talent to tell authentic stories. Carhartt has been telling authentic stories since 1889."
As a year-round organization, Slamdance serves as a showcase for the discovery of new and emerging talent and is dedicated to the nurturing and development of new independent artists and their cinematic vision. Slamdance continues to live by its mantra: "By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers."
About Carhartt, Inc
Established in 1889, Carhartt is a global premium work wear brand with a rich heritage of developing rugged apparel for workers on and off the job. Headquartered in Dearborn, Mich., with approximately 4,400 employees worldwide, Carhartt is privately owned and managed by the descendants of the company's founder, Hamilton Carhartt. For more information, visit www.carhartt.com.