Workwear Outfitters Begins New Era as a Stand-Alone Company

Posted July 23, 2021 at 1:23 pm

Workwear Outfitters™, Nashville, TN, formerly known as VF Workwear, recently completed its sale to Redwood Capital Investments LLC, according to a news release.

“We are excited to begin this new chapter as the leader in workwear apparel and footwear,” said Chris Holcombe, CEO of Workwear Outfitters. “We’ve built a portfolio of strong brands that have excelled for more than 100 years, but we believe that the best is still ahead of us. Our partnership with Redwood is a great match that allows us to significantly invest in our current brands and to expand into new areas. We are still firmly committed in our purpose to champion and empower workers who make our world work better.”

Workwear Outfitters is a leading provider of work apparel and footwear in industries such as automotive, manufacturing, oil and gas, utilities, government, food services, telecommunications, hospitality and many more. The sale was completed on June 28, with the terms undisclosed.

Workwear Outfitters employs more than 5,800 people in facilities spanning the globe. Brands under the Workwear Outfitters umbrella include Red Kap®, Bulwark®, VF Solutions®, Kodiak®, Terra®, Walls®, Liberty®, Work Authority®, Workrite® Fire Service, Chef Designs® and Horace Small®. Workwear Outfitters also is the exclusive licensee for Dickies® apparel in the B2B channel.