Featuring at SEMA 2014: Work Shirts and Shop Pants

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Featuring at SEMA 2014: Work Shirts and Shop Pants

At SEMA this year, be sure to stop by our booth to check out some of our featured products. From favorite work shirts, to shop pants, to custom embroidery, we’re sure to have just what you need for your business. Keep reading for a closer look at what we’ll be featuring at our SEMA booth. Continue reading

Automotive Workwear: What We Sell

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Automotive Workwear: What We Sell

As evidenced by our name, we sell a lot of workwear for the automotive industry. We are the nation’s largest distributor for Red Kap, and have a passion for providing high quality, affordable workwear. However, we actually sell to many more industries than just automotive. Not only do we provide technician shirts, shop pants, and coveralls, but we also offer chef pants, chef coats, aprons, housekeeping apparel, and more. If you look on the left hand side of our website, you’ll find a list of categories, detailing all the different kinds of work clothing we offer. Starting with Automotive Workwear, and moving down to High Visibility, and on down to Security & Police, you are sure to find exactly the workwear you need. Let’s take a quick look at a few of the items and garments you’ll find for sale on our website.

Belts & Caps

Whether you’re wearing shop pants, jeans, or shorts, there’s a good chance that you’ll need a good belt. Fortunately for you, we have just the thing. A customer favorite, our 100% leather, “no scratch” buckle belt can be found by the order code: AB12BK. Measuring at 1.5 inches wide, the “no scratch” buckle allows you to comfortably wear this belt on the job. In the Belts & Caps category, you’ll also find another favorite belt and a couple caps that are perfect for a number of jobs.

Flame Resistant

Under the Flame Resistant category you will find information about our Bulwark FR workwear, as well as all the options available. Bulwark is a leader in flame resistant technology, offering the best and safest workwear for jobs that require secondary protection. While we offer FR pants, sweatshirts, shirts, and jackets, be sure to also check out our coveralls. The CEC2 is one of our best selling FR coveralls. Made from Excel-FR cotton, this garment is available in four colors, and is HRC level 2, as well as Arc Rating ATPV 11.2 calories/cm2. This coverall is also NFPA 2112 compliant. Before ordering flame resistant workwear, make sure that you know what safety regulations you need to meet and comply with.

Medical Lab Coats

Under the Medical Lab Coats category, you’ll find carefully crafted Red Kap lab coats that are made from performance blend fabrics and designed to keep you clean on the job. We have both knee length and waist length coats available, as well as a variety of colors. One of our best sellers is the unisex Basic White Counter Coat. See it up close with the order code: 4010WH. Made from twill fabric, with a three button closure and one piece notched lapel, this workwear garment looks sharp and helps you do your job well. This garment features a left breast pocket, as well as two lower pockets.

The above categories are just some of the many options we have available on our website. If you need workwear, you’re sure to find exactly what you need on our website. We offer custom embroidery for all our garments, so consider adding your logo or employee name to your order.

Starting a School Program: Technical School Uniforms


Starting a School Program: Technical School Uniforms

At Automotive Workwear, we sell many different workwear options, including automotive, chef, and flame resistant uniforms. If your school or organization is looking for an easy way to outfit students, starting a school program with us is the best way to easily get what you need. Our Red Kap garments are all available, and can easily be customized with your school logo. Customized shirts, jackets, and coveralls are a great way to give your uniforms a professional edge. Let’s look at a few popular uniform choices for various school programs.

Motorsports Short Sleeve Shirt

This sharp looking work shirt is available in three color options: black with silver trim, navy with red trim, and navy with postman blue trim. It’s made from a poplin fabric, with TouchTex II technology, giving it a comfortable, soft feeling, but keeping it as tough and durable as you need the shirt to be. With a soil release and wickable finish, this shirt is a favorite for school uniforms and on the job. The closure features five buttons with a snap at the neck. There are two button through pockets on the chest, with angled bartacks, and a pencil stall in the left pocket. These shirts are also designed to stand up to industrial wash, making them excellent choices for schools and large organizations. Look up the order code SP28 to see this shirt up close, and read customer reviews.

Team Technician Crew Jacket

If you’re in need of a great jacket for your school uniforms, be sure to check out the JT38. This jacket is available in charcoal, navy, black, and spruce. It has the classic styling of a baseball team style jacket, with welted slash pockets and a utility pocket on the left sleeve. The knit cuffs, collar, and waistband keep wearers warm on the job. These jackets are lined with black, quilted nylon taffeta, and feature a solid brass zipper closure. The outside of the jacket is a comfortable weight twill fabric. Take a closer look and read customer reviews by searching the order code on our website.

Men’s Twill Action Back Coverall

Another favorite for school uniforms, this coverall is sold in nine different colors, making it easy to find the right one for your program. Sized to be worn over clothing, it features an action back and side vent openings. The fabric is a poplin with a soil release finish. The zipper is two way, with a snap at the top of the zipper and lapel. There are two set-in front pockets, two patch hip pockets, two breast pockets, and a rule leg pocket–great for keeping everything handy that you might need in school or on the job.

These examples are just some of our best selling garments for school uniforms. You can find more options on our website, as well as plenty of other great Red Kap products for your school program. We offer custom embroidery on all our garments. We are the leader in supplying technical school uniforms throughout the United States. Call our customer service representatives today to set up your school uniform program, or ask questions about it.

Red Kap: Going Beyond Workwear

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Red Kap: Going Beyond Workwear

While this blog focuses mainly on workwear, we want to take a moment to recognize that Red Kap is going above and beyond with their garments. The garments we will look at in this blog can absolutely be utilized as workwear, but they are also perfect for going off the job. For example, the active performance polo is perfect for a day of golf. Comfortable, breathable, and specifically designed to give you a greater range of motion. Keep reading to find find out more about how Red Kap is creating garments that can be utilized as workwear, or for a day of activity. Continue reading

Industrial Workwear: Finding the Right Uniform for You

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Industrial Workwear: Finding the Right Uniform for You

Automotive Workwear carries many garments that fit the bill for industrial workwear, but how can you find the right uniform for you? Browse through all our options, and see what stands out. If you’re not sure, keep reading for an in depth look at some of our best selling workwear items. Continue reading

Work Overalls: What Do You Need?


Work Overalls: What Do You Need?

There are a variety of jobs that call for bib overalls, so we offer a number of different options. From basic denim work overalls, to flame resistant bib overalls, you can find exactly what you need under our Coveralls & Overalls category. Keep reading for a quick look at what we have to offer.

Men’s Red Kap High Back Bib Denim Overall

One of our best sellers, this work classic is made from 100% cotton, a comfortable weight denim. These work overalls offer a relaxed fit, with a traditional button fly. There are two patch hip pockets, a tool pocket on the right leg, hammer loop on the left leg, and two front pockets. The bib pocket features a captive flap with a snap closure, as well as a bartacked pencil stall. This garment can easily be tossed in the home wash. It is manufactured by Red Kap, the largest manufacturer of occupational apparel in America. You can count on this overall to be durable and comfortable. Check it out with the order code: BD10DN.

Duck Insulated Bib Overall

This garment is available in both brown and navy duck cloth. The fabric is a polyester and cotton blend, making it sturdy and comfortable. These work overalls are completely lined with nylon type black quilted lining. The shoulder straps features covered elastic with adjustable buckles. Waist to ankle zippers are concealed with a snapped storm flap. There is a large bib pocket, two large hip pockets with a hammer loop, utility loops, and two piece rule pocket. This garment is designed to hold up to industrial washings, and is manufactured by Red Kap. See it up close with the order code: BD30.

Flame Resistant Unlined Brown Duck Bib Overalls

These FR overalls are made from a flame resistant duck fabric, with Nomex taped brass zipper fly front. They feature elastic waist inserts, and non-conductive heavy duty release buckle. One large bib pocket with a pencil stall keeps work items handy, and two set-in swing pockets, a watch pocket, two large hip pockets, and various loops and extra pockets hold everything you could possibly need on the job. Another great feature on these work overalls is the reinforced double knee. Manufactured by Bulwark, this FR garment is This garment is rated for HRC Level 2, with an Arc rating ATPV 14.6 calories/cm2. Please keep in mind that you should know what safety requirements you need to meet before ordering FR work apparel. See this garment up close by searching the order code: BLF8.

We offer a few other flame resistant bib overalls, so be sure to check those out as well if you need FR work apparel. Our work overalls offer durability and comfort, for the most affordable prices. Our flame resistant overalls are manufactured by Bulwark, a leader in flame resistant technology, while our regular work overalls are manufactured by Red Kap, the most trusted name in occupational workwear. Be sure to view our options, and call a customer service representative if you have any questions.