Clothing factory has not had a lost-time incident since 2006
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (April 23, 2015) — Carhartt in Madisonville was recognized for earning the Governor’s Safety and Health Award. The clothing manufacturer’s cutting facility has not had a lost-time incident in more than 603,700 work hours, going back to 2006.
Carhartt manufactures apparel for workers on and off the job. Established in 1889, the company is family-owned. Carhartt employs more than 2,000 people in Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee, including 900 union members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW). The UFCW Local 227 represents the workers at the Madisonville facility.
Carhartt’s cutting facility in Madisonville has been in operation since 1989, and currently has approximately 50 employees. Carhartt operates three other facilities in Kentucky, including a sewing facility in Edmonton, a distribution center in Hanson, and a supply chain operations center and sewing facility in Irvine.