Carhartt & Gordini USA Launch New Work Glove Collection for Fall

Collection Includes 19 New Work Styles Including New C-GRIP™ Technology Available Fall 2011
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Carhartt, America's premium work wear brand since 1889, today
announced the selection of Gordini® USA, a leading outdoor manufacturer of all purpose utility gloves and
patented technologies as its partner to launch the fall 2011 glove collection.

“Like Carhartt, Gordini is a family-owned company that brings a rich history of quality products and
patented technologies to the table, like Carhartt's new seamless wet grip glove technology, C-GRIP™” said
Rick Fecowicz, director of licensing at Carhartt. “The new Carhartt glove collection is guaranteed to have a
glove for every industry professional backed by a Carhartt promise to offer the highest standard in
protection and comfort.”

The Carhartt glove collection will include 19 new styles to serve a variety of workers in many industries
including construction and manufacturing along with farmers, ranchers and outdoor enthusiasts. The
initial collection will include the High Dexterity Series, Work and Garden Series, Fleece Series and C-GRIPâ„¢
Series, all available in a variety of sizes, colors and durable fabrics for men and women. Carhartt's glove
collection will be available to the public through select Carhartt retailers and on Carhartt.com for fall 2011.

“This season, we'd like to place an added focus on C-Grip™, Carhartt's new hand wear technology that is
very durable and functional and exceeds expectations with respect to how long it lasts on the job site,”
said Dave Gellis, vice president at Gordini USA. “It made perfect sense to incorporate this unique and very
work functional molded palm technology into the Carhartt glove collection since the brand is already
legendary for its offering of durable and rugged apparel. This technology is perfect for light to heavy-duty
industries including all purpose utility, lawn and garden, mechanic trades, masonry, materials handling
and heavy-duty construction,” Gellis further adds.

About Gordini USA
Gordini was established in 1956 and has provided quality gloves to the outdoor, rugged casual, work and
winter sports trade. Since its inception, Gordini has been focused on providing the best hand wear
solutions to enhance performance for whatever task or activity the gloves have been crafted for. This
philosophy has earned the company many satisfied customers around the world. Gordini USA is located in
Essex Junction Vermont and is a family owned business. For more information, visit www.gordini.com.

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 3,600
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.

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