Customer Resources


Red Kap is sold through network of distributors. Locate one in your area or buy online.
If you are a distributor interested in serving this exciting and growing market please call 800.733.5271 to receive a distributor application, or click here to download an application now.
If you are approved for an account with us, there is a minimum opening order and annual minimums that must be met. These can vary per region or state.
Unfortunately, VF is not affiliated with any buying groups. You are welcome to contact us in regards to opening an account.
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Red Kap is part of VF Imagewear, a division of VF Corporation, the world’s largest apparel company.
VF Imagewear owns private manufacturing facilities in Honduras and Mexico. Maintaining good workplace standards is vital to us, which is why VF established Global Compliance Principals and our facilities are certified by Worldwide Responsible Accredited Program, WRAP.
Your satisfaction is of utmost importance to us. Should you have any problems with your Red Kap apparel, please work directly with the distributor from which you made your purchase.
Help with sizing and measurements can be found here.
“IL-friendly” apparel can withstand the extreme heat (160 degrees) and harsh chemicals used in industrial laundry facilities.
Light soil is also a term used in industrial laundries and means that the chemicals used are less harsh and garments are washed for less time and at a reduced heat (140 degrees).
Work shirts typically have a convertible collar and dress shirts typically have a collar stand and collar (banded collar). Additionally, work shirts usually feature two chest pockets for increased functionality, whereas dress shirts normally have one.
A two-piece collar typically is referencing a convertible collar with a top and bottom piece sewn directly to the shirt. In a banded collar the collar is sewn to a collar stand and the collar band is sewn to the shirt. A banded collar has an improved/dressier appearance.
Workpants have basic construction features (button closure at front waist) and dress pants have upgraded waistband construction and features with hook and eye closure. Dress pants also have an upgraded back welt pocket construction that does not include topstitching as found on the work pant.
Touchtex Technology is our proprietary technology that makes our garments stand out from the competition. Garments featuring Touchtex offer superior moisture management, color retention and wrinkle resistance.
Figuring out the right garments for the job can be tricky. On our site you can find apparel categorized by industry. You can also find information on specific fabrics here.
Our workwear collection is designed for the work you do every day. See how.
Red Kap offers a wide variety of ways to customize your workwear. Refer to our customization page to see how you can create a unique look.
Yes, in fact, we have our own lab where we perform a wide variety of tests on our fabric and final products. Red Kap workwear must pass rigorous testing for proof of excellence in design, engineering and construction. That’s the done right guarantee.

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