KCARC Was founded in 1972 and garment manufacturing began in 1987. The Plant produces light to medium weight clothing, pouches, and gear.
Cutting Edge Equipment
Gerber Tension-less material spreader (up to 72" in width)
Hot/Cold strip cutting of nylon, rubber, leather, and ribbon
Accumark 10 PE Pattern Design / Grading Software
Gerber Marker Plotter (up to 86" wide)
RFID label printing and mobile date collection
Gerber Digitizer to create or import hard patterns to digital media
Lock-stitching, cover-stitching, chain-stitching, 4 needle flat-lock, shape tacking
Dove Manufacturing's garment manufacturing has two locations; Vincennes, IN and Loogootee, IN. Both combined are over 154,000 square ft. that have room for advancement and large scale contract sewing jobs. There is sufficient space for additional capabilities and product lines in the Garment Manufacturing plant.
Recent & Current Products
Generation III Layer 2 Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS)
IFAK - Individual First Aid Kit for the United States Air Force
JFAK - Joint First Aid Kit for the United States Air Force
Pouches & Gear - Denier fabric & nylon webbing with plastic snaps and clips
Rotating Band - Rubber band with Velcro attachments