Garment Manufacturing

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