Dickies Logo – Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company , more commonly known as the Dickies brand is a U.S. company based in Fort Worth, Texas, which manufactures and sells work clothes and other accessories such as backpacks, boots with steel toe, and belts. Its main competitors are Ben Davis and Carhartt.
CN Williamson and EE “Colonel” Dickie began his business career in the “vehicle and harness” business in Bryan, Texas. In 1918, they and some friends created the U.S. Company general.Then in 1922, C. No Williamson joined his father and cousin to buy 100% of the overall company on a one-third of each base and renamed it Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company.
From his early years, Williamson-Dickie enjoyed steady growth slowed only by the Great Depression and World War II, the company produced millions of uniforms for the armed forces of the nation. In converting to civilian production after the war, C. No Williamson began a strategy of geographical expansion and established new production facilities, warehouses and sales territories throughout the United States. In the late 1950’s, Williamson-Dickie became an international company by expanding into the European market and Middle East market – where Texas oil Dickies brand introduced to the fields of Middle Eastern oil.