Grand Forest, Inc. is a woman and veteran owned and operated company. Founded on the belief that loggers should be safe and well equipped, Grand Forest is a premier manufacturer of chainsaw protective clothing and a distributor of quality outdoor brands.
The company was established in 1985 by a Swedish gentleman who saw a need for chainsaw protective clothing in the United States. The company started producing chainsaw protective pants and later chaps in order to outfit the professional logger. As safety training increased nationwide with programs such as “The Game of Logging”, the professional market started embracing safety clothing. It helped loggers be more efficient and reduced the number of injuries on the job site. It is now clear that safety is not only for the professional, but also important for every homeowner, farmer, and occasional user who picks up a chainsaw. Grand Forest is passionate about manufacturing a product, here in the US, for all chainsaw users.
To utilize unique talents to bring innovative, elite products to the US Market by manufacturing Locally and Sourcing Globally. Our dedicated group effort – built on loyalty, integrity and mutual respect – enables each individual at Grand Forest to Live, Laugh and Grow.
At Grand Forest, our vision it to design, develop and distribute innovative, elite products for the outdoor enthusiast.
Our Core Values & Responsibility
- Foster a community where employees are the most valuable resource
- Provide quality products to ensure the consumer has the safest and most effective gear
- Responsibly source goods to ensure value for both the consumer and company
- Maintain an initiative regarding the environment and carbon footprint
“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” ~ Vince Lombardi
All of our chainsaw protective apparel is sewn in Summerville, South Carolina. Everyone at Grand Forest plays an important role in providing customers with life saving chainsaw protective gear. Customer testimonies of close-calls and direct hits inspire us to ensure our product continuously evolves with modern technology and industry standards.
Our team of sewing specialists have the skills and experience to produce quality products that they take pride in and reflect Grand Forest’s values.
Our Manufacturing Process
Grand Forest is a robust, multifaceted cut and sew facility, located in Summerville, South Carolina. While our production primarily revolves around products related to the forest industry, such as chainsaw protective clothing and rugged workwear, we also pride ourselves on the flexibility to design and develop new innovative products. Our employees are diverse in their skills and are cross-trained to work in our dynamic environment. With a custom and individualized training program, new sewing specialists from all experience levels are able to quickly transition into the daily workflow. Our skilled team of employees and technology are highly valuable to our operation as they maximize production and efficiency.
Grand Forest can be contracted to produce private label products according to a customer’s specifications.